TransContainer launched new container train on the route Perm - Saint-Petersburg
TransContainer launched new Transportation equipment for shipping cargo via various means of transport. Containers are durable enough for repeated use and can be stacked. Containers are divided into medium-duty (three- and five-tonne), which conform to former Soviet Union standards and are still used for shipments in Russia and the CIS, and ISO (20- and 40-foot) containers, which are used for Russian and international shipments. The universal standard unit TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) was introduced to measure transport flow volumes.
container train for ISO containers delivery on the route Perm - Saint-Petersburg.
First train (57 flatcars length) departed in the end of 2013 from the Blochnaya station of the Sverdlovskaya railway to the destination point Avtovo of the Oktyabrskaya railway.
Estimated time of the route is 3 days and the length is 1,719 km.
Currently this service is provided on a regular basis. And the Company plans to increase the number of trains to four per month. The clients are provided with special prices for handling and storage of containers at the TransContainer’s terminal in the Perm city.
The shipping of A form of payment for sea transportation of cargo, or the use of a ship for a certain period of time. Freight payment is determined by the volume of cargo delivered to the destination
or by the volume of cargo loaded onto the ship.
freight in container trains sufficiently minimizes the time of delivery as well as optimizes costs for clients.