New Turkish rail service saves 10%

Allport Cargo Services, in conjunction with long-standing partner Ulusoy, have launched a new flexible, economical and green rail/road service from Turkey to the UK.

Providing a 10% cost saving over conventional road services, the new service is just as fast and provides additional security, with reduced CO2 emissions.

Covering conventional cargo, refrigerated goods and hanging-garments, the new service operates fixed day departures between Istanbul and Cologne, where an ACS’ dedicated shuttle fleet move the inter-modal trailers and containers to and from the UK, in under than 12 hours.

Turkish rail service

John Williams, ACS Managing Director, Overland Division commented: “We are delighted to be launching this innovative service offering comprehensive corridor management to and from Turkey. We are committed to ensuring that we provide our customers with inventive solutions, we know that they need an economical solution that minimises environmental impact without compromising transit speed and security – and this is what our new Turkish rail service provides”