DB Schenker Rail UK began running a
new service for WH Malcolm
DB Schenker Rail UK began running a new service
for WH Malcolmon 31st August between Daventry and Grangemouth.
This freight flow is in addition to the Daventry to Mossend service which DB
Schenker Rail UK has been running since early April. The new flow will transport
goods seven-days-a-week for a large number of high profile retailers and
Each year DB Schenker Rail UK will now move over 40,000 containers for WH
The latest win means that the major traffic flows to Grangemouth remain on rail,
saving over 13,000,000 road miles per year. This further develops a commitment
to the environment through the use of rail.
The new service also carried the first 50’ containers to travel by rail in the
Offering an enhanced capacity for the domestic market, and by using existing
railway wagons the Malcolm 50’ container is a real game changer.
Neil McDonald, Head of Sales at DB Schenker Rail UK says:
“This is another fantastic win for DB Schenker Rail UK so soon after beginning
the service from Daventry to Mossend. This demonstrates the level of service
and efficiency that DB Schenker Rail UK is bringing to each contract, providing
true efficiencies and reliability for our customers.
“It is also great news for the local area that these shipments remain on rail,
supporting jobs in Grangemouth and keeping lorries off the road.”
Andrew Malcolm, Chief Executive of The Malcolm Group says:
“We chose DB Schenker Rail UK because they provided an effective solution, which
delivered our demanding requirements. Our business is built upon practical
solutions and building successful partnerships, and the award of this second
service highlights the relationship we are building. DB Schenker Rail UK have
worked with us to get our new 50’ units on the train, allowing us to offer more
capacity to our customer base.”