A Russian group of companies “Volga-Dnepr”, which includes carriers such as AirBridgeCargo, “Volga-Dnepr” and Atran, signed a Memorandum of understanding with the Network Cainiao Smart Logistics (Cainiao Network) is a logistics unit of China’s Alibaba Group. According to “Volga-Dnepr”, the agreement aims to strengthen the position of both companies in the market of delivery of international online purchases in response to the growing demand from customers.
Cainiao Network will consider groups of airline “Volga-Dnepr” as a priority carriers for the provision of logistics services. “Volga-Dnepr” guarantees to the Chinese partner access to their route network and fleet of 41 aircraft. The agreement will contribute to the promotion and development of joint projects, “Volga-Dnepr” and Cainiao Network in the sector of electronic Commerce (e-commerce).