In May 2015, PKP CARGO Group recorded increases both in freight and market share, according to data provided by the Central Statistical Office. In terms of transport performance, the Group reached 57.1%, whereas in terms of freight volume – 48.3%. This translates into YOY increase by, 0.8 and 0.9 pp, respectively. In May, PKP CARGO transported greater volume of coal and iron ores. Also the international oil and oil products fright demonstrated upward trend.
“In May, PKP CARGO Group recorded more than three times higher percentage increase in terms of freight volume comparing to the market.The Group achieves increasingly higher freight effectiveness, which translates into more competitive offer for our clients. We extend our advantage also in the other business sectors. New opportunities for terminals and rolling stock will be presented soon,” CEO of PKP CARGO Adam Purwin said¬.
May was the fist month of this year with higher recorded rail freight volume in annual terms. Total freight in Poland for this month amounted to 18.83 million tonnes, which is by 0.17 million tonnes more comparing to the previous year (+0.9%). Increase was also recorded in transport performance – in May, the rail carriers in Poland performed the total of 4.33 billion tkm, which is by 0.04 billion tkm more comparing to the previous year (+1.1%).