Cooperation agreement between Gefco and “Russian Export Center”

Gefco will accompany the Russian export companies for building up their strategic plans and market penetration

Cooperation agreement between Gefco and “Russian Export Center”

Gefco, a member of RZD Russian Railways and the company “Russian Export Center” have signed a cooperation agreement to provide Russian and international exporting companies with global logistics solutions. This strategic partnership aims at enhancing Russian export capacities, starting from the automotive field to other strategic manufacturing sectors.

An official ceremony for the cooperation agreement signing between the Joint Stock Company “Russian Export Center”, represented by its General Director, Peter Fradkov, and the GEFCO  group, represented by its the Chairman of the Management Board, Luc Nadal, was held on 17 June within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

With this agreement “Russian Export Center” and Gefco commit themselves to a three-year cooperation to support Russian and Russia-based exporters from the manufacturing sectors. The two parties will use the potential and expertise of each other to implement practical measures in order to support exporters and facilitate long-term access to foreign markets.

As a state export support institution, established as a part of Vnesheconombank with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation, “Russian Export Center” will provide Russian exporters with legal, financing and business development advice.

As a global logistics integrator with a 65-year expertise in managing complex supply chains, Gefco will bring door-to-door logistics and transport solutions and an access to its global network. Due to the support of Russian Railways, its main shareholder, and its presence on the Russian market since 2003, it will make the logistics bridge for exporting companies.

More precisely, the know-how of Russian Export Center and Gefco will provide their customers and partners with following benefits:

  • knowledge of key markets (with preliminary study, up to the final implementation of logistics scheme)
  • access to a global network of agents and carriers in more than 150 countries
  • door-to-door solutions, including Customs and Tax clearance services, with high-level and homogeneous standards of operational services
  • financing capabilities