Capacity shortage on rail connection to Bremerhaven

Currently, there is a structural capacity shortage on the rail connection to Bremerhaven. This capacity shortage is expected to last until at least the end of July. Right now, surcharges are being levied for the transport of export containers by rail between various German cities and Bremerhaven. With its daily connections from Nuremberg and Munich, the daily rail and barge connections from Duisburg and Venlo and the regular connections from Aschaffenburg and Stuttgart to Rotterdam,...

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....

Rotterdam-Bayern Express increases market share

In the first half of 2016, the Rotterdam-Bayern Express, operated by ECT subsidiary European Gateway Services (EGS) and TX Logistik, transported 50% more containers than in the first two quarters of last year. A growing number of companies based in Southern Germany are discovering the advantages of importing and exporting cargo via the port of Rotterdam. According to Marilyne Van Hoey Smith, Commercial Executive at EGS, the present growth rate proves that the Rotterdam-Bayern Express...

Daily Rail Shuttle to Nuremberg convinces CEVA Logistics

The daily rail shuttle of European Gateway Services (EGS) between Rotterdam and Nuremberg in South-East Germany - The Rotterdam Bayern Express - meets a clear demand. Global player CEVA Logistics for example, selected the services of EGS to supply a new distribution centre in eastern Europe which was recently established by one of its major customers.To find out why, read the article in Fast Forward 62.  Mr. Van Loon and Mr. Den Hartog - CEVA Logistics 

‘We have good arguments’; logistical and financial benefits

Source: Insight / 23 september 2015   ‘We have good arguments’ Why should shippers in southern Germany be focussing more intently on the Port of Rotterdam? What are the logistical and financial benefits and why does the rail connection to Rotterdam play a key role in shaping a successful intermodal logistics strategy? Here we interview: Ingrid Rossmeier, Southern German Representative for the Port of Rotterdam; Marilyne van Hoey Smith, Commercial Executive of...

Daily rail shuttle between Rotterdam and Southern Germany

From Monday the 7th of September 2015, Rotterdam will be connected daily by rail with Southern Germany. The frequency of the Rotterdam-Bayern Express will be increased from four to five departures a week in both directions. The frequency increase makes the joint rail shuttle of European Gateway Services (EGS) and TX Logistik AG (TXL) an even more attractive alternative to the traditional route to and from Bavaria via the North German ports. In recent months, numerous (German)...

EGS opens its own office in southern Germany

This month, European Gateway Services (EGS) will open its own office in Munich. By opening the office in Bavaria, EGS emphasises its ambitions to operate in southern Germany. EGS already offers its customers regular and reliable train services between Rotterdam and Bavaria, but the organisation wants to further develop these services.   The Munich office means that EGS can respond faster and better to customer requirements, also as knowledge of the local market will be combined...