Freight One successfully placed a RUB 5 billion Series 02 bond issue with a 12.00% annual interest rate. The bonds have a 10-year maturity, with a four-year put option. The buyers were large institutional investors
Freight One successfully placed a RUB 10 billion Series 05 bond issue. The bonds have a 10-year maturity with a 3.5-year put option
Freight One successfully placed its RUB 5 billion debut Series 01 bond, with a 10-year maturity and a thee-year put option
Freight One topped the list of the largest railcar operators in INFOLine RailRussia’s TOP 30, which ranked the largest freight rail operators in the first half of 2015
Freight One began offering industrial logistics services at the largest petrochemical products producer Stavrolen (part of LUKOIL) - in the town of Budennovsk (Stavropol region)
Freight One adopted process control systems and reorganised its business process in order to maximize effectiveness, increase customer focus and management system competitiveness
Freight One began offering industrial logistics services at Nizhneserginsky Metallurgical Plant (part of NLMK Group) in Nizhnie Sergi
Freight One launched a modernisation programme for its gondola fleet, concluding the necessary agreements on modernisation and extension of service life with Railcar Repair Company-2 (RRC-2)
Maxim Logvin appointed Deputy CEO for Human Resources and Social Policy at Freight One. He was previously Human Resources Director at Nestle in Eurasia and the Caucasus
In June 2015, as part of work to increase the efficiency of railcar management at Freight One’s Irkutsk branch, intra-company transport and logistics schemes were implemented for a key customer in Eastern Siberia - Ilim Group
Freight One’s Chelyabinsk branch transported 5,000 tonnes of large diameter pipes to the construction site of the South Stream pipeline, built to supply Russia’s central and southern regions with additional natural gas, and to supply Russian gas for export
To improve the professional competencies of its employees, Freight One’s Novosibirsk branch and the Siberian State University of Communications developed and implemented a professional development programme on freight operations and dispatching
Freight One management took part in the first St. Petersburg Logistics Seminar: Anti-Crisis Strategy for Transportation Companies, organised by trade magazine RZhD-Partner, where they discussed the changing priorities of transport policy on cargo, door-to-door multimodal transport, and advanced integrated 3 and 4 PL logistics services that are being implemented in the rail freight market.
Freight One entered into an agreement with Lithuanian Railways on transport-forwarding for railcars on Lithuanian territory
Freight One’s CEO Oleg Bukin and the President of EUROCEMENT group Mikhail Skorokhod signed a five-year service contract for the rail transportation of 100% of the finished goods from Russia’s largest building materials manufacturer
Freight One’s COO Alexander Sapronov held a working meeting with the Director of Western European division of the Luxembourg multimodal transport operator CFL Multimodal Jacek Kowalewski on international freight transport
Freight One’s CEO Oleg Bukin took part in the VI Transport and Logistics Conference "Barriers and points of growth of the Russian transport sector" as part of the discussion panel "Rail market development: The search for an effective governance model"
Head of the Rostov branch of Freight One Vadim Zhukov spoke at the XI International Transport Forum YugTrans on "The Development of Railway Transport in the Southern Russian Federation"
Freight One and RB Leasing (leasing company subsidiary of ROSBANK, Societe Generale group) signed a seven-year leaseback agreement under which RB LEASING ISC provided RUB 5.9 bln in leaseback financing, covering 3,000 railcars
By the end of 2014 UCL Rail, the railway division of the international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding (UCL Holding), led INFOLine RailRussia’s TOP-30 ranking of the efficiency of the largest railway rolling stock operators in Russia