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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European road freight prices reach record highs

Haulage rates have risen steadily by around 5% over 15 months, driven by a mix of economic recovery, global supply chain bottlenecks, rising costs and scarce capacity — particularly of drivers

Source: Lloyd's Loading List
Rail Container Transportation in Eurasia in the First Half of 2021
In the first half of 2021, 336,598 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) were transported along the Eurasian railway transit route in the China—Europe—China direction, which is 50% more than in the first half of 2020.