DFDS Akdeniz Business Unit and primeRail Partnership; Europe's leading company DFDS the companies operating in Turkey in maritime and logistics DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit, intermodal transport operators met with primerail new with DFDS Intermodal GmbH name in Cologne "Intermodal Transportation Competence Center" is building. The center, which DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit will establish in partnership with the rail operator primeRail, will focus on developing competitive solutions.
The DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit will partner with the intermodal transport operator primeRail to establish a new "Intermodal Transport Competence Center" in the Cologne region under the name DFDS Intermodal GmbH. The DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit will focus on developing competitive solutions with the “DFDS Intermodal GmbH Intermodal Transport Competence Center” to be established in the Cologne region to replicate intermodal transportation solutions in addition to its current operation.
The joint project is carried out with primeRail, a railroad operator trying to maximize mobility with innovative and cost-effective intermodal transportation solutions.
“We are confident that we will create a strong platform where we will develop even more effective intermodal transportation solutions by sharing our knowledge and expertise,” said Lars Hoffmann, Head of the Mediterranean Unit, DFDS Mediterranean. This initiative will not only benefit our customers but also help us reduce our environmental impact. ”
Competitive and innovative intermodal transportation solutions
DFDS is an important part of cargo shipments between Turkey and Europe, by DFDS dfds'n the Mediterranean Business Unit head office is located in Istanbul, passing through intermodal transport solutions to Trieste is managed. The DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit provides a strong service network in the Mediterranean waters with its 14 large Ro-Ro ships and a ship capacity exceeding 60 km, and makes a difference with its intermodal infrastructure.
Powerful Intermodal solution advantages with DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit
The Intermodal transportation model, where DFDS Akdeniz Business Unit creates advantage with its strong infrastructure, came to the fore as a sustainable, low-cost and efficient transportation service, especially during the epidemic period. In the first months of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic period, with the closure of the borders, road transportation has almost come to an end; Intermodal transportation has gained great value in terms of logistics solutions as the least damaged transportation management. The intermodal supply chain with the minimum human contact in the sensitive process has greatly helped deliver the human needs and continue the trade. The new center in Cologne will produce new solutions in this context.
PrimeRail, which DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit will cooperate for “DFDS Intermodal GmbH Intermodal Transport Competence Center” to be established in Cologne region, started as a successful intermodal transportation operator in 2019. Focusing on competitive solutions with the DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit, primeRail has already developed effective digital solutions and will begin the construction of the new DFDS Competence Center to offer innovative solutions.