Economic development forecast globally and in Eastern Europe in 2013 and 2014

EBRD forecast on economic development in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development published the quarterly economic development forecast for 2013 in Eastern Europe

The volume of sea transportations between EU countries and Ukraine is growing

For 7 months of 2013 the volume of sea transportations between Ukraine and EU countries increased by 2,85% in comparison with the same period last year and is equal to 12,7 million tons. 

Cargo transportation from the Balkans to Russia

The cargo import from the Balkans (Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Slovenia) to the Russian Federation is stepping up

On October 1, 2013 eco taxes come into effect in France

The environmental toll is collected from transport vehicles that move across the French taxable national and regional road network (15,000 km). The toll is due for all transport modes registered in France or abroad if the total permissible weight of a vehicle (or a trailed unit of combined transport vehicles) is higher than 3.5 tons.

Next TELS own fleet replenishment

TELS group road transport enterprise TELS CARGO obtained new batch of heavy-duty trucks on 12th of August 2013.

Modal split between railway and road transport

Different resources have recently informed that there is a tendency to deliver more cargoes by railway transport than by motor vehicles.  In order to check this information the Analytics Department of TELS Group of companies has examined the road and railway freight traffic activity between EU countries and the Russian Federation over a period of 4 months (January-February), 2012/2013 in terms of total cargo turnover and commodities groups.


TELS legal support “Partner should feel perceive protection”

A “round table” about forwarding activities legal support and legal protection of company’s and its partners’ behoofs has been held in TELS.

Contractor’s security check as one of chief security issues

New instruction of contractors permit-to-work has been developed in TELS to improve cargo safekeeping activities.

Criteria of business reliability. Risk management

Circular table on risk management issues has been held at TELS Corporate Training Center.

TELS continues to enlarge own fleet of heavy-weight trucks

TELS transport department has obtained 3 new couplings in accordance with yearly plan of truck fleet replenishment:truck tractor DAF FT XF105.460 with curtainsider semitrailors KRONE Typ SD available for prompt loading from 3 sides and from the top.

4th batch of new trucks in 2012

Motor transport department TELS – TELS CARGO has obtained next (4th in 2012) batch of new trucks on 19th of July – 5 couplings of truck tractor MAN TGX 18.400 and tilt semitrailer Koegel SN24.

New heavy-weight trucks within TELS own truck fleet

On 20th of June 2012 TELS own truck fleet has been replenished with new trucks for already 3rd time during the year. Three new truck tractors DAF FT XF105.460 in coupling with semitrailers SCHMITZ SCS 24/L (curtain sides and roof enable prompt loading from 3 sides and from the top) shortly will take on first loads from our Customers.

Satisfaction of Customers with TELS’s Service Has Grown Twice During a Year

TELS analytics sector has summarized “The Monitoring of Customers’ Satisfaction – 2012” outcome. This investigation takes place annually with the help of generally acknowledged world method SERQUAL which let define with a high degree of objectivity how our Customers evaluate the company and its service from the point of view of the main characteristics of quality.

Next TELS truck fleet enhancement

On 13th of June 2012 TELS truck fleet has been increased by 6 couplings consisting of truck tractor MAN TGX 18.400 and tilt semitrailer Koegel SN24.

TELS widens the possibilities of groupage cargo delivery

TELS group of companies has made a partner agreement with a consolidation warehouse in Forst, Germany, to improve cargo consolidation functions and optimize logistic patterns of package cargo delivery in the EU – CIS direction in May 2012. A new warehouse has large areas (two storehouses of 2,5 thousand square km), it is modernly equipped and has automated stocktaking, storage and cargoes movement systems.

TELS constructors in Minsk and Warsaw offices went under trainings

During April and May 2012 there was a training for TELS’ carriers contract work with TELS Key Customers.

About changes of import conditions into Russian Federation

Since 5/2/2012 there will be changes in international transportation standards on the territory of Russian Federation. These changes refer to control tightening of cargo transportation conditions from EU by international companies. Fines for regulatory system violation are expected to grow considerably.

Evaluate, choose, develop! Implementation of competencies model into TELS HR-practice

Active job is being carried out within TELS to implement HR-practice. In foreign companies’ managerial practice model of professional competency is considered to be a multipurpose tool

Carriage of high-priced equipment for poultry factory

In January-February 2012 TELS company has implemented project cargo transportation – carriage of equipment for poultry. Customer was one large Russian company

TELS transport enterprise’s 2011 activities’ results

The year of  2011 became successful enough for TELS transport enterprise – TELS Cargo LLC