IODC looks at what the UAE and KSA’s $70bn investment means for maritime
With the rising demand for freight handling, logistics, and other sub-services, the regional maritime sector is looking ahead into a brighter future.
DP World named Supply Chain Hub of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards
DP World once more won Supply Chain Hub of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019, a testament to the effort it makes to maintain its competitive edge, according to Abdulla Bin Damithan, commercial officer, UAE region.
GAC provides logistics support for Special Olympics Abu Dhabi 2019
The logistics hub for the Games was based at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), conveniently close to GAC Abu Dhabi’s newly opened warehouse.
UAE retailer Lulu Group to establish Nigerian logistics hub for GCC export
The plan was discussed during a meeting between Muhammedu Buhari, President of Nigeria, and Yusuff Ali MA, chairman of Lulu Group during the Annual Investment Summit being held in Dubai.
Comment: Aligning your people strategy with your logistics strategy
With a Company’s logistical strategy being so externally focussed and their People Strategy being so internally focussed, how can a Company’s People Strategy positively align itself with a Company’s Logistical Strategy to ensure maximum efficiency and minimum damage control?
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.
VIDEO: LogiPoint aims to be key supply chain hub in KSA
LogiPoint is leveraging its leading logistics infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to take advantage of the country's rising dominance in the regional supply chain industry.
Logistics services provider fires employee over New Zealand attack posts
The employee has since been deported, the company said in a statement in which it reiterated its zero-tolerance policy for such behaviour.
REPORT: Saudi Arabia the sleeping logistics giant
Saudi Arabia is poised to become the dominant logistics market in the region, with Saudi Vision 2030 objectives that will see the domestic air, port, road and rail infrastructure transformed.
Emirates Global Aluminium extends Maersk Line shipping contract
EGA exports its metal to customers in more than 60 countries worldwide and makes more than 11,000 shipments each year using over 100,000 containers
Mammoet expands logistics team in Abu Dhabi
New investments have the potential to increase construction activity, making UAE a hot spot for logistics projects for the coming years says Mammoet
Saudi Ports Authority outlines plans to boost productivity and competitiveness
Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 roadmap to a more diversified economy in the future includes development plans to reduce average customs times across all Saudi ports from 14 days to 24 hours.

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