Almajdouie GEFCO Logistics won Bespoke Logistics Project of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards, for its establishment of the first integrated Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) Company in Saudi Arabia.
The factory will be fully automated and is the first step in establishing the UAE as a automotive parts manufacturing hub.
26 rotational AGVs with lifting platforms share the workspace and interact with employees and robots in manufacturing plant for 6th largest international automotive parts manufacturer in the world.
The relationship between the two companies began in January 2018 when they partnered to provide finished vehicle logistics services to Almajdouie Auto (MMC), the importer of Hyundai in Saudi Arabia.
Aptly called FlightValet, a new product is designed to help streamline the process of transporting motor vehicles around the world and will directly compete with Emirates SkyCargo's 'SkyWheels' product.
The opening of the new facility is expected to further cut down the shipping time to two to five days from placing the order to delivery of the product.
ACDelco, an American automotive spare parts brand with 90,000 parts across 37 lines, has re-introducing Heavy-Duty Maintenance-Free (HDMF) batteries and debuted All-Season Metal Wiper Blades as well as oil and lubricant products in the Middle East.
Emirates SkyCargo completed a year of strong growth in 2017, driven by the introduction of three new specialised services.
US-based freight forwarder Ship Overseas has launched a new automotive freight service, targeted at GCC nationals studying in the United States.
Milaha has launched a door-to-door shipping service between Qatar and UAE, targetting he automotive spare parts, fashion retail, and the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sectors.
Al-Futtaim Logistics was awarded the trophy for Automotive Supply Chain Management of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2017.
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