Supply Chain

Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC
BRF OneFoods has invested significantly in digitising its supply chain in the Middle East, and by default has enhanced the efficiency of the 3PL partners with which it works in the 42 halal markets in which it operates.
Investment Corporation of Dubai launches ISS Global Forwarding in supply chain push
ISS Global Forwarding will initially be present in 18 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, India and Turkey.
Aramex expands Saudi presence in with Al-Dawaa Medical Services
The first phase of the partnership will enable Aramex to launch service centers within 20 branches of Al-Dawaa Pharmacies distributed across the Kingdom.
GCC supermarket chain LuLu boosts export logistics in Philippines
The local unit of the group, May Export Philippines, launched Warehouse No.1 at Calamba Premiere International Park in Calamba, Laguna.
DP World acquires container feeder and shortsea network operator Unifeeder
The acquisition of Unifeeder will enhance DP World's competiveness in the global supply chain
Danube Home boosts warehouse efficiency with WMS from Infor
In an effort to enhance its supply chain, Danube Home chose Infor SCE to increase efficiency, throughput, and service levels of its operations.
Comment: It’s time the construction supply chain went green
Dr Sreejith Balasubramanian, lecturer in Supply Chain Management, School of Business, Middlesex University Dubai, says each supply chain stake holder in construction needs to step up to enact green policies.
DP World seeks to solve African landlocked logistics with Ethiopian hub
Sulayem said DP World’s existing container terminals in East Africa would act as the feeder ports for the inland terminal.
UAE wants more landowners to become farmers to secure local fresh food supply chain
Only 1% of UAE land owners contribute to local food supply, 80% of fresh produce is imported and grain production is highly seasonal.
Agility invests in DP World-backed Suez Canal Economic Zone
The hub’s logistics infrastructure will provide better facilities for the import and warehousing of raw materials, and for the export and distribution of intermediate and final goods through the Suez Canal Ports.
Emirates Flight Catering invests in supply chain with world’s largest vertical farm
The project is a joint venture with U.S.-based Crop One Holdings, the world’s leading vertical farm operator. When complete, the vertical farm facility will cover 130,000 square feet, but have a production output equivalent to 900 acres of farmland.

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