Robert.Jervis_43227 Apr 08

DSV goes multimodal

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DSV has announced a new multimodal service between the UK and Spain which utilises rail freight to provide a more economical and environmentally friendly solution

DSV is offering a new daily multimodal rail–road full load service between the UK and Spain using the VIIA (French Railways) ‘lorry-rail’ operation between Calais and Le Boulou on the French / Spanish border

DSV will collect the trailer from the train and deliver directly to the customer in Spain. The service will initially between the South and Midlands in the UK to Barcelona post codes 08,17,25,43.

This service is in addition to DSV’s existing standard driver accompanied and its double manned express driver accompanied services.

Senior Director Denise Clarke commented:

“We have trialled the route over the past few weeks and it is evident that utilising rail will make a positive impact on the environment as at the same time we can offer our customer a better price.”