Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced a joint project with Russian Post to build a logistics hub at Tolmachevo International Airport in Novosibirsk 

Leonardo will provide a turn-key solution based on innovative sorting technology, making it possible to automate the processing and management of a full range of postal products. The logistics hub will streamline the flow of post in and between the regions of Novosibirsk, Omsk, Kemerovo, Tomsk and Altai and internationally.

The sorting systems will be controlled by a software platform also developed by Leonardo and support and training for staff working on the system will be included.

With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Leonardo is one of the leading providers of automation and logistics systems. Since the 1960s, the company has worked with the Italian Post Office, has played a key role in the modernization of Italy’s postal service. 

Russian Post is a federal post operator, that has 42,000 offices across the country and employs about 350,000 post workers. Every year, it delivers over 2.5 billion letters and some 194 million parcels.