2015, 26 JUN
Russian Railways Logistics to provide cargo delivery services for stadium construction in Rostov-on-Don for Russia 2018 World Cup
Railways Logistics (member of UTLC Group) provides cargo delivery services for the stadium construction in Rostov-on-Don during the preparation period for the World Football Championship 2018. Currently the load volume as well as delivery schedule are to be approved. 
The first delivery of construction cargo, steel structures and building machinery is planned for August and September 2015. 
Under the agreement Russian Railways Logistics provides complex logistics services, including the supply chains organization. Moreover, the company branch at Rostov-on-don has provided the infrastructure facilities for the reception of large volumes of cargo. 
All cargo works such as reception, handling and delivery will be organized at the Rostov-zapadny, Rostov-tovarny and Zarechnaya stations of North Caucasian railway. 
 In addition to this, a special unloading site of over 22 hectares was prepared at the Kamenolomni station. The site is suitable for the reception and dispatch by railway of wide range of cargo - bulk, heavy and oversize, steel structures, lumber, machinery. 
“Due to the combined competences and experience of all members of UTLC Group, as well as its highly professional staff, assets and powerful branch network, the company offers to its clients the solutions of any logistics problem. Logistics is not only about simple cargo transportation from point A to point B. It is a management technology”, - noted Pavel Sokolov, Russian Railways Logistics CEO, the first Vice-President of UTLC. 
Russia will be hosting the World Football Championship for the first time. The championship will be held from June 14 till July 15, 2018 in 11 Russian cities. 

Russian Railways Logistics is a subsidiary of JSC United Transport and Logistics Company, established on November 19, 2010 in the framework of the logistics business development within Russian Railways Holding. The company provides reliable transportation services, storage and freight forwarding around the world, organize supply chains and complex logistics service for industrial enterprises. 
United transport and logistics company (UTLC) was founded on November 13, 2014. The founders of the company are JSC "Russian Railways", "Belarusian railway" and JSC "National company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy". The UTLC establishment is supposed to develop the transport and logistics infrastructure of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan on the basis of the unified pricing policy, the sharing of the available rolling fleet, the introduction of unified technologies and standards to render transport and logistics service in the Single Economic Space.