Russia and Belarus to jointly develop Europe-Asia transit services

RZD Logistics and Belarusian Railway signed an agreement for the development of transit services on the China-Europe-China route.
The parties agreed to develop transit container shipments across border points Brest–Terespol, Svisloch–Semyanuvka and Bruzgi – Kuznica Belostockaya with the participation of a state company Belintertrans-Transport and Logistics Center of the Belarusian Railway (BTLC).
The two companies will also work together on the service of accelerated delivery of LCL cargo in baggage train cars – Rail Jet – and will organize such regular shipments on the route Beijing – Moscow – Minsk with the delivery in 8 days.
“Today we see that China is very interested in reducing the time of delivery, including the delivery of e-commerce goods, and is also interested in appearance of modern distribution centers in areas of entering points to Europe. These centers should be capable to consolidate large volumes of cargo and distribute smaller volumes across the territory of Europe”, Viacheslav Valentik, CEO of RZD Logistics said.
Another important project implies using TCU Kolyadichi as a distribution center for goods from China, which are delivered to Europe. In this and other projects the companies agreed to jointly use the rolling stock fleet for shipments’ organization.

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