of foreign economic activity

Entrust your export-import operations to us and focus on the core areas of
your business

why is

outsourcing of foreign economic activity important?


It gives you the opportunity to use an entire department of professionals in the field of foreign economic activity for your business purposes without the need to put them on payroll.


It allows you to disengage yourself and entrust us with all the risks and obligations concerning export-import operations between you and your contractors or partners.


You will save time and free up your work force to concentrate on the core business areas.

why choose us?

Specialists in a range of fields including foreign economic activity, logistics, customs affairs, customs legislation, international finance, and law will work on your project. It would cost you a minimum of 100,000 roubles (about US$1700) to put each professional on payroll. Outsourcing is considerably cheaper

Wealth of experience. Gradient Alpha’s Logistics Department provides outsourcing of foreign economic activity services, has been operational since the early 2000s


numbers and facts:


– the number of VAT refund final refusals in Russia increased by 37.7% in 2016. The same index among Gradient Alpha Logistika’s clients decreased by 22.4%!


Russian importers and exporters spend at least 78 hours on paperwork, while OECD countries spend no more than 5 hours


Gradient Alpha Logistika specialists have been working for 11 years on the transport service market


Russia ranks 170th of 189 countries according to an international trade indicator in the Doing Business rating in 2016

5 000

documents are prepared for the unloading of a single ship


of foreign enterprises use outsourcing of foreign trade activity services

additional services

We understand the specifics of your industry: we work with trading companies, selling imported goods and/or using imported raw materials in manufacturing, and with exporters

We guarantee total transparency and legal compliance of all foreign trade operations and customs procedures


department of outsourcing of foreign economic activity

Alevtina Kondratieva Project Analysis
Department Manager

Has a higher economics education.
         Joined Gradient Alpha in 2001.
         Experienced in projects on tax support, cost optimization, efficiency enhancement, reorganization of business, and foreign economic activity.

Nadezhda Chekhvalova CEO of Gradient Alpha Logistics

Has higher economics education in the field of customs.
         Studied at the Russian Academy of Economics. G.V. Plekhanov.
         Since 2005 has professional experience in the field of logistics and foreign trade activities in large logistics companies.
         Joined Gradient Alpha in 2014.
         Has extensive experience in building logistics supply chains of goods from Europe, Asia, the USA.

Svetlana Kuzmenko Lead Lawyer
of the Accounting Department

Graduated from the Russian Law Academy and Russian Customs Academy.
         Held career development courses on tax consulting and shipping arrangement by motor transport in Russia and abroad in at the Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering and International Road Transport Union Academy.
         Specializes in the sphere of legal consulting of transport enterprises and foreign economic activity. 15 years’ overall experience and10 years at Gradient Alpha.

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