EUROCONSOL, a neutral global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and freight consolidator, has announced a new, direct LCL (less than container load) and FCL (full container load) rail service from Chengdu to Pruszkow in suburban Warsaw.
"This is efficient and fast. It bypasses the congestion at European ports," said Euroconsol chairman and CEO Maciej Mazurkiewicz.
Onward carriage is offered to Hamburg and Rotterdam, two day transit with additional forwarding soon available to Prague, Vienna, Helsinki and Budapest.
The service connects to all major cities in China via transshipment. An eastbound Euroconsol service to Chengdu will be available in September.
The rail route from southwest China is 15 days shorter to Poland that ocean freight delivery.
The service is in collaboration with iCargo Alliance and Eurasia International Group. Chengdu International Railway Service Co Ltd manages the intercontinental rail network running between Asia and Europe.