The largest industrial enterprise in the Urals and its Chinese partner relied on AsstrA’s international transport and logistics expertise to ship equipment via internal customs transit (ICT).
The client needed to ship two batches of containers with equipment from the station in Chelyabinsk to the warehouse of the final recipient. An important feature of this transportation was that the cargo was not customs-cleared. Therefore, transportation could be carried out only in customs transit mode.
"Moving the goods from point A to point B required logistics know-how. But just as important in this case was the correct and timely execution of the necessary documents by AsstrA specialists,” says Dmitry Gerber, a Railway Transportation Department Specialist at AsstrA. “Delivery of each container of equipment required the fast preparation of numerous accompanying documents. When the containers arrived at the station in Chelyabinsk, the AsstrA team took the equipment out of the customs transit that had begun upon entering Russia in Zabaikalsk. Then they completed a new set of of documents to open a new customs transit procedure to deliver the goods to the customs post in the city of Kartaly. And the final stage was the preparation of documents for transit from the customs office to the warehouse of the final recipient.
We had only about 15 hours for the registration procedures for each container and its delivery. Therefore, we promptly issued waybills and bank insurance guarantees and then took the containers from the temporary storage warehouse. The cargo was then delivered from Chelyabinsk to the customs post in Kartaly on time and in strict complance with the customs regime. Any problem is solvable!”
In total, AsstrA experts in Chelyabinsk issued documents for and delivered 36 large-capacity containers.
The scheme of cargo delivery developed by AsstrA specialists avoided downtime during equipment unloading.
"The warehouse of the final recipient was ready to accept no more than four large-capacity containers per day. In total, seven vehicles were involved in this project. The proposed “3/4” scheme was that three containers were sent in one day by road to the final recipient’s warehouse, and four the next day. It allowed us to meet the client’s requirements for quick delivery of the goods,” says Nikolai Rukavishnikov, CIS Rail Transportation Department Head at AsstrA.