Contargo is one of the leading, neutral service providers for container logistics in the European hinterland. With a close-knit network of its own terminals and transport lines, Contargo links the seaports in Western Europe with the European hinterland. The container specialist combines the inter-system advantages of the transport modes inland barge, rail and truck.

Andreas Roer recently appointed Co-Managing Director of Contargo Rhein-Neckar GmbH

Roer20.10.2014 | Since 15 September Andreas Roer, together with Marco Speksnijder, has been in charge of Contargo Rhein-Neckar GmbH in Ludwigshafen, which comprises the locations of Ludwigshafen, Mannheim and Germersheim.

The 38 year old German-American trained as a forwarding specialist and has a qualification in Business Studies as well as a Master of Business Administration. In parallel with these theoretical studies he acquired in-depth practical knowledge in managerial positions with transport and logistics enterprises in Chicago (USA), Hamburg, Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Nîmes (France).

One of the new Managing Director’s first projects was the operational and administrative integration of the Ludwigshafen and Mannheim terminals. In his work, he always bears the people in mind: “For me, a working week has been successful if both customers and colleagues are satisfied.”

New Train Drivers’ Strike

shutterstock 2622133917.10.2014 | From today 15:00 until tomorrow 04:00 there will be another train drivers’ strike.

As in the previous strikes, we are not expecting any serious effects on Contargo’s trains. However, the possibility of delays in departures and arrival should be take into account.

Contargo trains not affected by train drivers’ strike so far

shutterstock 11196209013.10.2014 | So far the train drivers’ strike has not affected Contargo trains. There have not even been indirect effects due to trains left stationary by striking drivers.

However, the pay dispute has not been resolved yet. For this reason we may possibly have to reckon with new strike announcements in the next few weeks.

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