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Press Release 22 Jul 2019

Contargo prepares for the next extreme summer

Zwijndrecht, 22 July 2019 – June 2019 was the hottest June on record since the collection of weather statistics first began in 1881. A sign that – as in 2018 – we might be in for another long, hot summer, with weeks of drought and low water on the Rhine. Since autumn 2018, container hinterland logistics network Contargo has taken the precautionary measure of having four barges in its fleet modified so that they have 10-15 cm more water beneath the keel in very low water conditions.

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Green Truck Logistic Solution 201  

Press Release 04 Jun 2019

DAF and Contargo receive award for field trial with electric truck  

Munich, 4 June 2019 – In the run-up to the transport logistic in Munich, container hinterland network Contargo and Dutch truck manufacturer DAF have been awarded the “Green Truck Logistic Solution 2019”. This environmental prize went to the electric truck CF Electric by DAF, which Contargo has been operating since
May in local transport runs – the first enterprise in Germany to do so.

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Tradition meets Innovation  

Press Release 16 May 2019

Contargo at the transport logistic 2019 with a blend of vintage and futuristic themes  

Mannheim, 15 May 2019 – Container hinterland logistics network Contargo is using the transport logistic 2019 in Munich to present its strategies for tackling major challenges of the future. From 4 to 7 June 2019, the enterprise will be present at the world’s biggest leading trade show for logistics, mobility and supply chain management, at booth 201/302 in hall B6.

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Press Release 07 May 2019

Contargo receives first E-truck for container transports

On 6 May in Duisburg container hinterland logistics network Contargo put the first of six container trucks with electric motors into operation. This is a step towards the enterprise’s planned decarbonisation by 2050 at the latest.

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Außerirdisch gut  

Press Release 28 Mar 2019

Contargo lädt zum Tag der Logistik ein  

Duisburg, 27. März 2019 – Sieben Standorte des Container-Hinterlandlogistik-Netzwerks Contargo laden am 11. April 2019 zu Besichtigungen ein. Angemeldete Besucher werden an den Terminals in Duisburg, Hof, Mannheim, Neuss, Wiesau und Wörth sowie der Spedition in Döhlau erwartet. Dort erhalten sie Einblick in die Containerlogistik und die mit ihr verbundenen Berufe.

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