Russia, Nizhny Novgorod – 8 October, 2013. Russian Railways, the Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works Plant and URALCHEM-TRANS signed a cooperation agreement for the period 2013 to 2015 at the Volga Coordinating Council meeting held in Nizhny Novgorod. The meeting was chaired by the head of Gorky Railway, Anatoly Lesun.
The agreement will increase interaction efficiency between the parties to guarantee the transportation of raw materials and finished products from URALCHEM’s plant in Kirovo-Chepetsk. The parties agreed to combine their efforts in priority areas such as: accelerated transportation of the consignor's cars, provision of track to be used for parking cars, automation of the process for organizing shipments.
Sergei Momtsemlidze, Director of the Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works Plant, said: “Gorky Railway has always been one of the plant’s most important and reliable strategic partners. Increased cooperation between URALCHEM and Gorky Railway will give a new impetus to our strong relationship and will help to improve transportation of raw materials and finished products from the plant, including products for the domestic agricultural sector.”
Vsevolod Kovshov, director of URALCHEM-TRANS said, “The development of cooperation between Russian Railways and URALCHEM has been one of our priority tasks. We appreciate the constructive partnership with Gorky Railway, and especially the customer-oriented approach of the departments that we are dealing with, as well as the way they strive to always meet the needs of shippers. By signing the agreement, we will be able to work together on specific tasks that will ensure more effective and mutually beneficial cooperation between Russian Railways and URALCHEM. The most important area of work is the creation of a system allowing acceleration of transportation of the consignor's cars within the Russian Railways network. Our cooperation will also improve planning efficiency and traffic coordination.”