Rostec and the Railways engaged in transportation and logistics system based on GLONASS, media reported

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotomonster of the Russian state system of emergency response in case of accidents Era-GLONASS. Archival photoRostec and the Railways engaged in transportation and logistics system based on GLONASS, media reported© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and Maxim Akimov, together with state Corporation «rostec» and Railways in the next two weeks to study the issue of creating in Russia a single digital transport and logistics system on the basis of the state-controlled JSC «GLONASS», the newspaper «Kommersant», citing a letter sent to the government office on 26 October.

The creation of such a system includes the program «Digital economy», the newspaper notes. Akimova representative Aliya Samigullina confirmed to the newspaper the existence of such an order, noting that his term has not come out, «the question is studied». In the apparatus Borisov declined to comment.

Instruction is given in response to the letter of the General Director of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov and CEO of «Rostec» Chemezov, the Prime Minister, in which they propose to study the transfer of 50% shares of JSC «GLONASS» in the authorized capital of Russian Railways and 50% the property of «Rostec», the newspaper said. In the second stage of project development, the head of Russian Railways and «Rostec» I propose to consider the possibility of participation of JSC «GLONASS» company, RTAS (operator of the state system «Plato») by purchasing on market conditions, the additional issue of 25.1% of the shares.

The program «GLONASS» in the Railways and rostekh will increase the economic efficiency and security of the entire transport and logistics sector, as well as the realization of transit potential of the country, told the newspaper in «assistance». The Ministry of transport told the publication that on this project the Ministry is not known.

One of the goals of entering the «GLONASS» new members — creation of digital services for the control of transit import and export of goods, reduction in travel time of goods in transit and integration with neighboring States, including Kazakhstan, Belarus, China and the EU, as well as the development of «One belt and one road», the newspaper refers to the letter of the Railways and «Rostec».

The proposed creation of a «single digital transport and logistics ecocracy» can be expressed in the equipment of all freight cars electronic sensors, which will replace smotrakov, and the introduction of compulsory insurance of goods at least for transit, to the letter. There is also reported that the Railways will create «a unified system of digital monitoring equipment» that will allow «timely identification of technical and commercial faults of rolling stock» and to generate information services for shippers and operators, the newspaper said.