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TAC (Track Access Charges) reduction provides fast and unbureaucratic relief for railway undertakings (RUs)

TAC (Track Access Charges) reduction provides fast and unbureaucratic relief for railway undertakings (RUs)

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2020 14:22 UTC

The rail freight sector has made tremendous efforts to keep Europe’s countries running, supporting both industry and society throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Our employees were considered frontliners in the task to supply hospitals with masks, hydro-alcoholic solution, energy to heat medical buildings and maintain continuous supplies of goods like food and beverages in stores.

​Green Cargo and Dynamant sign framework agreement for 2021

​Green Cargo and Dynamant sign framework agreement for 2021

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2020 05:47 UTC

Several new projects and initiatives will commence in 2021 as a result of Green Cargo’s long-term strategy to develop operations with a strong and robust IT platform. These projects require additional assistance from external expertise, and the consultancy firm Dynamant has been chosen as a specialist supplier to Green Cargo to assist with project ownership, competence development and innovation.

Green Cargo and SSAB implement innovative solutions for steel traffic

Green Cargo and SSAB implement innovative solutions for steel traffic

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2020 11:33 UTC

​A technological shift is afoot for wagons and load carriers for specialized freight transport for the SSAB stretches between Luleå and Borlänge and Borlänge and Oxelösund. A total of 40 new wagons have been leased from the wagon provider Wascosa. The wagons are equipped with disc brakes that allow for quieter trains, greater flexibility of wagon usage and increased safety.

Green Cargo and Schenker AS collaborate on a new environmentally smart solution for refrigerated goods

Green Cargo and Schenker AS collaborate on a new environmentally smart solution for refrigerated goods

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2020 14:23 UTC

In a partnership between Schenker AS and Green Cargo, new refrigerated wagons are being tested for Schenker’s rail freight product North Rail Express (NRE) on the Oslo–Narvik route. The freight wagons, which acquire their power supply from the locomotive, create a unique solution that is entirely new in the market.

Green Cargo is testing digital automatic coupling for more efficient rail freight in a unique European collaboration

Green Cargo is testing digital automatic coupling for more efficient rail freight in a unique European collaboration

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2020 09:44 UTC

The equipped wagons will soon leave the maintenance depot in Eskilstuna and arrive in Luleå. That is where Green Cargo will test different automatic coupling options in Swedish winter conditions. Tests will also be conducted in parallel in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Automatic coupling has many advantages for the industry when it comes to safer working conditions and increased production.

Green Cargo has transported freight for St1 for 25 years

Green Cargo has transported freight for St1 for 25 years

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2020 08:06 UTC

A partnership where the focus on high quality and secure transportation has resulted in almost 11,000,000 tonnes of freight being delivered from St1 in Gothenburg to depots in Jönköping and Karlstad. Through 25 years of rail transportation rather than road or sea freight, St1 and Green Cargo have reduced climate impact by a total of 114,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

Renewed agreement results in a 6,500 tonne reduction in annual carbon dioxide emissions

Renewed agreement results in a 6,500 tonne reduction in annual carbon dioxide emissions

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 06:42 UTC

​Four satisfied business partners are once again renewing their agreement to continue the sustainable freight transportation of wood chips and pulpwood from Norway to Sweden. The new three-year agreement between BillerudKorsnäs, Moelven, Grenland Rail and Green Cargo starts this December.

Green Cargo meets Holmen’s new transportation needs

Green Cargo meets Holmen’s new transportation needs

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 14:36 UTC

Despite the prevailing situation with COVID-19 and reduced demand in many segments, Holmen’s round timber customers need to transport raw materials, with a resulting increase in Holmen’s need for more freight transportation. Green Cargo has been able to meet Holmen’s requirements for extra trains thanks to its customer adaptability and solution-oriented approach.

First train arrives at Stockholm Norvik Port

First train arrives at Stockholm Norvik Port

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2020 08:25 UTC

The first scheduled freight train is now in service on the industrial track to the new freight port, Stockholm Norvik Port. Ports of Stockholm built the railway line, which will enable more sustainable transportation and expands the different transportation alternatives to and from the port.

Stockholm Norvik Port is connected to the railway network

Stockholm Norvik Port is connected to the railway network

Press releases   •   Apr 16, 2020 07:39 UTC

Over the Easter weekend the industrial branch line that Ports of Stockholm has built to Stockholm Norvik Port was connected to the railway network and electrified. This creates a direct railway link to and from the port on the Green Cargo intermodal network for national and international transport.

