2013, 11 MAR
Russian Railways Logistics Starts Delivery of Grain Cargo to Armenia for UN World Food Programme.

The branch of Russian Railways Logistics in Rostov-na-Donu won the tender of United Grain Company (OZK) for transportation of grain cargo for the UN World Food Programme.

The first car filled with buckwheat dispatched from Kursk, Russia to Vanadzor, Armenia.  In order to implement this project RZDL branch diversified the portfolio of transportation and logistics services offered in the CIS region.

The client was offered a range of services including freight forwarding on the territory of Russia, Georgia and Armenia as well as sea freight and terminal handling.

United Grain Company is a Russian state agricultural company, created in accordance with Russian presidential decree no. 290, dated March 20, 2009, and aimed at developing the infrastructure of the grain market, realizing the export potential of Russian grain on the global market, and actively buying and selling on the domestic grain market.

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is a UN agency funded through voluntary contributions. Each year the WFP feeds more than 90 mn people in more than 70 countries.