The 2000s: our company nowadays and our new team.
Since the beginning of the 2000s “Sovfracht-Sovmortrans Group” has been actively increasing the pace of development.
Representative offices were opened in St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Kazan, Vladivostok, Odessa, Novosibirsk, Novorossiysk, Istanbul, Limassol.
The average of annual volume of transportations reached 20 million tons, the rolling stock of the Group of Companies grew to 20 000 railway cars, the deadweight - up to 55 000 tons. During this period, the annual growth rate of operating profit is about 20 percent.
M & A deals were completed, assets, such as the Yeisk seaport, the Astrakhan seaport, the Predportovy terminal, and the terminal in the Ilyichevsk seaport were acquired.
Since the beginning of the 2000s only the team "Sovfrakht-Sovmortrans Group" has thoroughly changed. A team of experienced professionals joined the managers of the new generation - young, active, ambitious. The Group of companies began to develop new types of services: container transportation, warehouse logistics, IT-technologies, logistics in the Arctic.
Despite the crisis periods in the economy (1998, 2008-2009) JSC “Sovfracht” and “Sovmortrans” significantly expanded their customer base and in 2009“Sovfracht-Sovmortrans Group” was recognized as the Best National Intermodal Operator in Russia according to the Euro-Asian Logistic Association .
"Sovfracht" exists almost nine decades. Today it is one of the most successful and dynamically developing Russian companies. PJSC ”Sovfracht” provides universal transport and logistics services, specializes in railway transportation of oil cargoes, using its own and leased rolling stock.
PJSC “Sovfracht” also carries out sea and river cargo transportation, chartering, brokerage services, ship agency and cargo insurance services. The company is one of the leaders in the organization of transportation of bulky and heavy cargo.
Along with the cargo transportation service, PJSC “Sovfracht” provides its clients a set of accompanying tools: legal support, assistance in drafting documents and negotiating, planning and choosing the optimal route, taking into account the infrastructure, technological and economic components.
The most valuable thing that our company has today is a reputation that is ensured by the professionalism of the people who make up a team of like-minded people - our specialists and managers. Today in our team young employees work side by side with veterans, whose work experience in PJSC “Sovfrakht” is more than 30 years. Their traditions and experience have become the foundation of the corporate culture of “Sovfracht”. All these components allows to successfully combine continuity of historical traditions, transfer of experience and unique developments together with the orientation to dynamic development in accordance with the high demands of today's business environment, the embodiment of modern management principles.
“Sovfracht-Sovmortrans Group” became the winner of the rating "Logistic Operator of Russia" in the nomination "The Best National Intermodal Transport Operator" in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, entered the Top-15 of the Leaders of the Russian Logistics Market by Turnover in 2009 , 2010 and 2012.
In 2015, “Sovfracht-Sovmortrans Group” received the Ministry of Transport Award "Formula of Motion" in the nomination "The Best Logistics Solution".
In 2016, “Sovfracht-Sovmortrans Group” entered the Top-10 of the largest transport and logistics companies in Russia according to the Analytical Center “Expert” and took the 6th place in the rating of the most dynamic companies based on the results of transport and logistics activities in 2015.
In 2018 PJSC “Sovfracht” became the winner of the “Company of the Year” award in the nomination “Transport and Logistics Services” as part of the “Best in Russia rating.”