Intermodal Railfreight is now a fundamental part of the UK logistics sector. Our rail services benefit a wide range of users in many sectors, typically integrated with road to offer the coverage required by our customers.
Rail is an attractive freight option as it can provide an efficient of method of distribution for many types of cargo. Each of our rail links is strategically positioned, with access to UK wide road and rail networks and European links. There are daily train services operated between three terminals nationwide providing a crucial link between ports, production facilities and distribution terminals.
|Direction||Routes||Services||Transit||Normal Cut-Off||Collect From|
|NORTH||DIRFT to Grangemouth||7 Days||Overnight||20:30||07:00|
|NORTH||DIRFT to Mossend||5 Days||Overnight||17:00||02:30|
|SOUTH||Grangemouth to DIRFT||7 Days||Overnight||17:30||05:00|
|SOUTH||Mossend to DIRFT||5 Days||Day||04:30||17:00|
|WEEKENDS - Grangemouth Service|
|NORTH||DIRFT to Grangemouth||7 Days||Day||09:30||23:00|
|SOUTH||Grangemouth to DIRFT||7 Days||Day||08:00||23:00|
|NORTH||DIRFT to Grangemouth||7 Days||Overnight||20:00||07:00|
|SOUTH||Grangemouth to DIRFT||7 Days||Overnight||13:00||08:30|
Our scheduled services offer high speed transit for an increasing amount of time sensitive deliveries. Often over 80% of the cargo handled is on its way to a delivery point within an hour of the train arriving. Our experienced Rail Team will evaluate your inbound and outbound traffic flows and advise on integrating rail on a dedicated or shared user basis.
Environmental sustainability is a significant benefit of using railfreight. Rail produces 80% less Carbon Dioxide, 20% less Carbon Monoxide, 5% less Fine Particulate and 10% less Volatile Organic Compounds per tonne carried compared with road transport.
Malcolm Logistics Groundbreaking 50’ Big Box Containers are set to revolutionise the way goods will be moved in the future. Our customers now have the facility to move 15% more freight per journey (over the largest available conventional container). And by using a combination of our eco-friendly Road and Rail services, we are able to achieve a 13% reduction in CO2 emissions per pallet. Malcolm Logistics big box and trailer innovations could make the difference to your business from both financial and green prospective.
Other advantages of using our rail service include; more efficient energy consumption and reduced road congestion.
The following documents are available for download:
50ft Container Flyer - Download PDF