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UKRZALIZNYTSIA INCREASES CARGO TRANSPORTATION IN DEC

JSC Ukrzaliznytsia transported in December 2020, according to recent data, 26.65 million tonnes of cargo in all routes, which is 7.4% more than the same period in 2019.
According to the Ukrzaliznytsia’s press service on Wednesday, cargo turnover for the specified period increased by 4.4%, up to 14.404 billion tonne-kilometers.
Thus, the largest volume of cargo transportation in December 2020 was traditionally in domestic traffic and amounted to 12.08 million tonnes, which is 15.4% more than in December 2019. Domestic cargo turnover increased by 11.6%, to 4.668 billion tonne-kilometers.
Export in December 2020 amounted to 9.8 million tonnes, import to 3.78 million tonnes, and transit to 1 million tonnes.
As reported, Ukrzaliznytsia increased the volume of domestic cargo transportation by 22% in November.

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VOLUMES OF CARGO TRANSPORTATION IN JAN- OCT OF 2020, MLN TONS

Volumes of cargo transportation in Jan-Oct of 2020, MLN tons.

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VOLUMES OF CARGO TRANSPORTATION IN JAN-OCT OF 2020, MLN TONS

Volumes of cargo transportation in Jan-Oct of 2020, MLN tons.

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TRANSPORT ENTERPRISES OF UKRAINE REDUCE CARGO TRANSPORTATION

The transport companies of Ukraine (excluding the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the JFO zone) in January-November 2020 reduced transportation of goods by 11.6% compared to the same period in 2019, to 546.6 million tonnes, the State Statistics Service has reported.
According to the report, the freight turnover of carriers for the specified period decreased by 15.1%, to 263.9 billion tonne-kilometers.
According to statistics, over the 11 months of this year, 278.8 million tonnes of goods were transported by rail in domestic traffic and for export, which is 3.2% less than in January-November 2019. Some 174.6 million tonnes (less by 21.6%) were transported by road, 5.2 million tonnes (8.4% less) by water, 87.9 million tonnes (13.5% less) by pipeline, and 100,000 tonnes (6.5% less) by air.

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UKRZALIZNYTSIA INTRODUCES SYSTEM OF OPERATIONAL CONTROL OVER PROCESSING CUSTOMERS’ REQUESTS FOR CARGO TRANSPORTATION

In order to minimize corruption risks, Ukrzaliznytsia is introducing a system of operational control over the provision of customers’ requests for cargo transportation.
As the company reported on its website on Wednesday, the system is aimed, in particular, at eliminating the possibility of non-receipt or delay in the delivery of freight wagons, as well as eradicating corruption in the freight wagons distribution.
“At the first stage of the system implementation, we already carry out daily operational monitoring of applications for the delivery of freight wagons, consider all problem cases and correct the situation in order to fully meet the needs of customers and timely delivery of freight wagons. After all, each well-developed application is, in the end, the company’s income and its further development,” the Ukrzaliznytsia’s press service said.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia, operational control, monitoring the situation and quick response will significantly improve the quality of rail cargo transportation and strengthen cooperation with market participants.

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VOLUMES OF CARGO TRANSPORTATION IN JAN-SEPT OF 2020, MLN TONS

Volumes of cargo transportation in Jan-Sept of 2020, MLN tons.

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