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Duckhams, the Iconic Brand since 1899, launches in the UAE

Duckhams, the Iconic British Lubricant Brand since 1899, launches in the UAE The Duckhams brand was launched in the celebrated city of Dubai today. Emirates for Universal Tyres LLC, part of Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Group, appointed as Exclusive Distributor of Duckhams in UAE. Founded in 1899 by British chemist Alexander Duckham, the history of […]

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Qatar Airways Cargo Rolls Out WebCargo by Freightos

The world’s largest cargo airline will provide forwarders in the USA with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo Qatar Airways Cargo announces the further roll out of third-party eBooking platform WebCargo by Freightos across the United States of America*, effective 19 July 2021. Forwarders in the USA will be able to conduct eBookings with […]

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RSGT announces USD 280 million equity sale to PIF & COSCO

Upon completing all necessary conditions and obtaining all regulatory approvals, the founding shareholders of Red Sea Gateway Terminal Limited (RSGT) have officially completed their 40% RSGT equity sale to the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSPL) (20% each). The transactions imply an enterprise value for RSGT of USD 880 million and […]

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How many flights does it take to transport 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo?

On Emirates SkyCargo’s modern and efficient Boeing 777 freighter aircraft capable of transporting around 100 tonnes of cargo per flight, it takes only eight flights to move 247 horses in 131 specially designed horse stalls, 59 grooms to look after the horses, 100 tonnes of special equipment and most importantly 20 tonnes of food and […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Key challenges and stresses by UAE’s truck drivers

Key challenges and stresses experienced by UAE’s truck drivers revealed in a first-of-its-kind study by Continental 57 per cent of truck drivers questioned always or sometimes experience stress The majority found these stresses impacted negatively on their personal life Drivers shared feedback on how other road users could behave more considerately Study carried out by […]

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Turkish Cargo steadies growth in Europe

According to April 2021 International Air Transport Association (IATA) statistics, Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand serving 127 countries around the world, rose to the 1st rank by carrying 1 out of every 4 shipments in Hungary cargo exports, with a market share of nearly 25%. Delivering all kinds of products from spare parts […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Container xChange acquires TankContainerFinder.com

  ·   The neutral online platform for container leasing and trading adds tank containers to its service offering through the acquisition, strengthening its position as the market leader. ·  TankContainerFinders.com founders Léon de Bruin and Arthur van de Hoeven will leave the company.    Container xChange announced today it has acquired TankContainerFinder.com, the leading […]

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Hellmann strengthens its eCommerce division

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics appoints Marc Wijnen as Global Head of eCommerce. In this newly created position, Mr. Wijnen takes responsibility for the further development of the eCommerce product globally, which falls under the Contract Logistics segment. Mr. Wijnen will also remain responsible for the European Contract Logistics product as Chief Operating […]

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LogiPoint awards SR68 Million to Sahara

State-of-the-art multipurpose facility to strengthen LogiPoint as a regional distribution hub in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia’s LogiPoint have announced that the contract for construction of Warehouse Village V, LogiPoint’s state-of-the-art, multi-purpose warehousing complex, has been awarded to Sahara Building Contractors. Warehousing Village V will be built in one of LogiPoint’s flagship Logistics Park – the Bonded […]

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Etihad and CargoAi partner worldwide strategy

CargoAi will facilitate worldwide quoting and booking process Freight forwarders will be able to access the Etihad Cargo freight facility within the next few weeks Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, and CargoAi, the SaaS application which provides air cargo digital solutions, have partnered to elevate the carrier’s […]

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Normalized demand will solve supply chain delays

The Covid-19 cargo congestion brought on by extreme demand in combination with operational disruptions is very real and felt across supply chains globally. In the U.S. in particular, all parts of the supply chain are facing unprecedented pressures – there is a lack of rail and truck capacity, warehouses are full, and ports are bursting […]

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EPG in the 2021 Gartner Quadrant for WMS

  EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group) is establishing itself among the elite in the global logistics software sector with the news that it has been recognized in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant. The Germany-based global provider has been included in the Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) with its versatile and fully comprehensive EPG ONE™ […]

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Hahn Air appoints Christoph as new Vice President

Hahn Air announced the appointment of Christoph Althoff as Vice President Airline Business. The industry professional joined the Hahn Air team on 1st July and will be in charge of an international team of experts managing the partnerships with Hahn Air’s more than 350 partner airlines worldwide as well as acquiring and implementing new partner […]

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Qatar Airways Cargo Joins Pharma.Aero

Membership of the pharma association is part of the carrier’s innovation projects to provide reliable end-to-end cool chain for pharmaceuticals and medical products Collaboration between members of Pharma.Aero, a leading global cross industry association, will strengthen the pharma supply chain Qatar Airways Cargo becomes a member of Pharma.Aero, a worldwide platform catered to excellence in […]

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SSI Schaefer and SWAN combine SAP expertise

SSI Schaefer becomes majority shareholder of SWAN: Partnership to strengthen SAP competencies while maintaining an independent presence in the market. Focus on customer benefits: SSI Schaefer and SWAN combine SAP expertise With a focus on customer benefits, SWAN, the SAP logistics specialist, and SSI Schaefer, the world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, […]

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Hellmann acquires express parcel provider “Innight Express”

Hellmann acquires overnight express parcel provider “Innight Express” with presence in Hungary and Romania The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is acquiring the overnight express provider “Innight Express” based in Hungary and Romania. With this acquisition, Hellmann is completing an important milestone in its expansion strategy in the Central and East European markets and […]

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ABB to charge largest electric bus project in Qatar

ABB has won a contract to design, supply, test and commission a new high-power charging infrastructure for one of the world’s largest fleet of electric buses. The project will see ABB provide high power charging infrastructure for the fleet, which is expected to have 1,000 electric buses operating across the country and with a capacity […]

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Turkish Cargo Carried 100 million Vaccines All Around the World

As the cargo company that flies to more countries than any other, Turkish Cargo continues to fly uninterrupted and contributes to the fight against the pandemic for the return to better days. Managing to grow under the leadership of Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, M. İlker Aycı despite the shrinking […]

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Int’l Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarers

Calm haven for seafarers at Hamad International Airport passes 50,000 visitors in under seven months Mariner Lounge in Doha has ceremonial opening to mark International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer 2021, with hundreds given free flight upgrades as part of commemoration Qatar Airways has transported more than 380,000 seafarers and offshore workers since April […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


DRONAMICS and Hellmann to develop cargo drones

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator and the global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announced a partnership today to develop and offer a pioneering new transport service for the cross-border transportation of time-critical goods. As part of the cooperation, Hellmann plans to offer the first routes with unmanned cargo drones from DRONAMICS […]

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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo welcomes Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Hellmann’s Middle East South Asia operation is the first in the region to join the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. The Middle East South Asia (MESA) operation of Hellmann Worldwide, one of the largest global logistics service providers has become the first in the region to join the […]

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SAL appoints Mr. Hesham Alhussayen as Acting CEO

SAL Saudi Logistics Services (“SAL”, the “Company”), a market leading air cargo handler, announced today the appointment of Eng. Hesham bin Abdulla Alhussayen as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) replacing Omar Hariri, who will move on to Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) in the role of CEO effective July 1. Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Fawaz, Chairman […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Qatar Airways Cargo Launches WebCargo by Freightos

The world’s largest cargo airline will provide forwarders in Europe with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo Since the launch in February 2021, Qatar Airways Cargo has received a large number of eBookings via the platform Qatar Airways Cargo announces that WebCargo by Freightos will be introduced across the European region* effective 30 June […]

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Saudi Arabia at the forefront of Hellmann’s growth

Following its foray into Saudi Arabia in 2013, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has since made deep inroads into the Kingdom, with a good track record and an expanded workforce. Global Supply Chain conducted an exclusive interview with Lars Nielsen, Managing Director, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Saudi Arabia, who spoke expansively about the company’s origins, growth over the […]

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World FZO tackles free zone issues at AICE 2021

Conference taking place from 21 – 24 June featuring speakers, global business leaders and senior policy makers from more than 140 countries His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of World Free Zones Organization, inaugurated the seventh edition of the Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) 2021, which is happening virtually in Dubai from 21 […]

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Qatar Airways Cargo Offers Envirotainer’s Innovative containers

Qatar Airways Cargo Offers its Customers Envirotainer’s Innovative Releye® RLP container for Pharma Transport Equipped with intelligent cargo protection and unsurpassed autonomy, these containers provide cost efficiency and outstanding environmental performance, in line with the carrier’s sustainability goals. Qatar Airways Cargo announces the approval of Envirotainer’s latest innovation – The Releye® RLP container. With the newest addition […]

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SAL & SELA agree to provide logistics services

SAL & SELA TEAM UP in providing LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS for upcoming major events SAL Saudi Logistics Services and “Sela” signed an agreement to provide ground handling services at main airports to support the organization of Sela’s seasonal entertainment events and activities, especially the company’s upcoming events by the end of the year. The signing took […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Increasing the Value of Warehouse Automation

Increasing the Value of Warehouse Automation Through Modernizations and Expansions Developing a strategy for keeping automation systems and software current and in good working order is essential to minimizing risk and maximizing equipment performance. Leading automation expert Swisslog that has continued to support businesses realize their automation journey throughout the pandemic, reveals that many warehouse […]

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Hellmann strengthens its presence in France

The global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is opening its first Direct Load branch in France, located in Rennes. The company is thus continuing its growth path in the French market and is expanding its product portfolio to better serve the group’s local and transnational customers. Hellmann opened the first fully owned French branch near […]

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FELB implements usage of smart Container2.0

Far East Land Bridge (FELB) teams up with European technology provider PEOPLE to demonstrate new standards in green logistics by using smart Container2.0 and future oriented technologies. The Eurasian railway operator recently finished a transportation service with this new container type over a route of 10,000 km from Suzhou to Duisburg with less emissions and a […]

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Finnair Cargo chooses CargoAi to e-market its offers worldwide

The two pioneers of digitalization in the air cargo industry, Finnair Cargo and CargoAi, have announced their partnership. The largest air cargo carrier in the Nordic and Baltic region, Finnair Cargo’s worldwide cargo offering is now live on CargoAi. State-of-art digital booking services – e-quotes and e-booking – are available to forwarders directly via the leading SaaS platform. “We’re […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Driver shortages are a ticking time bomb if left unchecked

To be by-lined to Rob Wright, executive director at SCALA, a leading provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector. “Between Brexit crippling recruitment from the EU, IR35 tax changes leading many drivers to leave the industry, and a growing backlog of driving tests caused by the pandemic, this continued disruption could spell […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Dnata chooses Kale to develop nextgen E-commerce

dnata chooses Kale Logistics Solutions to develop the next generation Airport Cargo Community e-Commerce platform in Dubai Kale Logistics Solutions (Kale), a UN award winner and a trusted global IT solution partner for several Fortune 500 companies worldwide for the Logistics Industry, has been chosen by dnata, to develop the next generation Airport Cargo Community […]

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Hellmann announces investment in New Zealand

Hellmann Contract Logistics announces major investment in New Zealand for Techtronic Industries  The full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has announced a EUR 28 Mio. lease and development investment with Auckland Airport to establish a new 19,200-square-metre ambient warehousing complex dedicated to multinational manufacturer Techtronic Industries (TTI). The complex is located directly at Auckland Airport and […]

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Saudia Cargo and Liege sign an agreement until 2023

Saudi Cargo will increase cargo flights to and from the Belgian Airport which, in turn, will be connected to Saudia Cargo’s vast global network. Saudia Cargo is the air freight company of Saudi Arabian Airlines based in Jeddah with numerous operations in Europe. The company enjoys a solid reputation and is part of the world’s […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


