January 16 - Finnish freight forwarding company Oy Hacklin Logistics Ltd is strengthening its position in the market, with the opening of a new business unit - Hacklin East - which became operational on January 1, 2014.

The new Hacklin division will focus on international railway transports and freight forwarding services to and from CIS countries, as well as including the activities of the subsidiaries of Oy Hacklin Hamiko Ltd in St Petersburg and Moscow, Russia.

Hacklin East will improve the customer service as well as the efficiency of transport solutions, as well as offering tailor made solutions for demanding project cargoes.

Hannu Pesonen, managing director of Oy Hacklin Hamiko Ltd, has also been appointed vice president of Hacklin East and for this position will report to Marianne Blechingberg, managing director of Oy Hacklin Logistics Ltd.