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Russian rail link with Volga-Dnepr

RRLMOSCOW: November 20, 2015. Russian Railways Logistics (RRL), a subsidiary of the United Transport and Logistics Company, and Volga-Dnepr Airlines (V-D), are to joint-sell their complementary services.

The agreement will focus on scaling up the two companies' respective sales and business development channels in order to diversify and expand their range of multimodal services.

"We reached mutual understanding on selling the services at joint and through rates," said Alexander Kochukov, senior deputy general director of RRL.

"This agreement will bring our logistics services to a new level. The company will greatly expand its multimodal carriage package to allow a fully integrated service including air transport. Furthermore, the co-operation with Volga-Dnepr Airlines will facilitate the attraction of additional freight for rail and air carriage," he added.

Dennis Gliznoutsa, V-D vice president for Charter Sales commented: "The agreement is an essential step for [the] Volga-Dnepr Group on its path of strategic 'Cargo Supermarket' development. The relationship will give us an opportunity to offer our clients a superior choice of efficient logistics solutions at decent prices."

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