Topic: DB Cargo

DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo’s figures deep red in 2019

DB Cargo recorded a loss (EBIT) of 308 million euros last year. That was considerably higher than in 2018, when the deficit reached 190 million. DB Schenker did well last year. This is evident from...Read more
|Comment|author: Tom van Gurp

New intermodal record on Polish tracks

Despite the reduction of bulk volume, intermodal transportation on the Polish railway network is growing. In 2019 the overall rail freight traffic in the country decreased by 5.5 per cent while the intermodal sector set...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

DB Cargo and Siemens team up for digital railways

DB Cargo has launched a centralised platform for all digital services. It is called link2rail and is provided by Siemens Digital Logistics. The system resonates with the digital integration of their freight car fleet, which...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Cemex UK pouring resources into rail

The aggregates conglomerate Cemex is looking to build on its relationship with rail in the UK. They have already upgraded facilities at their Derbyshire quarry, and their handling facility in Salford, Greater Manchester. There is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Four ways to speed up trains on the New Silk Road

The rail freight traffic between China and Europe is growing year by year. The logistics companies compete for every customer and every container. Therefore, they are constantly improving their service. What measures are they doing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New multimodal link from Duisburg to Sweden

Sweden will get a new regular rail-ferry-rail connection to the German intermodal hub of Duisburg. Two railway legs will be arranged by DB Cargo Scandinavia, Kombiverkehr and Spedition Bode while the sea leg will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

East Midlands Gateway will be open in early 2020

UK-based logistics company Maritime Transport is getting closer to completion of East Midlands Gateway (EMG), its new intermodal terminal at Castle Donington. The facility will be launched in early 2020. EMG will be able to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

DB Cargo focuses on Kaliningrad route

Two subsidiaries of Deutsche Bahn have turned their look to the Kaliningrad route of China – EU railway corridor. DB Cargo Logistics and DB Cargo Polska intend to develop new train multimodal connections through Kaliningrad...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
DB Cargo the Netherlands

Sigrid Nikutta appointed to recover DB Cargo

Sigrid Nikutta has been appointed head the operative division of DB Cargo by Deutsche Bahn’s supervisory board. On Thursday 7 November, the Aufsichtsrat, the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn, discussed the future of the ailing...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo could face massive job cuts

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is considering cutting off the DB Cargo freight division. A new saving round at the loss-making division could lead to the loss of 3000 jobs until 2030, reports Reuters news agency. The management...Read more
|Comment|author: John Verleijen

New rail service Venlo-Sweden now operative

A direct rail freight service between Venlo in the Netherlands and Sweden was launched on 2 September. A dedicated blocktrain shuttles between the Dutch logistics hub and the Scandinavian cities of Malm√∂ and Norrk√∂ping. They...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo suffers losses for 5 years

DB Cargo has suffered a loss of 1.18 billion euros in the last five years. This is apparent from an analysis of the books of the rail company carried out by sister publication Nieuwsblad Transport,...Read more
|Comment|author: John Verleijen

DB Cargo wants intelligent fleet by 2020

DB Cargo is pushing ahead with the digitalisation of its wagon fleet. By 2020, the entire fleet of around 68,000 cars will be connected to the digital world. The company is investing millions in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen