Saudi Arabian manufacturing and distribution group OIG implements Infor’s ERP and Supply Chain Planning Solutions for logistics enhancement in the Middle East.
Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport chief reveals date for major rail connection project
FarEye is already enabling Digital Logistics for Noon.com and expects e-commerce to become significant revenue stream in Middle East.
The UAE-based online retailer has opened a fulfilment centre in Saudi Arabia and is planning further MENA expansion.
Gulf Stevedoring sees container volume of more than 680,000 TEUs at Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Container Terminal in 2017.
Jim Barber, president, UPS International, says he isn’t happy with Middle East network and that region is ‘highest focus’ area.
Continuing its strong start to 2018, Bahri has taken delivery of ‘Lawhah’, a Very Large Crude-oil Carrier (VLCC), to further cement its market-dominant position in crude oil transportation.
Hala Supply Chain Services (Hala SCS) has opened a 36,000sqm warehouse in Jeddah’s 3rd industrial city, aimed at providing better supply chain integration for key Middle East clients.
Maxx Logistics, a UAE-based joint venture between Almajdouie and Sinotrans has acquired Sinotrans Gulf in the UAE and will be merged with SMME, a second JV company owned by the two firms.
Meshal Almofadhi, a researcher at Aston Logistics & Systems Institute, UK, specialising in the supply chain and logistics sector in the Middle East summarises the key challenges for the Saudi logistics sector.
Marking a strong start for 2018, Bahri in January took delivery of its first Very Large Crude-oil Carrier (VLCC) of the year.
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