CENTRAL
EUROPEAN
RAILWAYS

“Imagine a big family,
whose 150 members are working
with a supporting esteem, for guaranteeing
that you can use our services
anytime in top-quality.”

CENTRAL
EUROPEAN
RAILWAYS

“Imagine a big family,
whose 150 members are working
with a supporting esteem, for guaranteeing
that you can use our services
anytime in top-quality.”

As a leading company in rail freight transport in Hungary and Central Europe we provide first class quality services: fromcargo transport to freight forwarding, and military consignments transport and other projects.Our integrated and specific IT system and own locomotive fleet guarantee foreseeable quality to our clients.

The sole measure of our quality policy is precision – without compromise. Rail, cargo capacity, electricity currents, railway license and railway security certification are empty words, if they don’t meet our clients’ satisfaction. We are proud of the reputation of our professional team, of our economical and efficient solutions, but particularly we are proud that our partners rely on us and we can make them more successful.

CER Zrt (Hungary Central European Railway Cargo, Trading and Services Privately Held Company Limited by Shares) has begun its operative activities on 15 April 2005.

Owing to the international expansion, CER Cargo Holding SE was founded in 2012 whose current members are:

2018

From 1 January 2018, the CER Hungary Ltd. has been using the RIS (Rail Integrated System) corporate governance system – firstly among the members of the Holding.

2017

Our fleet expands with a new diesel locomotive, the 774 CZ Loko “Star Destroyers” and our Slovak subsidiary with a new 740 “Kocur”. Permission for our transport services on Slovak railways extends to the railways in the Czech Republic. The cargo that has been transported in Slovakia reaches more than 1 million tons.

2016

We transport 2.9 million tons of cargo, our transporting capacity reaches 629.3 t/km. Our fleet’s third Softronic Tansmontana arrives. It bears the name of our company’s first Chief Executive Officer, and also tributes to Dr. István Bárány’s 80th birthday. Uncle Pista’s work ethic and strenght serves as an example to every CER employee.

2014-2015

In 2014 we shipped a total of 2.4 million tons of cargo, our transport capacity was 479.1 million t/km. Our first own locomotive arrives. In 2015 we shipped 2.6 million tons of cargo and our transport capacity was 570.9 million t/km. Our fleet’s flagship locomotive is the 6 axles Softronic Transmontana locomotive. In 2015 a second locomotive arrives from this model, as our response to market challenges. A type 242 “Plehács” electric locomotive and a 740 “Kocur” joins CER Slovakia’s fleet. Cargo transported in Slovakia was 184 thousand tons.

2012-2013

CER starts to grow dynamically. In 2012 we shipped 1, 9 million tons of cargo, our transport capacity was 495 million t/km. We start to build our own fleet and change rented instruments to our own. In 2013 we shipped 1.8 million tons of cargo and our transport capacity was 419.7 t/km. CER Slovakia earns membership in “General contract for Use of Wagons-GCU”, based on the COTIF 1999 international agreement. Cargo transported in Slovakia was 167 thousand tons, as export-, import- and transit traffic by rented locomotives.

2009-2011

We transport 1.2 million tons of cargo, our transporting capacity reaches 364,8 t/km. In the “crisis” year of 2009 we had to face challenges like all railways companies. In 2010 we shipped 1, 4 million tons of cargo, our transport capacity was 424,76 million t/km. Despite the economic crisis, our profitability remained: in 2011 we transported 1,3 million tons of cargo along with a 353 t/km. Our Slovak subsidiary was founded whose goal was to – as a member of CER Holding – strengthen and to make European railways transport more efficient. Our carrier in Slovakia was started due to the permission we received for rail freight forwarding services. CER Slovakia begins its freight transport services inland, export and in transit forms as well.

2008

We transport 1.5 million tons of cargo, our transporting capacity reaches 477,2 t/km. We expand the transport volume of oil and chemical products between Western Europe and Hungary.

2007

We transport 1.1 million tons of cargo, our transporting capacity reaches 361,2 t/km. We maintain our export, import, and transit position of the previous business year, and we enter the market of oil and chemical products’ transport between Western Europe and Hungary. We bring new traffic to railways with our partners between Romania-Poland and Romania-Czech Republic.

2006

Our yearly cargo transporting capacity reaches 573 thousand tons. Our transporting capacity is 187 million t/km. The grain export between Hungary-Netherlands is 350 thousand tons annually. The coal import between Hungary and Poland is 120 thousand tons. We enter into transit traffic as well: we to shipping services between Germany and Romania. Between the Danube Refinery – Ostrava and Danube Refinery – Bratislava the transported cargo is almost 90 thousand tons.

