Russian Railways Logistics Starts Transportation of Synthez-Kauchuk Products to India, Indonesia and South-East Asia

Russian Railways Logistics started transportation of the finished goods produced by JSC Synthez-Kauchuk for export. The first 30 containers with the company cargo were shipped at the end of December 2012 to India, Indonesia and South-East Asia. Russian Railways Logistics branch in St. Petersburg provided the service including sending trucks to the plant, transportation of the cargo to logistic terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia, cargo containerization at the terminal, delivery of loaded containers to the port, port forwarding and sea freight.  Starting from January 2013 the current scheme with the truck involvement will be supplemented by the option of empty containers provision to the plant and returning the loaded containers by rail to the port.

JSC Synthez-Kauchuk is one of largest Russian producers of propylene, cis-isoprene, epichlorohydrin and other types of synthetic rubber. In 2009 the company became the second company in Russia to start commercial production of new environmentally friendly styrene butadiene rubber. Currently the company exports its products to the countries like Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Finland, Poland, Hungary, China, India, Indonesia, and South Korea.

ABOUT Russian Railways Logistics

JSC Russian Railways Logistics was founded in 2010 for the purpose of logistics business development within “Russian Railways” Holding. In cooperation with Russian Railways Holding subsidiaries and leading global transportation companies RZD Logistics offers high-quality delivery solutions for its customers all over the world.

In 2011 RZD Logistics organized more than 1.5 mn tons of cargo delivery. Net profit of the company of amounted to RUB97.2 mn in 2011.

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

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