Supply Chain

FedEx Trade Networks rebranded as FedEx Logistics as supply chain needs evolve
FedEx Logistics will continue to operate from its global headquarters in Memphis, Tenn, from which it serves more than 200 countries.
Synlait selects Cimcorp for automated order picking system
Cimcorp to provide automated order picking system for Synlait’s new liquid milk production facility
UPS and Gavi, the vaccine alliance team-up to boost medical deliveries in Uganda
The project will increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of vaccine delivery through a transport solution model specifically designed by UPS and FIT.
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
Shaker Group and LG launch new Saudi manufacturing facility
The new production facility, located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will manufacture high performance Multi Fan Air Handling Units (AHU).
Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC
Under the alliance agreement, from this month, GAC will provide a range of freight forwarding services and draw on its international reach, resources and experience to help the Wild Water Group pursue international import and export opportunities for its customers.
Pharmax opens AED125-million pharmaceutical plant in Dubai Science Park
The AED125-million plant will have an annual production capacity of over 200 million tablet and capsule dosage forms, Madhukar Tanna, Chief Executive Officer of Pharmax, told Logistics Middle East.
Al Manama supermarket closures impact FMCG supply chain
One 3PL alone is owed more than AED1.4-million by the group, and there are more than 40 suppliers alleging non-payment.
Case Study: Procter & Gamble’s on-demand advantage
The region’s largest FMCG manufacturer has teamed up with LoadME to bring Uber-like consumer benefits into its regional supply chain.
Egypt prepares for citrus export rush into rest of Africa
Transmar will be spearheading the export drive of lemons, limes, tangerines, grapefruits and especially oranges using containers from its home port of Adabiya ideally located on the Red Sea.
AW Rostamani Lifestyle builds most advanced retail supply chain in GCC with American Rag
AW Rostamani Lifestyle is using its new American Rag store in Dubai Mall as a showcase for the future of omnichannel retail logistics, integrating e-com, in-store technology and automation to meet the needs of the millennial consumer.
Warehouse door maker Hormann opens new production line in JAFZA
The new factory will serve the demand from all GCC countries and Africa and will enable Hormann to customise doors for regional customers.

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