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Gateway Rail flags off its first dedicated round trip export train service for Amul – GCMMF in association with CKB and Evergreen Shipping Line from ICD Viramgam for Nhava Sheva Port

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Gateway Rail Freight Limited in association with Chinubhai Kalidass & Bros and Evergreen Shipping Line flagged off its first dedicated round trip Export Service between ICD Viramgam and Nhava Sheva Port on the 26th February for Amul – Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF)

The exporters in Ahmedabad region have been facing difficulty of shortage of containers for quite some time. This innovative round trip train service provided by GatewayRail solved this problem by bringing empty containers from Nhava Sheva Port area to carry exports back to Nhava Sheva Port.
The flagging off ceremony was graced by the presence of Shri Niraj Kumar – Deputy Commissioner of Customs Ahmedabad, Shri Ashish Singh – Divisional Operations Manager Ahmedabad Western Railway, Shri Satyen Desai – COO Chinubhai Kalidas, Shri Mukesh Dave – AGM Amul (Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation) and Shri Rahimuddin Shaikh – Evergreen Line at GatewayRail’s ICD Viramgam. The event was hosted by Mr. Prakash Veer Tyagi, ICD Business Head along with Mr. Abdul Farid Khan, Mr. Rojers Samual and Mr. Ashok K. Pandey of GatewayRail.
Gateway Rail Freight Ltd (a subsidiary of Gateway Distriparks Ltd) is India’s leading Private Intermodal Operator. It provides intermodal logistics solutions from its own rail-linked Inland Container Depots (ICD) based at Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ludhiana and Viramgam and a Domestic Container Terminal (Navi Mumbai) with an overall annual handling capacity of over 6,00,000 TEU and warehousing space of over 40,000 SQM.
Gateway Rail has been pioneer in providing dedicated weekly train services for imports and exports carried by all major shipping lines and major customers. These Dedicated Services are matched with vessel cut-offs for Exports and vessel arrival for Imports. It also operates dedicated Reefer train services for transportation of temperature controlled cargo in reefer containers. The company operates a fleet of 31 BLC train sets to provide regular services between these ICDs and maritime port terminals of Nhava Sheva, Mundra and Pipavav for transportation of EXIM, Domestic and Reefer containers. GatewayRail also offers road transportation service for the first and last mile to its customers with its own fleet of over 350 GPS enabled trailers making it the only integrated intermodal logistics solution provider for exim and domestic trade.

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