2018, 5 JUL
RZD Logistics received gratitude from one of the organizers of the World Cup 2018 for a project on the delivery of furniture

JSC RZD Logistics, the largest multimodal logistics operator in the CIS and Baltic countries, received an official letter of gratitude from the Branch of Match Hospitality AG in the city of Moscow, which is the Hospitality Rights Holder for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia appointed by FIFA. The company expressed its gratitude for the prompt assistance in the delivery of the late cargo – the furniture for the hospitality zones in the stadiums of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

RZD Logistics organized the delivery of furniture from Europe and China to 11 cities of Russia. The general volume of shipment included 48 40 foot containers, 20 trucks and 44 tons of avia cargo. The project was fulfilled by the department of LCL/LTL cargo transportation – RZD Express.

The logistics partners were responsible for the cargo delivery by cars, planes and railway from Europe (Germany, Italy and Poland) and China to terminals and railway stations in Vorsino, Okulovka, Hovrino, Zabaikalsk and Sheremetyevo. RZD Logistics provided the complex of logistics services, including customs clearance, delivery to the warehouses, assortment and “last mile” delivery to the stadiums in Moscow (Luzhniki and Spartak) and other 10 cities hosting the World Cup (Volgograd, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saint Petersburg, Saransk, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don). The furniture – tables, chairs, couches, benches – is used for the lounge zones and other areas in the stadiums of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

“Our country is hosting the World Cup, which requires the highest level of all processes organization, including supplies and logistics. We are happy to make our own contribution to the organization of this historical event. We are able to improve the quality of our services due to the constant work on the expansion of our services. For example, we have recently started to provide the service of customs processing”, - commented CEO of RZD Logistics Viacheslav Valentik.

“Thanks to your professionalism and active position of employees of JSC “Russian Railways Logistics” the whole cargo arrived on time”, - says the letter from the Branch of Match Hospitality AG in the city of Moscow.