transport

New Dubai-Sharjah road nears completion, easing traffic
Roads and Transport Authority says completion rate of Tripoli Street Improvement Project has reached 90%
IATA forecast for aviation cuts profit by US$2.5 billion due to trade tension
Forecasts are likely to be reduced further when the industry group meets in Seoul next month, according to Alexandre de Juniac, IATA director general.
Forwarding arm revenue grows 24% for UPS in Q1
Supply Chain and Freight produced strong profit growth in the quarter. The segment also expanded operating margins, driven by disciplined cost-management initiatives and the flexibility of the network to adapt to changing market conditions.
Telematics Conference MEA answers key questions
Real-time communication, monitored behaviour, reduction of accidents, reduction of operating costs, fuel savings, safety improvements – these are the plethora of benefits of telematics, a widely misunderstood technology in the GCC market
Bahri reports revenue growth of 24% in fourth-quarter of 2018
The company’s sustained efforts to enhance its maritime capabilities and offerings and the better performance of its five business units helped report solid results in 2018, said Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO, Bahri
Saudi Arabia will spend AED97-billion revamping logistics and industry
Saudi Arabia reveals AED97-billion plan to wean country off oil and petrochem through logistics and industrialisation.
Comment: 4 advancements affecting the future of transportation
Peter Diamandis, founder of Abundance 360 Summit, on the future of transport and the autonomous vehicles, robotics and new systems that will shape it.
Logistics provider United Stars contracted by SABIC to transport liquid chemicals
Currently, United Stars has 40 road tankers for the SABIC contract and will add 40 more units by the end of the first quarter in 2019.
Major divide revealed in multimodal online search queries in UAE
Trends during the last three years show a sharp contrast in local online search queries for the type of cargo transport sought, along with the related products and destinations for these shipments, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.
DP World closes acquisition of Unifeeder, boosting hinterland and multimodal ability
DP World chairman says group's focus will remain on port operations, but Unifeeder purchase diversifies capabilities and customer options.
Dubai Metro receives first train of 50 train order
Expected to be delivered by October 2019, 15 of the ordered trains will be utilised for the upcoming Expo 2020, while 35 will be for civil use within the emirate
Most UAE petrol prices set to decrease in November
Super 98 and Special 95 petrol will both decrease in price while diesel is set to increase compared to October

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