KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia C.H. Robinson one of the world's largest third-party logistics providers -- has launched its trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe connecting nine terminals in China with eight cities in Europe.
Each freight train requires 18-20 days to complete the journey between terminals in Zhengzhou, Suzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Wuhan, Yiwu, Xiamen, Shenzen and Guangzhou in China, with the cities of Melaszewicze, Hamburg, Duisburg, Milan, Tilburg, Lyon and Paris in Europe � and Barking in the UK.
President, Global Forwarding at C.H. Robinson, Mike Short said the new rail line complements the company's air and ocean offerings -- giving customers the ultimate in flexibility.
It is for freight that requires faster transit times than ocean, at twice the speed, with substantial savings over air.
He also said that the new service is a convenient direct link to and from China's booming economic cities to multiple countries and destinations in Europe. C.H. Robinson's strategic development of gateways in China gives customers more choice, along with exceptional service and competitive pricing.
With the new routes, customers also have more sustainable service and wider coverage. The company also offers empty container pick up, collection at factories, customs declaration at origin, customs clearance and further pan-European distribution by intermodal and truck services at destination areas.
Full block train, single or multiple containers, LCL shipments and oversized cargo are available options. Further information can be accessed at http://www.chrobinson.com
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK