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28.12.2016

UTLC volumes more than doubled

Moscow, December 28. The volume of transit traffic in the communication from Asia to Europe through the territory of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus by container trains of JSC "United freight logistics company" (JSC "UTLC") in 2016 exceeded 100 thousand TEU (equivalent to twenty-foot container) and more than 2 times exceeded the indicator of 2015 when 47.4 thousand TEU was transported.

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"The achieved terms of volume in the past year was the best for the entire period of development of transit container transportation on the rail network in Eurasian communication", - says the president of the company Alexey Grom.

According to the first vice-president of UTLC Erzhan Zhakishev, UTLC’s key factor of success is to follow the agreed new business model providing parity of shareholders in the share capital, administration, control and enterprise development. "This approach to the management of production activity allowed to generate an atmosphere of trust and partnership, not in words but in deeds, which ultimately contributed to such significant results", - said Zhakishev.

UTLC’s plans for 2017 - a further increase in transit traffic volume by another 40% in relation to the figure in 2016. The company's development strategy provides the progressive growth of the volume to the level of 1 million TEUs by 2025.

"Implementation of the strategy will create a unique "railway bridge" on infrastructure-1520 in the pairing initiative of the Economic Belt of the Silk Road and the Eurasian Economic Union" - sums up Alexey Grom.