A comprehensive freight forwarding portfolio

With our extensive experience in the rail freight sector, we can offer our customers a rich portfolio of forwarding services incorporating rail transport. Our teams of professionals can conduct cost analyses for you, comparing conventional rail transport with container-based shipping – flexibly and in line with your specific expectations. We also work with ocean freight specialists, particularly where shipments to and from China, eastern Russia and Turkey are concerned. These specialists can handle both conventional containerized and break-bulk shipments, depending on your needs and requirements.

Container shipments by rail

  • Combined rail and road transportation of 20' and 40' containers across the EU and into CIS countries, Mongolia, the Turkic countries, Afghanistan, China, the Balkans and Turkey
  • Verification of transshipments from standard to broad-gauge, transfer of consignment notes (CIM/SMGS)
  • Door-to-door service in selected locations (on request)
  • Daily monitoring of your consignment
  • Sale and rental of 20', 40', 40' HC and open top containers

Rail freight

  • Transportation of manufactured goods by rail throughout the EU as well as into Turkey and CIS countries
  • Expertise in the loading of consignments that exceed the loading gauge or contain heavy-haul cargo
  • Applications for transport permits
  • Organization of pre-carriage and on-carriage services, design of complex transport chains
  • Provision of specialized freight cars, transshipment checks, full process tracking

Ocean freight

  • Worldwide ocean freight shipments, including pre-carriage and on-carriage services, using containers and specialized equipment
  • Tailored part and full-charter options for heavy-haul and high-volume goods
  • Comprehensive consulting in a range of trade-related fields (L/C, packaging, insurance, etc.)
  • Monitoring of and reporting on loading operations


Markus Schedewig
Sales ocean freight


Tel: +49 (371) 336696 56
Fax: +49 (371) 336696 59

VTG Rail Logistics Deutschland GmbH
Limbacher Straße 83
09116 Chemnitz