Hupac enjoys 18% growth

Burridge, Elaine
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth experienced by transalpine operator Hupac due to the shift to intermodal transport. Hupac carried more than 600,000 truck consignments by rail in 2006, an increase of 18% on 2005, and a rise of 55.2% over three years. The company said that the liberalization of the railways has been a key factor in making them more attractive to users.


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