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Inter-modality is the future of logistics in the UAE says FTA
The transportation of freight in an inter-modal container using ship, truck and (soon in the UAE) rail, without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes, reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster.
Agility reports double-digit performance in second-quarter of 2018
Bolstered by its thriving logistics business, the company reported a 20% rise in net profit for the quarter
Oman opens its longest ever highway, boosting internal trade
The 270-km, 4-lane road has 1,183 bridges, tunnels, and viaducts and 11,400 lampposts and is expected to make the overland trucking times
Dubai achieves 3rd best spot for logistics infrastructure in global report
Knight Frank report ‘Dubai Industrial Future’ finds that Dubai has the third best infrastructure for logistics, after Singapore and Hong Kong.
MENA rail contracts worth US $16-billion to be awarded in 2018
Rail contracts worth US $16 billion are expected to be awarded in 2018 in the MENA region, according to MEED Rail Report 2018 ahead of the Middle East Rail exhibition.
REPORT: Saudi Arabia’s big logistics play
Saudi Arabia is wasting no time in diversifying its economy away from oil — embarking on an ambitious path to become the go-to logistics hub for the region.
Indian investors urged to tap UAE's maritime sector
UAE Infrastructure Minister invites Indian investors to cash in on maritime projects.
FOCUS: How Riyadh Metro uses design to attract citizens
The planning and design for the Riyadh Metro have been carefully coordinated in effort to ensure that Riyadh will use and take ownership of the infrastructure upon its completion.
EXPO 2020 Dubai budget to exceed AED8-billion
The infrastructure budget for the EXPO 2020 in Dubai will exceed AED8-billion, it was announced at The Big 5 2016, the Middle East’s largest construction event.
Dubai Metro extension to boost infrastructure sector
Dubai Metro use has increased rapidly since its launch in 2010 and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expects to extend the Metro tracks to 110km by 2020 and to 421km by 2030.
UAE moves to establish Hyperloop cargo infrastructure
New Dubai-back tech accelerator established to make Hyperloop One cargo system a reality in the UAE.
FOCUS: Are we investing in infrastructure we dont need?
We are investing over a trillion dollars a year in carriers, ports, roads, railways and airports. The big question is, are they the right kinds of infrastructure?

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