Swiss combi operator IMS has opened its own office in Rotterdam, under the name IMS Cargo Netherlands. This is in reaction to the increased demand for rail transport from and to the western North Sea ports. new service between Wolfurt and Rotterdam, with antenna connections to Northern Italy and Belgium. IMS continues to work with its Rotterdam partner Modal Link. IMS has two services for Switzerland from and to Rotterdam (Frenkendorf and Rekingen) and several together with partners. In 2013, IMS transported 180,000 containers (TEU), about a quarter more than in 2012. The company has branches in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland, Hungary, Belgium Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. It achieved a turnover of €46 million in 2013 (IMS).