In 2017, JSC Wagon-Service was the first to develop technology painting of high-speed Sapsan train without detachment of carriages which was approved by Siemens and RZD. As a result, JSC Wagon-Service is the first and exclusive Russian contractor which got a contract from Siemens for painting and reconditioning of decorative varnish coat of high –speed Sapsan train.Read more
December 27, 2017
WGS Group closed the deal on purchase of ISNEXT business.
WGS Group completed the process of acquiring the largest Russian online retailer of auto parts and auto components, operating under the brand ISNEXT. The purchase of the business will enable WGS group not only to increase the potential of its own railway logistics system, but also to restart a large-scale federal project, ensuring smooth service for the permanent ISNEXT customers and the fulfillment of obligations for partners.
During the negotiations, the parties have agreed the procedure of the new operating structure of ISNEXT, which will be totally implemented by February 1, 2018. By this time, the supply contracts will be resigned and warehouse stocks of spare parts will be refilled, flexible system of pricing and discounts will be introduced , the clients of the company will be offered the most convenient and functional service with guaranteed safety of their funds kept at their personal accounts.
Alexey Shumkov, shareholder and CEO of WGS Group Management Company said: “The decisions taken allow us to keep the existing ISNEXT staff and restart the business shortly. In 2018 ISNEXT intends to increase its footprint in the regions, increasing of sales offices and auto components pick-up points up to 200 across the country. Next year we will also launch ISNEXT franchise, as even today we see interest in it .”
We should remind that as a result of the transaction, WGS Group acquires retailer business, including 103 stores and spare parts pick-up points throughout the country, online trading system with more than 600,000 active users, and an innovative warehouse terminal in the Moscow Region with a total area of 17,000 square meters.
12 July 2012 Newspaper «Gudok»
Starting from the 1st of October railroads, having become regional centres, will have to provide technological and corporate coordination of the activity of the holding’s territorial subdivisions.Read more
16 July 2012 Gudok Newspaper
Samara city met the assembly participants with 36ºC heat. But the facilities that were shown to the Heads of railroads were not only hot because of sun, but also, because of heated interest to the demonstrated advanced technologies.
Samara station was the first location visited by the delegates. The scope and quality of services rendered by the station meet all international standards. “A passenger shall feel not only comfortable at a station, but also safe, – noted the Head of Kuybishevskaya railway station, Mr Andrey Komarovskiy. – For this purpose the station is fitted with equipment detecting banned items or substances in baggage, as well as 157 video cameras for online monitoring of the situation”.
19 July 2012 Regional newspapers «Volzhskaya magistral», «Vostochno-Sibirskiy put’», «Vpered», «Dalnevostochnaya magistral», «Zabaykalskaya magistral», «Zvezda», «Zheleznodorozhnik Povolzh’ya», «Krasnoyarskiy zheleznodorozhnik», «Kuybishevskiy zheleznodorozhnik», «Moscovskiy zheleznodorozhnik», «Oktyabr’skaya magistral», «Priziv», «Severnaya magistral», «Transsib», «Uralskaya magistral», «Kalininskaya magistral»
Official opening of the reconstructed wagon-washing complex in Samara passenger depot of FPC OJSC Kuybishevskaya branch took place within the framework of VIII Assembly of Heads of railroads of Russia. It is a unique investment project, realised within the investment program of Wagon-Service JSC.Read more
18 July 2012 Magazine RZD-Partner
This is the performance at which the company’s management aims, although it is early to speak about 100% utilisation of the complex’s capacities.
The long-term plans of the company include reconstruction and modernisation of 9 wagon washing complexes.Read more
16 July 2012 Magazine RZD-Partner
Launch of the state of the art wagon-washing complex in Samara that took place on the 12th of July 2012 gives a start to Wagon-Service’s large-scale programme on business development in Russia.
It is planned that by 2016 nine modernised and reconstructed wagon-washing and three painting complexes will be built for the total sum of 4.3 bln RUB.
16 July 2012 Magazine «RZd-Partner»
A new wagon-washing complex reconstructed by Wagon-Service JSC was put into operation on the 12th of July 2012 in Samara.Read more
16 July 2012 Magazine RZD-Partner
Railroads operate all year-round in any weather conditions: heat, rail, snow and slush. It goes without saying that it is more pleasant for a passenger to travel in a beautiful and clean carriage.
2 August 2012 TV-Channel RZD-TV