Samskip shines on the Silk Road

Faster, greener container rail services between China and Europe are now also more cost-efficient than the all-water alternative. Rachelle Slingerland, Samskip Logistics Business Development Manager, says shippers are benefiting from new levels of supply chain visibility as a result. Urgent…

Expert Insight: Samskip Gears Up for Breakbulk Growth

Jens Siedentopf, Head of Breakbulk Projects, Samskip Samskip’s breakbulk activities are under new management but the man at the helm is a seasoned professional with proven experience of bringing logistics rigour to special load transport services.   Working out of its…

Samskip launches new groupage service between Hull and Rotterdam

With Brexit now fact, Samskip reacts to a demanding increase of groupage shipping services. By launching a new two-time weekly groupage service between Hull and Rotterdam, importers and exporters that do not have the need for a full container shipping,…

Samskip launches direct container services between Amsterdam and Ireland

New weekly Samskip service connects Irish businesses direct to importers and exporters in key European hinterland ROTTERDAM, 18 January 2021: Samskip has ramped up its shortsea container connections between Ireland and North Continental Europe by introducing a new dedicated service link…

Man of the moment for customs of the country

With EU-UK trade negotiations at their endgame at a time when Samskip is on the verge of digitalising its customs declarations, Carlos Tjon-Kwan-Paw is in high demand as the multimodal transport operator’s “go-to customs guy”. Samskip Manager, Customs, Carlos Tjon-Kwan-Paw…

Samskip ranked 3rd on the Drivers’ League 2020

Samskip entered the 2020 FleetBoard Drivers League together with other Dutch transport companies. Since January 2014, Samskip SIA has introduced a coaching program to promote fuel-efficient driving among the 200 truck drivers employed with Samskip Riga. Fuel efficient driving focuses…

e-CMR – Optimizing Transport Processes

A new way of moving forward Multimodal operator Samskip has identified that there are always benefits to be gained in the field of optimization and digitization within the transport chain. By introducing TransFollow's digital consignment note solution, Samskip is taking…