DFDS will transport more cargo by rail

The Danish shipping and logistics group is opening a new center aimed at increasing cargo volumes transported by rail, says Eddie Green, Executive Vice President, DFDS Logistics.

DFDS is looking to transport more cargo by rail, and the Danish shipping and logistics group is now establishing a Rail Competence Centre to facilitate this development.

In a newsletter from DFDS, the company informs that 40 percent of all cargo in the US is transported by rail, the biggest mode of transport in the US. And in Russia even more cargo is transported by rail, while the share of rail transports in Europe only stands at 17 percent, though it is growing.

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