45264-001: Logistics Capacity Development Project | Asian Development Bank

Mongolia: Logistics Capacity Development Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 45264-001 Status: Active

The CDTA is to assist the Government of Mongolia to implement and manage the development of the logistics industry, including logistics facilities projects, and build a strong logistics network in the country.

Project Details

Project Officer
Saxena, Sharad East Asia Department Request for information
  • Mongolia
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name Logistics Capacity Development Project
Project Number 45264-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8080-MON: Logistics Capacity Development Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Urban public transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The CDTA is to assist the Government of Mongolia to implement and manage the development of the logistics industry, including logistics facilities projects, and build a strong logistics network in the country.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Mongolia is a land-locked country and faces great transportation challenges. Efficient and well developed logistics is essential for cost-effective and competitive transportation. Trade logistics the capacity to connect to international markets to ship goods, is essential for Mongolia to improve its competitiveness, reap the benefits of globalization and fight poverty more effectively in an increasingly integrated world.
Impact Improved logistics performance of Mongolia
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Strengthened capacity of MRTCUD for logistics sector planning, execution, and management
Progress Toward Outcome Various capacity building events including four workshops and various trainings for government officials and other stakeholders have been organized
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Logistics unit created

PPP capacity building and opportunities in logistics supported

Logistics database created

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Implementation of the TA is on its final stage. The freight flows and future trend of freight transportation has been discussed and an illustrated guide on Mongolia''s freight logistics was also presented to the Ministry. Activities completed by October 2017.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultation was conducted during the project design stage.
During Project Implementation Consultations with MRTD officials, other national government agencies, freight forwarding associations and all related stakeholders is being carried out during implementation. Stakeholders are invited to the workshops to present their views on the logistics development in Mongolia.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The consultants will perform their tasks in close consultation with the Ministry of Road, Transportation, Construction and Urban Development (MRTCUD) and other national government agencies to ensure full acceptance of the outcome of the technical assistance (TA). The TA will require 61 person-months of consulting services (22 person-months international and 39 person-months national) over 24 months. The following types of specialists will be recruited:

(i) Transport Logistics Specialist (14 person-months international)

(ii) Finance Specialist for logistics sector PPPs (8 person-months international)

(iii) Logistics Cell Coordinator (24 person-months national)

(iv) Institutional Coordination Specialist (15 person-months national)


Individual consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

Disbursement will be undertaken in line with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time). The TA will be implemented over 24 months from Mar 2012 to Mar 2014.

Responsible ADB Officer Saxena, Sharad
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Road and Transportation
Ms. J. Baasandulam, ADB Desk Officer, Strategic Policy and Planning Department
11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia
Concept Clearance 24 Nov 2011
Fact Finding 06 Mar 2012 to 09 Mar 2012
Approval 22 May 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Sep 2017

TA 8080-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 May 2012 18 Jun 2012 18 Jun 2012 15 Aug 2014 15 Nov 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 900,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 22 May 2012 681,618.71

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Title Document Type Document Date
Logistics Capacity Development Project Technical Assistance Reports May 2012

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No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Capacity Development Technical Assistance 8080 11 Nov 2015 KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. (India) in association with KPMG Audit LLC (Mongolia) Lodha Excellus, Apollo Mills Compound, NM Josh Halaxmi, Mumbai 400011/Kamala Mills Compo, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, India Ministry Of Road and Transportation 508800

Procurement Plan

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