Unique rail collaboration to secure the food industry’s supply chain

Unique rail collaboration to secure the food industry’s supply chain

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2020 14:19 UTC

ICA will use the Volvo Group’s freight train to transport goods. Normally, south-bound trains operated by Green Cargo transport Volvo’s freight from Sweden to the factory in the Belgian city of Gent. For the last six years, the Swedish logistics company Scanlog has used north-bound trains to transport cargo such as food for ICA, the train has not run since Volvo’s truck factory in Gent closed.

Reduced climate impact and safer transportation decisive for continued collaboration between St1 and Green Cargo

Reduced climate impact and safer transportation decisive for continued collaboration between St1 and Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2020 10:06 UTC

Close collaboration and high quality were two important parameters leading to an extended agreement and the continued collaboration between Green Cargo and St1 for two more years. On 4 November 2020, Green Cargo will have transported goods for St1 for 25 years – a major win for the environment as well as for safer roads.

Green Cargo’s transportation of modules reduces Expandia’s emissions

Green Cargo’s transportation of modules reduces Expandia’s emissions

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2020 08:12 UTC

From January this year, Green Cargo will transport parts of Expandia’s modular fleet. The initiative is part of the temporary premises module supplier fulfilling its environmental goals, and a secure, reliable and climate-smart rail-based logistics solution was chosen.

AGA Gas and Green Cargo extend partnership agreement with rail freight to Norway

AGA Gas and Green Cargo extend partnership agreement with rail freight to Norway

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2019 12:20 UTC

​In August, AGA Gas and Green Cargo further extended their partnership agreement with shipments from Sweden to Norway. Health, safety and the environment are prioritized areas for both AGA Gas and Green Cargo, and through their continued partnership, cargo will be transported efficiently and safely, with an annual reduction of 150,000 kg of carbon dioxide.

Schenker AS and Green Cargo sign a new agreement for rail freight transportation between Oslo and Narvik

Schenker AS and Green Cargo sign a new agreement for rail freight transportation between Oslo and Narvik

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 10:21 UTC

​For Schenker, rail freight is an important part of their network and a part of the company’s DNA. Strengthening rail freight gives them environmental advantages aligned with their focus on developing more sustainable logistics solutions. Green Cargo is therefore a key partner that takes sustainability issues seriously.

​Real Rail’s and Green Cargo’s transportation partnership aims to reduce climate emissions by 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020

​Real Rail’s and Green Cargo’s transportation partnership aims to reduce climate emissions by 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 12:43 UTC

After many years of successful collaboration, Real Rail and Green Cargo are strengthening their ties with a new partnership to continue to offer climate-smart transportation from north to south for Swedish business.

​IKEA reduces its climate impact by 4,476 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year with Green Cargo

​IKEA reduces its climate impact by 4,476 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year with Green Cargo

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2019 09:00 UTC

In the beginning of March, the first shuttle for Årsta left from Älmhult and Torsvik under the new contract with IKEA Transport & Logistics Services. The shuttle runs six days per week and supplies goods to department stores and warehouses in the greater Stockholm and Uppsala areas.

​Scanlog and Green Cargo’s partnership is decreasing carbon dioxide emissions for Findus through a direct rail link between Sweden and Italy

​Scanlog and Green Cargo’s partnership is decreasing carbon dioxide emissions for Findus through a direct rail link between Sweden and Italy

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 12:00 UTC

Green Cargo’s direct round-trip trains between Scandinavia and Italy run several times a week for the Swedish business community. Findus is one of several companies that is choosing sustainable rail transportation solutions through collaboration between Scandinavian Logistics Partners (Scanlog) and Green Cargo.

​Holmen chooses Green Cargo’s climate-smart trains

​Holmen chooses Green Cargo’s climate-smart trains

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2019 10:00 UTC

Holmen has taken a new step in its sustainable strategy work. Holmen’s largest forest holdings are located in northern Sweden, while much of its industrial production takes place in the south. To secure its wood supply and add value to its own forest, Holmen is now going to be transporting its wood south on trains from Green Cargo.

​Green Cargo and SSAB develop their collaboration and sign new five-year agreement

​Green Cargo and SSAB develop their collaboration and sign new five-year agreement

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 12:30 UTC

SSAB has given Green Cargo its continued trust in handling the crucial flow of steel ingots and finished products between SSAB’s plants in Luleå, Borlänge and Oxelösund. The new agreement goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and extends at least five years beyond that.