The rail freight transit times from China to Europe are shortening as forwarders adjust service routes to avoid bottlenecks at major train transfer hubs.
20 Sep 2018
The China-Europe rail services have been growing rapidly as shippers seek a price/time middle ground to that offered by costly-in-comparison and faster air cargo services to cheaper but slower ocean routing.
12 Jun 2018
More, faster rail route options with more reliability/visibility, are the chief reasons China-Europe rail use is increasing. Add the historic time advantage over ocean freight and cost advantage over air cargo and the net result is a shift in rail from an “interesting option” to “preferred transport mode" for many shippers.
11 May 2018
A confluence of factors have lengthened Asia-Europe freight train travel times.
06 Feb 2018
The improving economies of Central Asia are pushing up demand for rail freight across Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
01 Feb 2018
Not all shipping hubs are water-based. Land-locked Belarus is strategically positioned, geographically, to become a major transit hub for container cargo transported from China to the European Union via train and truck.