Thursday 19th Oct 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Hector Rail expands services with Samskip

Swedish company Hector Rail, which recently bought GB Railfreight in the UK, has expanded its services with logistics business Samskip.

Hector Rail and Samskip extend servicesThe train haulage company has launched a new service which sees six round weekly trips between Helsingborg in Sweden and Duisburg in the Ruhr area of Germany.

The journey is made via Copenhagen in Denmark.

The partnership already cooperate between Duisburg and Malmö, Almhult, Nässjö, Katrineholm and Gothenburg.

“We are pleased and proud about the extended confidence that Samskip is exhibiting in Hector,” said Mats Nyblom, Managing Director of Hector Rail AB. “Samskip’s forward-looking environmentally friendly concept focuses on quick and reliable rail services.”

Johan Logtenberg, Managing Director of Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal said: “Our offer to the market which combines cost efficiency and low environmental impact has proven successful and our operations continue to expand. “We are happy to take this step with Hector Rail and together develop our intermodal concept further.”

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