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LDz to cooperate with Russia’s largest railway cargo operator

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Tuesday, 23 August, LDz President Edvins Berzins and CEO of Russian railway cargo operator Pervaja gruzovaja kompanija Aleksandr Sapronov signed a memorandum in Moscow on the development of relations between the two companies in the sphere of transports and logistics.

The signed document provides for bilateral cooperation to help improve the cargo transit process and reduce the turnover of idle and empty wagons. It is also planned to commence cooperation in the realization of better customer service policy, LDz reports.

Hoping to increase the volume of carried cargoes, LDz and PGK plan to work together to introduce new technologies to practice of wagon use and cargo assembly organization, the company adds.

Companies agreed to perform consultations in order to develop proper rolling stock volume and quality assessment criteria, as well as improve company infrastructure and information resource accessibility.

«The signing of the memorandum will allow our Latvian partners to regulate legal, technological and financial matters associated with the international cargo transfer process more effectively. This step will help enhance PGK’s positions in the Baltic region and increase the turnover of cargoes. It will also help improve service quality for European, Russian and other CIS cargo shippers,» – PGK CEO Sapronov comments the event.

«Cooperation development with old partners is very important, especially now, when competition gradually increases on the transport market under influence of global change. LDz has been working on making organization and transport processes more effective and modern for years. We are happy that PGK values cooperation with Latvia’s transit industry. By working together, we will become even more attractive to our clients,» – notes LDz President Berzins.

Pervaja gruzovaja kompanija is Russia’s largest railway cargo transport operator. The company provides a full spectrum of cargo transport services. The company operates with 170 thousand rolling stock units, including cisterns, platforms, etc. The company has branch offices in 14 Russian cities, as well as an office in Kazakhstan and Finland.

PGK is part of Universal Cargo Logistics Holding’s railway division.

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