TransContainer launches container train Moscow-Tovarnaya-Paveletskaya - Vladivostok
TransContainer launches 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 Moscow-Tovarnaya-Paveletskaya - Pervaya Rechka of the Dalnevostochny railway.
First train (71 A specialised type of rolling stock designed to carry ISO containers.
flatcar -length) will depart from the Moscow-Tovarnaya-Paveletskaya station on 12 November 2013. Estimated time of the route is not more than 8 days and the length of the route is 9,180 km.
The train is oriented for transportation of ISO containers of the Company and third parties with the destination point Pervaya Rechka.
In line with this service the Company also provides An integrated logistics service for delivering freight directly from the warehouse of the consignor (the supplier of the goods) to the warehouse of the consignee (the recipient of the goods). As a rule, it includes not only transport by rail and delivery by road, but also the handling of freight at a terminal and (if necessary) the customs clearance thereof and payment pursuant to INCOTERMS 2000. It appeared in response to freight-owners’ desire for their orders to be handled by a single entity.
In November 2013 the Company is intended to dispatch three more trains with further plans to dispatch six trains per month.
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