If you want to stay up to date please contact us.
Wetron, a Dutch intermodal transportation company, operates 4FOLD between Venlo (the Netherlands) and Milan (Italy). Last month 4FOLD containers were folded and bundled in Rotterdam and transported by truck to Venlo. Only one truck was needed to transport those four containers and one handling was needed at the Cabooter Terminal in Venlo to tranship the bundle from the truck to the train to Milan. Occupying one wagon instead of four.
Holland Container Innovations looks back at a very fruitful year with many new clients and prospects, a granted EU subsidy, a Chinese Customs Approval and an even stronger team than before. HCI now has an improved production line in China that allows production of 4FOLD Foldable Containers on a large scale at lower costs with shorter lead-times.
Transworld Group started operating 4FOLD in their domestic India trade. Operated by Shreyas Relay Systems (SRS), the Indian-flagged vessel owning unit of Transworld Group, a pioneer and market leader in domestic coastal container shipping covering all main ports and container terminals on the Indian coast.
The activities of the Transworld Group: Ship Owning (Container & Bulk Carriers), Feedering, NVOCC, Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain Management, Ship Management and Shipping Agencies.
Another certified 4FOLD facility, last week we provided folding training at Dongbu Express Depot. This depot is used by BAL Container Line in Incheon (Korea). The training was very successful; the employees at the depot quickly grasped the concept and were able to perform all tasks by themselves after one demonstration. The 4FOLD containers were folded and bundled. The bundle is now on its way to Shanghai (China).
Previously some of HCI’s potential Chinese clients indicated that the Chinese customs might not treat a bundle of 4FOLD containers as a container. This would mean that in case of a bundle of 4 folded containers; customs would consider this as one container loaded with ‘three cargo’. This would impose significant customs duties on the container owner. In particular this was expected to happen in the West of China on the railway, where a lot containerized transport takes place to Central Asia.
HCI looks back at a very positive week, with lots of good meetings with existing and potential new clients for 4FOLD. A presentation on how carriers and retailers can increase their profit margins with the use of 4FOLD was particularly well visited and received.
Please contact us if you would like to have more information about 4FOLD.
We would like to invite you to visit our stand E60 on 15, 16 and 17 November in Ahoy Rotterdam. We are happy to provide you with an update on our operational progress, our production line and the EU subsidy of 2.5 million Euros recently awarded to HCI to stimulate the use of 4FOLD. Register for free at this link. We are looking forward to meet you at the Intermodal!
HCI gave two demonstrations last Thursday in Hamburg. After the successful demonstrations at the end of September, was decided to give additional demonstrations of 4FOLD. Again we received positive reactions. We would like to thank the HCCR depot for facilitating this event to give potential clients demonstrations at their depot. We look back at a successful roadshow in Hamburg.
This week we provided folding training to the Handep Depot and Marti Konteyner Depot in Istanbul. The folding training went well and the workers at the depots provided representatives of Turkon, Arkas, and CBI with successful folding demonstrations.