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24th International Exhibition for Transport and Logistics Services and Intralogistics Technologies
15 - 17 April 2019 • Russia, Moscow, Crocus Expo, Pavilion 1

TRANSRUSSIA. Transport & Logistics Conference for Cargo Owners, Carriers and Logistics Specialists

Date: 18 - 19 April 2017 Time: 10:00 – 18:00 Venue: Pavilion 1, Crocus Expo IEC, Moscow

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We invite you to take a part in the TransRussia Transport & Logistics Conference, which will be held on April, 18-19, 2017, (Pavilion 1, Crocus Expo IEC, Moscow).
The purpose of the Transport & Logistics Conference is to exchange the experience among the leading players in the industry to improve the efficiency of logistics business processes and optimize supply chains.

April 18 2017.  Day 1.
Pavilion 1 / Conference-Hall 2

09:00 – 10:30   Registration. Welcome coffee-break

10:30 – 11:55.  Plenary Session: The development of transportation in Russia. Trends, perspectives, limitations.

Topics for discussion:

  • The status of the Russian and international transport market, geography and dynamics of cargo flows.
  • Opportunities to enhance the efficiency and competitiveness of rail transport.
  • Tariff system formation in 2017 - 2018.
  • International transport: current services expedited shipping of containerized cargo.
  • International transport: how do the rail companies work with cargo in Europe and Asia?
  • Russian freight transportation: problems and solution ways.
  • The role of the vehicle to improve the efficiency of transit-transport potential of Russia in the conditions of the Eurasian economic integration and the trend to diversify the geography of international traffic.
  • Opportunities to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of rail transport.
  • Macroeconomic forecast of transport logistics for 2018 (KPMG Study).

Moderator: Gennadiy Bessonov, Secretary General of the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation

Invited speakers:

  • Nikolai Asaul, Deputy Transport Minister of the Russian Federation
  • Kaspars Ozolins, State Secretary of Ministry of Transport of Latvia
  • Semen Reser, President of The Guild of Forwarding Agents
  • Aleksey Grom, President of United Transport and Logistics Company (JSC UTLC)
  • Petr Baskakov, General Director of PJSC TransContainer
  • Dmitry Cheltsov, Head of Permanent representation of International Road Transport Union (IRU).
  • Sergey Likharev, Vice President of NLMK Group
  • Alexei Romanenko, Partner, KPMG
  • Alexandr Sapronov, Executive Director, JSC Freight One

12:00 – 13:00   Ceremonial opening of the exhibition. Coffee-break

13:00 – 14:30.  Discussion Session: Cost of a container transportation in 2017-2018, the expectations and the main factors.

Topics for discussion:

  • Trends in the shipping market
  •  Increase of tariffs Russian Railways
  • Plato system, consolidation of road transport, the need for fleet renewal
  • Transfer of port tariffs to rubles
  • Deficit / surplus of wagons and containers
  • Inflation, changes in cargo flows, changes in exchange rates.

Moderator: Alexei Romanenko, Partner, Head of section of  infrastructural  and transport enterprises in Russia and the CIS, KPMG

Transportation costs account for a significant share of Russian GDP. According to the expert estimations, it reaches up to 20%, which is almost 2 times higher than the global average.

Companies working in Russia refer to high transportation costs as one of the major factors complicating their operations. Deficit of high quality transportation and logistics services from third party service providers motivates freight owners to create expensive in-house logistics departments. Low efficiency of transportation sector negatively affects economic growth. World Bank estimated that 10% increase in transportation efficiency could increase Russian GDP by 0.8%.

The topic of this discussion is the key changes and trends in transportation sector and their effect on the cost of transportation in the short term and long term perspective.

Topics for discussion:

  • Would disposal of a significant number of the wagons in 2016-2017 result in the deficit of the available fleet to meet the demand for transportation?
  • How can a balanced approach be found to indexing railway tariffs?
  • What are the latest to developments in the infrastructure and logistics of international transportation corridors, and how they influence the Russian transportation sector?
  • How to utilise the untapped potential of river transportation?
  • Is it necessary to convert USD denominated port tariffs into RUB?
  • Influence of the “Platon” system on the trucking industry.
  • What is the competition like between the trucking industry and the railways
  • Inflation, changes in the cargo flows, currency rate fluctuations


  • Alevtina Kirillova, Advisor of Transport Minister of the Russian Federation
  • Innokentiy Alafinov, the first deputy chairman of the State Company "Russian Highways" on the investment and financial issues
  • Andrey Gorlenko, Development Director of Transport  Assets Management, LLC
  • Alexander Insurin, president of FESCO Transport Group
  • Denis Mazurin, Director of Business Development, JSC RZD Logistics (RZDL)
  • Maria Nikitina, Director for Transport and Logistics, RUSAL, RUSAL

14:30 – 15:00.  Coffee-break

123.png15:00 – 16.30.  Thematic session: Improving the efficiency of international road transport in the conditions of the Eurasian economic integration.
Co-organizer: IRU (International Road Transport Union)

