TransContainer counts on transport & logistics center to boost container throughput of port Vladivostok by 30%
Establishment of transport & logistics center (TLC) at Vladivostok will let increase the port’s container throughput by 30% due to logistic optimization. As Aleksei Lavrenov, Deputy Director General of TransContainer, told IAA PortNews at the round table meeting dedicated to the problems of the Baltic transport and logistic complex amid development of continental logistics at Asia-Europe-Asia routes, the first phase of TLC is to be put into operation in 2016, the second one – in 2017 provided that the project pays off.
The Company also looks into creation of a transport & logistics center near Saint-Petersburg.
In 2015, throughput of port Vladivostok totaled 619,000 TEUs.
TransContainer is Russia’s leading intermodal container transportation and logistics company, providing comprehensive container transportation and freight management services. With about 60,000 ISO containers and over 25,000 flatcars, the Company manages its fleet on more than 300,000 routes in Russia and abroad, providing a wide range of reliable and tailored container services. Additionally, the Company owns a network of rail-side container terminals located at 46 railway stations in Russia and operates one terminal Dobra in Slovakia. Through its joint venture with Kazakhstan Railways, TransContainer also operates 18 freight terminals in Kazakhstan, including the Dostyk border crossing with China.