Adjusted schedule – 1 May 2017

In order to also transport your containers and cargo as efficiently as possible during May 1st, we would like to draw your attention to our adjusted closing times for the period from 28 April till 2 Mayl 2017. The schedule is available through this link and contains the closing times of the terminals in our network. We kindly request that you contact us ahead of time to discuss all your transport requirements around these days. Should you have any questions about this...

Transport Logistic 2017

This year, European Gateway Services will once again be present at the largest transport & logistics exhibition in Europe; Transport Logistic 2017 in Munich. The exhibition will be held from 9 to 12 May 2017. You can find the EGS stand in hall B3, stand number 410 (B3.410). In the coming period we will keep you informed about the preparations and developments. See you in Munich!

Bayern even better connected

Now also to Rotterdam and Antwerp from Aschaffenburg As of the 26th of January 2017, EGS offers direct connections between the Aschaffenburg region and the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp. The Trimodales Containerterminal Aschaffenburg (TCA) in north-west Bayern is the 21st location in the European EGS network. New barge connections (2x weekly to and from Antwerp) and barge/rail connections (4x weekly to and from Rotterdam) ensure a reliable, sustainable service at competitive rates....

Six trains a week between Rotterdam and Southern Germany

From Tuesday the 7th of February 2017, Rotterdam will be directly connected by rail with Southern Germany six times a week. The frequency of the Rotterdam-Bayern Express will be increased from five to six departures a week in both directions. By increasing the frequency, European Gateway Services (EGS) emphasizes the importance of a highly frequent service between Southern Germany and the port of Rotterdam. With our own office in Munich and a local representative in the region, the...

North Rhine-Westphalia gets taste of synchromodality

On the 24th of November, a room full of forwarders and shippers from North Rhine-Westphalia attended a masterclass in synchromodal transport by European Gateway Services (EGS) in Essen. Many companies were interested to learn exactly what synchromodality entails and how it can benefit them. The general conclusion of the attendees after the masterclass: synchromodal transport is much more than a buzzword; it is a concrete new concept for reliable and sustainable hinterland transport....

Adjusted schedule for holiday season 2016

In order to also transport your containers and cargo as efficiently as possible during the approaching holiday season, we would like to draw your attention to our adjusted closing times for the period from the 23rd of December 2016 to the 7th of January 2017. The schedule is available on our website through this link and contains the closing times of all terminals in our network. We kindly request that you contact us ahead of time to discuss all your transport requirements around...

Rotterdam-Bayern Express also by water

Besides the daily rail service between Rotterdam and Nuremberg/Munich, ECT subsidiary European Gateway Services (EGS) recently had barges sail from Rotterdam to Nuremberg for the first time. This fits in with the synchromodal vision of EGS. With the Rotterdam-Bayern Express, EGS and TX Logistik connect the port of Rotterdam with Munich and Nuremberg by rail five times a week. To accommodate a spike in seasonal demand, EGS in cooperation with intermodal operator Frankenbach from Mainz...

Modified procedure Hanjin containers

Rotterdam, 7 September 2016 Modified procedure Hanjin containers This morning is became clear, that following consultations between ECT and the organisations EVO Fenex, TLN and Fenedex, ECT has modified the procedure for the delivery of Hanjin containers. EGS will follow this modified procedure. EGS will use, as before, the by ECT established special desk. You can contact this desk with any questions you may have from Monday to Friday from 07: 00h to 15: 00h on number +31...

Procedure Hanjin containers

On Tuesday the 30th of August, it became apparent that deepsea shipping line Hanjin Shipping (Hanjin) would most likely file for court receivership; Wednesday the 31st of August, the request for this was submitted to the court in South Korea. Following the decisions of various deep-sea terminal, among which ECT and inn view of these developments, EGS last Tuesday took the decision to block all Hanjin containers at its inland terminals until further notice. ECT however intends to make...

EGS finalist 2016 Global Freight Awards

European Gateway Services (EGS) is one of the seven finalists for the 2016 Global Freight Awards in the category ‘Service Innovation Award’. EGS has been nominated for the introduction of an innovative ‘synchromodal’ concept for large-scale European hinterland transport. A concept that allows EGS to consistently move each container to and from the hinterland in the best possible manner, irrespective of mode of transport, route and time. As a result, customers...