Future founder of Smart Logistic Group Vladimir Elin established his first logistics company BBB.
Registration of Corporation EMSTS CJSC. The company was established to enhance the level of customs and warehousing services rendered to exporters and importers who worked on the markets of Russia, CIS and Baltic countries. Main activities: development, warehousing services, customs brokerage, transport logistics, cargo guarding and escorting, advising. Successful launch of a pilot project in Moscow — the class “B” warehouse facility Pervy Terminal with the total area of 14,600 m².
Launching an Internet project “Information and advising system “Virtual customs” (www.vch.ru). The project has been developed and is maintained by Corporation EMSTS to render integrated services to individuals and legal entities on all matters related to customs clearance, transport and warehouse logistics.
Commissioning the class “B+” warehouse facility Zapad Terminal in Moscow with the total area of 18,000 m².
Completion and commissioning of the class “A” warehouse facility Terminal Nemchinovka in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region. Total area is 10,500 m².
Reconstruction and commissioning of the class “A” warehouse facility Terminal Solnechny in Moscow. Total area is 64,000 m².
Corporation EMSTS CJSC’s shareholders Vladimir Elin and Vladimir Afanasenko announced the launch of a new logistics network project “Smart Logistic Group”. Registration of Smart Logistic Group CJSC.
Shortly before the crisis in 2008 Smart Logistic Group CJSC had concluded the largest transaction in the Russian warehouse property market renting 85,000 m² class “A” warehouse at the Industrial Logistics Facility Severnoye Domodedovo for long-term.
Establishing own management company Smart Logistic Group Operating CJSC and transferring management of a part of core business assets and customer contracts to it.
Smart Logistic Group CJSC together with its subsidiary Smart Logistic Group Operating CJSC expanded the site for premium logistics at the ILF Severnoye Domodedovo up to 50,000 m² to operate cargos of major customers in 3PL-provider mode.
Renewed management team of Smart Logistic Group deeply reconstructed the corporate business processes, upgraded the corporate data processing center, improved warehouse operations recording system and implemented cross-docking operations with duration of less than one day. According to the rating “Logistics operator of Russia 2014” Smart Logistic Group hit TOP-5 logistics networks of the Moscow region.