According to the results of the first half of 2018, Lemtrans carried 25.87 million tons of different cargoes. Compared to the same period of the last year, the decline was 3.03% (26.68 million tons in the first half of 2017).
The shipment structure of Lemtrans in the reporting period has not changed in general. For six months of 2018, the shipment bulk on coal is 9.93 million tons, on iron ore — 8.68 million tons. According to the results of the first half of 2017, these types of cargo made 10.08 million tons and 10.26 million tons, respectively. The shipment of ferrous metals in January-June made 3.62 million tons (2.88 million tons in the first half of 2017), fluxes — 1.60 million tons (1.72 million tons in the first half of 2017), coke – 1.54 million tons (1.39 million tons in the first half of 2017).
"The first half of 2018 was not easy. We felt a drop in traffic volumes for several nomenclatures of goods. The tendency to worsening of the quality indicators has remained, — says Vladimir Mezentsev, the General Manager of Lemtrans. — First of all, the lack of locomotive and diesel traction on certain sections of the road leads to the increase in the turnover time of the car and has a negative effect. It is also adversely affected by the fact that many shippers do not comply with the standard terms of loading and unloading, turning wagons into warehouses on wheels".
Lemtrans, LLC is the largest private operator of the railway rolling stock of Ukraine. The main activities of the company are: organization of transportation by own rolling stock, rendering of transport and forwarding services, information support of cargo movement as well as the repair of the rolling stock. 100% of the authorized capital of LEMTRANS belongs to SCM Group