Russia

17 Feb 2017
Companies have had to take costly detours to avoid the violence in Ukraine.
15 Nov 2016
Shippers have generally welcomed the new approach.
10 Nov 2016
Russian auto and railway carriers will soon adopt a new contracting system meant to provide shippers with long-term pricing certainty and increase infrastructure investment, but some shippers are concerned about the new system.
08 Nov 2016
The Russian government’s decision to subsidize imports from China arriving via rail will cut costs and result in faster transit times.
27 Oct 2016
Shippers are warning that the Russian government’s raising of stevedoring tariffs to boost port infrastructure investment may squeeze out some operators and force importers and exporters to eat the higher costs.
24 Oct 2016
The fee will further drive up surface transportation costs in Russia, where trucking rates are also set to jump.
24 Oct 2016
Fesco’s revenue and earnings are still in freefall as Russia’s leading ocean and intermodal rail container operator struggles with a flatlining domestic economy.
19 Oct 2016
Russian shippers and transportation companies say they will have to increase their rates double digits to keep up with the cost increases created by Russia’s “Platon” truck toll.
19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
14 Oct 2016
Shippers using road or rail to get goods into Russia from another country will have to pay a new fee as of Jan. 1, 2017.
12 Oct 2016
The opening next month of a new roadway connecting Russia and China via Mongolia will open new transit options between the two regional heavyweights.