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First of many for Freightliner and Pentalver

Freightliner and Pentalver, now part of Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), have taken delivery of the first six trucks of a 100-vehicle replacement project at Freightliner's Coatbridge terminal. The six DAF CF450 tractor units meet G&W’s standardised safety specifications, including front and side safety cameras, internal driver side mirrors, lane deviation, emergency brake assist, anti-roll and impact warning system. The two companies have also started to recieve 300 new Krone slider trailers. Delivery of ... [+]

New home for Genesee & Wyoming

Freightliner and Pentalver parent company Genesee & Wyoming officially opened its new Birmingham office on 4 June in the Lewis Building in the Colmore business district. It houses G&W’s new UK Shared Service Centre, which includes the UK finance and procurement teams as well as a range of staff involved ... [+]

Pentalver joins Freightliner in the Genesee & Wyoming fold

APM Terminals is to sell its UK-based container logistics company Pentalver to Genesee & Wyoming, a US and international railroad and already the parent company of UK-based intermodal operator, Freightliner. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, which are expected to be fulfilled in the first quarter of 2017. Headquartered ... [+]

Freightliner sale complete

US-based railroad company Genesee & Wyoming completed the acquisition of about 94% of Freightliner Group for around £492 million (US$733 million) on 26 March. It has also assumed £19 million ($29 million) of net debt and capitalized leases. Members of the existing Freightliner management team will retain a 6% economic ... [+]

Updated: Freightliner sold to US rail firm

UK and international rail operator Freightliner has been sold to Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), a US-based railroad company. G&W has entered into an agreement to acquire Freightliner Group from Arcapita, Freightliner's majority shareholders since 2008. The new owners said there would be no impact on the day to day operations of the ... [+]

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