Supply Chain

Vinmar contracts TALKE Group for Houston chemical logistics
The contract for handling plastic resins on the 500,000 square foot site was signed for an initial term of 10 years.
Dubai-based Blue Ocean Group expands into UK distribution ahead of Brexit
The move will help Blue Ocean Group to market and distribute UAE’s home-grown products in the UK market and help UAE exports to the United Kingdom to grow faster
Boeing moves Dreamliner 787 assembly to Al Ain
The new production facility in Al Ain will replicate Boeing Salt Lake City 787 vertical fin assembly line for the vertical fin program
Comment: The future of logistics
Stuart Milligan, course leader, MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of South Wales looks at what’s in store for global logistics in the coming years
CEVA extends logistics contract with Shelf Drilling
As an integral part of Shelf Drilling’s supply chain CEVA provides logistics support to the customer's hubs located in Houston, Aberdeen, Singapore and Dubai
Comment: Five technologies reshaping supply chains
Anant Kadiyala, director of blockchain and IoT industry solutions, Oracle examines the technologies impacting GCC supply chains
Pallet Box from CABKA convinces in fully automated food logistics
The Belgian company Deprez Handling Solutions develops automated systems for handling agricultural products for its customers
MonarchFx and DeliveryCircle team-up for same-day delivery
The DeliveryCircle technology is superior and can be integrated with all operational needs
Four biggest trends in GCC retail logistics according to Swisslog
According to Alain Kaddoum, general manager, Swisslog Middle East, four trends are having a marked impact on the back-end operations of retailers and their logistics partners.
Truebell targets expansion in projected US$14 billion MEA probiotic market
Truebell plans to leverage its success working with Japanese probiotic fermented milk manufacturer Yakult to grow GCC presence
Nike boost supply chain efficiency with RFID tracking
Nike has implemented RFID tracking for "hundreds of millions of items" according to CEO Mark Parker and is also using QR codes to track some inventory.
Intertek awards Almarai ISO 9001:2015 certification across Saudi supply chain
The certification has been obtained for all Almarai’s operations in Saudi Arabia through a series of multi-site certification audits across its various subsidiaries and facilities in the Kingdom.

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