Services Level Increased
In the framework of International Transport and Logistics Forum PRO // Dvizhenie.1520, Russian Railways and Management Company «Delo» (parent company of Delo Group) entered into an agreement on cooperation in organizing railway container transportation. The companies will carry out coordinated work in the international container market to promote Russian transport services and increase loyalty to rail container transportation throughout the 1520.
The document was signed by Oleg Belozerov, CEO – Chairman of the Management Board of Russian Railways, and Sergey Shishkarev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Delo Group.
The leaders noted that the agreement is open. In the future, other participants of the transport market, carrying out container transportation, will be able to join.
Russian Railways JSC and Delo plan to jointly develop railroad transportation of goods in specialized containers (tank containers, thermos containers, refrigerated containers, grain containers and others) and take part in the development of modern types of railway rolling stock (fitting platforms, piggyback cars and others). In addition, the parties will interact in the development of proposals for improving the tariff and regulatory regulation of railway container transportation.
The companies also intend to make joint efforts to increase the volume of traffic (including transit) in cooperation with sea lines, port infrastructure, government agencies and local authorities, railway administrations of border and transit countries.
“Signed agreement will enble to better promote Russian services on international platforms, which will ultimately have a beneficial effect on the further growth of the Russian economy,” Sergey Shishkarev said after signing the agreement. – I consider it important to optimize the technological and informational interaction between our companies, this will significantly speed up the decision-making and response processes. In addition, the agreement will help us to interact on a number of key issues, including joint projects, infrastructure development and the development of new technological solutions».
Let us remind that at the end of last year, Delo Group of Companies won the auction for the sale of 50% plus two shares of PJSC TransContainer, which at that time belonged to Russian Railways. Delo won the auction, offering 60.3 billion rubles for the assets of the state company.