DB Schenker and Khimji Ramdas strike Oman partnership
DB Schenker, the global integrated logistics services provider, has announced a joint venture (JV) partnership with its long time ally in Oman - Khimji Ramdas.
The new joint venture company, Schenker Khimji`s will provide logistic solutions in the fields of air freight, ocean freight, land transport, warehousing and supply chain management.
The new company will be an important new entity within DB Schenker's worldwide network and will strengthen the group's aim to provide its customers with integrated logistics services worldwide.
The agreement between DB Schenker and Khimji Ramdas was sealed during the DB Schenker NMEA (Near Middle East and Africa) Conference 2011, held in Oman in October.
Pankaj Khimji, director, Khimji Ramdas and Peter Glatz, CEO region NME/A, Schenker Middle East FZE, signed the agreement.
Schenker Khimji`s will offer its customers a single point of contact within Oman for all logistics requirements.
M.C. Jose, CEO, Khimji Ramdas projects and logistics group, said, "We have been in discussion with DB Schenker on this JV for over five years. We see the market growing steadily with new ports and airports being established in different regions. This JV parthership will enhance our position in the GCC region and it's an important association for Khimji Ramdas moving forward."
DB Schenker is the transportation and logistics arm of Deutsche Bahn (DB) and has over 91,000 employees in 130 countries.