Ekol launched its own operations under Ekol Nordics in Sweden in January 2018.
Ekol Nordics offers international FTL, LTL and groupage transport. At the beginning, the company will connect Nordic countries with Turkey, Middle East and other countries where Ekol has its own companies. The next stage will be to have connections with the whole Europe. At the beginning the focus of Ekol Nordics in this area will be on the retail, automotive, electronics, paper and wood sectors.
Ekol block trains runs from Trieste, Italy, to Kiel, Germany, and is dedicated for the Nordic volumes. Ekol plans to increase the number of this train in the near future. This train connection connects Nordic countries by intermodal way with South Europe and Turkey. Ekol Nordics is also planning to start short sea services to and from the Mediterranean region in the second half of 2018.