Logistics

How to deliver a large turbine rotor from a manufacturing plant in one city to a power station located tens of miles away from an airport in another city while efficiently saving time and financial resources?

To solve such complicated logistics challenges, Volga-Dnepr Group has come up with an integrated and cost-effective service that includes the entire range of required activities carried out through Engineering and Logistics Center (ELC).

Three Volga-Dnepr offices located in Russia, UK and USA coordinate ELC activities 24/7/365. The ELC project has become another inherent element of Volga-Dnepr’s Cargo Supermarket strategy.

The integrated solutions combine charter and scheduled flight capabilities offered by the companies’ fleet of AN-124-100, IL-76TD-90VD, Boeing 747 and Boeing 737 freighter aircraft, and end-to-end logistics based on comprehensive project management approach, specifically providing customers with the following value added services and competencies:

  • combined worldwide multimodal schemes using road, rail and sea transport;

  • Engineering and technical cargo analysis, consultations on feasible methods of delivery, packing and transportation, covering all stages of product supply chain including product design and manufacture aspects;

  • development and manufacture of bespoke loading / transportation systems for specific projects;

  • optimum route planning from production site to final destination;

  • ground support arrangements at airports of loading/unloading, cargo delivery to/from airport including obtaining of all necessary authorizations, approvals and permits;

  • arrangements for special loading / unloading equipment (e.g. mobile cranes);

  • assistance in customs clearing, insurance, warehousing of cargo;

  • engagement of smaller size aircraft from partners to minimize costs for customers.

Dedicated ELC experts take full responsibility for cargo transportation and logistics, providing customers with a fully integrated, end-to-end solution, and keeping customers fully informed of all aspects of planning, preparation and movement of their cargo.

With over 20 years of experience in the air cargo market, versatile aircraft fleet, global route network and representative offices, in-house trucking and insurance services, and proprietary technical know-hows, ELC professionals will provide the most suitable and efficient overall logistics solution to the benefit of each customer.



Examples

Delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s Wing Section

Transportation of equipment for the PNG LNG Project’s Hides Gas Conditioning Plant in Papua New Guinea

Delivery of a total logistics solution for 73-ton „runner” to Bratsk hydroelectric power station

Delivery of the exhibition equipment from Kaluga in Russia to London and back again

Synergy of Volga-Dnepr Group capabilities

End-to-end delivery of 103-ton rotor