TNT pushes road service further into Russia

TNT Express has expanded its international Economy Express freight service in Russia with a new road connection to Yekaterinburg, the largest city in the Urals with a population of 1.3 million. Located 1,667 km east of Moscow, Yekaterinburg is the easternmost point of TNT’s European Road Network, which also connects Moscow, St Petersburg, Nizhniy Novgorod […]


TNT Express has expanded its international Economy Express freight service in Russia with a new road connection to Yekaterinburg, the largest city in the Urals with a population of 1.3 million.

Located 1,667 km east of Moscow, Yekaterinburg is the easternmost point of TNT’s European Road Network, which also connects Moscow, St Petersburg, Nizhniy Novgorod and 39 European countries.

The service extension is geared towards importers and exporters requiring a daydefinite delivery service for shipments weighing up to 500 kg per piece (palletised). Typical transit times will be five business days from Amsterdam or Hamburg, six business days from London or Rome, according to TNT.