Schavemaker consortium member Linkedbyrail

05-10-2016 @ 16:50

Schavemaker consortium member Linkedbyrail

Since month of May, Schavemaker is a consortium member of Linkedbyrail.

Goal of this collaboration is to introduce raillogistics, attrack more volume, develop new services and improve quality.
First project "Linked by Rail" had a focus on inprovement of railway services between Rotterdam and Poznan. This project was very succesfull:
6 departures a week to Poznan and back. Due to this services roadtransport on this lane is decrreased with 300 trucks a week.

The second convenant is an continuation and has focus on southern part of Poland, Silesia region. To develop this service a lot of barriers still have to be taken, for instance trade and technical. Marketing and fairvisits are also very important. The consortium will also organize tranings and traineeships for Polish companies to show the advantage of intermodal transport.