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REPORT: Saudi Arabia the sleeping logistics giant
Saudi Arabia is poised to become the dominant logistics market in the region, with Saudi Vision 2030 objectives that will see the domestic air, port, road and rail infrastructure transformed.
Mammoet expands logistics team in Abu Dhabi
New investments have the potential to increase construction activity, making UAE a hot spot for logistics projects for the coming years says Mammoet
Dubai Customs signs MoU with Dubai Free Zones Council for Virtual Stock Guarantee
Dubai Customs signed a MoU with the Dubai Free Zones Council to help with the implementation of the “Virtual Stock Guarantee” initiative
Continental appoints Karel Kucera to lead Middle East and Africa operations
A Continental veteran of almost 20 years, Kucera took on the new role on 1 March 2019 and will be based in the company’s regional office in Dubai, overseeing more than 19 markets across the region.
Poland to promote biotech and pharma sector in UAE
The UAE remains one of the high potential markets for Poland with trade between both countries crossing US $750 million in 2018.
Dubai external non-oil trade remains above AED1-trillion despite headwinds
The emirate’s overall trade performance reflects its status as one of the world’s best performing trade logistics service providers.
Shortlist for the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019 announced
Established more than a decade ago to recognise the excellence championed by the industry, and the advancements achieved by individual companies in various sectors of the supply chain, the awards this year will continue that tradition.
Autonomous Vehicles: the future of doorstep deliveries
Kushal Nahata, CEO & co-founder, FarEye, looks at the future of autonomous vehicles and their role in consumer-demanded doorstep deliveries
UAE third most connected emerging economy for logistics for fifth year in a row
Agility’s annual survey of more than 500 supply chain industry professionals shows logistics executives are upbeat about the 2019 emerging markets growth outlook
DP World and Kazakhstan hold talks on further Silk Route investment
The New Silk Route is the overland part of the One Belt, One Road project, which seeks to boost maritime and rail connectivity between China and Europe.
Diversification is biggest opportunity in Saudi logistics says Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Saudi Arabia Logistics Industry—Growth Insights, Forecast through 2024, analyses the key developments and trends related to economy and trade and the freight transportation, logistics, and warehousing sectors in Saudi Arabia.
How female couriers at FedEx are challenging gender stereotypes
In 2018, women made up 16% of FedEx Express management roles in the UAE, an increase of 5% from the previous year, and now it's encouraging more women to join its male-dominated courier roles.

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