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Continental appoints Karel Kucera to lead Middle East and Africa operations
A Continental veteran of almost 20 years, Kucera took on the new role on 1 March 2019 and will be based in the company’s regional office in Dubai, overseeing more than 19 markets across the region.
How female couriers at FedEx are challenging gender stereotypes
In 2018, women made up 16% of FedEx Express management roles in the UAE, an increase of 5% from the previous year, and now it's encouraging more women to join its male-dominated courier roles.
e2log digitises the oversized cargo sector in the GCC
e2log has built a digital ecosystem for the door to door shipping of oversized cargoes in the Middle East
Swisslog beefs up regional robot and data-based automation team
The appointment comes in response to the steady increase in demand for software and robotics solutions, designed to address the challenges of tomorrow.
Careem joins global on-demand transport aggregator Jayride
The announcement comes after Jayride successfully completed a pilot program involving more than 3,500 booked passenger trips.
There’s a five-year boom coming for breakbulk sector in the GCC says Agility
With record footfall and a renewed spirit of optimism at Breakbulk Middle East 2019, executives are cautiously speculating that the sector may have turned a corner
Telematics Conference Middle East & Africa returns to Dubai
The annual conference and exhibition, focusing on telematics for fleet management will host approximately 150 delegates and will address key questions facing the telematics industry.
Nomination deadline extended for Logistics Middle East Awards
Nominations for the awards are free and highlight the industry players that have contributed most towards the success of the logistics sector in what has been a challenging year.
Mammoet expands tug and barge services in GCC with Astro
Both companies are major players in the transportation market for oversized cargo and are pre-qualified with the main EPC contractors around the globe.
Dubai CommerCity e-com report shows Middle East has highest global growth
India stands out as the biggest and most mature e-commerce market with US $39-billion in estimated e-commerce sales in 2017, while the UAE represents the biggest spending per online shopper at US $1,648, with the third highest growth projected through 2020 at 29.6%.
Crane Worldwide Logistics makes director appointment for Middle East
Growth in the EMEIA region has increased significantly year-over-year, according to Crane Worldwide Logistics, and Liso’s new appointment will be critical to this continued growth.
Middle East air cargo capacity outgrew demand in November
Middle Eastern airlines’ freight volumes expanded 1.7% in November compared to the same period a year earlier.

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