On October 2, within the frame of the International Transport and Logistics Forum PRO //Motion.1520, Alexei Shilo, Commercial Director of Russian Railways – Head of Center of Branded Transport Service and Yuri Yuriev, Executive Director of Freight Village RU signed cooperation and interaction agreement.
The agreement is to establish long-term cooperation in implementing Digital Container Terminal project, which provides for integration of terminal and railway processes, and Smart Logistics project related to shipment of targeted cargo lots by scheduled trains.
Digital Container Terminal project supposes automation of terminal operations and extension of electronic document control when organizing container transportation. The project also plans to optimize processes of railway container transportation by offering advanced online-services to customers.
In order to implement the agreement, the parties intend to organize Project Office to put in place innovative technologies in container transportation.
“Digitalization of transportation solutions is the priority in developing Freight Village RU services. Our commitment is to put container transportation to a new process level: improve business processes, completely switch our terminals to electronic document control mode, enhance process flexibility, create user-friendly interface of online-services. Smart Logistics project supposes modernization of logistics and implementing advanced transportation solutions in big cities. The project intends de-consolidation and delivery of cargo for city customers to specialized city terminals. Organization of smart trains specified in the signed agreement is the priority element of this project”, - Yuri Yuriev, Executive Director, Freight Village RU said.
According to information from Freight Village RU