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Innovation at the Port of Southampton wins at the IFW awards
An ambitious project by EWS Network to increase rail container services to and from the Port of Southampton has won the Innovation Award at the International Freighting Weekly awards, held last in London on 19 June 2007.
With the judges commenting that innovations can bring wider multiple benefits, customers have benefited greatly from a range of new rail freight services, longer trains, new storage facilities and faster loading and unloading at this key port. These benefits have all been delivered by EWS Network through a greatly enhanced rail freight terminal.
The work by EWS Network sought to enhance service delivery and has seen a range of results including:
Duncan Clark, EWS Network Business Manager, said: “This award goes to all EWS Network staff and suppliers who have transformed our terminal at the Port of Southampton, and to our customers who are benefiting from the new facility. We are proud of what we have achieved at Southampton and are delighted to be operating trains with increased volumes. EWS Network has the innovation to increase the movement of containers by rail and looks forward to continuing to provide the right service to its customers.”
|Last Updated: 20 june 2007|
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