Supply Chain

Dubai may have to do without Bakewell tarts if UK ports ‘meltdown’ post-Brexit
Annual trade between Dubai and the UK is worth around US $9.6 billion, and the UAE as a whole is Britain’s sixth biggest overseas market
US court rules in Agility’s favour amid government contract tug-of-war
The Pennsylvania Superior Court denied KGL’s appeal of a lower court’s summary judgment in favour of Agility in a defamation lawsuit that was brought by KGL in 2012.
Bahraini retailer Al Jazira boosts efficiency with Infor automation
Al Jazira, a leading Bahraini retailer and distributor automates its warehouse with Infor to support rapid expansion
Schoeller Allibert cuts supply chain costs for GCC retailers
Material handling specialists’ alternative to limited life packaging reduces packaging costs by up to 90% on a per-trip basis for clients such as Landmark Group, Al Marai and Coca-Cola
Saudi Arabia moves to privatise last of local grain supply chain
Saudi Arabia to begin next phase of flour mill privatisation drive as kingdom has become increasingly dependent on grain imports since 2008
EZDubai welcomes India’s largest e-com store for babies and kids to UAE
FirstCry is setting up a fulfilment centre at the free zone to enable the online shopping company to deliver goods faster to its customers across the country
Bidfood Oman signs distributorship with Lamb Weston
Bidfood Oman signs exclusive distributorship with premier potato processing brand, Lamb Weston
Majid Al Futtaim renews commitment to local agriculture supply chain
Under the terms of the MoU, Majid Al Futtaim Retail is tasked with hand picking local suppliers for its Carrefour stores following stringent safety and hygiene audits, particularly for food commodities.
91% of SMEs in UAE face difficulty shipping internationally says Shipa
Shipa Freight’s global study of 800 SMEs from developed and emerging markets, including 100 small and medium-size businesses from the UAE, examines the trade patterns and barriers experienced by SMEs
Kuwait’s KIPIC invests in refinery supply chain with Honeywell
Honeywell UOP will revise the configuration and capacity of the refinery’s gasoline production facilities.
UAE’s Truebell targets a wide range of new Far East flavours
Leading GCC FMCG importer looking to expand its Asian food offerings with new flavours from countries such as Vietnam and Korea
Oman's Liwa Plastics Industries Complex now 85% complete
Martin Menachery goes inside the project management and $900m ICV plans of the Oman Oil and Orpic Group project, which is 85% complete

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