Fast and reliable container trains are becoming a standardised transport option for traffic between Asia and the Nordic countries. There are already more container trains running between Finland and China than ever before.
We are an experienced, diversified and skilled logistics provider – both on rail and road.
We offer rail logistics as well as national and international road logistics services to answer the heavy industry’s needs – transportation of mass goods is what we do best.
VR Group’s Moscow representative office creates and maintains connections to the Russian Railways and authorities, creating a good foundation for railway transports between Finland and Russia. Additionally, the experts at the office ensure that the railway transports of the Finnish customers move in Russia as agreed, and they are developed according to the customer´s needs.
In the SQAS audit, used by the chemical industry, the safety, sustainability and quality of the transport is reviewed comprehensively. VR Group’s result of 96 % ranks among the elite of the European railway companies.
VR Group’s annual investment in the rolling stock servicing freight traffic is over EUR 50 million. The production organisation will also undergo changes. The new model is based on the primary flow of goods and its processing.
The professional requirements for Russian truck drivers have changed, and for the better. In the future, professional qualifications will only remain valid for a period of five years at a time. After this, drivers must update their professional skills and know-how by participating in further training and an examination.
In addition to Finland, VR Transpoint special transport and project transport services are also available for Russia and Scandinavia. Cargo transported into the west is unloaded and transferred into Swedish wagons at Haaparanta.