Loxx steps up general cargo services to Russia
The German forwarding company Loxx has commenced new general cargo services from Gelsenkirchen (Germany) to Tolyatti/Samara Oblast (Russia). The trucks depart from Gelsenkirchen on Fridays and are scheduled to arrive in Samara/Tolyatti eight days later. Goods can be co-loaded in Warsaw on Mondays. The transit time from the Polish capital to Tolyatti is six days.
Tolyatti/Samara is located on the middle reach of the Volga and has a population of around 720,000. It is an industrial centre that is primarily known for its Lada vehicle plants. The private car manufacturer’s main factory in Tolyatti is the largest of its kind in Russia. The chemical, foodstuffs and engineering industries are also predominant in the Samara region. (ben)