About us

TFG Transfracht TFGreen grüne Schiene

We move sustainably

By conviction, with passion, across borders – since 1969.

Your partner for eco-friendly logistics solutions

As a maritime, port-neutral operator and specialist for port-to-door
logistics, we organize global supply chains in combined transport and connect the system-strength of rail
with the flexibility of trucks. This way, we significantly contribute to our environment – every day.

Whether northern, southern or western seaports – we offer daily international transport solutions by environmentally friendly rail. Via six ports, four countries and 25 terminals, we move about 1 million TEU annually and shift more than 15,000 connections from road to rail: sustainably, by conviction and with passion – since 1969.

We rely on the main run by rail and thus already prevent around 80% of COemissions compared to transport
by truck. In this way, we not only relieve the burden on the roads, but also on the environment – every day. 
With our eco solutions, we also offer genuine climate solutions for 100% CO2-free and climate-neutral rail and road transport.

An extensive range of supplementary transport services round off our service. Whether depot services, customs clearance, dangerous goods or the provision of empty containers.
With us, you get one-stop solutions, from advice on the individual transport concept to implementation.


  • 6 ports

  • 4 countries

  • over 15.000 connections

  • 25 terminals

  • around 1.000.000 transportierte TEU

  • -80 % CO2-emissions

  • 13 branches

  • around 220 employees

The path of your container with us

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More fact snacks

TFG Transfracht GmbH TFG Transfracht GmbH
  • Founded: 14th April 1969
  • Shareholder: DB Cargo AG, 100%
  • Branches: Mainz, Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Berlin, Leipzig, Duisburg, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Enns, Glattbrugg, Utrecht
  • Positioning: Port-neutral provider of containerized seaport hinterland transport services
  • Turnover (2021): 248 Mio. Euro
  • Managing Directors: Frank Erschkat (speaker), Rainer Gödde
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Services Services
  • Over 50 years of expertise in intermodal logistics
  • Around 1,000,000 transported TEU annually
  • Rail-bound pre- and on-carriage to/from seaports
  • Trucking for the first and last mile
  • Dangerous goods & customs clearance
  • Empty container supply
  • Depot services
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Network Network
  • 6 ports
  • 4 countries
  • 25 terminals
  • More than 15.000 annual connections
  • Over 260 trains per week
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Environment Environment
  • Up to 80% less CO2 emissions by rail and 40% less than barge compared to truck transport
  • Trains replace around 600,000 truck journeys a year and thus avoid around 400,000 tons of CO2
  • CO2-free transport via TFGeco train and 100% by means of green electricity
  • CO2-neutral transport via TFGeco truck by compensation
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Employees Employees
  • Around 200 TFG employees at 13 locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands
  • We are always looking for team reinforcements. Find our job offers here
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