BTLC State Enterprise: reputation, trust, high quality

№ 2, 2023
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THE TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN ANY COUNTRY'S ECONOMY. A DEVELOPED LOGISTICS INFRASTRUCTURE HAS A DIRECT IMPACT ON THE INCREASE IN THE COUNTRY'S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT.  IT HELPS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY FLOWS SERVICING, THEREFORE BOTH THE STATE AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF THE TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR.

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BTLC State Enterprise has been providing services for international transportation of goods for more than 30 years. The company offers comprehensive logistics solutions, assisting the client throughout the process of cargo transporting from point A to point B.

The BTLC company provides a wide range of services, including transport and logistics services, multimodal transportation, delivery of goods with temperature control, rolling stock operation, container transportation by trains, container and cargo handling services at the terminals of the Belarusian Railway, electronic transportation document processing and customs clearance, as well as repair of large-tonnage containers.

Last year, BTLC State Enterprise once again became the winner of the "Expeditor of the Year" competition in the "Transport and Logistics" category, and also received the title of the "Best Exporter of 2022". The company was evaluated based on important economic criteria such as the total volume and growth rate of exports, foreign trade balance, and many others. The high results have been made possible due to the coordinated and professional work of specialists and managers of the company and the Belarusian Railway.

Reputation, trust, and high quality of service are the main factors in choosing a transport and logistics organization. Therefore, the annual confirmation of competitive advantages definitely keeps BTLC State Enterprise at the top. 

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An important indicator of the quality of the services provided is the certification by regional and international professional associations and unions – the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the Belarusian Association of International Forwarders (BAIF), the International Coordinating Council for Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT), and the Kazakhstan Freight Forwarders Association (KFFA). Besides, BTLC has successfully passed an audit and received the certificate that confirms that the quality management system for the provision of transport and logistics services, container transportation comply with ISO 9001-2015 standards. This is an additional guarantee of the reliability of the company and the competence of its employees.

Since partners' trust in the organization that is a part of the Belarusian Railway is high, relationships with carriers, rolling stock operators, terminals and customs agents in the EAEU, CIS, Central and Eastern Asia and Europe are being established on a long-term basis. The enterprise has an extensive network of branches in all regional centers of the republic and offices abroad.

Today, BTLC is focusing on transporting goods in containers from Belarusian enterprises to China. In 2022, the enterprise organized the shipment of 575 full container trains to China and Vietnam with chemical, food and forestry products. This is 12 times the numbers of 2021. In the first five months of 2023, about 500 transit container trains were sent in the China – Europe – China direction.

The key goals for the enterprise further development are to increase the level of business processes digitalization, namely to launch an information system for transport and forwarding activities, develop and implement the information and analytical system "Terminal Service at Freight Stations", update and develop the material and technical base, including the railway rolling stock, cargo devices and mechanisms. BTLC State Enterprise continues to grow and develop steadily, expanding the scale and improving the quality of services.

Providing comprehensive solutions in the most comfortable and accessible for clients format has always been and remains the main priority for BTLC State Enterprise.

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