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Baheej Al Biqawi, CEO Almajdouie Logistics (centre)  receives the award

Baheej Al Biqawi, CEO Almajdouie Logistics (centre) receives the award



Almajdouie wins GCC award

The award reflects the company’s track record in innovation, contribution to exemplary projects and most importantly nurturing a progressive and rewarding work culture

June 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Almajdouie Logistics has been named as the GCC’s ‘Supplier of the Year’ by business intelligence firm Meed.

In a ceremony held in Dubai, Meed Quality Awards for Projects crowned Almajdouie Logistics with ‘Supplier of the Year’ in its GCC wide category, in addition to the national award received last month.

This prestigious award reflects Almajdouie Logistics’ track record in innovation, contribution to exemplary projects and most importantly nurturing a progressive and rewarding work culture.

Baheej Al Biqawi, CEO Almajdouie Logistics, expressed his gratitude to the company employees for their continuous contribution to its growth. He stated: “This is truly a recognition of our innovative approach to the market and customers’ needs and the stand-out performance by everyone of us at Almajdouie.”

Meed Quality Awards for Projects is the leading stamp of quality and achievement for suppliers operating in the GCC and are aimed at honouring the best in businesss operating in the GCC projects sector, it stated.

Almajdouie Logistics has a strong presence in the GCC region providing integrated logistics solutions to the major industries, including oil and gas, petrochemical, FMCG and manufacturing. The 52-year  business focuses on exceeding clients’ expectations with its award winning services, such as 3PL, transportation, distribution, freight forwarding, project logistics, terminals handling, warehousing and in-house customs clearance.

 

BEYOND PORTFOLIO

Some of its latest cargo projects from the construction, oil and gas and other sectors, from generators and cranes to pipe racking and heavy machinery are:

 

LONGEST CARGO

In 2016, it moved over 1 million-freight tonne cargo as heavy as Saudi Aramco’s largest land oil rig and as far in the sea as Adnoc’s Upper Zakum (UZ750) island surface facilities in Abu Dhabi. “This reflects how we continue to diversify our service offering within the project logistics services demonstrating our ability to engineer complex heavy lift solutions in diverse territories (from land to offshore), tailor made ‘solution-specific logistics’ to diversified sectors,” said a company spokesperson.

“For over 50 years, we have been recognised as projects logistics leader as we make the impossible happens. We will continue to make sure that manufacturers and distributors across various industries rely on our capabilities of supporting the move of their heavy and abnormal cargo to their final destination in industrial sites,” he added.

 

HEAVIEST CARGO

The company has also lifted 352 tonnes unit for the world’s largest oil gasification power plant in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

“From the beginning we gain respect of cargo owners by contributing to capital projects that drove the region’s economy. As a result, we cemented a strong position in the region as a trusted partner in the logistics industry and we are recognised for our safe and innovative approach to the market and customers needs,” he said.

 

MOST DISTANCE COVERED

In a unique project, Almajdouie has covered 1,300 km from Jubail to Waad Alshamal project in Turaif, Saudi Arabia.

According to the company, Almajdouie Logistics supports major EPCs for some capital projects in Jazan, such as the Naphtha and Aromatics complex by JGC Corporation, crude distillation and vacuum unit by SK Engineering and Utilities & Common-Area by Tecnicas Reunidas. Its scope varies from handling cargo, customs clearance and transportation of materials from Jeddah and Jazan seaport to site location and heavy units from local fabrication shops across Saudi Arabia.

In order to support shear requirements of its EPCs and end users, it invested in new fleet of K25 and 72 axle lines of Scheuerle Germany. This investment incorporates split lines, straight drive and power boosters along with advanced power pack engine headers models. It also added 3 PPUs for SPMT’s fleet.

 

MOST REMOTE LOCATION

In yet another project, it saw its team working on a 84 km roll-off operations on the Upper Zakum (UZ750) island surface facilities in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The investment comprised professional training sessions for its crew and operations staff by Cheuerle qualified trainers. They delivered hands-on training for safe operates axles efficient mediums, ensuring optimum performance, both on-road and off-road, said the spokesperson.

Moreover, the team had their first live Oracle Transportation Management (OTM), a niche solution under the Oracle Value Chain Execution umbrella. Over 30 employees were trained in three phases, undergoing  discussion and solution, capacity requirements Planning and User Access Training, working project by project to ensure ample understanding of business requirements basics.




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