Integrating robotics helps improve supply chain efficiency

The world is evolving at such an unprecedented pace that if unaided by modern technologies, there would be utter chaos caused by massive information available anywhere and global convergence in various business processes. Fortunately, there is the logistics industry, which is what holds our modern world together by managing a huge amount of various processes […]

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Rashid Center receives bus from Tristar

Tristar Group Donates Bus to the Rashid Center Tristar Group, the global integrated energy logistics company, provided a fully equipped bus as a donation to the Rashid Center for People of Determination, to enhance the center’s fleet of buses and provide safe transport to students studying there and to enhance cooperation between the center and […]

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Cathay releases sustainable development report

Cathay Pacific releases Annual Sustainable Development Report 2020 encapsulating its key developments and priorities Safety, Carbon Offsetting, Sustainability in operations and Biodiversity are some focus areas in which the airline has achieved significant progress The Cathay Pacific Group recently released its 2020 Sustainable Development Report that summarises the initiatives that were brought about by the […]

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Collaboration is “the name of the game”at 12th GPCA conference

The virtual conference was held on 26-27 May, attracting over 1300 attendees from 450 companies in 62 countries The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic of the last 15 months has demonstrated the acute importance of collaboration to build more agile, resilient, and responsive supply chains, said industry leaders at the 12th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) […]

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NAFL’S performance is commendable and upbeat

Industry UAE Apex Body demonstrates buoyancy and resilience in the face of the pandemic The 33rd AGM of the National Association of Freight & Logistics (NAFL) was recently commemorated amid much fanfare in the opulent ambience of the Al Jaddaf Waterfront Ballroom of the Versace Pallazzo Dubai. The well-attended, in person meeting, conducted amid strict […]

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Container prices surge in Europe

For European exporters looking to source shipping containers, existing shortages could deteriorate significantly in the coming weeks, according to the latest data from Container xChange, the world’s leading online platform for the leasing and trading of shipping containers. Most pricing and availability indicators now suggest carriers are continuing to favour shipping empties back to Asia […]

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The Silent Heroes of Air Cargo

  Let’s Meet the Silent Heroes! Offering services to 127 countries and being the fastest-growing air cargo brand around the world, Turkish Cargo has been carrying out the air cargo transportation operations under the favor of talented colleagues. In these operations, there are really important occupational groups from pilots to loadmasters. Turkish Cargo tells about […]

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Sievi invests in automation from SSI Schaefer

The leading safety shoe manufacturer in Europe, Sievi, invests in automation solution from SSI Schaefer to benefit from industry growth Sievi has commissioned SSI Schaefer to extend its existing warehouse located in Sievi, Finland in 2021. The footwear manufacturer supplies its products to the local market, but also exports to more than 40 countries worldwide. […]

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Al Masaood opens new Renault Service Centre

Facility includes eight service bays and parts warehouse to serve more customers  Al Masaood Automobiles, an icon of the UAE’s automotive market and the authorised distributor of Renault in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, has announced the opening of its new Renault Service Centre in Mussafah to deliver integrated services to more […]

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Etihad and Saudia solidify relationship

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier, SAUDIA, announced a new reciprocal loyalty agreement, expanding on the existing codeshare deal between the two airlines. Members of the Etihad Guest and ALFURSAN programmes can now earn and redeem miles on flights across both carriers’ networks. […]

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Improving efficiency through Robotics

It’s no secret that the pandemic has accelerated the recognition, adoption and embrace of automation and digitalization across multiple sectors particularly manufacturing, retail and e-commerce. ACME INTRALOG FZCO, a leading regional provider of material handling & warehouse automation solutions, is reporting new breakthroughs and heightened business, bucking trends even in the face of the pandemic. More […]

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Logitech welcomes Rugged Combo 3 Touch

Logitech has introduced Rugged Combo 3 Touch, a slim, protective keyboard case with integrated Multi-Touch trackpad for iPad (7th and 8th generation) perfect for faculty and students of all levels. Rugged Combo 3 Touch features 5 helpful use modes to support the many ways teachers teach and students learn and sealed, pry-resistant keys that hold […]

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Almajdouie Logistics invests in 30 new heavy-duty vehicles to enhance capabilities

Almajdouie Logistics recently enhanced its fleet with 30 new Hyundai Xcient trucks, which are equipped with advanced technology to improve efficiency and sustainability. The heavy-duty vehicles will support the company’s ongoing efforts to expand its business and implement large-scale regional projects. Almajdouie Motors Company, the authorized distributor of Hyundai Commercial Vehicles in the eastern & […]

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GPCA & Oxford release a Covid’19 Response Report

  Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association and Oxford Business Group to team up for new Covid-19 Response Report A new Covid-19 Response Report (CRR), produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), will explore the key role that innovation is set to play in adding value to […]

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Al Masaood the Availability of Renault Trucks T X-64

 New model specifically designed for Middle Eastern and African markets Renault Trucks’ range expanded with a new model converted at the Used Trucks Factory in Bourg-en-Bresse, France T X-64 comes with a manufacturer’s warranty of 18 months or 180,000 km and features over 50% of new original parts Al Masaood Commercial Vehicles and Equipment (CV&E) […]

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SkyCargo completes one year of transporting urgent cargo

Emirates SkyCargo is marking the first anniversary of loading urgently required PPE, related supplies and other vital cargo on the seats and inside the overhead bins of its Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft. Responding to the pressing demand for transporting PPE during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in late April 2020, the freight division […]

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Turkish Cargo adds Munich to its expanding network

Turkish Airlines’ ascendant air cargo brand Turkish Cargo keeps growing steadily by strengthening its flight network. After Frankfurt, Turkish Cargo has now added Munich, the developed economical city of Germany, among its destinations served with direct cargo flights. The dynamic brand of the sector, maintaining increase its number of direct cargo flights with Munich cargo […]

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SISCO reports net income growth of 21.4%

Q1 revenues increased 51.6% y-o-y, excluding accounting construction revenue Strong performance by ports and logistics segments drive top-line growth Net income grew 21.4% y-o-y, with earnings per share improving to SAR 0.40 Saudi Industrial Services Company (“SISCO”, the “Company” or the “Group”), Saudi Arabia’s leading strategic investor in ports and terminals, logistics parks and services, […]

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Volvo and Daimler fully committed to hydrogen-based fuel-cells

Today, two leaders of the commercial vehicle industry – Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group – officially outlined their pioneering roadmap for the new fuel-cell joint venture cellcentric, as part of an industry-first commitment to accelerate the use of hydrogen-based fuel cells for long-haul trucks and beyond. With the ambition of becoming a leading global […]

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P&G announces 2022 Sustainability Actions

P&G announces 2022 Sustainability Actions including the launch of 12 Pilot Programs over the Next 12 Months across Middle East, Asia Pacific & Africa to help improve local ecosystems All P&G manufacturing plants in region have achieved Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfill #ForestsForGood 12 pilot programs set to take place over the next 12 months […]

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1 out of every 20 Covid vaccine transited through Dubai

One out of every 20 COVID-19 vaccines administered around the world has transited through Dubai on an Emirates aircraft Emirates SkyCargo has transported around 59 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its flights Dubai at the centre of global COVID-19 response through the Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance Governments and health authorities around the world are […]

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Etihad Airways partners with Nigma

Dota 2 giant Team Nigma and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announce a long-term partnership Team Nigma will be the first esports team to be sponsored by a major airline Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, today announced a landmark partnership with World Champion Esports team, Team Nigma, […]

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Robotics and Software leader, Savoye enters UAE market

Savoye, a global logistics solution engineering company, announced that it has established its own office in the UAE as part of its ongoing expansion in the Middle East. The leading supply chain technology provider seeks to leverage the country’s geographical location and advanced logistics network to grow its markets and contribute to national efforts aimed […]

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Third win for Honeywell propylene technology in North Africa

Honeywell announced today that Anchorage Investments Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex™ technology to produce 750,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene for its new Anchor Benitoite petrochemicals complex in Suez, Egypt, near the southern terminus of the Suez Canal. Propylene is the primary component in a variety of plastic products that are […]

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Turkish Cargo offering eBookings on WebCargo

Turkish Cargo stays agile in a volatile air cargo environment by providing forwarders with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo. Turkish Cargo will soon provide global forwarders the ability to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available air cargo capacity through WebCargo, a Freightos Group company. This provides critical agility as air […]

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Swisslog announces virtual World Automation Tour 2021

Intralogistics expert Swisslog is set to host an around-the-world automation tour of some of its most prominent customer sites this year. Several big names are already billed as part of the World Automation Tour 2021 line-up, with further tour dates to be announced throughout the year. Each show will kick off with a meet and […]

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Hellmann bucks downward trends; expands in the region.

Opening new offices in Egypt and Oman makes the company’s performance a standout in a challenging landscape Global logistics service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is expanding and has entered new markets in the Middle East. After launching operations in Oman last summer, the company has now also inaugurated its first branch in Egypt. The inauguration […]

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Turkish Cargo offering forwarders eBookings on WebCargo

Turkish Cargo stays agile in a volatile air cargo environment by providing forwarders with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo. Turkish Cargo will soon provide global forwarders the ability to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available air cargo capacity through WebCargo, a Freightos Group company. This provides critical agility as air […]

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LogiPoint partners with United Warehouse Company

 UWC get 15,000sqm multipurpose built to suit facility in Logistics Park Modon 1 LogiPoint and United Warehouse Company Ltd. (UWC) have signed a strategic partnership contract under which LogiPoint will build a dedicated multipurpose built to suit facility for UWC in Jeddah. The ‘Built-to-Suit’ facility will be developed in LogiPoint’s Logistics Hub located in the […]

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Saudia Cargo enters into digital partnership with cargo.one

Transformation strategy: Saudia Cargo delivers on digital transformation and selects cargo.one as the strategic online partner for its fast-paced cargo expansion Lead player: one signs agreement with Saudia Cargo, expanding its Gulf footprint in line with its global 2021 expansion strategy Saudia Cargo and leading e-booking platform cargo.one have entered into a distribution agreement to […]

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GPCA calls for modernization to support chemical trade

GPCA’s recommendations were published in a position paper released today in both English and Arabic language The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) issued a list of recommendations for the modernization of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in line with supporting free and fair trade and enabling the regional chemical industry’s growth. In a position […]

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Saudia Cargo Joins UNICEF to Support Worldwide Vaccines Delivery Mission

Saudia Cargo is one of the first Airfreight companies to join the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative launched by UNICEF to support the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines delivery alongside essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to fight the pandemic. The members of the initiative are 10 leading airlines which together cover routes to over 100 […]

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SAL & SkyCargo Sign a GH Agreement

The Saudi Arabian Logistics company SAL has announced the signing of Cargo Ground Handling agreement with the pioneer air cargo company, Emirates. This signing comes under the company’s strategy to logistically partner with the most reputed airlines with strong presence in the international arena. SAL’s CEO, Omar Hariri commented: “This cooperation with the leading Emirates […]

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SSI Schaefer partners with Dahl to create automated warehouse

Dahl, one of the leading wholesaler and trading companies in plumbing, pipes, ground work, cooling, property and tools has selected SSI Schaefer as a supplier for its new central warehouse to cover the Swedish market. The new distribution center will connect approx. 2,000 suppliers and 36,000 craftsmen with HVAC equipment both through direct delivery to […]

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EVOTEQ to showcase Track & Trace in the Pharma industry

Digital transformation company’s SmartTrack system to secure supply chain EVOTEQ announced that it will showcase its ‘Track and Trace’ technology SmartTrack at DUPHAT 2021 from April 5 to 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre at stand number 4C10. The company will demonstrate how SmartTrack can be applied in healthcare given that healthcare serialization is a […]

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Volvo and Isuzu complete UD Trucks a the strategic alliance

The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today completed the transaction whereby Isuzu Motors acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 billion (approximately SEK 19 billion) on a cash and debt free basis. The strategic alliance within commercial vehicles between the two groups, aiming to capture opportunities in the […]

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SkyCargo to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19

Emirates SkyCargo becomes first air cargo carrier to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations In the run up to World Health Day (7 April), Emirates SkyCargo has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its […]

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Al Masaood Commercial closes mega deal with Gulf Ready Mix

Al Masaood Commercial Vehicles and Equipment, part of Abu Dhabi’s leading conglomerate – Al Masaood Group, has sealed a mega contract with Gulf Ready Mix LLC (GRM) to provide the UAE-based ready-mix company with eight units of UD Trucks’ Quester CGE 420 – 8X4 equipped with concrete mixer with a capacity of 12 cbm. Quester […]

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Sheikh Abdullah opens HOPE Consortium’s & Logistics Summit

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed opens HOPE Consortium’s World Immunisation & Logistics Summit with global leaders in healthcare and philanthropy H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed calls for the world to come together in order to accelerate the pace of vaccination globally and achieve full recovery Together, with partners, the HOPE Consortium is developing the capacity […]

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ACME: Bringing Automation on the front burner

Embracing automation and digitalization is increasingly perceived as the way forward in the present context to ensure viability and feasibility of logistics operations. Simply stated, logistics automation is the process of harnessing computer software or automated machines to improve the efficiency of logistics management. With a growing trend in pandemic times for (human) contactless operations […]

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Coop invests in the state-of-the-art technology from SSI Schaefer

Coop invests in one of the largest automation solutions in the world with state-of-the-art technology from SSI Schaefer and environmental focus Coop, one of the leading food retailers in Sweden, chose SSI Schaefer as their general contractor for intralogistics to provide a cutting-edge, energy-efficient and highly automated logistics solution for their new 77,000 m² distribution […]

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SSI Schaefer starts work on a High Bay Cold Storage for Kloosterboer

Kloosterboer, one of the leading logistics service providers in Western Europe, commissioned SSI Schaefer with the supply and construction of steelwork for an impressive deep-freeze warehouse located in Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The logistics service provider offers innovative and sustainable supply chain solutions for temperature-controlled storage and distribution of food related products, such […]

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CargoAi commits to greater sustainability in air cargo

CargoAi is launching new features to allow freight forwarder to assess and reduce the CO2 emissions generated by their business activities. They can now choose routes and airlines based on their carbon impact and calculate the CO2 emitted from each shipment. Monthly CO2 emissions reports are also available to allow clients to analyse their own […]

Category: Air Cargo, News


The LogiPoint Legacy: Enabling SA’s Supply Chain Industry

LogiPoint was established in 1999 with the objective of leveraging the economic potential of the Red Sea Port of Jeddah to create a logistics and supply chain hub in the region which would cater to the future needs of the Middle East’s largest economy. Today, LogiPoint is at the forefront of driving innovation and change […]

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AFC vaccine  distribution with Unicef, Pfizer, Logista Pharma, GS1 and Lufthansa

Air Freight Conference COVID-19 vaccine  distribution with Unicef, Pfizer, Logista Pharma, GS1 and Lufthansa Vaccine supply chains are speeding up. Still there are a number of challenges: air freight capacity, last mile distribution, production of vaccines and delivery to developing countries. During the second edition of the Air Freight Conference – COVID-19 vaccine distribution – […]

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LogiPoint wins Supply Chain Hub of the Year Award 2021

LogiPoint have been declared winners of the ‘Supply Chain Hub of the Year Award’ at the prestigious announced at a gala event at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, UAE. LogiPoint leverages its multi-faceted logistics infrastructure to offer an elaborate suite of high-end Value-Added Services (VAS) through its team of highly qualified logistics professionals. The […]

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10 start-up finalists to compete at ‘Future of Ports 2021’

10 start-up finalists from six continents to compete for latest supply chain innovations at Gulftainer’s ‘Future of Ports 2021’ Highly disruptive start-ups to showcase groundbreaking IoT, AI and Autonomous Drones, Big Data and Advanced Analytics, and Blockchain solutions that could redefine the ports and logistics sector Top five start-ups will win cash prizes and the […]

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Turkish Cargo carries UNICEF’s Covid-19 vaccines

Holding the widest flight network in the world, Turkish Cargo undertakes an important mission within the extent of struggling the pandemic by carrying UNICEF’s (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) Covid-19 vaccines and health equipment all around the world. This successful brand, delivered 1.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine supplied by UNICEF from India to […]

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Sustainable partners with Efate to recycle Toxic waste

The 24-hour e-Waste drop-off station in The Sustainable City, created by EFATE, will provide a free and efficient e-waste management system for the community and the general public. The initiative successfully collected 1.5 kilos of e-waste in the first week. The materials collected in working conditions will be donated to charity. EFATE will also attempt […]

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Value chain partners to address plastic waste

Value chain partners in the Arabian Gulf join global efforts to address plastic waste More companies in the region have adopted Operation Clean Sweep®, a global initiative practiced in over 60 countries across the world, in an effort to achieve zero plastic pellet loss to the environment Major players from across the plastic value chain […]

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Daimler and Volvo joint forces for cellcentric JV

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50 percent of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG for approximately SEK 6.3 billion (approximately EUR 0.6 billion) on a cash and debt-free […]

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Saudia Cargo: connecting China with Europe from Hong Kong

Saudia Cargo has announced the signing of cargo agreement with one of the leading IT and logistics operator, Cainiao Network– the logistic arm of Alibaba Group – to support e-commerce operations between China and Europe by operating five weekly flights from Hong Kong to Liege in Belgium with Riyadh city as a connection point. These […]

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Hope Consortium to ensure safety and integrity of COVID-19

Hope Consortium ushers in the age of blockchain to ensure safety and integrity of the global COVID-19 vaccine supply chains Hope Consortium, an Abu Dhabi-led public-private partnership delivering large quantities of COVID-19 vaccines globally, is utilizing internally developed “mUnity” system to ensure full visibility, safety and security, and tamper-proof distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, despite […]

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Bridgestone encourages UAE residents to discover ‘Be Everywhere’ campaign

Bridgestone Middle East has announced a new promotional campaign ‘Be Everywhere’ to encourage the UAE residents to discover the country’s landmarks while showcasing about the company’s range of 4×4 tyres which offer a superior on and off-roading experience. The campaign includes a radio competition that will run on both Virgin Radio and Al Arabiya FM […]

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ECS Group appointed as Qatar Cargo’s GSA in UAE

ECS Group, the leading GSSA, with its established presence in the region and strong partnership with the airline in over 20 countries, is supervising the management of cargo capacity via its subsidiary Globe Air Cargo. Qatar Airways operates fourteen weekly flights from Dubai and daily flights from Abu Dhabi. In preparation for this much awaited […]

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SkyCargo supports the food & beverage industry at Gulf Food’21

The air cargo carrier is an important facilitator in the trade and transportation of food items across international markets, enabling food security while also supporting the livelihoods of food growing communities. Over 220,000 tonnes of food items transported during the pandemic year across six continents Specialised product ‘Emirates Fresh’ ensures that perishables retain their freshness […]

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IBX Logistics records 68% year-on-year growth for 2020

Company set to launch new e-commerce services this year in line with business growth strategy IBX Logistics, a leading global provider of transportation services with key operations in Dubai, has announced that it has recorded a 68% year-on-year rise in revenue in 2020. The strong growth has been attributed to expansion in global markets such […]

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Etihad & Gulf Air agree on Code Share

Expansion of existing code share agreement to strengthen both airlines’ networks beyond Abu Dhabi and Bahrain hubs Enhanced reciprocal frequent flyer benefits for Etihad Guest and Falconflyer members Schedule optimisation and connectivity improvements on Abu Dhabi – Bahrain route Developing a more seamless customer journey between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain Etihad Airways, the national airline […]

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Girteka purchases 2,000 Volvo trucks

Girteka Logistics, one of Europe’s leading logistics companies, has decided to invest in no less than 2,000 of the latest generation Volvo FH trucks. Improved safety, increased driver comfort and reduced fuel consumption are among the expected gains with this major fleet renewal. Girteka Logistics, based in Lithuania, have 15,000 truck drivers and 8,000 trucks, […]

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Vaccine distribution: What needs to be improved quickly?

The key challenges outlined in this assessment analysis by Eelco Dijkstra (Europhia Consulting); Franck Toussaint (Biolog Consulting) and Laurent Foetisch (Supply Chain Operations), relate to the production delays in ramping up the required production volumes and in the ‘final mile’ challenges in distribution. There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the challenges and roadblocks […]

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IVECO delivers 160 Trakker trucks to Phibela Industrial PLC

The IVECO Trakker trucks are ideally suited to the mission at the Phibela agro-processing complex, which produces and distributes high-quality edible oil to the Ethiopian and East African markets. The 160 Trakker trucks are equipped with the Eurotronic automated gearbox which delivers lower operating costs reduction and higher operational safety for the operator and superior […]

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Honeywell’s selected for world’s largest Shipyard

Lead contractor SEPCO selects Honeywell’s software-based control, power management, telecommunications, fire and gas safety and security technologies for the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services Honeywell has been awarded a major contract by SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO) to supply connected control, telecommunications, safety and security systems for the King Salman International […]

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Rostec Equips Ansat with Wi-Fi and Satellite Internet

Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopter holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has received approval from the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) to equip Ansat helicopter with the Mku30 satellite communication system. This option will provide helicopter passengers with high-speed Internet access during the flight. This Ku band satellite communication system, created by MOST Satellite […]

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Volvo creates dedicated business to accelerating electrification

The Volvo Group creates business area dedicated to accelerating electrification The new business area Volvo Energy will strengthen the Volvo Group’s business flow of batteries over the life cycle as well as the customer offer for charging infrastructure. At the same time, the environmental impact from electric and hybrid electric commercial vehicles and machines will […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution – What needs to be improved quickly

The key challenges outlined in this assessment relate to the production delays in ramping up the required production volumes and in the “final mile” challenges in distribution. With President Biden’s new administration, it is expected that the US government will take a much more hands on and ambitious approach in tackling the Covid-19 vaccination distribution […]

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Positive sales for UD Trucks drives solid performance across MEENA

UD Trucks continued its growth in all key MEENA markets with successful reactivation in Saudi Arabia with a new local partner. Truck brand set to launch a “Better Life” strategy in 2021. UD Trucks continued its journey of growth across the Middle East in 2020. Despite the challenging business environment caused by the pandemic crisis, […]

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RSGT Announces the Public Investment Fund with COSCO becoming Shareholders

The Founding Shareholders of Red Sea Gateway Terminal Limited (RSGT), a privately-owned independent terminal operating company, have signed separate Share Purchase Agreements with the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and with COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSPL) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sound Joyce Enterprises Limited, for the sale of 40% equity interest in RSGT (with 20% each) […]

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1,000 team members vaccinated as Imdaad support COVID-19  

Imdaad, a Dubai-based group of companies that provides integrated, sustainable facilities management services that enhance operational efficiencies of physical assets, has continued to support the UAE government’s battle against COVID-19 by arranging a special vaccination session for its team members. More than 1,000 staff members received the first doses of the Sinopharm vaccine during the […]

