Business

Dutch Pavilion in Chengdu, managed by GVT. Photo: GVT

Chengdu on the lookout for western products

The Chinese market is welcoming western products with open arms; the opportunities for traders are plenty. This is the message of Dutch logistics provider GVT and Chengdu International Railway Investment & Development Group (CIPI), which...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Cereals

Tunisia to acquire 60 Chinese rail cars

Tunisian Railways has received sixty Chinese-made rail cars dedicated to transporting cereals. These wagons will be used to transport grain in two rail freight services; one connectingTunis with Bizerte (north) and another linking Tunis and...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
A containertrain on the 'Nord-Süd-Strecke' in Germany

Germany still best performing country in trade logistics

The World Bank has released its aggregated Logistics Performance Index (LPI), an interactive benchmarking tool evaluating the logistics performance of 167 countries. Germany ranked the best performing country in the field of trade logistics. The aggrevated...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: DB Cargo UK

DB Cargo UK is hiring new railway employees

The UK’s largest rail freight firm is recruiting new train drivers, engineers and ground staff. The company has also started accepting applications for the new role of Junior Driver. The new role of Junior Driver was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rail in Spain, source: Adif

More Spanish cars on rails last year

Rail transporation as a modality for the Spanish automotive industry increased in popularity last year. Rail freight reached a 5.7 per cent market share in the transportation of cars, up from 3.7 per cent in...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez