Logistics & Warehousing
January 2022

DHL, a leading international logistics service provider, has further cemented its presence in the logistics industry by launching its Mobile Middle East and Africa (MEA) Innovation Centre in Dubai, presenting a collaborative platform for partners and customers.






January 2022

Over three-quarters of cargo theft occur at logistics hubs and warehouses, with Free Trade Zone (FTZ) particularly vulnerable locations, a crime report from TT Club and BSI finds. Some 76 per cent of cargo theft is from warehouse and storage facilities. There are crime hot-spots in UAE and Saudi Arabia.






January 2022

For more than a century, businesses have honed highly efficient, linear supply chains. Raw materials flowed in one direction, were transformed into a product, used, and ultimately discarded in a waste heap. That approach now puts a firm’s competitiveness at risk.






January 2022

Geodis, a global supply chain provider, has entered into a five-year unit load device (ULD) supply, management and repair agreement with Unilode Aviation Solutions, the market leader in outsourced ULD management and repair services.






January 2022

AD Ports Group is celebrating the ninth anniversary of Khalifa Port with the announcement that it has reached its highest-ever position at number 56 in the 2021 Lloyd’s List Top 100 ranking, the global record of the world’s container port facilities.






January 2022

As the container line continues to up its presence in the logistics and supply chain markets CMA CGM is to acquire “most” of of Ingram Micro’s Commerce & Lifecycle Services activities (CLS), including Shipwire and the company’s technology forward logistics businesses in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacif






January 2022

Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) said it has launched its new trans-shipment service linking King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam, Khalifa bin Salman Port in Bahrain, and the Far East ports, in partnership with the Saudi International Ports and Shipping Line (OOCL).






January 2022

Many ship owners are making hay while the sun shines as high charter rates in some market segments have fuelled revenue. However, they could reap trouble by delaying yard stays for ballast water treatment (BWT) system retrofits as the clock ticks on installation time, according to leading supplier Optimarin.






January 2022

Aramex, a leading global provider of logistics and transportation solutions has partnered with Virtuzone, the leading company formation specialists in the UAE, to launch AMP – the first e-commerce-focused accelerator programme in the UAE and the Mena region.






January 2022

Container logistics services integrator, Maersk Kanoo, is to set up its first warehousing and distribution (W&D) facility in the UAE at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) in Dubai.






January 2022

The Port of Salalah has broken its previous year’s record in container handling volume, achieving 4.37 million TEUs (twenty-foot-equivalent units) with two weeks to go for the year-end closure.






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