Cars made in Romania shifted to rail
Gefco and Renault have extended their agreement for the Mioveni-Constanta and Constanta-Bucharest finished-vehicle (FVL) flows for a further three years and retained FVL flows to Italy and Belgium.
To achieve commercial optimisation and synergy with the existing flows, the car manufacturer launched a Monozukuri workshop, which combines the two flows (Mioveni-Constanta port and Constanta-Bucharest) into one round trip and replaces truck deliveries from the port with a rail solution. The rail solution has increased capacity, handling up to 700 vehicles at the same time.
The replacement of 37% of truck transportations with rail has also helped to significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
In the other project, Gefco Romania dispatches an average of three trains per week for the retained FVL flows to Italy and Belgium. (ben)