FESCO Group launches the «Direct Route» (Hayamichi, はやみち【早道】). It is a new regular service which provides fast delivery for containers transported from sea ports of Japan to Moscow via the Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port.
Delivery time from Japan to Moscow is 27 days now. FESCO cuts time up to 20. Transit time from port of Toyama to Moscow is 15 days. The intermodal chain includes sea transportation via Japan Transsiberian Line which takes up to 7 days, handling and railway loading at Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port — up to 3 days, and railway transportation by the Transsiberian Railway to Moscow — up to 10 days.
«Direct Route» is based on FESCO assets such as regular sea and railway lines, port and containers. The transportation is carried out from the ports of Yokohama, Shimizu, Nagoya, Kobe, Toyama.
«Direct Route» is a part of the project which allows to expand network of regular and fast routes using services of FESCO from the Asia-Pacific region to Russia. The first route of the project is «From Shanghai to Moscow in 20 days» launched in January 2017. More than 70% of cargoes transported on the route are delivered in 20 days now.