JSC «National Centre for Transport Logistics Development» is founded under the national company «Kazakhstan temir zholy» which will become a strategic partner in the sphere of transport and logistic researches, as well as a coordinator of all new business initiatives and projects in the sphere of transport logistics.

The main prerequisite to found the Centre of Logistics was a global state task put by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. A. Nazarbaev
»…to provide formation of Kazakhstan as commercial, logistic and business hub of the region by 2016 that is written down in the minutes of the enlarged session of the Government of RK with participation of the President of RK of April, 17, 2011, № 01–7.4….»

The purpose to found JSC ‘NCTLD» is the development of transport and logistic system within the scope of function of an integrated logistic operator, which was put on «NC «KTZh» JSC, as well as a full range of logistic service rendering in accordance with the minutes of the meeting under the chairmanship of the Prime-minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. K. Massimov of May, 4, 2011, № 007–946, 07–133.

Perspective trends of activity for the Centre will become assistance to the development of transport and logistic potential of the country by means of information and analytic provision, support, as well as practical recommendation elaboration to make decisions concerning transport policy matters. The Centre for logistics has also planned organization of core conferences and business-forums for the specialists of the sector and events of professional development, creation of a united data portal about transport logistics and a guidebook release for logistic operators and forwarding companies in the Republic of Kazakhstan.