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Container transport by train: three clicks are all it takes

You only need to make a few clicks to book a train for transporting containers "port-to-door", i.e. from one of Germany's seaports straight to the recipient in the hinterland. Rail freight is secure, fast and environmentally friendly, and the service is – of course – also available for deliveries travelling from loaders to Germany's ports as well.

Deutsche Bahn subsidiary TFG Transfracht developed the booking platform for this. Three clicks are all it takes to dispatch a container: one for a transport inquiry, one for an offer, and one for a reservation. To complete a booking inquiry, you need to provide just four items of information: port, destination, date of dispatch and container type. The system then immediately generates a price quote, and no registration is necessary.

The benefits at a glance:

  • More streamlined booking process
  • Intuitively usable
  • Cost transparency
  • Real-time service and support via chat function
  • Live creditworthiness check for immediate booking

Rail transport's environmental friendliness and the geographical reach of the AlbatrosExpress network for TFG's seaport hinterland services are more great reasons to transport containers by train.

Click here to access box2rail.