Russian Auto Transporters

What does the Russian market in the transport sector, transportation services vehicles in more remote areas of Russia? From all available – sea, railway, transport auto transporter, each has its own characteristics. For example, transportation by sea, taking the specific geographical features of Russia, is of little use and can be carried out only during the navigation season, which significantly limits the ability of transport vehicles. All possible routes pass through the Baltic Sea in the west of Russia and in the south through the Black Sea ports. A car imports to Russia from the Asia-Pacific Far East port workers put in a difficult position. On the one hand cars imported more and more, in the construction of new ports avtoterminaly. On the other – to export these cars are nothing. OAO RZD 'imposed a ban on transportation of cars in the postal and baggage cars, and specialized transporters sorely lacking.

On the other hand the overall market decline of sales of foreign cars in Russia in the first two months of the year was 33%. At the same sale in the regions of shrinking faster than the center. The only exception is North-West Federal District, where the decline was only 23%. These statistics are provided in the review of the Russian automotive market, prepared by the analytic agency "Autostat." Experts say that most strongly affected by the crisis car market in the Urals (-43.4%) in the Volga region (-42.5%), in southern Russia (-40.9%). In this situation, transport vehicles by rail is becoming increasingly important.

However, railway rolling stock carriers was not ready for such a large increase. Thus, the head of the Finnish transport company CR Cargos Henry Kuytun, only 3% of cars coming from Finland to Russia are transported by rail. In the first all this is due to lack of specialized grid of cars. Traffic volumes of cars wagons nets decreased significantly in the early 90s.