Russian Railways Logistics delivers cargo to South Africa

Moscow, Russia, January 2013 – RZD Logistics branch in Rostov-on-Don organized transportation of packaged cargo shipped by a lecturer of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Among the shipped goods there are articles of daily use of Russian people and reproductions of Russian artists’ paintings for the university library. According to the shipper they will introduce the Russian culture to the university students. Russian Railways Logistics offered its client the full range of services including cargo packaging, customs clearance, temporary storage, cargo handling, trucking to the port of loading and sea forwarding to Port Elizabeth.


Port Elizabeth nicknamed as the Friendly City or the Windy City and also known as the watersports capital of South Africa, among largest cities on the continent and one of the most important seaports of the country. The city is located in the province of Eastern Cape, which is a part of Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality with about 1.3 mn inhabitants.



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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