2005

In our first business year we transported 422 thousand tons of cargo. Our first international transport takes place between Gladbeck-Sturovo-Miskolc. In the Hungarian traffic our 252 wagons transport 350 thousand tons of lignite between Bükkábrány and Visonta.

Horváth László

Chairman of the Board,
CER Cargo Holding SE

Horváth László

Chairman of the Board,
CER Cargo Holding SE

Kukely Márton
CEO,
CER Cargo Holding SE
Dr. Bárány István
Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
CER Cargo Holding SE
Horváth Zsolt
Deputy CEO,
CER Cargo Holding SE
Heinczinger Tamás
CEO,
CER Hungary Zrt.
Mészöly Zsuzsanna
Managing Director,
BILK-TRANS Kft.
StefanEstok_web
Stefan Estok
Managing Director,
CER Slovakia a.s.
George Petre
Managing Director,
CER Fersped SA
Demetris Thomas
Managing Director,
CER Cargo d.o.o.

The CER Group’s primary activity is cargo freight transport in closed-train system, in inland, export-, import- and transit traffic. We are committed to redirect to railways freight traffic currently running on road and water. Our strategic goal is to engage in business so far deemed unviable due to the prohibitive costs of long-distance logistics.

The objective of our complex freight forwarding service is to offer safe and trouble-free forwarding of goods to the customers.

Provide competitive cargo fees.
Fast and scheduled delivery of cargo.
Our 24 hour operator service provides constant monitoring of travel. 
Availability of logistics centers for the transshipment.

One of the strategic industry of the CER Group provides intermodal arrangement of the forwarding of special consignments.

Traditional and intermodal railway carriage with a 24 hour monitoring of travel.
All-inclusive arrangement of the forwarding of special consignments (e.g. military consignments, consignments of dimensions in excess of the track gauge, forwarding subject to licensing)
Design of specific cargo jobs according to specific needs.

The CER Group puts it’s clients first. You can rely on us from the design of specific cargo jobs to its implementation.

General consulting regarding all types of logistics and carriage tasks.
Advising regarding the domestic and international regulations.
Design of specific carriage tasks, presenting forwarding alternatives.

Contact

Press: Rápolthy Ágnes
Mobile: +36 30 544 0216

CER Hungary
Central European Railway Cargo Trading and Service
Privately Held Company Limited

CER Slovakia a.s.

CER Fersped SA

H-1097 Budapest,
Könyves Kálmán krt. 16.

Mýtna 15,
811 07 Bratislava

Comana street, no 11, 2 nd floor,
District 1, Bucharest, Romania

Tel: +36 1 476 3479
Fax: +36 1 476 3488

Email: info@cer.hu

Tel: 00421 2 52444 055
Fax: 00421 2 52444 055

Email: info@cercargo.sk

Tel: 0040 31 424 01 17
Fax: 0040 31 424 01 17

Email: office@cercargo.ro

BILK-TRANS Kft.

Ederlog

H-1239 Budapest,
Európa u. 4.

An der Struthwiese 14
57319 Bad Berleburg

Tel: +36 30 384 7222 / 47
Mobile: +36 30 466 8209

Email: zsuzsanna.meszoly@bilktrans.hu

Email: info@ederlog.de

KAPCSOLAT

Sajtó: Rápolthy Ágnes
Mobil: +36 30 544 0216

CER Hungary
Central European Railway Cargo Trading and Service
Privately Held Company Limited

H-1097 Budapest,
Könyves Kálmán krt. 16.

Tel: +36 1 476 3479
Fax: +36 1 476 3488

Email: info@cer.hu

CER Slovakia a.s.

Mýtna 15,
811 07 Bratislava

Tel: 00421 2 52444 055
Fax: 00421 2 52444 055

Email: info@cercargo.sk

CER Fersped SA

Comana street, no 11, 2 nd floor,
District 1, Bucharest, Romania

Tel: 0040 31 424 01 17
Fax: 0040 31 424 01 17

Email: office@cercargo.ro

BILK-TRANS Kft.

H-1239 Budapest,
Európa u. 4.

Tel: +36 30 384 7222 / 47
Mobile: +36 30 466 8209

Email: zsuzsanna.meszoly@bilktrans.hu

Ederlog

An der Struthwiese 14
57319 Bad Berleburg

Email: info@ederlog.de