Mainfreight has suspended all services into and out of Russia along with all domestic activity.


Mainfreight Russia was established in 2007 and now St. Petersburg office we have a team of experienced people with plenty of shipping line experience.


2,5+ MIL



Our service overview


Loading at any place in Europe and delivered to final Customer in Russia : our solution ensures high security, 24h pre-booking time, clear delivery schedule.
We use Euro-pallet-wide containers which are a good alternative to overland deliveries. Our daily status allows our clients to plan and control time of delivery.

Our solution ensures high security, no delays at borders and is faster than the land based connection. We use Euro-pallet-wide containers which can be loaded up to 24 ton. Our daily status controlling ensures pro-active communication on the status of the shipments.

CONtrailer can be arranged via St.Petersburg port, Finnish and Baltics ports depends current transport situation and cargo characteristics.

Transit times FCL CONtrailer Benelux - Russia

Moscow           8 - 9 days
St. Petersburg           5 - 6 days
Ro-Ro Service

Regular RO-RO service for rolling machinery or conventional cargo between EU ports and port of ST. Petersburg.

Transit times Ro-Ro Benelux - Russia

St. Petersburg                   5 - 7 days
Mainfreight Road
Mainfreight RUS offers direct trucking from any place in Europe to the final customer in Russia: this is the solution for clients with Customs clearance at Russian borders or inland Customs terminals.

We are capable of handling groupage transport from one pallet to part & full truck loads. We offer daily departures throughout Europe, short transit times and Tracking & Tracing.

(Inter)national forwarding

Mainfreight RUS offers both (inter)national forwarding of shipments to and from Russia. Our own office in St. Petersburg is located close to the airport and port of St. Petersburg.

Shipments coming from abroad can be transshipped to any destination within Russia by both road or rail.

Groupage, part and full truck loads

Besides our network in Russia the Mainfreight Group has a strong network in both Western and Eastern Europe and is capable of handling groupage transport from full pallets to part & full truck loads. We offer daily departures throughout Europe, short transit times and Tracking & Tracing including online POD.

We offer complete range of services in St. Petersburg port

  • handling of commercial documentation for cargo in accordance with customs
  • requirements
  • arranging for surveyor inspection
  • arranging for customs inspection
  • import/export bonded and non-bonded truck delivery
  • railway delivery
  • cargo reloading to railway wagons with further railway delivery and etc.

All cargo shipped to Russia via EU transshipment hubs – Rotterdam NL, Antwerpen BE, Hamburg DE, Bremerhaven DE. Transshipment port depends on shipping line.

Russian entry ports served by feeder vessels 2-4 times per week from each hub. Major Ocean Lines (MSC, Maersk, OOCL) use their own operated feeders for this route and other one’s (Hanjin, Cosco, CSCL) use intra Europe feeder operators to ship cargo to destination port, such as Team Lines, Unifeeder, Delta Shipping, etc.

Ready to handle in case of volume:

- customs clearance with broker-partner
- LCL import/export shipment via St. Petersburg port

Saint Petersburg, current specialization EU & CIS

  •  FTL/FCL deliveries to/from Russia.

Ocean shipments, FCL from Far East and USA.

  • To Russia via St. Petersburg port
  • To Russia via Finnish ports Kotka/Hamina/Helsinki, Lithuanian port Klaipeda, Latvian port Riga
  • Export shipments from Russia to various destinations via St. Petersburg/Kotka ports. 

We are ready as well to consult and support our team members regarding specifications and transportations to/from Russia. We are able to find more convenient logistic solution for your customers.

Our Solutions

FMCG goods & retail
  • Regular shipments of FMCG goods from Europe and South East Asia “door – door”.
  • Delivery of goods with temperature control and high value goods
  • Groupage deliveries
  • VAL services: weighing, re-stuffing, packaging etcetera
  • Services Express and Super Express for delivery cargo from European destinations
  • Customs clearance in St. Petersburg port, on St. Petersburg Customs and Moscow regional Customs
  • Export shipments from Russia

Types of handled goods:

  • Food products, including products for babies
  • Cosmetic & perfumery
  • Clothes and shoes
Assembling Lines
  • Delivery of components and parts to factories from US, Europe and South East Asia
  • Deliveries of raw materials from Europe to Russian factories
  • JIT delivery
  • Full logistic supply chain “door to door”
  • Six routes as back-ups for non-stop delivery of goods to   assembling line
  • Railway delivery inside Russia
LTL and Groupage
  • Delivery of LTL and Groupage cargoes of different sizes starting from one pallet
  • Consolidation at own warehouses
  • VAL services: weighing, re-stuffing, packaging etcetra
  • Delivery by truck, air and ocean
  • Full logistic supply chain “door–to door
Project Cargo
  • Delivery of oversized and project cargoes from US, Europe and South East Asia
  • Storage of oversized technique at European warehouses
  • Delivery and handling exhibition cargoes
  • Customs clearance in St. Petersburg port, on St. Petersburg Customs and Moscow regional Customs
  • Survey services
  • Drafting of process scheme of loading and railway delivery inside Russia

Contact us

  • Free Shipping Quote

    Ready to start shipping with us, ask for a shipping quote

    Ask a quote
  • Enquiry

    Do you have a question about our services, please feel free to get in touch with us

    Ask your question
  • Get in touch with us

    Talk to one of our branches to get more information about our services

    Contact us
Quote of the Day

Others can stop you temporarily, but only you can do it permanently

How we use cookies

We use functional and analytical cookies on our website to offer an optimal user experience. In addition, we use tracking cookies, which can collect information about you and follow your internet activity within our website, and possibly outside our website as well. This information will be used to measure the effectiveness of our advertising from various channels and to offer you personalised ads. Click on [Agree] or [Disagree] to accept or refuse cookies. You may withdraw your consent at any time. For more information, please visit our cookie statement. Please note that with cookies disabled you will have a degraded experience with some features.