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24 Jul 2017

TransContainer increased the volume of goods transported from China to Ekaterinburg

PJSC TransContainer has been successfully developing its transportations from China to Ekaterinburg through Zabaikalsk. The volume of goods transported in this direction amounted to 1465 TEU in the first half of 2017, which is 55% more compared to the same period in 2016.

In order to launch a high-speed 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.
train from China to the cities of the Urals Federal District through Zabaikalsk, PJSC TransContainer has improved its The process of organising a chain of delivery, and managing that chain in the broadest sense. This chain may encompass both deliveries of raw materials needed for production and management of material resources at an enterprise, delivery to warehouses and distribution centres, sorting, handling, and final distribution at the points of consumption. In the context of transportation services, the main service is that of delivering cargo across a delivery route.
and attracted flows of cargo from alternative modes of transport and routes, which made consolidation of cargoes at one point of dispatch possible.

Since June 2017, cargoes have been successfully transported by high-speed container trains from Changchun, where cargoes arrive from the ports of Ningbo, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Qingdao. The most popular cargoes are consumer goods, household appliances, souvenirs and rubber products. The Freight passing from one country to another through a third country. Whether cargo is permitted to transit a certain country and under what terms is subject to trade agreements and treaties between countries. Direct transit is when foreign goods are shipped under tariff protection, without holding at a customs warehouse; indirect transit is when goods arrive at customs warehouses and are then transported abroad.
lead-time is 12 days. The trains are scheduled on a regular basis. The next dispatch is scheduled for the last week of July. This project is developed together with the company’s partners.

‘The Changchun-Ekaterinburg high-speed container train is a safe on-time delivery at a higher speed and lower cost. Regular transportations allow improving the transportation and storage logistics and reducing costs through more efficient supply of goods planning,’ said Stepan Shibaev, Director of the Sverdlovsk Railway branch of PJSC TransContainer.

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