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Serai Launches End-to-End Supply Chain

Serai, a network-based digital B2B platform by HSBC, has launched a traceability solution that allows apparel businesses to track cotton and other raw materials going into their product. Businesses can use the new solution to trace order flow throughout the supply chain, manage supply chain risks and collect data for compliance needs. Serai helps businesses […]

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Al Futtaim Hino-Truck manufacturer gears up for the long haul

Making trucks matter when the rubber hits the road. Trundling along the nation’s highways and road arteries and racing ahead of the competition, HINO trucks are gaining mileage as a popular commercial vehicle brand with a soaring market share that keeps accelerating. HINO Motors Limited (HML), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, was founded in […]

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PayBy releases study uncovering UAE consumer attitudes

Study shows more than 70% of consumers prefer cashless payment options for a major part of their monthly spending  Abu Dhabi-based innovative fintech enterprise PayBy has released its first study of the UAE consumer payments landscape, conducted in association with Kantar. The study included a diverse sampling of UAE consumers to evaluate their attitudes to […]

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Renault Trucks inks deal with ENOC as ‘Partner of Choice’

Major fleet deal sees ENOC take delivery of eight new C 380 Tractor Heads from Renault Trucks Dubai’s ENOC Group has taken delivery of eight new C 380 Renault Trucks models, which will be used to deliver fuel to the Group’s service stations across the United Arab Emirates, the country’s leading energy player announced. All […]

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Qatar Airways Cargo is giving back through WeQare

The world’s leading cargo carrier introduced its sustainability project, WeQare, that consists of a series of positive and impactful actions in the form of chapters. These actions are based on the core pillars of sustainability – environment, society, economy and culture. They are being implemented at all levels of the cargo carrier’s business which is […]

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Turkish Cargo carried vaccines, from China to Turkey

Maintaining its healthcare, medical equipment and vaccine shipments uninterruptedly all around the globe, Turkish Cargo carried the first batch of the Covid-19 vaccines (Sinovac), procured from China by the Ministry of Health, to Turkey. Loaded inside 17 containers equipped with dedicated cooling systems, Covid-19 vaccines are delivered to the officials of the Turkey’s Ministry of […]

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Emirates SkyCargo transports Pfizer vaccines for DHA

In recognition of the invaluable contribution by the healthcare ecosystem, Emirates SkyCargo transports the vaccine free of charge Vaccine doses flown, offloaded and cleared on priority basis on arrival in Dubai at dedicated Emirates SkyPharma facility Emirates SkyCargo has notched yet another milestone by flying in COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for […]

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Hope Consortium to deliver billions of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses by end of 2021

ABU DHABI HOPE CONSORTIUM EXPANDS ITS OFFERING THROUGH FOUR MAJOR PARTNERSHIPS COVERING 170 COUNTRIES Agility, Aramex, Hellmann and Kuehne + Nagel among early freight forwarder partners onboarded to deliver billions of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses by end of 2021 The four companies involved in the Hope Consortium cover 80% of the world’s countries and transported over […]

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Tristar adds new road fleet for Shell in Oman

New additions equipped with advanced safety features Tristar Group the global integrated energy logistics company, announced that it has successfully inducted six fuel tankers and 11 Scania trucks to its fleet in Oman, which are under contract with Shell. The tankers have a capacity of 36.4 kiloliters, and have safety features including emergency braking, lane […]

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Dutch Logistics discussed key points from the Air Freight conference

Based on the Airfreight Conference https://www.airfreightconference.com/ jointly organized between Europhia Consulting and ProMedia Dutch Logistics media group, some key points emerged from the speaker presentations and discussions: Various speakers confirmed that restrictions in airfreight capacity supply due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis which have impacted the airline industry will likely drive up airfreight pricing in […]

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Maersk partners with Novo Nordisk on cold chain logistics

Pharma producer chooses Maersk’s services to reduce transportation carbon footprint  AP Moller-Maersk recently announced the signing of a logistics agreement with Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk from 2021. The three-year agreement on cold chain logistics covers transportation including ocean services and inland logistics. “Transporting pharmaceuticals on a global level is a demanding task with various […]

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H2Accelerate – new collaboration for zero emission

H2Accelerate – new collaboration for zero emission hydrogen trucking at mass-market scale Daimler Truck AG, IVECO, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group today committed to work together to help create the conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks in Europe. As a growing number of governments and businesses align on a common vision of […]

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Red Sea Gateway Terminal Wins Sustainability Award

Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), has been named winner of the 2020 Sustainability Award at the 17th Annual Seatrade Maritime Awards, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa, hosted virtually from Dubai. RSGT was selected in recognition of “the exceptional initiative that supports sustainable maritime commerce”” by the judging panel of independent industry experts. “”We are […]

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Resilience, fortitude and foresight have been the hallmarks and defined Tristar Group

“Our resilient business model is underpinned by long-term contracts with our investment grade customers” — Eugene Mayne, CEO, Tristar Group. Resilience, fortitude and foresight have been the hallmarks and defined Tristar Group’s operations under the stewardship of Eugene Mayne, Founder and Group CEO, at the helm. The continuing Covid-19 pandemic, devastating and unrelenting has challenged […]

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In the forefront of equipping and energizing logistics automation and materials handling

Swisslog demonstrates leadership in logistic-related systems, new solutions and innovation Headquartered in Buchs-Aargau, Switzerland and with a local office in Dubai, Swisslog with its strong Swiss roots and legacy, is a subsidiary of the German robots manufacturer KUKA which has a workforce of more than 14,000 people working across the globe. Swisslog’s range of services […]

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Turkish Cargo carried the 1700 years old “Cybele” statue to Turkey

Turkish Cargo brought the statue of the mother goddess “Cybele” dated back to the 3rd century A.D back to its home. The statue was trafficked abroad back in 1970. Performing with the utmost care for the shipments of historical artifacts, Turkish Cargo brought the Statue of Cybele, the mother goddess which is believed to be […]

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More inventory reliability – more customers: Spedition Stähler grows with EPG | LFS

With the construction of the new 5,000 m² warehouse at its Limburg site, Spedition Stähler, the biggest and most established shipping company in the Limburg-Weilburg district, has also taken the decision to install a warehouse management system. It selected the EPG | LFS Warehouse Management System from EPG (Ehrhardt + Partner Gruppe). This has enabled […]

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Vries and Wesseling to lead Bridgestone Mobility Solutions

De Vries steps in as CEO of the business unit; Wesseling will become COO, a newly-created role. Bridgestone Mobility Solutions CEO and Managing Director Thomas Schmidt has announced he will be leaving Bridgestone at the end of the year. Schmidt created and co-founded Webfleet more than 20 years ago.  Bridgestone has appointed Jan-Maarten de Vries […]

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GPCA Announces Special Edition to Take Place in February 2021

The forum will address the theme ‘Leadership in the New Reality – Catalyzing Sustainable Growth in the Chemical Industry’ The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf, today announces that a special edition of the 15th Annual GPCA Forum will take place on 10-11 February 2021 […]

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TUI, Condor and SunClass Airlines now live on CargoAi

CargoAi is increasing its offer to freight forwarders by making real-time prices and electronic bookings available on its platform for major leisure carriers: TUI, Condor and SunClass Airlines. This roll-out has been made possible thanks to the support of ECS Group, the GSSA of these airlines in Total Cargo Management. Pursuing its digitization strategy for […]

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Hyperloop Accelerates with 100 Engineers from Altran

The agreement between HyperloopTT and Capgemini’s Altran, the world-leader in engineering and R&D services, strengthens HyperloopTT’s technical presence and will focus on accelerating systems integrations for passenger commercialization in the heart of Europe’s Aerospace Valley in Toulouse, France. HyperloopTT announced today an agreement with world-leading engineering and R&D services provider Altran, part of the Capgemini Group. […]

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Volvo Group invests in digital service for shared truckloads

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Flock Freight, a technology company based in Solana Beach, California, that pools shipments to fill unused trailer space. The company uses algorithms to match multiple LTL (less than a truckload) shipments into one shared truckload that eliminates all terminals and hubs, improving quality and efficiency. Flock Freight […]

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Daikin appoints new Chairman & President for MEA

 Continuing our mission to grow and strengthen the regional presence Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has announced the appointment of Masaaki Miyatake as the new Daikin MEA Chairman and President. Miyatake joined Daikin as […]

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SAL launches new facilities for Covid distribution

Saudi Arabian Logistics Company (SAL), Saudi Arabia’s leading cargo ground handler and logistics provider, is pleased to announce the unveiling of its new pharma and perishable facilities at the Cargo Village in Riyadh, specializing in perishables and all types of pharmaceuticals, including the much-awaited COVID vaccines soon to be rolled out worldwide. His Excellency the […]

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Water scarcity needs a conceited approach for the ME

Water usage around the world continues to rise, but with supply diminishing at current rates, the projections for global water availability are not promising. Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting, estimates that 25 percent of the world’s population is currently living in areas of extremely high water stress, and by 2050 that portion […]

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Imdaad crowned ‘Sanitation and Waste Management Company of the year’

Company scoops coveted title at Innovation in Construction and FM Awards 2020, while Group CEO Mr. Jamal Abdulla Lootah was also recognized as the ‘Visionary Leader of the Year’ Imdaad, a Dubai-based group of companies that provides integrated, sustainable FM services that enhance operational efficiencies of physical assets, has scooped two of the top awards […]

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Qatar Airways Cargo appoints Wexco in Australia

Qatar Airways Cargo appointed Wexco, part of ECS Group, as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia. Through that new agreement, Qatar Airways and ECS Group are extending their strategic partnership which today covers 20 countries worldwide. The partnership will leverage Qatar Airways’ strong presence in Australia, promoting destinations to the Middle-East, Europe, the Americas […]

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SkyCargo helps family business bring premium seafood to Asian customers

India is one of the fastest growing markets globally for the food and beverage sector. With a young population that is increasingly well traveled and familiar with international cuisine, there has been a growing awareness and demand in the country for quality produce and food ingredients from around the world. In 2015, Catch of Norway […]

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Etihad & SITA try bio-metrics for check-ins

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has partnered with information technology company SITA, to trial the use of facial biometrics in order to check in cabin crew at the airlines Crew Briefing Centre at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The trial will use facial recognition technology to identify and authenticate crew members, […]

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Turkish Cargo carries COVID-19 vaccines via its global air bridge

Continuing its contributions for the sustainability of the global supply chain by building a global air cargo bridge all across the globe with its cargo flights, Turkish Cargo started to carry COVID-19 vaccines with its strong fleet, wide flight network and special cargo service quality. Offering service to 127 countries around the world, Turkish Cargo […]

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Surge in Free Zone businesses: Investors gravitating to Special Economic Enclaves

Free Zones across the GCC are increasingly becoming magnets and star attractions for Investors, FDIs Businesses of all hues and sizes from micro enterprises, SMEs and mega conglomerates are increasingly beating a path to Free Zones across the GCC. These special zones are increasingly becoming popular propositions for attracting investments and professional skills. The following […]

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Aramex UK Moves into New London Heathrow Facility

Aramex UK Ltd.; a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, today announced that it has moved its operations into a new warehouse facility in London Heathrow. This facility will ensure Aramex UK deliver the utmost effective service during peak seasons and enable them to support an ever-growing customer base of leading brands. […]

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Etihad collaborates with Formula 1 legend Damon Hill

Watch Damon Hill’s 360-degree videos with commentary of the Yas Marina Circuit grandstands Win ten grandstand tickets to the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE and official sponsor of the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has collaborated with Formula 1™ racing […]

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Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in new marketplace for freight

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Adnavem, an online marketplace for freight services. Adnavem offers unbundled door-to-door transport with a present focus on Asia and Northern Europe. Adnavem, which was founded in 2017 and is based in Gothenburg in Sweden, is disrupting the transport and logistics industry by providing an unbundled service offer […]

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ABCC takes part at Logistique

ABCC moderates an online panel session on UAE-Brazil trading opportunities The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) recently took part at the virtual Logistique – Multimodal Logistics and Business Fair and Congress, which brought together key Arab and Brazilian stakeholders, experts, business executives and government authorities. The online panel session, moderated by ABCC President Rubens Hannun, […]

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Turkish Cargo strengthens Budapest with Scheduled Flights

Enjoying the widest direct cargo flight network in the world, the global air cargo carrier, Turkish Cargo continues to increase the number of direct freighter only destinations. Having an attractive location from the viewpoint of the logistics and trading companies, Budapest (BUD) became the main hub for Turkish Cargo with the newly established Eastern Europe […]

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Volvo launches electric trucks starting in 2021

Next year, hauliers in Europe will be able to order all-electric versions of Volvo’s heavy-duty trucks. This means that Volvo Trucks will offer a complete heavy-duty range with electric drivelines starting in Europe in 2021. Volvo Trucks’ massive drive towards electrification marks a major step forwards on the road to fossil-free transport. Volvo Trucks is […]

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SkyTeam Cargo Alliance names Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Hariri as its new chairman

SkyTeam Cargo, the largest alliance in the air cargo industry, has announced the appointment of Omar Hariri as the new chairman of its Executive Board. Hariri, concurrently the CEO of both Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) and Saudi Arabian Logistics Company (SAL), replaces Shawn Cole, VP Cargo of Delta Airlines, who held the position […]

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Volvo and Isuzu form strategic alliance

The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today signed binding agreements to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing industry transformation, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2019. The agreements include Isuzu Motor’s acquisition of UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an […]

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DHL honored with 4 Gold 2020 Stevie Awards for Women

DHL Global Forwarding honored with four Gold 2020 Stevie Awards for Women in Business Success for the company’s “Women at DHL Global Forwarding” initiative: take home four gold awards in a field of more than 1,500 participants. The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold Stevies […]

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GCC agri-nutrients feed 5% of world’s population

Agri-nutrients produced and exported from the GCC region are estimated to have provided nutrition to 350 million people, equal to 5% of the world’s population The GCC agri-nutrients industry supports the food supply of 5% of the world’s population, or 350 million people across the globe, according to a new report published by the Gulf […]

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Aramex Goes Live with CargoWise

Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, announced today the official go-live of their rollout of WiseTech Global’s integrated logistics execution platform, CargoWise, across its global network. The CargoWise rollout represents an integral milestone in Aramex’s digital transformation journey that strategically leverages innovative solutions to satisfy evolving customer needs […]

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Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest cargo hub

Emirates SkyCentral DWC in Dubai South to be operated as a dedicated anchor hub for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Air cargo carrier has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to handle requests for vaccine transport Emirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally […]

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Turkish Cargo continues to build the global air bridge

Enjoying the widest direct cargo flight network of the world, Turkish Cargo continues to build the global air bridge Maintaining its successful business processes across the world, Turkish Cargo increased the number of destinations of its direct cargo operations to 95 by adding London, Bucharest, Bangkok, Singapore, Beirut and Lahore to its direct cargo flight […]

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Long Lineup of High-Level Dignitaries FOR AIM Digital 2020

The largest virtual event for the global investment community will welcome top-ranking delegates including H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Republic of Tatarstan; H.E. Juri Ratas, Prime Minister of Republic of Estonia; and H.E. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). An impressive lineup of high-level dignitaries is confirmed to […]

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Emrill wins five-year FM contract from Aramex

UAE-based Facilities Management (FM) services provider, Emrill, has been awarded a five-year contract by logistics giant, Aramex. The scope of the contract includes mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP), housekeeping and specialist services across the company’s seven facilities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Emrill, in a press communiqué, stated it will mobilize a team of 73, […]

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Emirati graduates obtain first Railways Diploma

First cohort of Emirati graduates obtain first Railways Diploma in the United Arab Emirates, join Etihad Rail DB Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the national railway network in the United Arab Emirates, has announced the graduation of the first batch of Emirati nationals on the Railways Diploma Programme from the Abu Dhabi Vocational […]

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Order Picking solutions suited for the Middle East

A host of issues and developments—globalization, pandemic-related business disruptions, rapidly evolving customer expectations and the quick shift into e-commerce have reinforced the need for SME’s in the region to be more agile, accurate and economic in the way they handle intralogistics and order fulfillments. The immediate need therefore for efficient, automated warehouse and distribution solutions […]

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Tradeling forges a deal with Freightos.com to make freight bookings simple

Tradeling.com marks a regional first with freight buying integration that helps customers compare, book, manage and track air, ocean or land cargo in real-time  Customers can select from a range of freight providers on Tradeling Smart Freight to get instant quotes with no hidden prices and complete freight booking with a simple 3-step process The […]

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Aggressive expansion plan across emerging markets: FETCHR

Brian Cartwright, Client Partner, Supply Chain and Logistics for Pedersen & Partners, and regular contributor to Global Supply Chain, meets exclusively with Hussein Wehbe, CEO, Fetchr to discuss a wide spectrum of issues from the current state of his company’s business, priorities, his vision for the future and how technology is altering and eforming the […]

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Emirates Delivers celebrates one year of delivering happiness

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform developed by Emirates SkyCargo has successfully completed its first year of operations delivering many a smile and cheer to its customers in the UAE. A fast, reliable and cost-effective international e-commerce shipping solution, Emirates Delivers has been well received in the market. Emirates Delivers is targeted both at individual […]

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EPG: Pioneering optimum, holistic Supply Chain Execution Systems

Focus on Supply Chain order fulfillments, e-commerce and automation With deep roots in the region spanning almost a decade and half and a laser-like focus on developing and providing Software Solutions for the Supply Chain Execution, Ehrhardt Partner Group (EPG) has built its solid reputation as a leading and dependable provider of comprehensive solutions with […]

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Saudi Arabia’s logistics sector set for major takeoff and the long haul ahead

Thanks to massive infusion of capital and investment in roads, sea ports and airports infrastructure, Kingdom poised for the great leap ahead. The Saudi Arabia freight and logistics market is currently estimated to be valued at US$ 22.95bn and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.35% during the forecast period, according to Mordor […]

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Honeywell helps Global Control improve heat treatment performance

The incorporation of Honeywell solution ControlEdge™ HC900 into Global Control’s furnace and oven offerings accelerates the OEM’s widespread availability and strengthens its competitiveness Honeywell announced that Global Control Pte Ltd, a global heating system original equipment manufacturer (OEM), is incorporating Honeywell technologies, including the ControlEdge™ HC900 controller, into its heat treatment solutions to help its […]

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Emirates SkyCargo signs humanitarian logistics MoU with IHC

The two organisations will cooperate to develop logistics solutions for crisis relief operations Emirates SkyCargo to be carrier of first resort for International Humanitarian City’s relief efforts Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest hub for humanitarian aid, have signed an MoU to cooperate on humanitarian logistics […]

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Turkish Cargo makes use of innovative technology

Having digitalized its business processes, Turkish Cargo makes use of innovative technology Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand that has digitalized its business processes, provides convenience to its customers in its global network and continues its journey to the future by integrating the virtual workforce Robotic Process Automation (RPA) that minimize the error and […]

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Saudia Cargo added a freighter bringing the total number to seven aircrafts.

The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on the demand for medicine, medical and preventive equipment and other similar goods. Omar Hariri, CEO, Saudia Cargo, commented, “We have taken practical steps to guarantee the cargo and supply operations smooth continuity to and from […]

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Aramex partners with Transportr

Aramex Enters into Strategic Partnership with Transportr to Manage Ittihad Group’s Sea Freight Volumes Ittihad International Investment has signed with Transportr to provide and manage supply chain and logistics solutions of ITTIHAD and its subsidiaries, in the UAE and abroad Transportr authorized Aramex to act as its representative with all matters related to sea freight […]

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Reimagining and Redefining – Regional Intralogistics

A progressive, home-grown, pioneering company with an extensive four and half-decade legacy in providing unique storage solutions and materials handling services in the UAE. Acme prides in its track record replete with proven extraordinary capabilities and accomplishments. Acme is now in the forefront, redefining the domain of intralogistics and systems integration and meeting the challenges […]

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SAL now runs operations of Saudi Customs

SAL now runs operations of customs security areas at main airports Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL), a member of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, has officially begun today running the operations of customs security areas across most Kingdom’s airports, as part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed previously by the Saudi Customs and the National […]

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Jens Holtinger new head of Volvo’s global truck production

Jens Holtinger new head of Volvo’s global truck production organization and member of the Volvo Executive Board Jens Holtinger has been appointed as head of Volvo´s global truck production organization and member of the Volvo Executive Board. He will replace Jan Ohlsson, who after a long and successful career will retire.   Jens Holtinger, born […]

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The right storage opens up expansion opportunities

By using optimized storage systems, you can therefore win new customers for your online grocery store. Customers who are purchasing (or want to purchase) groceries online have two requirements in particular: goods must be guaranteed fresh and home delivery must be fast and free. Consumers in Germany spend approximately 215 billion euros on food, drinks […]

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Russian Helicopters deliver Mi-171 to China

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has supplied a Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines to a Chinese civil aviation company. In 2019, the Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a national type certificate for Mi-171 with the new power plant. The decision of the Chinese aviation authorities expanded […]

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Maurice Ward Logistics’ fleet reflects your needs

Maurice Ward Logistics’ (MWL) fleet has eye-catching additions, the new branding for their frigo trailers is ready! As a trusted partner for your business they are constantly seeking to improve and respond efficiently, effectively and flexibly to provide the best fit for your cargo and goods. They have expanded their service portfolio to transport temperature-controlled […]

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Etihad & Red Cresent support victims in Beirut

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), a humanitarian organisation that supports official authorities, launched initiatives to support Lebanon after the Beirut explosion. Etihad organised aid to support residents who had been injured or displaced from their homes in Beirut and gathered donations including medical equipment, clothes, and amenity […]

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ecoDemonstrator testing quieter, cleaner flights

An Etihad Airways 787-10 Dreamliner decked out with special equipment that can enhance safety and reduce CO2 emissions and noise has commenced flight testing this week for Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme. A series of flights will gather the most detailed information to date about aircraft acoustics from some 1,200 microphones attached to the outside of the […]

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IoT & AI are globally gaining momentum–Is the UAE ready?

