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COMPANY NEWS
2014, 14 NOV
An International forum «Green logistics: Ideas.Practice.Prospects» is taking place at Helsinki
On November, 14, 2014 an International forum «Green logistics: Ideas. Practice. Prospects» is taking place at Helsinki. JSC "Russian Railways logistics" is a partner of the event. 

The forum participants will discuss the environmental aspect of freight transportation, the challenges of international environmental standards implementation in Russia, the role of state support in the development of "green" transport. Pavel Sokolov, JSC "Russian Railways logistics" CEO, will take part in the plenary session of the forum. He will reveal the value of complex logistics solutions for the environment. 

When developing logistics solutions RZD Logistics experts search the way of logistics system optimization, as well as reducing harm to the environment during transportation. For that purpose RZD logistics is actively implementing new logistics products. As one of the most effective way to limit the impact of freight forwarding on the environment RZD logistics offers complex logistics service. It includes company’s logistics system analysis followed by its optimization. For example, when providing complex logistics services for CJSC "Severstal Sort Plant Balakovo" RZDL experts managed to replace one of the two shunting locomotives for an eco-friendly and cost-effective Mercedes-Benz Unimog. 

The transfer of freight traffic from road to rail is an important trend of international logistics market. "RZD Logistics" focuses mainly on rail forwarding, which is considered to be the most environmentally friendly transportation mode. 

Experience of green logistics technologies implementation will be discussed by the heads and representatives of government authorities, environmental organizations, leading transport, logistics and industrial companies, as well as representatives of the scientific community of Russia, CIS, Baltic States and foreign countries.