Russian Post and RUSNANO Create a System for Monitoring of Postal Deliveries
Russian Post (Pochta Rossii) and RUSNANO signed an agreement at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on cooperation to apply nanotechnology solutions in postal services. The agreement was signed by the CEO of Russian Post, Dmitry Strashnov, and the Executive Chairman of RUSNANO, Anatoly Chubais.
Left to right: the CEO of Russian Post, Dmitry Strashnov, the Executive Chairman of RUSNANO, Anatoly
Chubais, Managing Director for External Communications Member of the Executive Board, Andrey
The project involves implementation by Russian Post of a global monitoring system designed on a turnkey basis by
The project is scheduled for launch this summer and will be in operation by the end of 2014 at international postal exchange points (airport hubs in Moscow and St. Petersburg), and also at a number of major national and regional sorting offices, transit hubs and mail transportation offices at airports (Vnukovo Logistics Center, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod,
This agreement is an integral part of the strategy for the modernization of Russian Post. The nanotechnology solutions offered by RUSNANO’s portfolio company will be an important tool for improving the business processes of Russian Post.
“RUSNANO technologies will enable us to improve our logistics and control over the quality of mail delivery,” said Dmitry Strashnov. “This agreement means that we can improve the quality of our services and raise levels of customer satisfaction.”
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RUSNANO Joint-Stock Company was founded in March 2011 through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. JSC RUSNANO contributes to implementation of the state policy on the development of the nanotechnology industry by investing directly and through investment funds of nanotechnology in financially effective high-technology projects providing the development of new production facilities in the Russian Federation. Its primary investment focus is in electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, healthcare and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalwork, energy, mechanical engineering and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemicals and petrochemicals. 100 percent of RUSNANO’s shares are state owned. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 138 factories and R&D Centers opened in 37 regions in Russia.
Management of assets of RUSNANO JSC is carried out by Limited Liability Company established in December 2013, RUSNANO Management Company.
Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and carry out educational programs is fulfilled by RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, which was also established during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.
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Russian Post (Pochta Rossii) is the national postal operator, and has important social functions. It is the only company in Russia providing universal postal services at regulated tariffs. Russian Post has 87 branches, including 82 regional branches, the Main Center for Trunk Mail Deliveries, EMS Russian Post, Automated Sorting Centers, Hybrid Postal Centers, and a subsidiary in Germany. Postal services are provided to business and the general public via 42,000 post offices. Russian Post is a diversified enterprise. In addition to postal services it also provides more than 80 other types of services to the general public in towns and villages throughout Russia.