Two-year agreement about the rail transport of scrap metal

Alcufer Kft. and MÉH Zrt. strengthened their decade-long, effective cooperation with Rail Cargo Hungaria Zrt. (RCH) and Rail Cargo Logistics - Hungaria Kft. (RCL - HU) by signing a framework agreement.

The document – listing the conditions of the services performed until the end of 2021 – was signed by Ferenc Horváth, Managing Director of Alcufer Kft. and Member of the Board of MÉH Zrt., Gábor Boda, Managing Director of MÉH Zrt., Zoltán Simó, Production Manager of Alcufer Kft., Nobert Körös and Román Kotiers, Members of the Board of RCH and by Gábor Márta, Managing Director of RCL - HU and János Zagyi, Logistics Director of the company.

The company based in Győr plays a significant role in the collection, trade and utilisation of scrap metal and turns over more than 600,000 tons of recyclable waste per year. The signed contract regulates the conditions of RCH transporting on average 450,000 tons of scrap metal a year, whereby the costs are carried by RCL - HU.

Alcufer with its 36 sites and 4 000 consolidated containers operates with a nationwide network in Hungary. The mostly single wagon transports are handled by RCH with its nationwide services. The scrap metal transport from the automobile, machine, building and electronic industry, production plants and communal service providers is organised by the market-leading company with a consistent performance. The cooperation comprises both national and transborder transports.

The aim of the strategic framework agreement is to increase the efficiency of the rail logistics activity and to create further rail logistics synergies – focusing on environment protection.

The signed agreement contains the transport and connecting railway fees and the conditions of wagon supply and train handling.