Prospects for increasing cargo volumes depend on the transport infrastructure


Russian Railways set an ambitious aim for 2020 — to bring the volume of transit to 750 thousand containers. At the same time, it is planned to reach 6 million units in container traffic. Alevtina Kirillova, project manager for the development of export logistics of JSC Russian Export Center, speak about the challenges that the container transportation market faces and what measures should be applied to develop transit flows.

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