To drive IoT and AI success, UAE companies must look at them through the lens of customer experience and business strategy. By Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice-President at Sage Africa & Middle East. Even before the outbreak of the pandemic, it was clear that artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are here to […]

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Schneider Electric MEA Goes Green

The Future of Farming We spoke with Madar Farms about why agricultural technology will change how we grow our food for the better through plant farming concepts that are much more sustainable. A quiet revolution is taking place all around us, in the agriculture industry. On this week’s podcast, we spoke to local pioneers in […]

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The new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range

Tires made for regional and urban transports – the new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range takes over the city streets Medium-size delivery trucks and buses are shuttling the streets in every city, keeping people and goods moving. The Nokian E-Truck range of truck tires has proven to be a dependable choice for long and medium […]

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The SC&L is undergoing a technology transformation

While the global pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on multiple industry sectors, there have been technology-driven paradigm shifts in logistics and supply chain processes and systems thank to the ingenuity and resilience demonstrated by the industry affirms Gaurav Biswas, Founder- CEO, TruKKer the region’s first technology enabled truck aggregator. The world has changed […]

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SSI Schaefer’s strategy to combat the pandemic New Perspectives

While the global fallout of the coronavirus is distressing, there is also hope. Companies around the world such as SSI Schaefer are leveraging tech to fight the pandemic, help businesses cope with the new normal and innovative strategies to empower their associates and communities. The onset of the international pandemic for the most part in […]

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Action Plan for post-pandemic Supply Chain Management

Covid-19 has validated the criticality and strategic importance of supply chain management – that is a given. In this thought leadership contribution, Tom Craig, President LTD Management, Pennsylvania, USA, a leading authority and professional consultant on logistics and supply chain management and regular contributor to Global Supply Chain examines the best case scenario for the […]

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Tranzone Tactics adopts new protocols in pandemic times

Tranzone has been able to maintain its work momentum and usher in new performance efficiencies even in the long shadow of the pandemic thanks to new work protocols, guidelines and regulations. Overseas expansion is also in the horizon, affirms Biju Joseph, the company’s Operations Manager. It is now abundantly evident that the raging corona virus […]

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Aramex revenue increases 4% in Q2 2020

Q2 2020 Net Profit fell 23% to AED 94.4 million First Half 2020 Revenues rose 1% to AED 2,528 million First Half 2020 Net Profit declined 30% to AED 162 million Domestic Express e-commerce volumes in core markets rose 133% in Q2  Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, […]

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Etihad report strong start to 2020

ETIHAD AIRWAYS REPORTS STRONG START TO 2020 WITH SECOND QUARTER HEAVILY IMPACTED BY COVID-19 Record Q1 performance – showing a 34% year-on-year improvement 3.5 million passengers carried 71% seat load factor Operating revenues US$ 1.7 billion Cargo revenues improved by US$ 130 million (37%) to US$ 0.49 billion 27% reduction in direct operating costs to […]

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Cathay to Half Single-Use Plastic Footprint

  Airline’s 2019 Sustainable Development Report celebrates environmental and social initiative success and lays foundation for group’s future targets The Cathay Pacific Group has released its 2019 Sustainable Development Report, providing a comprehensive overview of Cathay Pacific’s and its subsidiaries’ approach to and performance in the areas of environmental, social and governance that are of […]

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UPS RELEASES 2Q 2020 EARNINGS

Consolidated Average Daily Volume Surged to Record 20.9% Growth 2Q20 Diluted EPS of $2.03, Up 4.6%; Adjusted* Diluted EPS up 8.7% to $2.13 YTD Cash from Operations of $5.9B; Adjusted Free Cash Flow of $3.9B UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced second-quarter 2020 consolidated revenue increased to $20.5 billion, a 13.4% increase from the second quarter of 2019.  […]

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The sustainable last mile solution for online grocery shopping

BITO has added another bin variant to their successful MB multi-purpose container range: Online grocery purchases have seen a steep rise which is challenging online retailers. They are confronted with the question: How do I deliver temperature sensitive foods safely to the consumer – if possible, without producing any further packaging waste? The online shopping […]

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Honeywell produce One Million N95 masks in the UAE

HONEYWELL AND MUBADALA SUBSIDIARY REACH PRODUCTION MILESTONE OF ONE MILLION N95 MASKS IN THE UAE First facility of its kind in the GCC to produce critical N95 masks to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Mubadala Investment Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Strata Manufacturing, today reached the manufacturing landmark of producing […]

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Consolidating its leadership as a haven for crews stuck on board ships

Dubai witnesses crew change of 3,000 seafarers within its territorial waters Completing the success of the cooperation between the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA) to facilitate ships’ crew change, 3,000 seafarers have been recently registered within Dubai territorial waters, comprising 1700 sign on […]

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GCC Chemical Producers Slash Emissions and Waste

GCC Chemical Producers Slash Emissions and Waste by a Third, Despite Increased Production: GPCA Report Latest figures are according to GPCA’s ‘2019 Responsible Care® Performance Metrics Report’ released today Chemical producers in the Arabian Gulf have cut waste generation by 29% in 2019 and emissions by over 35% in the last six-year period, despite a […]

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GCEC on track with customized navigational and monitoring technologies

GCEC Trading’s automotive monitoring technology is blazing a new trail enabling effective vehicle oversight while monitoring, managing and improving driving behaviour for safe, secure, efficient and compliant fleet. Established in 2007, UAE-headquartered GCEC Trading is clearly in for the long haul and in the vanguard of vehicle movement and oversight technologies. The pioneering company, founded […]

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Sohar Port: Setting Soaring Standards

Sohar Port is set to play a key and instrumental role in realizing the Sultanate’s Logistics Strategy 2040 which aims to rank Oman among the top ten countries in the world for exceptional logistics performance by the year 2040. Sohar Port’s stellar accomplishment since its inception in 2002 and further fortified by the establishment of […]

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Etihad to resume flights to Shanghai

Effective 27 July, Etihad Airways will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Shanghai, China. The service will operate with an initial weekly flight using a Boeing 777-300ER, featuring Business and Economy cabins. Robin Kamark, Etihad Aviation Group Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are delighted to announce the […]

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FAI Technik appointed as Honeywell Channel Partner

FAI Technik GmbH, the maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, has been appointed as an authorised Channel Partner for Honeywell Aerospace. The agreement allows FAI to supply and service Honeywell avionics parts and systems. It covers all Honeywell Aerospace business aviation avionics products including its range of connectivity solution and services, cockpit and cabin upgrades. […]

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DMCA strengthens bunkering fleet in Dubai waters

The move is part of DMCA’s resolution to resume maritime operations across Dubai anchorage areas Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced the move to strengthen its bunkering fleet in Dubai waters as part of an advanced step towards the path of organizing, facilitating and enhancing maritime activity. The DMCA has increased the number of […]

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Etihad joins forces with Mediclinic

 Etihad Airways is now collaborating with Mediclinic Middle East, part of private hospital group, Mediclinic International, to offer its UAE-based travellers a convenient COVID-19 PCR testing service at their home, or at a Mediclinic facility, prior to their travel. This development is part of the airline’s Etihad Wellness sanitisation and safety programme, recently introduced to […]

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Kazan Helicopters receive Ansat helicopter simulators

Kazan Helicopters of the Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has received positive qualification of Ansat helicopter training simulator’s compatibility to international standards. The evaluation was carried out by the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI). The comprehensive Ansat simulator was tested for its compliancewith the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization […]

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“CARGY”, the new digital solution partner by Turkish Cargo

Providing air cargo service to 127 countries worldwide, Turkish Cargo’s “CARGY”, the new artificial intelligence robot that provides customers with the opportunity to inquire the status of their cargo 24/7, goes live. During its initial phase, Cargy, the artificial intelligence-based chat bot and the new member of the Turkish Cargo family, provides the users with […]

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Turkish Cargo carried 1 of every 20 air cargo flight throughout the world

According to the data announced for May by the WACD (World Air Cargo Data), the international air cargo information provider, Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand, increased its market share to 5 percent and transported 1 of every 20 air cargo, carried throughout the world, in the industry where the global air cargo market […]

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Young leaders summit opened by Etihad

Tony Douglas, Group CEO, offers words of advice to more than 250 young leaders tuning in from 23 cities across the world to the Cityzens Giving Young Leaders Summit. Over the course of the week, participants will hear from an impressive line-up of thought leaders on navigating times of uncertainty, adapting community football for the […]

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DMCA lifts timing restrictions on maritime activities

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has issued a circular lifting the timing restrictions for maritime activities. The step indicates the return of the maritime sector in Dubai to its normal pace following the Dubai Government’s successful completion of the National Disinfection Programme, which paved the way for the restoration of economic activities including tourism initiatives. […]

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TIACA Launches Its 2nd Air Cargo Sustainability Awards

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that the second edition of the Air Cargo Sustainability Award is now open for applications. The competition aims to recognize outstanding businesses and industry initiatives leading the way to a more sustainable air cargo. CHAMP Cargosystems, one of the leading industry IT solutions providers, has generously committed to […]

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Aramex partners with Mubadala Healthcare

Aramex partners with Mubadala Healthcare to provide door-to-door medical supplies service to patients across the UAE  Up to 2,000 patients across the UAE will receive necessary medical supplies to their doors on a daily basis Aramex will leverage operational expertise and use specialized vehicles to ensure safe and speedy deliveries Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading […]

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SAL launches its pharma facilities at KFIA Cargo Village

SAL launches its pharma facilities at KFIA Cargo Village with operational capacity of 14,000 tons a year Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has launched the operations of its state-of-the-art pharma facilities recently opened at the Dammam-based King Fahad International Airport’s Cargo Village. The new warehouses will support the infrastructure of pharma and medical equipment handling facilities […]

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Volvo received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Practice Award

Volvo Group North America Recognized for Waste Reduction Efforts by DOE Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Volvo Group North America recently received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Plants Better Practice Award for preventing and reducing waste at several North American facilities. The Volvo Group was chosen among a record number of applicants to […]

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Serco ME appoints new Managing Director

Serco Middle East appoints new Managing Director for Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram Public Services Company Serco Middle East has appointed Wallace Weatherill as its new Managing Director, a role in which he will spearhead the operations of the largest automated transport system in the region the Dubai Metro as well as the Dubai Tram […]

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GCC Chemical Industry Must Prepare post Covid 19

GCC Chemical Industry Must Plan and Prepare for Post-COVID Period, says GPCA The oil and gas and chemical sectors are expected to start to recover in Q3 2020 The chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf must plan and prepare for the post-COVID period, turning adversity into advantage, and capitalize on the lessons learned to retain […]

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Aramex Launches “Aramex SMART- Unbox First. Pay After.”

Aramex Launches “Aramex SMART- Unbox First. Pay After.” to Boost E-commerce Growth Across its Core Markets  “Aramex SMART” is the industry’s first comprehensive delivery, payment and returns solution available for e-tailers around the world selling to shoppers in Aramex’s core markets The innovative solution provides an easier and more convenient delivery, payment and returns experience […]

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Etihad operates goodwill flight to Costa Rica

UAE national airline’s first ever flight to the Central American country operated via the Dominican Republic Etihad Airways yesterday operated its first ever flight from Abu Dhabi to San Jose, capital of Costa Rica. The goodwill flight transported Costa Rican citizens returning home, and humanitarian aid from the Government of the United Arab Emirates, to […]

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Etihad is encouraging travel with the launch of ‘Travel Voucher’.

