Logistics firms test the waters with wine shipment

Drinks logistics specialist JF Hillebrand and Groupe InterRail have moved a test shipment of French wine by rail from Duisburg in Germany) to Yiwu (China), a distance of 11 400km, crossing six countries. Data from the trial, unveiled the Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017 show, confirmed how exposed containers shipped by rail compared to sea freight. Temperatures varied from -2°C to 58°C. The container however had been fitted with JF Hillebrand’s VinLiner protective liner ... [+]

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