Green Cargo awards Euromaint a renewed five-years maintenance contract
Green Cargo has awarded Euromaint a renewed five-year maintenance contract to manage, in partnership, the Rc/Rd locos, which are the majority of the locos in the largest fleet of locomotives in Sweden owned by Green Cargo, as well as the strategic components.
Changes in guarantees of origin when purchasing electricity
Starting in 2024, Green Cargo will purchase guarantees of origin for fossil-free electricity production (wind, hydro- and nuclear power) instead of guarantees of origin for renewable electricity production (wind and hydropower) from the Swedish Transport Administration. This is a result of the dramatic price increase for guarantees of origin for renewable electricity noted during the end of 2022.
Max Knagge to be new Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Green Cargo
Max Knagge to be new Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Green Cargo. Max has experience from several different industries, with the longest experience in the aviation industry. For several years, Max has held various roles within the SAS Group, most recently as CEO of SAS Cargo Group. Max will assume his position at Green Cargo in March 2024.
Ten new Vectron locomotives strengthen Green Cargo's international traffic
The first of ten new Vectron locomotives has been delivered to Green Cargo in Malmö. The locomotives will primarily be used to strengthen Green Cargo's international traffic in the corridor between Malmö and Maschen in Germany starting in 2024. The six current corridor locomotives will be integrated into Green Cargo's domestic network and increase the company's capacity on the Swedish market.
Terminal in Malungsfors joins Green Cargo’s network
More freight trains and reduced truck traffic to and from Dalarna when the Malungsfors terminal becomes part of Green Cargo's network in December. Together with Fiskarhedens Trävaru AB, Green Cargo has entered into a new agreement in collaboration with the Gothenburg-based logistics company Träfraktkontoret AB for greatly expanded freight transport by rail.
Peter Viinapuu interim CEO Green Cargo AB
Green Cargo's Board of Directors has appointed Peter Viinapuu as interim CEO of Green Cargo AB. Peter will take up his position on April 17 and will hold the role until Henrik Dahlin takes over as permanent CEO no later than September 16.
Henrik Dahlin new CEO of Green Cargo
Henrik Dahlin will be the new CEO of Green Cargo AB. Henrik comes most recently from MTR Nordic Group where he is currently CEO. Henrik will take up his position at Green Cargo no later than 16 September.
Chief Commercial Officer Richard Kirchner to leave Green Cargo
Green Cargo’s Chief Commercial Officer, Richard Kirchner, has decided to leave the company to assume a position as production director at Keolis Sweden AB.
Green Cargo’s new website meets the market’s and customers’ needs
We hope to meet the market's and customers' needs of a user-friendly website, where important parameters such as high quality of content, functions and connections are in focus. Another important aspect is that our customers can log into our customer portal – Green Cargo Connect – via the web.
Green Cargo expands its Mb locomotive fleet
During the Christmas period, two new Transmontana locomotives will be put into service, with the designations Mb 4017 and Mb 4018. The locomotives were ordered a year ago and were delivered to Sweden earlier in the autumn. The two new locomotives will initially go into existing customer arrangements within the Swedish basic industry.
St1 extends with Green Cargo
Green Cargo receives continued trust from St1 in a new five-year agreement plus two option years. The agreement currently covers exchange contracts and transports between Gothenburg Pölsebo and Karlstad and Jönköping respectively.
Ingo Paas CIO of the year 2022
Ingo Paas, CIO at Green Cargo, took home the heaviest IT award of the year when media house IDG's publication CIO Sweden had a gala dinner at Berns in Stockholm on Monday evening. In tough competition from IT managers at companies such as Northvolt, Ericsson, Axfood and Kronofogden, he won the award, which was handed out for the 18th year in a row. The winner was chosen by an independent jury.