2014, 28 FEB
Russian Railways Logistics to develop temperature controlled delivery services
Russian Railways Logistics, subsidiary of Russian Railways Holding,  successfully organized trial low temperature delivery of electronic goods from Chongqing, China, to Europe (Duisburg, Germany) in cooperation with YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics Co., Ltd., RZD Logistics joint venture. The cargo was shipped in insulated and refrigerated containers with integrated diesel generators to maintain optimum temperature.

According to Pavel Lagov, RZD Logistics Sales Director, the company analyzed diversity of transit cargo transported from China to Europe and developed the proposal aimed at minimizing seasonal traffic fluctuations when delivering high-tech goods in winter due to low temperature.  

Delivery time on transit route linking six countries, namely China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland and Germany, amounted to 16 days. Specialized container equipment allowed to maintain and to control cargo temperature throughout the journey and to deliver high-tech electronics fully operational.

Also Mr.Lagov expressed RZDL confidence in efficiency and reliability of the service and readiness to organize temperature controlled delivery of high-tech and any other type of cargo from Asia to Europe, Russia and CIS throughout the year.

YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics Co., Ltd. is a joint venture founded by the Transport Holding Chongqing (CQCT), China Railway International Multimodal Transport (CRIMT), JSC Russian Railways Logistics, Schenker China Ltd. and JSC Kaztransservice, was registered in Chongqing (China) in May 2012. Russian Railways Logistics owns 16.3 % of YuXinOu share. The company provides freight forwarding, customs clearance, consulting and other services on Europe-Asia route.