About company

Forwarding agent of merchandise for the duty-free market of the Russian Federation Duty Free shops operator

The company was founded on August 27, 1992 with the purpose of rendering service to participants of the foreign trade activities in the customs procedures field.

In November, 1992 on the basis of the agency agreement the company began to represent interests and develop business of German company GEBR.HEINEMANN in the territory of the CIS countries and the Baltics.

As the result of the joint activity, duty free shops at the following airports were opened: Riga, Tallinn, Minsk, Dnepropetrovsk, Mineralnye Vody, Kishinev, Yerevan, Tbilisi, Donetsk, Vladivostok, Baku, Moscow airports "Sheremetyevo", "Vnukovo" and "Domodedovo", and also a big number of duty free shops at the border crossing points of the Russian Federation and other countries. The projects were realized "on turnkey basis", with the trading equipment designed and produced for the specific airport, with the balanced assortment, well-prepared and trained staff.

Since 1999 company VINGO carries out freight forwarding of duty-free merchandise from company GEBR.HEINEMANN to shop operators in Russia, at that fulfilling a number of specific Russian legislation requirements, peculiar to the given cargo category.

VINGO Ltd. customers are duty-free operators at Moscow airports "Sheremetyevo", "Vnukovo", "Domodedovo", at the airports of Mineralnye Vody, Krasnodar, Nalchik, Samara. Annual supply traffic makes about 400 containers for the total amount exceeding 60 million Euro.

In view of vast geography location of the trade points, which we serve in Russia and the CIS, we worked out the tailored system of logistics and coordinating of the cargo flow from the leading Western Europe suppliers (in the direction: Supplier’s Warehouse – Riga – Destination Point (see the map on next page)) according to the following scheme:

Hamburg - Riga

  • Arrangement of the container cargo transportation

Riga free port

  • Cargo handling: labeling, check of quantities, reloading onto trucks
  • Cargo insurance

Riga – the RF border

  • Preparation of all necessary documents for the customs crossing, customs formalities settlement at the Latvian and Russian borders

The RF border – delivery until the customer’s “door”

  • Cargo delivery monitoring until the customer’s “door”.

Our company is ready to apply the acquired "know-how“ for successful arrangement of deliveries of the Duty Free goods to any region in accordance with all requirements of the border and customs authorities.