Moderator: Dmitry Cheltsov, IRU General Delegate to Eurasia, Chair of the AEB Customs and Transport Committee

  • Prospects for enhancing competitiveness of the Russian international road transport operators.
    Alexei Bakirei, Head of Department for State Policy in Road and City Passenger Transport, Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Guidelines to creation of common market of road transport services in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
    Duman Duisenbai, Head of Road Transport at the Transport and Infrastructure Department, Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC)
  • Approaches to customs regulation when performing international road transport operations within the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
    Sergei Sokolov, Counsellor for Customs Operations and Customs Control at the Department of Customs Legislation and Law Enforcement Practice, Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC)
  • Analytical review on road transport market developments in Eurasia
    Alexander Zaboev, Consultant, IRU Permanent Delegation to Eurasia
  • Creation of favourable conditions for international road transport
    Association of International Road Carriers (ASMAP)
  • How to wisely save on insurance
    Andrei Romanov, Deputy Director of the Transport Operators Insurance Department, Rosgosstrakh Insurance Company
  • Prevention of potential violations when performing international road transport operations through the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
    Roman Obraztsov, Managing Partner, Law firm «URVEST»

April 19, 2017.  Day 2.
 Pavilion  1 / TransRussia Conference-Hall

09:30 – 10:30  Registration. Welcome coffee-break

10:30 - 12:00.   Session 1.  Logistics Today and Tomorrow: the requirements of cargo owners and operators solutions.

Moderator:  Vasiliy Demin, Candidate of Engineering Sciences; Director of  MOSCOW AUTOMOBILE AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (MADI); Deputy Director of Coordination Board of Logistics

  • How cargo requirements have changed for logistics services in the last five years? What should logistic providers wait for in the medium and long term?
    Maria Isakova, Head of logistics, LANXESS
  • Top-50 largest industrial and infrastructure projects in development between 2017 – 2022.
    Vasiliy Demin, Candidate of Engineering Sciences; Director of  Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI); Deputy Director of Coordination Board of Logistics
  • How to improve the efficiency of logistics for cargo owners? An audit of logistic systems to identify critical issues. 
    Eduard Ostrobrod, Vice President, SELA
  • Changes in commercial and industrial cargo requirements for logistic companies. Looking at innovative solutions for logistic  and technology companies.
    Perry Neumann, Managing Director Russia + Belarus KUEHNE+NAGEL (LLC)
  • Case study: The necessity of KPI’s in warehousing and transport logistics.
    Vakhid Kiassa, head of Logistics Department, Pfizer Russia

12:00 – 12:30    Coffee-break

12:30 – 14:00.  Session 2. Challenges and solutions to transporting the cargo.

Moderator:  Yrysbek Tashbaev, Deputy Chairman, The Coordinating Council on Logistics; Head of projects, Supply Chain Professional Counsil

  • Challenges and solutions in production logistics.
    Frank Wende, Prof. Dr.-Ing.; Advisory,Fraunhofer IFF 
  • Integrated supply chains in Russia, CIS and Central Asia. System approach to product quality
    management and logistics with temperature control. With a case study of Ferrero.
     Maxim Atnashev, Director of Integrated Supply Chain for Ferrero in Russia, CIS and Central Asia.
  • Examine the viability of commercial transport rental as a solution to gaps in logistic planning
    Ivan Illarionov, Head of Sales Development Department, Fraikin
  • Leroy Merlin: The challenges of the present. Plans for the future.
     Marina Karamysheva, Head of transport Logistics / Boris Denisov, Transport manager, Leroy Merlin
  • RTWC as an effective tool to save time and transparency in the procurement of transport FTL services.
    Andras Orisek, Director of Logistics and Sales Administration, Bonduelle

14:00 - 14:30    Coffee-break

14:30 – 16:00. Session 3.  How to maintain control of logistic services costs for cargo companies

ModeratorIgor Prohin, President, Club of logisticians; Head of Logist.ru

  • Risk management in logistics: how to protect business with insurance tools.
    Elena Kharlamova, Head of Insurance Center, Russian-Chinese Chamber; Director of the Corporate Insurance Department, Gelios Insurance Company
  • The impact of external factors on ensuring the production needs of transport.
     Kirill Kirsanov, Project Manager, POLYPLASTIC Group
  • Integration of procurement and logistics. New opportunities. Integrated planning.
    Shamil Hayretdinov, Director of Logistics Department, Procurement Management Unit, "Mobile TeleSystems" PJ SC
  • Warehouse infrastructure in the provision of goods movement.
    Alexander Perfiliev, Partner, Director of Warehouse and Industrial Real Estate, ILM

* The program can be modified for reasons beyond the Organizer.

Key audience:

  • CEO of transportation companies
  • CEO of logistics companies
  • Freight forwarders
  • Head of logistics departments of trading and manufacturing companies/Cargo owners.

To get more information, please, contact to Daria Ermolaeva, Head of Conference Program: daria.ermolaeva@ite-russia.ru