Railway station & Logistics Platform
The purpose of our company is the rail freight transportation in the Region of Emilia Romagna, with particular focus on shunting services in the main railway stations of the Region. Beside rail transportation services, purpose of Dinazzano Po SpA is also the management of railway freight yards in the province of Reggio Emilia and more precisely at Dinazzano Rail Freight Yard, located in the heart of the Sassuolo ceramic district, and Guastalla and San Giacomo, placed in the "bassa reggiana"area, serving a pool of small and medium-sized enterprises active in different businesses.
DINAZZANO PO SpA
DINAZZANO PO SpA is established in 12/04/2002 by merging:
- Reggio Emilia Transport Consortium company, that was in charge for the operations of Reggio/Ciano and Guastalla/Reggio/Sassuolo railway lines, and for the management of the Dinazzano;
- Ferrovie Emilia Romagna Srl, which was operating the railway lines: Parma/Guastalla Suzzara, Suzzara/Ferrara, Bologna/Portomaggiore, Casalecchio/Vignola and Ferrara/Codigoro.
DINAZZANO PO SPA then starts to operate, introducing significant changes in the railway logistics, combining traction services provided by the railway companies with additional logistics services and terminals’ management, in order to provide "door to door" full service packages to its customers. New rail connections with the port of Ravenna are also added, due to its proximity to the ceramic district that was previously served by road way services only. After that, additional rail way connections with the ports of Genoa, Livorno and La Spezia are established, joining the historical links with Germany, France and other main European markets. Then, a small goods yard is opened in San Giacomo di Guastalla (RE), allowing the company to serve a major manufacturing steel company. At Dinazzano railway station the traffic volume has increased from 1,700,000 tons in 2001 to over 2,600,000 tons in 2011 and up to nearly 2,900,000 tons at the end of 2012. In Guastalla San Giacomo railway yard about 90,000 tons / year are transported and significant growth is forecasted in the short terms. The Company over the years has gained significant experience in organizing and collaborating with the organization of traction and maneuvering services, although not directly managing them. It has also played a key role on the commercial side, acquiring new traffic lines and customers.
The Dinazzano Scalo today is a multifunctional platform and provides services for several operators such as:
- DB Schenker Italian SpA
- Spinelli Srl
- Messina SpA
- Cargo Clay Logistics
- GLT Logistics
During 2012 Dinazzano Po also begins its process to become a certified railway company and thus capable to offer a 360° full logistic service to all its customers. In the month of October 2012 the company obtains the railway license issued by the Ministry of Transport, while in July 2013 it initiates the process for obtaining the European certification in accordance with the European Directive 2004/49 implemented in Italy by D.Lgs 162/07 e ss. mm. ii.