On the 20th of September Collicare Logistics and Hector Rail AB exchanged and signed a 3 year contract which start on the 16th of October. The 2 companies will work together to connect 2 remote locations with an efficient and fast new route.
“The train will go directly from Italy to Norway, and it will offer the fastest transit time in the market, says Ronny Nordmark, Development Manager in ColliCare. This means fast, price efficient and predictable shipping of our customers goods.”
“We choose to invest in a rail service now to offer the most price efficient transport from Italy to Norway. In addition, this is the most environmentally friendly method for transporting goods. We wish to keep focusing on the environment, and this train is definitely a step in that direction,” says Nordmark.
“We are very pleased to build this new relationship with Collicare logistics and support them in their operations. Our flexibility and approach to finding workable routes and solutions has enabled this high-speed connection to emerge and we very much look forward to starting up.” says David Knowles, MD Hector Rail AB
Hector Rail will provide support in the transport of general freight cargo from Parma, Italy to Rolvsoy, Norway. From Rolvsoy the hab-wagons will be unloaded then transported to Gotenburg, the locomotive will travel back to Basel, Switzerland in preparation for the next route. This contract will be for 1 weekly train that runs from Friday to Monday.
About Collicare Logistics
Collicare offer their customers new, profitable and global value chain solutions – from manufacturers to end recipients. They are an international company who pride themselves on local presence to offer services within sea freight, freight forwarding, transport and storage. With headquarters located in Norway, they also have offices in Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Lithuania, China, India, Germany and Turkey as well as an agent network in large parts of the world.
About Hector Rail AB
Hector Rail AB is an independent logistics solutions supplier for the European Transport Market, headquartered in Sweden but also operating in Norway, Germany and Denmark. The company provides transport solutions for heavy industrial products as well as intermodal freight and passenger transport for industrial companies. Hector Rail’s fleet includes 75 locomotives, and covers a total of over seven million train kilometres a year.