Logistics Center for the Polymer Industry and Related Products Opens for Business

On October 8 on the premises of the Vorsino Industrial Park in the Kaluga region LLC KSS RUS, a subsidiary of the German Karl Schmidt Spedition GmbH & Co., officially opened its new logistics center.

In a festive event, the first deputy governor of the Kaluga region, Dmitry Denisov, congratulated staff and management of the complex as well as the German partners.

Affiliated with a railway terminal for receiving container trains with polymer products, KSS RUS offers logistics services for the chemical industry on an area of 45,000 m² as part of the multimodal Freight Village Vorsino transport and logistics center. Packaging, storage and shipping of polymer and related bulk materials to Russian and international customers are handled at and by this logistics center. The packaging machines can handle a capacity of 500,000 tons p.a. The logistics center is equipped with a warehousing area of 35,000 m2 , a container storage area with space for 7,000 TEU and six silos of 290 m3 each.

Due to its strategic location in the Greater Moscow area, the facility offers the possibility of distributing incoming goods from the production sites in eastern Russia. At the same time, however, the HUB function for the distribution of imports from Western Europe can be realized.

KSS RUS is a wholly owned subsidiary of German Karl Schmidt Spedition GmbH & Co. KG, Heilbronn, and employs more than 400 staff, with four separate offices in Tobolsk, Kstovo, Vorsino and head office in Nizhny Novgorod.