Europe

17 Nov 2016
VTG’s profit continued to surge into the third quarter on the back of a successful refinancing and synergies from an acquisition.
15 Nov 2016
Shippers have generally welcomed the new approach.
10 Nov 2016
Russian auto and railway carriers will soon adopt a new contracting system meant to provide shippers with long-term pricing certainty and increase infrastructure investment, but some shippers are concerned about the new system.
24 Oct 2016
The fee will further drive up surface transportation costs in Russia, where trucking rates are also set to jump.
06 Oct 2016
The Port of Rotterdam is aiming to expand its reach into the central European hinterland via containerized rail.
The fastest shipments by rail on Asia-Europe take around 15 days, compared with 33 days by ocean and three days by air.
19 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners are steadily increasing volumes on landbridge services as they become more sophisticate.
13 Sep 2016
DB Cargo's second contract to move cargo between Germany and China rail this month underscores the rising popularity of this niche market competing against the dominant Asia-Europe sea route.
BMW's deal with DB Cargo extends an agreement that has been in place since 2010.
01 Sep 2016
DB Cargo and BMW have signed a multi-year contract in another sign of shippers’ attraction to China-Europe containerized rail.
30 Aug 2016
VTG boosted first-half profit the group benefited from lower financing costs and synergies from the acquisition of a rival company.
28 Jul 2016
Deutsche Bahn’s restructuing efforts to restore profitability are beginning to show results.
Rate cuts by the Russian rail monopoly RZD have made trucking uncompetitive with rail on some key routes, boosting the market share of the latter.
27 Jul 2016
Russia’s container trade continues to rebound, sparking an intense competition between truckers and railroads.
06 Jul 2016
The original deadline for binding bids was April 26, but Greece’s privatization agency has pushed it back three times.