Gala presentation of “AzRusTrans” CJSC
10 October 2016 gala presentation of “AzRusTrans” CJSC that is a joint company of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC and “Rusaqrotrans” CJSC were held.
With its opening speech the head of joint company Cavid Quliyev started the event and emphasized the benefits of this company in international cargo shipments among Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia and Turkey.
Then, the chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC Cavid Qurbanov, the chairman of the board of “AzRusTrans” CJSC Oleq Roqachov, the board member of “Rusaqrotrans” CJSC Konstantin Zasov, the deputy chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC Iqbal Huseinov, the director of “Rusaqrotrans” CJSC Yuri Kim, the marketing director of “Rusaqrotrans” CJSC Aleksey Fedotenkov reported on future perspectives of newly founded company.
In should be mentioned, that the goal of creation joint venture between “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC and “Rusaqrotrans” CJSC is to increase the share of railways traffic in overall cargo transfers among Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia and Turkey, to provide required activities in order to create competitive in modern market terms logistic service. By merging the carriage parks both companies could initially cover grain and wood transportations.
The results of provided activities (including Baku-Tbilisi-Qars, South-West transport corridors) show, that volumes of railroad transfers via new transportation arteries that pass Azerbaijan from Russia to Turkey or from Russia to Iran could double as the outcome of new join company’s business activities. At the same time, grain transportation in directions as, Russia-Iran, Russia-Georgia, Russia-Turkey, Kazakhstan-Turkey, Kazakhstan-Georgia could become more perspective. “AzRusTrans” is a railways company that eager to become the main operator with private carriage parks in Russia and Azerbaijan. “AzRusTrans” Railways Company has ambitions to become the main logistic company and provide services to different traders, buyers and sellers of goods. “AzRusTrans” will carry grains, other open, agricultural and wood materials, mineral fertilizers, construction materials, packed and liquid cargo. “AzRusTrans” will provide carriage rent, carriage tracing (within Azerbaijan), and cargo transfers (including fees) from different location via Baku-Tbilisi-Qars, Iran-Russia (North-South) transport corridors.
The duty of “AzRusTrans” is to rapidly provide transport means that completely fulfill customer requirements.
The goal of joint venture is to increase the share of railways in Azerbaijan’s transit cargo.
Corresponding documents were signed at the end of the event.