The article analyses Transport strategy of the Russian Federation through to 2030, a key document for development of Russia’s transport systems. The two scenarios set out in the strategy, fossil-fuel and innovative, are compared, with the latter given precedence, as innovative scenario would help reach high tempos of economic growth, as well as catch up with developed countries in both availability of transport services for the population and in adherence to safety standards.
The article analyzes the impact of changes in the structure of loading of cargo and cargo turnover on the indicators of profitability of freight traffic of Russian Railways. It is shown why the profitability is growing at a lower rate than the indexation of tariffs and the role of high-yield and low-yield cargo in this process.
The paper considers main world trends which are affecting to logistics development. Some indicators for describing logistics sector and logistics market are given. Special focus is directed to an analysis of barriers as constrains for logistic development: size/scale of national economy, industrial structure of economy, particular features of spatial resource allocation. As a summary of the analyses there is conclusion about underdeveloped logistics sector/market in Russian economy. In its turn exploring of new resources for accelerating economic growth in Russia is limited, and, as a result, logistics constrains for new economic growth stage are existing. Suggestions concern some mechanisms for transition to new stage of economic growth on the base of complex logistics development are given
The article analyzes the main trends in the transportation of coal and oil cargo by rail. The most important factors influencing the dynamics of demand for transportation of coal and oil cargo are shown. The prospects for the transport of these goods to 2025 are considered.
The necessity of increasing the efficiency of corporate governance in the railway transport of the Republic of Uzbekistan is substantiated and disclosed. An assessment of the main results of the railway company activity is given. Based on the analysis of the performance indicators of the railway company, the main directions for improving corporate governance were identified and disclosed.
Analysis of innovative activity of businesses, particularly those in the transport sphere, in the Russian Federation is provided, based on the OECD data. Company size, level of monopoly power and industryspecific characteristics were used as factors to determine innovative activity. All factors point at low level of R&D spending by Russian businesses, including those in the transport industry. Natural transport monopolies are significantly behind the world's largest companies in R&D. Lack of innovative management system in businesses is the chief barrier to innovative activity.