Our Company

Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) owns or leases 120 freight railroads worldwide that are organised into eight operating regions, locally managed with 8,000 employees serving 3,000 customers.


G&W’s UK/Europe and Middle East Region companies include Freightliner; the UK’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator and second-largest freight rail provider, and Pentalver, a leading UK container logistics services provider.

Freightliner is an established rail freight provider offering customers a wide range of safe, reliable and cost-effective solutions to cater for the requirements of a diverse market sector. With an extensive offering of bulk freight transportation services as well as the 770,000 maritime containers we move per year by both road and rail, Freightliner provides the complete logistics package, ensuring satisfaction from port to door.

Pentalver’s strategically located off-dock facilities at Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway, along with their inland hub at Cannock, offer diverse container services such as road haulage, container storage, container repairs, refrigeration services and cargo handling. Pentalver is also one of the UK’s leading container sales and bespoke container conversions providers.

Core Purpose

To be the safest and most respected transportation service provider in the world.

Core Values

Safety

We have an unconditional commitment to the well-being of our people and the safety of our operations.

Service

We have an absolute commitment to our customers based on a philosophy of mutual success.

Integrity

We possess the courage to do the right thing always.

Respect

We treat all people with dignity and fairness, fostering diversity and inclusion.

Transparency

We communicate openly to enable well-informed decision making.

Accountability

We set high standards and take full ownership of our results as an individual and a team.

Innovation

We embrace creativity, technology and new ideas.

Excellence

We have relentless focus on continuous improvement and excellence in all we do.