Malcolm Logistics has awarded DB Cargo UK a £21 million contract extension until 2020.
DB Cargo transports 30,000 containers for Malcom Logistics every year from Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) to Scotland. Services to Mossend operate five days a week and to Grangemouth seven days a week.
“Malcolm Logistics is one of our largest intermodal customers and we are proud our long term partnership will continue,” said Adam Baines, intermodal account manager, DB Cargo UK. “This contract extension is testament to the hard work, dedication and commitment of everyone involved in delivering these services.
“At DB Cargo UK we strive to deliver reliable and sustainable services and put the customer at the centre of our focus making us first choice for rail freight in the UK.”
Andrew Malcolm, chief executive officer at Malcolm Logistics, said: “We are delighted to have extended our contract with DB Cargo UK continuing our good relationship delivering practical solutions and successful partnerships. “Carrying freight by rail plays an important part in protecting the environment and reducing carbon emissions for us all, and providing a fast, efficient supply chain for raw materials and consumer goods while reducing pressure on the road network.