Russian Railways Logistics to Become Olympic Games Consignee

Russian Railways Logistics, the subsidiary of Russian Railways Holding, becomes an Olympic consignee ahead of the 2014 World Winter Olympic Games to be held next year in Sochi, Russia.

  • (1888PressRelease) February 13, 2013 - In cooperation with the North Caucasian direction Terminal Handling Complex RZDL introduces joint integrated solu-tions on receiving and handling cargo at the Olympic terminal yard "Sochinskiy" at the Veseloe station of the North Caucasian railway.
    In the framework of the above-mentioned services RZD Logistics acts as a consignee and will also provide freight for-warding and other services including truck forwarding from the warehouse directly to construction sites.

    The main role of the freight yard "Sochinskiy" is unloading single-packaged, heavy, long cargo, containers and cement for further shipment to the 2012 Olympic Winter Games sites.

    The "Sochinskiy" terminal yard includes fields for unloading of long and heavy cargo and containers as well as the shed for single-packaged cargo and the automated warehouse for cement, and all these allow to process 170 wagons per day or 3.41 mn tons per year.

    Main facilities of freight yard are the warehouse for processing single-packaged cargo of over 3,000 sq. m., the loading and unloading and the dead end track of 4.5 km, the concrete passages and the fields of over 100,000 sq. m., the au-tomated railroad cement storage of the total capacity of 3,600 tons, the crane runways for at 5 gantries. The "So-chinskiy" cargo yard occupies the territory of about 22 hectares.

    ABOUT Russian Railways Logistics
    JSC Russian Railways Logistics was founded in 2010 for the purpose of development of logistics business within "Russian Railways" Holding. In cooperation with Russian Railways subsidiaries and leading global transportation companies RZD logistics offers high-quality delivery solutions for its customers all over the world.
    In 2012 the company organized transportation of 3.3 mn tons of cargo against 1.5 mn tons in 2011. Net profit of the company of amounted to RUB97.2 mn in 2011.

    Russian Railways Logistics offers rail, road and sea-freight, intermodal transportation, storage and terminal handling, customs and insurance services, supply chain management.

    For further information please go to www.rzdlog.ru

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