Nippon Express provides Japan-Europe multimodal transport via China-Europe freight train

Nippon Express has begun to provide multimodal transport service between Japan and Europe by making use of China-Europe freight train since Monday.

The move will greatly reduce the transportation time.

According to the logistic firm, the new service provides two routes, one from Japan’s major ports to China’s Dalian via ocean transportation and then from Dalian to Germany’s Duisburg via railway; the other from Japan’s major airports to China’s Chongqing via air transportation and then from Chongqing to Duisburg through railway.

The sea-rail transit route has shrunk the transportation period between Tokyo and Duisburg from 40 days to 28 days. Under the air-rail transit route, Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL) will cost 22 days and 24 days respectively.

Editor: 曹家宁
Today’s Recommendations

China, Arab states to forge strategic partnership

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum Tuesday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.【detailed】

China and another two Arab countries sign MOUs on the Belt and Road Initiative

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Wednesday held talks with foreign ministers of Tunisia and Libya respectively.China signed another two MOUs with these Arab countries on the Belt and Road Initiative.【detailed】