Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Russian Post Signed An Agreement to Build A Logistics Hub in Novosibirsk

Russian Post sorting hub.

• The new hub will manage a full range of postal products and will help optimise logistics within the Russian Federation and internationally; • The Italian Post Office and several other international customers have chosen Leonardo’s postal automation and logistics solutions, all based on cutting-edge technology and safety. A joint project between Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Russian […]

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Russia wants Musk’s Hyperloop to China

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Russia’s wish to attract Chinese investment knows no boundaries Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering the Elon Musk-proposed Hyperloop concept to connect China with the Russian Far East, built with Chinese cash. TASS reported that the high-speed Hyperloop would potentially be between China and the Russian port of Zarubino. The Russia-China intergovernmental council will convene in […]

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North South Transport Corridor – cheaper and faster Iranian hub

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North South Transport Corridor – cheaper and faster The North South Transport Corridor (NSTC) will be cheaper and faster – connecting India with the European Union and the Baltics and avoiding the Suez Canal. The NSTC took a major step as the investors Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia agreed competitive transit rates not to exceed $3000 per […]

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Russian cross-border e-commerce growing exponentially

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Russian cross-border e-commerce exploded in 2015 Whilst it is getting increasingly difficult for Russian business and logistics service providers to access European markets, evidence of the so-called ‘eastern-pivot’ are more pronounced. It is not just the mega amounts of cash the Chinese are pumping into Russia infrastructure projects like high speed rail links, oil and […]

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First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran

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First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran A Chinese freight train loaded with 32 containers arrived in Tehran on February 15th, 2016. The latest new railway link is part of China’s overland Silk Road plan and follows hard on a series of other ‘firsts’. The rail-bridge connection with Iran revitalises the ancient Silk […]

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China’s Silk Road drive

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China’s Silk Road drive – 21st Century “Marshall Plan” China’s “Silk Road” drive is attracting investment from new players, eager to benefit from the new business opportunities. In a mixture of business acumen and geopolitics, new developments are springing up proving greater choice and, if to be expected, reduced pricing, as competition kicks in and […]

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