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Find Rail Freight Forwarders

Partner forwarders for your rail transport can be found at Freightfinders quickly and easily.
We reduce the communication effort through standardised messages & thereby, help you, focus on the important areas of your company. Freightfinders is your online import & export container forwarding company, where you will find everything around transports – including services such as customs clearance or rail freight insurances!

Compare Rail Freight Forwarders

For an efficient working progress, we offer you a comparing tool for your rail transport. Hence, you are not dependent on checking various quotations.
With freightfinders.com , you can easily and quickly find the most favourable and the best freight forwarder for your route. You can not only profit from real customer reviews and experiences, but also from our experience.




Rail Transports

Rail transport is not only an eco-friendly alternative, but it is also fast and reliable. With Freightfinders, you can book this transport type favourably and quickly and profit from our long-term experience.

Rail Freight - FCL Transport

We offer you the possibility, to ship your rail freight in a FCL container. Whatever goods you might want to transport – with this container-transport type, there is enough room and your cargo is save, as well.



Rail Freight - LCL Transport

A LCL container is the more cost-effective alternative for your rail transport. Still, it is more time-consuming, because of the additional handling time. 


Your advantages of Rail Freight Transports with Freightfinders:


Compare forwarders and means of transports for cheap offers


Receive the same prices as with the forwarding companies themselves


EU promoted network of experienced freight forwarders


Full Service: customs, insurance, transport





 How to book your rail transport with Freightfinders?

Here, you get a step-by-step guide of how you can easily and conveniently book a transport with Freightfinders.

  • Enter your place of loading and unloading in our configurator.
  • In the following two steps, you are now prompted to provide information and details about your freight.
  • Your request will then be placed in an auction tool so that rail freight forwarders can bid on your transport. This way you also get a favourable offer for your rail freight!
  • If you wish to supplement your transport with useful services such as packing, loading, load restraint, insurance or customs clearance, please get it touch with us via mail or phone.

With the transport details you have selected, the entire process can be handled automatically. You always have a reliable contact person with the selected shipping company. Thus, nothing stands in the way of a smooth and cheap rail transport.



Rail freight - Numbers & Facts

Rail freight transport in Germany reached a turnover of 5.7 billion euros in 2020. Within Europe, it provided a total freight transport share of about 13%. Experts estimate that from 2021 to 2023, an annual turnover of around 125 billion euros will be achieved worldwide. In Germany, it is planned to increase the share of rail freight transport to 25% by 2030 in order to reduce the pollution of the environment. To make this possible, further expansion of the infrastructure is necessary. In order to support rail freight transport, corporations as well as the federal and state governments have agreed to invest billions.




Rail freight insurance

With a thoroughly planned rail transport, you can save some money here and there. The one thing, you should not start saving on, is the rail freight insurance. We highly recommend, covering this insurance, as the liability of most forwarders is limited. Hence, if there occurs any damage, which has not to be necessarily inflicted on your goods, you might have to pay the costs arising. Make sure, you are on the save side and minimise the risk of additional charges and time exposure by covering your rail freight insurance.



Customs clearance of your rail freight

Use Freightfinders to pay for your rail freight and save time and money on your transport. Our customs brokers take care of the customs clearance of any cargo quickly and thoroughly. You can add this service easily when booking your rail transport.



Rail freight – container loading and load restraint

To make sure, your goods will be arriving at the destination point safely, we recommend, leaving the task of load restraint to our partners, who have many years of experience. Thereby, you can avoid additional charges and protect your goods from damage. Professional container loading can also save you costs and time. With well elaborated stowage plans, the container stuffing can run smoothly and quickly. Possibly, you will need fewer stowage space than previously thought. We want to offer you this service, so you can profit from your rail transport with Freightfinders.