New Connections to Sweden

1. Duisburg – Falköping

Samskip connects the heart of mainland Europe’s industry to a key area in Sweden via the multimodal rail terminal in Falköping.

Key Features

  • Direct shuttle with 4 departures per week
  • Local representation with an office in Åhus to ensure all customers receive tailormade services
  • Most sustainable transport solution from and into Sweden with a minimum saving of 50% in CO2 emissions
  • Satellite connection from Falköping to Göteborg
  • Most extensive rail network connecting Sweden to Europe’s mainland
  • Maximized payload due to intermodal transport

Focus Points

  • Located in the central region of Vastra Götalands
  • län, Falköping is within reach of various important industrial areas
  • Terminal equipped with crossdocking facilities adds to the various ways Samskip can handle your transports from and into Sweden
  • Via Duisburg, connections are available to locations in Southern Europe, including Italy, Spain, Portugal and Turkey
  • Having a connection to China on our terminal in Duisburg, the New Silk Road delivers a number of options for transport to and from the Far East
  • With only a 4 hour drive to Oslo, Norway is right around the corner
  • Via road or barge, Duisburg is connected to Samskip’s hub in Rotterdam for vessel connections into the United Kingdom and Ireland

Equipment Types

  • 45FT High Cube Pallet Wide Containers & Reefers
  • 45FT Pallet Wide Swap Bodies
  • 13.6m Standard, Mega or Coil Trailers (P400)
  • 20-45FT ISO Tank and Bulk Containers

2. Nässjö > Coevorden / Duisburg

Samskip enhances its main rail corridor, connecting mainland Europe to Sweden via a new daily call in Coevorden.

Key Features

  • Expanding on the existing Duisburg – Nässjö shuttle with a stop in Coevorden
  • Daily block train with 5 departures per week
  • Samskip controls full scope of the rail execution between The Netherlands and Sweden
  • Traction is delivered by Samskip’s dedicated partner Hector Rail
  • Wagon and terminal management in own hands
  • Operated by the leading intermodal transport operator on rail between mainland Europe and Sweden

Focus Points

  • Strengthening our intermodal solutions by creating a new entry point on top of our hub in Duisburg
  • Enhanced reliability on the last mile due to a reduced share of road haulage and thus avoiding delays occurring from road congestion
  • Additional reduction of CO2 emissions between Scandinavia and the Netherlands
  • Coevorden terminal has extensive knowledge of multimodal transport via rail
  • Coevorden terminal is equipped with facilities which enhance the quality of our multimodal network even further
  • Solutions available for both Terminal – Terminal as well as Door – Door transports

Equipment Types

  • 45FT High Cube Pallet Wide Containers & Reefers
  • 45FT Pallet Wide Swap Bodies
  • 13.6m Standard, Mega or Coil Trailers (P400)
  • 20-45FT ISO Tank and Bulk Containers