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Which of top 100 companies use railway?


Although railway is the least prefered modal among all in Turkey, there’s an annual volume of 25 mn tonnes of rail freight which is about 4 % of all loads.

Many of the leading companies in Turkey use railway. Here are leading railway friendly companies of Turkey*:

Paşabahçe Cam

#95 in ISO list. TL 0.93 bn turnover. Paşabahçe Cam mainly uses rail for inbound logistics.

Noksel

#94 in ISO list. TL 0.93 bn turnover. Noksel uses trains for pipe transportation.

Çimsa

#78 in ISO list. TL 1.08 bn turnover. Çimsa has rail connected site.

Soda Sanayi

#63 in ISO list. TL 1.34 bn turnover. Soda Sanayi uses trains for outbound logistics.

Yücel Boru

#59 in ISO list. TL 1.59 bn turnover. Yücel Boru uses trains for pipe transportation.

Borusan Mannesmann

#48 in ISO list. TL 1.75 bn turnover. Borusan Mannesmann uses trains for pipe transportation.

Türkiye Kömür İşletmeleri

#47 in ISO list. TL 1.78 bn turnover. Türkiye Kömür İşletmeleri has railway connected sites and trains are used densely for coal transportaiton.

Kastamonu Entegre

#41 in ISO list. TL 1.97 bn turnover. Kastamonu Entegre uses trains to/from Romania, Iran and Russia.

Yıldız Entegre

#38 in ISO list. TL 2.06 bn turnover. Yıldız Entegre uses trains for export to Iran.

Konya Şeker

#37 in ISO list. TL 2.08 bn turnover. Konya Şeker uses container trains to port.

Kardemir

#34 in ISO list. TL 2.21 bn turnover. Kardemir is connected to national rail network. Company uses trains for inbound and outbound logistics.

Erbakır

#29 in ISO list. TL 2.33 bn turnover. Erbakır uses container trains to/from port.

Vestel

#26 in ISO list. TL 2.48 bn turnover. Vestel uses container trains to/from port.

Türk Traktör

#24 in ISO list. TL 2.82 bn turnover. Türk Traktör uses trains for transportation of harvesters.

Tosçelik

#21 in ISO list. TL 2.97 bn turnover. Tosçelik used trains for transportation of TANAP pipes.

BSH

#18 in ISO list. TL 3.92 bn turnover. BSH is connected to national rail network. Company uses container trains for inbound and outbound logistics.

Toyota

#15 in ISO list. TL 4.26 bn turnover. Toyota uses container trains for inbound logistics from Europe.

İçdaş Çelik

#10 in ISO list. TL 5.77 bn turnover. İçdaş Çelik has its own fleet (176 wagon) and uses rail densely.

İskenderun Demir Çelik

#9 in ISO list. TL 5.89 bn turnover. İskenderun Demir Çelik has its own rail network and rolling stock fleet in plant. Company is also connected to national rail network, using railway mainly for inbound logistics. Company is the biggest railway client of Turkey.

Ereğli Demir Çelik

#7 in ISO list. TL 6.47 bn turnover. Ereğli Demir Çelik has its own rail network and rolling stock fleet in plant.

Arçelik

#3 in ISO list. TL 9.99 bn turnover. Arçelik uses intermodal lines to Europe and Iran for outbound logistics.

Ford

#2 in ISO list. TL 14.73 bn turnover. Ford uses Ro-Ro connected intermodal solution for inbound logistics from Germany.

Tüpraş

#1 in ISO list. TL 35.44 bn turnover. Tüpraş is connected to national rail network. Company has its own fleet (452 wagons) and is one of the leading clients of TCDD.

* Based on Top 500 Industries-2015 published by Istanbul Chamber of Industry. Please let us know if there’s any company in top 100 of ISO 500 list which is using railway but not in the above list.

Cover Photo: Tüpraş ©

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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