Supply Chain

Logistics may get AED2.4-billion stimulus following new UAE labour law
Low-cost insurance program will replace UAE's bank guarantee by employers to sponsor employees, freeing up a potential AED2.4bn for logistics and supply chain sector.
PDMI boosts Oman’s sodium hydroxide supply chain with new plant
PDMI Oman appoints SNC-Lavalin for design and delivery of new chlorakali PVC factory.
Case Study: Mars chocolates' sustainability achievement
Mars Chocolates is repurposing chocolate waste as fuel, turning wrappers into furniture, supplying irrigation water from its waste run-off and harnessing solar power to run its factories, as it seeks to establish the most sustainable supply chain in the region.
Saudi’s King Abdullah Economic City signs deal for region’s largest vaccine factory
The plant will be the first to produce BCG vaccines in the Middle East, localising Saudi's pharma supply chain.
Comment: Stock and data will define success for retailers
Mark Thomson, director of Retail Solutions, Zebra Technologies, says stock accuracy is key to a successful retail supply chain.
Case Study: Patchi’s supply chain first in GCC
Patchi is the only chocolate producer in the UAE and wider GCC to achieve a 100% halal supply chain, and now it plans to leverage greater efficiency through a new distribution hub in DIP.
Immensa provides Inventory Digitisation’ solution to UAE construction giant
Immensa Technology Labs is providing its game-changing ‘Inventory Digitisation’ solution to one of the world’s largest construction companies —the Consolidated Contracting Company (CCC).
De Beers uses Blockchain to track diamonds
De Beers plans to use Blockchain to eliminate blood diamonds from supply chain
Comment: Building a better supply chain in Africa
Dustin Homer, director, client solutions at Fraym, looks at how logistics in Africa can be improved.
Petrochem collaboration essential for GCC supply chain say experts
Arabian Gulf chemical industry must collaborate in supply chain to remain globally competitive
IATA gives dnata CEIV Pharma certification for healthcare logistics
dnata’s two-year preparation for certification included working closely with Dubai Airports to implement facility changes and upgrades to align with CEIV requirements.
3PLs – 78% of your competitors plan to offer same-day delivery by 2023
The rise of e-commerce in the GCC is changing traditional supply chains significantly.

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