Experts from TELS Group of companies in a joint interview answered questions of the Russian media holding RBC about the vision of the situation in the market of transport and logistics services in 2017
The aggregate container turnover of the world’s 150 largest ports increased by 5.8% over the period from January to March.
There are certain prejudices concerning groupage cargo transportations, such as longer delivery time and higher complexity as well as small cost savings, which do not make up for the specified disadvantages. These opinions are definitely untrue for TELS.
According to professional expert community, global transport logistics will be getting more and more containerized. Figures for the year 2017 prove this trend.
After almost 4 year years of bans Moldovan wines will be imported to Russia again.
Consolidation of global container shippers and intercontinental ships continues in the global shipping industry.
Market of Transport Logistics between Turkey and Russia – Great Opportunities Attended by High Risks
Relationship between Russia and Turkey has undergone amplitude changes over the last 3 years, which has never taken place in international relations.We have interviewed 3 experts from TELS Group of companies about the history of political and trade relations between Russia and Turkey, peculiarities and opportunities in the Balkan logistics market.
On April 11, 2017, three months and a half after all the other EAEU members had signed the new Customs Code, the Republic of Belarus also signed this document.
Trends in economy force many businesses, logistics divisions to reduce expenses. TELS expert describes how TELS helps its clients accomplish the goal.
Obligatory payments for using highways and bridges have been collected since February 2017 from all the vehicles with foreign plates.
In 2016, road transportation market from the countries of the EU to the major countries of the Eurasian region (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan) grew by 1.7% against the year 2015, making 17,483 thousand tons (hereinafter according to the data taken from Eurostat).
Instead of February 1, 2017, the government of the Russian Federation decided to increase the tariffs for heavy trucks using federal roads within Plato system from April 15 to 3.06 rubles per kilometer (while current tariffs are 1.53 RUB/km).
Possibly, a new high-speed technology of cargo transportation in Russia will become a reality in four years’ time.
Protracted sanction war between the EU and the Russian Federation induced German businesses to invest in its own manufacturing on the territory of Russia thus developing the potential of the domestic logistics market.
The year 2016 is over, so it is high time to sum up what happened to the international road transport market across the Eurasian region and try to see what the new year shall bring. (The Eurasian region means the international logistics market between Europe and the CIS where Russia plays the most important part in the economic relations defining market conditions by its policy). The experts agree that the problems have been aggravating for the past three or four years, and this trend will most probably continue in 2017.
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On Thursday, December 15, the EU leaders agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six more months, as declared at the press conference held by Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande in Brussels at the EU summit.
The third quarter of the current year was marked by a substantial slowdown in road freight traffic from the Russian Federation to the countries of the European Union, especially after a considerable increase in the first 6 months of 2016 against the same period of the previous year (with +20%). As a result, the positive trend in the volume of cargoes exported from Russia to the EU over the first three quarters of 2016 decreased totaling +7% (up to 7.5 million tons).
According to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ukrainian container ports increased cargo handling by 29% in January-February 2016 against the same period of the previous year. In total, 454 thousand TEUs were handled over that period. (In 2015, the decrease of container transshipment at sea ports made 30%).
There has been an increase in both the number of crimes committed on international routes and cargo theft cases lately.