  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is encouraging travellers to start planning their next trip, once travel restrictions ease, with the launch of ‘Etihad Travel Voucher’. Guests who purchase an Etihad Travel Voucher between 10 and 24 June 2020 will receive an extra 50% cash value for future travel from 1 August […]

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Etihad Engineering expands forward maintenance schedules

ETIHAD ENGINEERING EXPANDS OPERATIONS AS AIRLINES BRING FORWARD MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES Etihad Engineering, the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has been expanding its operations in aircraft maintenance and parking, to meet the new requirements of airline operators as fleets have been grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The MRO provider continues […]

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Realigning Supply Chains, post-Covid-19 

With economies severely battered, a rethinking and rearrangement of supply chains appears inevitable There are clear and imminent indications that supply chains will be irretrievably altered in the aftermath of the pandemic. With global trade in turmoil and the blame-game becoming a veritable free-for-all, the present economic upheavals will lend themselves to a reorientation of […]

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Etihad offers special transfers to key cities

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO OFFER SPECIAL TRANSFER FLIGHTS CONNECTING KEY CITIES ON ITS GLOBAL NETWORK New transfer connections linking 20 cities in Europe, Asia and Australia via Abu Dhabi Effective 10 June, Etihad Airways will link 20 cities in Europe, Asia and Australia via Abu Dhabi. The new transfer services will make it possible for those travelling […]

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Honeywell opens a Gas Detector Factory in SA

New facility will form part of Honeywell’s alignment to Saudi Vision 2030 and localization commitments, supporting economic diversification Honeywell becomes the first international company to produce industrial gas detectors in Saudi Arabia Honeywell, a global technology leader, has today announced it will open a new facility for the production of gas detection devices in Saudi […]

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UPS commits US$3 million to GAVI

THE UPS FOUNDATION COMMITS US$3 MILLION TO GAVI TO EXPAND INNOVATIVE LAST MILE DELIVERY NETWORK AND BRING ESSENTIAL VACCINES TO CHILDREN UPS partnership with Gavi builds on successful efforts to expand and improve vaccine delivery in Uganda and some of the world’s most underserved communities To date, UPS cold chain best practices have resulted in […]

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Emirates SkyCargo’s global network grows to 75 destinations

Emirates SkyCargo has expanded its weekly scheduled cargo flight operations to cover 75 destinations across six continents. Through its wider reach, Emirates SkyCargo is able to transport essential commodities and other urgently needed cargo more rapidly across the world, allowing exporters and importers across markets to benefit from direct access to widebody cargo capacity. Some […]

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SAL launches its new facilities at KKIA

SAL launches its new facilities at KKIA under Ministry of Transport Under the patronage of the Minister of Transport his excellency Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) launches its operations at the Model Cargo Village at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA). The launch was announced during a webinar attended by Abdulhadi Al-Mansouri, […]

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LogiPoint reinforcing Jeddah as the regional logistics hub

LogiPoint at Jeddah Islamic Port established the first bonded corridor connecting the Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port and King Abdulaziz International Airport to facilitate the multi-modal movement of cargo. The trial conducted on a shipment that arrived by sea freight to LogiPoint Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port then shipped […]

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GPCA warns exports to India may be investigated 

Investigative practices by Indian authorities on anti-dumping regulations raise serious concerns under the WTO  rules GCC ethylene glycol (EG) imports into India may be severely hurt as a result of an ongoing anti-dumping investigation targeting imports from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, UAE and Singapore, the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association, the regional trade body representing […]

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UPS RELEASES 1Q 2020 EARNINGS

UPS Expertise & Flexible Global Network Keep Supply Chains Moving Focused on the Health and Safety of Employees and the Public Supported Customers with Near Record On-Time Service COVID-19 Weighed on First-Quarter Results Cash from Operations of $2.6B; Adjusted* Free Cash Flow of $1.6B UPS Liquidity and Financial Condition Remain Strong UPS today announced first-quarter […]

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Al Majdouie completes a challenging heavy lift movement smoothly

Almajdouie Logistics always looks forward to new challenges, especially ones that allow us to showcase our expertise. We recently completed a massive heavy lift operation, transporting cargo measuring 20.85 x 5.43 x 10.00 metres (L x W x H) and weighing 81 tonnes from Dammam’s 2nd Industrial City to Ras Tanura. There were many logistical […]

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Turkish Cargo achieved the highest growth rate among the top 25 air cargo carriers

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world, achieved the highest growth rate among the best 25 air cargo carriers with 16.6 percent growth rate, according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Freight Tonne Kilometers (FTK) February’20 results. Previously ranking 8th in 2019, Turkish Cargo rose to 5th place and increased […]

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Digital technologies play a major role in driving global response

Al Mansoori: Digital technologies play a major role in driving collective global response to COVID-19 crisis G20 economic ministers discuss role of digital technologies in enhancing business resilience during extraordinary Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, participated in the extraordinary G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting, which […]

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UAE joins ministerial statement to ensure continuity of global supply chains

10 countries from across the world accede to the joint ministerial statement Al Mansoori: Statement strengthens joint regional & global efforts to facilitate movement of trade & other necessary goods across borders The UAE has joined a joint ministerial statement issued by several countries around the world, expressing their commitment to keeping the supply chains […]

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Saudia Cargo lifts record payload between Lahore to Riyadh in April

Carrier turns passenger planes to all-cargo flights resulting to 35 weekly flights to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic crisis Saudia Cargo says it made a record payload carrying essential food supplies from Lahore, Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, using a passenger aircraft turned into an all-cargo flight, a new trend that […]

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Emirates SkyCargo ensures food supplies into the UAE

Emirates SkyCargo has utilised the cargo capacity on its Boeing 777 freighter and Boeing 777-300ER passenger freighter aircraft to help maintain and replenish food supplies in the UAE during the Covid-19 pandemic. The air cargo carrier has helped import more than 34,000 tonnes of food into the country between January and April 2020, out of […]

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Turkish Cargo became the first cargo airline to achieves all three “CEIV Pharma, Fresh & Live Animals” certifications

Turkish Cargo, the fastest-growing air cargo airline in the world with continuously prospering operations, became the first air cargo airline toconcurrently achieve all three “CEIV Pharma, CEIV Fresh, and CEIV Live Animals” certifications, under the IATA CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) program. Pursuing the air cargo services as based on the vision created […]

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TIACA urges action for air cargo in Africa

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has raised its concern on the air-cargo sector in Africa which has experienced a significant drop in capacity to Europe by 70% compared to 2019 according to CLIVE Data Services. Despite the vital role this activity plays in providing people with basic necessities and essential medical equipment, the situation […]

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SAL launches high-tech facilities at King Khalid International Airport

Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has moved some of its services to the newly-launched facilities at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA). This comes in line with SAL new operational plan aiming to enhance ground-handling services and streamline the cargo acceptance procedures through the village, which is a global integrated logistics platform for cargo and supply services. […]

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Etihad to deliver critical cargo to Australia

ETIHAD CARGO TO DELIVER CRITICAL AIRFREIGHT SERVICES TO AUSTRALIA Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has partnered with the Australian Government to provide critical international airfreight assistance to Australia. Under the agreement with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), Etihad Cargo will provide dedicated cargo services between Abu […]

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Emirates will operate from Dubai to select countries

Emirates will operate from Dubai to: Frankfurt, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Lagos, London Heathrow, Madrid, Manila, Tunis Emirates plans to operate passenger services to Frankfurt (25, 27, 29 April), Jakarta (26 April), Johannesburg (25 April), Lagos (26 April), London Heathrow (23, 24, 26, 28, 30 April), Madrid (29 April), Manila (24, 28, 30 April), and Tunis (30 April). […]

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Renault prepares for a gradual restart…

RENAULT TRUCKS prepares A GRADUAL AND SAFE restart OF ITS plants IN FRANCE Disinfection of machinery, workstations and work tools, the wearing of masks, gloves and overalls, social distancing rules, organised movement in shared areas… Production has been at a standstill since 18 March, but Renault Trucks is now preparing for a slow, gradual and […]

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Etihad continues to progress its sustainability to cut emissions

ETIHAD CONTINUES TO PROGRESS SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVES TO HELP CUT CARBON EMISSIONS  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has continued to progress its sustainability agenda, testing a range of initiatives during the wind-down and suspension of its scheduled passenger services in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The airline has highlighted some of its continuing […]

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WABCO boost efficiency & safety for Almajdouie’s ME Fleet

WABCO Telematics Boost Efficiency and Safety for Almajdouie’s Extensive Middle East-Based Fleet Leading logistics group equipping 1,200 trucks and 1,400 trailers with WABCO telematics Advanced technology to support Almajdouie’s ambitious digital transformation Solutions designed to enable leaner, greener and safer operations YPRES, Belgium, 20 April 2020 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global […]

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Emirates Sky Cargo’s e-commerce sees strong growth in the UAE

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform launched by the freight division of Emirates has witnessed a strong reception by UAE customers in March and April 2020. A reliable and cost-effective e-commerce shipping solution targeted at individual shoppers and small businesses in the UAE, Emirates Delivers permits consolidation of purchases from multiple online retailers in the […]

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SEA-LNG welcomes Sohar Port as its first ME port member

STRATEGICALLY LOCATED OMANI PORT JOINS SEA-LNG Today SEA-LNG welcomes SOHAR Port and Freezone as its first Middle Eastern port member.  SOHAR joins SEA-LNG to promote its investment in LNG bunkering facilities and the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.  SEA-LNG is the leading multi-sector industry coalition, created to accelerate the widespread […]

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Etihad Airways advises on re-start plans

ETIHAD AIRWAYS ADVISES ON OPERATIONAL STATUS AND OUTLINES RE-START PLANS 500 special passenger, belly-hold freight and cargo flights operated worldwide Most extensive maintenance programme in Etihad’s history underway Greater support for customers affected by COVID-19 cancellations Etihad Airways has provided an update on its current and planned operations as COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place […]

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Hahn Air appoints leaders for its new commercial divisions

Hahn Air is regrouping its departments supporting partner airlines, travel agencies and the global distribution systems (GDS) into the new commercial and operation divisions. The new divisions also include communications and marketing as well as IT support. The set-up allows the company to further increase business results for its more than 350 partner airlines and […]

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Volvo’s new self-charging bus can drive longer on electricity

The bus can drive longer & emission-free on electricity The new Volvo self-charging buses with hybrid power, the “S-Charge” model range have been upgraded with new capabilities and can now drive silently and emission-free on electricity at higher speeds and cover longer distances than before. This creates new possibilities to use self-charging hybrid-electric powered buses […]

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Emirates puts customers first

·         Simplifies waivers and refunds policy with one unified approach worldwide ·         Eases concerns about pre-booked summer travel by extending waiver policy to tickets issued before 31 May 2020, for travel before 31 August 2020 ·         Offers three options: Keep your ticket for 760 days; exchange ticket for travel vouchers valid for up to 2 […]

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ETIHAD EXPANDS PASSENGER FREIGHTER COVERAGE

ETIHAD EXPANDS PASSENGER FREIGHTER COVERAGE AS IT  CONTINUES TO DELIVER ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES TO UAE AND THE WORLD Additional flights to Asia, Australia and Europe  Following its recent launch of passenger freighter flights to 10 destinations, complementing its Boeing 777 freighter operations, Etihad Cargo is  pleased to announce five additional routes using Etihad Airways passenger aircraft […]

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Unity: a key factor in the aviation industry’s recovery

  A strong international unity was emerging at the ICAO Council meeting that took place on Thursday 09 April 2020. The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) along with high-level representatives from ACI, CANSO, ICCAIA and IATA[1] were invited to the informal briefing of the Council which was held as a video conference. The objective of […]

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Emirates SkyCargo scales up operations for essential commodities

Carrier now operating scheduled cargo flights to more than 50 destinations globally with multiple weekly frequencies Operating increasing number of charters to transport relief supplies and medical equipment More than 33,000 tonnes of perishables and 1,700 tonnes of pharmaceuticals brought into UAE since January Keeping up its unwavering commitment to deliver food, medical supplies and […]

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UPS Board Appoints Carol Tomé As CEO

UPS Board Appoints Carol Tomé As CEO; David Abney To Be Executive Chairman The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today announced it has named Carol Tomé as UPS Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1. David Abney, the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will remain in his role until June 1 when he will become […]

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Commencing today, Red Sea Gate Terminal expands operations in Jeddah

