Port Wings News Network:
The first transit container train from Xi’an, China, has arrived at its final destination – the BILK terminal in Budapest, Hungary. The order for the transportation was handled using the Freight Transport electronic trading platform (ETP FT).
The train loaded with 41 forty-foot containers with consumer goods was dispatched as part of a joint project between Digital Logistics LLC (a subsidiary of Russian Railways and operator of the digital platform), Rail Cargo Logistics – Rus LLC, and PJSC TransContainer. It is aimed at digitally transforming the business process of organizing container transportation.
The transport services provided to the customer (Rail Cargo Logistics – Rus LLC) and all communications with the partner (PJSC TransContainer) were carried out exclusively online. The customer generated an application, received the offer, paid for the service, and tracked its status in the personal account on the Freight Transportation electronic trading platform.
More than 80 companies are already connected to the Electronic Trading Platform Freight Transportation (ETP FT), including 72 rolling stock operators, 3 terminal and warehouse operators, 5 carriers, and 6 stevedoring companies. Its client base exceeds 5,400 users.