Key facts & figures


A strong growth company, our key figures provide a reflection of our corporate dynamism. Our credo, "Always striving for the best" enables us to enhance employee satisfaction and to ensure that our clients obtain the very highest levels of quality for their trains, their industrial spurs and their railway maintenance worksites.

Discover VFLI's key figures

Financial data


  • € 133.2 m turnover in 2015
  • + 2.3% compared to 2014
  • 140% increase in international turnover
  • € 83 m purchases ordered per year


Day-to-day business


  • 3 complementary activities
    • freight forwarding (65% of turnover)
    • logistics operations on industrial sites (15% of turnover)
    • railway maintenance rolling stock and heavy machinery (20% of turnover)
  • 5 regional production centres
    • Providing nationwide coverage
  • 800 trains operated per month on the national rail network (RFN)
  • 7.7 million tonnes of goods transported per year (automobiles, wood, cereals, waste, aggregates, hazardous materials, metal, fast-moving consumer goods)
  • 26 industrial spurs


Our workforce


  • 868 members of staff, including 55 Site Team Leaders and Contract Managers and 255 train drivers
  • 84% declare themselves satisfied in their work at VFLI
  • 52% are aged below 35
  • 145 new hires in 2015
  • 21 800 hours of training delivered in our 2 training centres


Our clients

  • over 60 active and loyal clients
  • 94% of clients declare themselves satisfied with our services, including 32% "highly satisfied"


A rail transport operator that has enjoyed sustained growth since its foundation, VFLI currently employs close on 900 staff who are all mobilized to meet the stringent demands of our clients in terms of safety, quality and responsiveness.