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Gulftainer launches rapid sea cargo clearance service in UAE
Port operator claims new service offers fastest transit times and lowest service costs for delivery north of Al Barsha, as well as end-to-end connectivity across UAE

Transport

Logistics provider United Stars contracted by SABIC to transport liquid chemicals
Currently, United Stars has 40 road tankers for the SABIC contract and...
Emirates and Etihad flights suffer emergency technical issues on same day
An Etihad flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Manchester...
Etihad Cargo first GCC carrier to get CEIV certification in pharma logistics
The airline is one of only 16 carriers globally to hold this certifica...
Duqm Airport opens with 9,958sqm air cargo terminal
The new Duqm Airport has been opened by the Ministry of Transport and ...
DP World acquires port operator handling two Chilean ports
The move marks a continuation of DP World’s global expansion, with S...

Business

Kuehne + Nagel speaks out amid UK’s Brexit chaos
Kuehne + Nagel says it has contingencies in place to ensure the smooth...
New CEO of DHL Express says logistics giant will be focusing on digitalisation
DHL Express aims to capitalise on developments in global trade in the ...
Mark Hellmann appointed CEO of Hellmann global partner network
He succeeds Michael Claus, who Hellmann says has successfully built an...
Aramex aquires Saudi TAL for US $80-million in KSA expansion
Bashar Obeid, Chief Executive Officer of Aramex, said the acquisition ...
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 reinforces the collaboration between UAE and Saudi Arabia
BBME 2019 will play a vital role in assisting UAE and Saudi Arabia fur...

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Warehouse

Brexit customs delay fears driving demand for short-term rental forklifts
MHE end users are turning to rental solutions to plug the gap as the U...
SOUQ opens third UAE fulfilment centre ahead of Christmas rush
The 23,000 square metre facility enables sellers to have a Souq.com st...
GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
The new GAC Abu Dhabi facility, expected to be fully operational by Ja...
Agility plans to invest more than a billion in warehousing
Agility is bullish on growth as e-com demand rises and it looks to eme...
Kivnon AGVs take automation to the next level with WMS in Faurecia
26 rotational AGVs with lifting platforms share the workspace and inte...

Supply Chain

Synlait selects Cimcorp for automated order picking system
Cimcorp to provide automated order picking system for Synlait’s new ...
UPS and Gavi, the vaccine alliance team-up to boost medical deliveries in Uganda
The project will increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of vac...
Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC
Under the alliance agreement, from this month, GAC will provide a rang...
Pharmax opens AED125-million pharmaceutical plant in Dubai Science Park
The AED125-million plant will have an annual production capacity of ov...
Al Manama supermarket closures impact FMCG supply chain
One 3PL alone is owed more than AED1.4-million by the group, and there...

Technology

All but one passenger killed as cargo plane crashes in Iran
The Boeing 707 aircraft, carrying meat products from the Kyrgyz capita...
Oman Air Cargo goes live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB
The cargo arm of Oman’s national airline has gone live with CHAMP’...
DP World Southampton gets new Hyster empty container handlers
The container handlers can tandem lift two empty 40ft containers and s...
Dubai-bound rhino horns worth AED6-million seized at Johannesburg airport
Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale confirmed to local media that a K9 d...
Emirates SkyCargo launches South American air freight service
Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be launching freighter se...

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Logistics Middle East - January 2019

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