Ruscon organized first dispatch of container train with flax from Kurgan to China
In February 2022, the multimodal logistics operator Ruscon together with TransContainer (both are parts of Delo Group), organized the dispatch 62 40-foot containers loaded with over 1.6 thousand tons of flax.
The container train followed the route Kurgan- Grodekovo- Tianjin.
Ruscon as the main organizer of transportation provided the client with the full range of forwarding services, including “the first mile” and supervision in China. The railways service in Russia organized by TransContainer.
This container train was the first one for the region. Ruscon managed a number of organizational and operational issues, including sending of vehicles for containers loading, rate calculation, formation of the container train, formation and coordination route.
Andrey Chernyshev, The Senior Vice-President of Ruscon noted: “The dispatch of the first container train from Kurgan to China together with our colleagues from TransContainer is a good example of how it is possible to develop new transportation routes.
Undoubtedly, the containerization in the region and container transportation are still growing, so we organized many logistics procedures for the first time.
Considering the interest of local customers in this type of transportation and Ruscon's ability to provide high quality services, we are looking forward to the launch of container trains on this route on a permanent basis”.
About the Company
Ruscon is a part of Delo Group, 3PL operator for containerized cargo delivery in Russia and the CIS based on Delo Group’s asstes. Ruscon expands its ability to provide end-to-end cargo delivery services by a range of its own transportation assets: marine terminals, fleet of trucks, flatcars, inland terminals, customs and logistics storage facilities as well as developed network of branch offices.
Delo Group is the largest transport and logistics holding in Russia, managing sea container terminals in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins, a network of railway container terminals, a fleet of containers and fitting platforms.
The Group's stevedoring business includes DeloPorts holding and Global Ports, a leading container terminal operator. The transport and logistics business of the Group is made up of the multimodal transport operator Ruscon and the intermodal container operator TransContainer that owns and operates the largest fleet of containers and flatcars over the entire 1520 standard railway network.