January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has opened a new sales and marketing office in Moscow, as well as a new sales and operations office in Vladivostok, Russia.

Despite the current decrease in transport volumes seen in the overall Russian market the company has managed to keep business on a good and high level, said AGL director of projects, Jürgen Weyhausen.

AGL's new Moscow office will be headed up by Oleg Kutlovsky, who has over 30 years of experience in forwarding for both general cargo and project cargo in Russia.

The company's main Russian office in St Petersburg, which is managed by Ilya Zaytsev, Yuri Nasonov and Alexey Dubinin, will continue to take care of all day-to-day operations, said AGL.

The new Far East branch office in Vladivostok is being looked after by branch manager, Anatoly Zaitsev; manager, Sergey Ivanyuk; and Customs manager, Vitaly Morozov.

AGL is a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Russia, Mongolia and Germany.