RSGT expands operations in Jeddah today and ear marks $1.7 Billion for further Expansion & Renovation Red Sea Gate Terminal (RSGT) has expanded its operational capabilities and capacity at Jeddah Islamic Port. Today marks the official commencement of RSGT’s take-over of operations in the northern section of Jeddah Islamic Port (previously known as North Container […]

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Has hoarding become an added pressure on Supply Chains

HAS CORONAVIRUS PUSHED RETAIL/GROCERY AND WEAK E-COMMERCE INTO A TIPPING POINT? Hoarding / Panic Buying is a special pressure on Supply Chains. Supply cannot keep up with demand chaos. The supply exists and is being manufactured. But it cannot move as quickly as panickers are taking it off shelves. The sequence is go to stores. If they are […]

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One Click grows supporting businesses during the COVID-19

  One Click Delivery Services grows, supporting businesses and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic As most retail stores are temporarily closing and restaurants are decreasing their walk-in capacity, outlets are forced to adjust their business model by turning to deliveries, in order to maintain a revenue stream during the COVID-19 pandemic. Entities such as One […]

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Supply chain risks for pharmaceutical and medical products

In this special independent contribution, author Eelco Dijkstra, Managing Partner, Europhia Consulting, and an industry expert, reviews the clear and current supply chain risks for pharmaceutical and medical products in relation to the COVID-19 crises currently overwhelming the globe. The observations, from a global supply chain perspective, are based on the author’s input and concerns […]

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Turkish Cargo maintains the air bridge built by Turkish Airlines

With its cargo operations, Turkish Cargo maintains the air bridge built by Turkish Airlines As the global repercussions of the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19 outbreak continues, Turkish Cargo, the global brand with the world’s sixth largest cargo capacity, has started to operate cargo flights with Turkish Airlines’ passenger aircrafts in addition to its flights […]

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Tristar assures 2,000 employees of no layoffs during COVID 19

Dubai-based integrated energy logistics provider Tristar Group has assured its 2,000 employees across 21 countries and territories that there will be no layoffs due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. “We have a very resilient business model and together with your continued support and hard work I expect that we can survive the current challenges and […]

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MENA business leaders weigh challenges in the face of COVID19

MENA business leaders weigh growth, employment and health challenges in the face of COVID19 NB. Embargoed until 2am (Gulf Standard Time) on Monday 23 March 2020 More than 4 in 5 businesses in the region have downgraded (37%) or are expecting to downgrade (44%) their business growth expectations for 2020 because of the COVID19 pandemic […]

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Turkish Cargo starts direct flights to Linz, Austria

Enjoying the widest direct cargo flight network of the world among the global air cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo continues to increase the number of destinations with direct flights with its freighters. Having an attractive location from the viewpoint of the logistics and trading companies, Linz (LNZ) became the 90th direct cargo destination of Turkish Cargo […]

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Cargo will continue to safe destinations

Hariri: Cargo operations will continue on humanitarian and commercial basis to safe destinations Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of all cargo and supply operations and the arrival of necessary goods and products including medical equipment, medicine and foodstuffs, said CEO Omar bin Talal Hariri. The steps come in […]

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Turkish Cargo continues to be the TRADE business partner

While it is trying to compensate any loss of capacity, resulting from the contingency bringing about the effects that are experienced intensely on global basis (COVID-19), Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand, is increasing the frequencies of its flights, operated by freighters, for the purpose of avoiding any delay. Despite the fact that the […]

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Arabian Auto Agency presents IVECO range

Arabian Auto Agency, IVECO’s distributor in Saudi Arabia, hosted an event at its showroom in Riyadh, where it presented IVECO’s full offering. IVECO distributor Arabian Auto Agency (AAA) welcomed more than 200 guests that included customers, government representatives, local authorities and business leaders to a well-attended open house event held at its premises in Riyadh. […]

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ACI declares Turkish Cargo the fastest growing brand in 2020

Air Cargo India announces Turkish Cargo as the fastest growing air cargo brand in 2020 Maintaining its successful growth, Turkish Cargo was announced as the winner of the ‘‘Fastest Growing International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the Air Cargo Excellence Awards Night, held by the Stat Times magazine, for being the fastest-growing international […]

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New speakers announced for Brazil & Arab Countries Economic Forum

  Egypt Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Arab League Secretary General and President of the Council of Arab Businesswomen to speak at event The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced the confirmation of new speakers for the coming Brazil & Arab Countries Economic Forum, which will take place on April 14, 2020 at […]

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Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks

Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks with the driver in focus Volvo Trucks is introducing four new trucks, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. “We are really proud of this big forward-looking investment. Our aim is to be our customers’ best business partner by making them even more […]

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Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives

Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a contract to expand Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives The Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has awarded a contract for the supply of locomotives for the UAE’s nationwide rail network to Progress Rail Locomotive Inc., a Caterpillar […]

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Nokian Tyres Intuitu perform their best at all times

The renewable materials company, Stora Enso tests autonomous trucks – the Nokian Tyres Intuitu solution makes sure the tires perform their best at all times Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland – Autonomous vehicles are being developed and tested in many real-world environments. One of the most promising applications is material transport in closed areas, where […]

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Turkish Cargo continued its steady growth in 2019

  According to the international air cargo information provider WACD’s December data (cumulative), the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo, which serves 127 countries of the world, grew significantly by achieving a tonnage increase of 7.1 percent in a sector wherein the global air cargo market shrank by -4.4 percent. Turkish Cargo, which has the […]

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UPS partners with World Bank to support Women

UPS PARTNERS WITH WORLD BANK TO SUPPORT WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN THE MENA The World Bank and UPS Corporate today announced a new partnership to help women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa region to grow their businesses through assistance in accessing e-commerce platforms. “By making e-commerce platforms more accessible, this partnership addresses a […]

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The Advisory Board of SSI Schaefer Group appoints Mr. Steffen Bersch as CEO

Steffen BERSCH new CEO of SSI SCHAEFER Group SSI SCHAEFER wins internationally experienced manager as CEO The positions of the Group’s Management Board have now been effectively filled. The Advisory Board of the SSI Schaefer Group has appointed Mr. Steffen BERSCH CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group. Mr. Bersch will start at SSI Schaefer on […]

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Bahri renews support to Saudi Maritime Congress

Partnership highlights commitment to industry development in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Furthering its commitment to contributing to the advancement of the maritime sector, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, reiterated its support to Saudi Maritime Congress. In its capacity as Founding Strategic Partner of the event, the company has also extended an […]

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Swisslog to showcase its latest at the Cold Chain ME

Swisslog to showcase its latest advanced technological solutions for the Cold Chain Industry The latest solutions are designed to cater to customized requirements and help companies cut costs, improve labour productivity and compliance Global warehouse automation specialist, Swisslog, today announced their participation at the Cold Chain Middle East Expo 2020, the only dedicated event catering […]

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SAL launches its new expanded facility at Dammam

SAL launches its newly expanded facility at Dammam airport Hariri: Expansion enhances our logistic operations and expedites accomplishment of Vision 2030 objectives   The Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) Co. has inaugurated its new 37,800sq meter air cargo facility at the Dammam-based King Fahad International Airport in the presence of Abdullah Al-Zamil, Chairman of the Board […]

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Initially with SAR 1.1 billion, RSGT welcomes new terminal equipment

With initial investment of SAR 1 billion RSGT welcomes the first batch of modern advanced terminal equipment. Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) a world-class terminal spearheaded by the Saudi Industrial Services group SISCO, has announced the arrival of the first consignment of new advanced terminal equipment, which includes terminal trucks and trailers that will accelerate […]

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Aramex 2019 Revenue Grows to AED 5.2 billion

E-commerce spurs strong growth in Express shipment volumes while business transformation efforts continue to drive operational efficiencies Financial highlights Full Year 2019 Revenue hit AED 5,246 million, up 3% vs FY 2018; and Q4 2019 Revenue up 3% to AED 1,463 million Full Year 2019 Net Profit increased by 1% to AED 497.4 million vs. […]

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Famco UAE announces first Uptime Centre aided by Volvo

Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co. (Famco) has announced the launch of the Middle East’s first Uptime Centre supported by Volvo as it looks to raise standards of customer service to even higher levels in 2020. Customers operating Volvo Trucks and/or Volvo Construction Equipment will benefit from upgraded standards of support courtesy of the region’s […]

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Renault Trucks to deliver 20 electric trucks

Renault Trucks signs historic agreement with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 electric trucks Renault Trucks is taking a critical step in the transformation of urban transport by announcing the signing of a contract with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 D Wide Z.E. These 100% electric 26-tonne trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, […]

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Phase 1 of LogiPoint: LP Modon 1 is completed

LogiPoint, the leading logistics zones developer in Saudi Arabia, announced the completion of phase one of Logistics Park Modon 1 project. Phase 1 comprises 350 truck parking spaces designed to bring Modon much needed respite from congestion and pollution through taking the parked and waiting trucks off the roads. Modon tenants and service providers will […]

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Saudia Cargo’s sponsors 2nd Saudi Int’l Golf Tournament

Hariri: We contributed to numerous global events as a national company Saudia Cargo’s sponsorship for the Second Saudi International Golf Tournament is part of the three-year contract signed with the IMG Company, the organizer of the event, Chief Executive Officer Omar Talal Hariri said. Hariri commended the successful sponsorship of the first tournament last year, which […]

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UD Trucks continues its growth journey of growth

UD Trucks continues its growth journey of growth across the Middle East and East Africa region in 2019 Launch of New Quester contributed to sales growth in UAE, Kuwait and Oman, with Saudi Arabia confirmed as a primary focus for 2020 after year of transition The launch of the new, heavy-duty Quester, a series of […]

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Global AEO Conference

Leveraging cooperation and cross-border e-commerce among topics of discussion Dubai Customs will host a series of high-level panel discussions during the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference in Dubai. Set to be held from March 10 to 12, 2020 at the Festival Arena, the conference, which is taking place in […]

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Tristar acquires land in the Port of Duqm

Tristar Group acquires land for logistics operations in the Port of Duqm Move is part of the strategy to expand into the Sultanate of Oman Tristar Group, the global integrated energy logistics company, has acquired more than 11,000sqm logistic land in the Port of Duqm. It will have a 3,048sqm covered warehouse with a capacity […]

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ADIB provides US$80 million to Oman Shipping

Oman Shipping Company (OSC)’s USD 80 million Sharia based leasing facility “Ijarah” with ADIB is the first of its kind in the company’s history The facility will allow OSC to enhance its debt position by reducing overall financing costs and eliminating refinancing risk, all while continuing to diversify its pool of financial partners. Abu Dhabi […]

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UPS flies relief from UAE to Somalia

THE UPS FOUNDATION flies urgent relief from UAE to flood-stricken Somalia UPS in collaboration with UNHCR, announces the delivery of close to 100 tons of relief items to bring critical supplies to victims of the recent flooding in Somalia which has affected half a million people and uprooted 400,000 from homes. The relief efforts and […]

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Saudia launched SAL for ground handling and logistics

Saudia launched SAL for ground handling and logistics services at Saudi airports In order to invest in Kingdom’s strategic location and act as logistics hub for global cargo operations Under the patronage and presence of His Excellency the Minister of Transport, Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser. On Monday 16 December 2019, Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) launched […]

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DP World awarded 30 year concession for Jeddah port

DP World awarded 30-year concession for the South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port Global trade enabler DP World has been awarded a 30-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession by the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal at the multi-purpose Jeddah Islamic Port. Under the agreement, DP World […]

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WCO Global AEO Conference in March 2020

Dubai Customs hosts global event in cooperation with World Customs Organization and UAE Federal Customs Authority “WCO Global AEO Conference 2020” set to discuss in Dubai key efforts towards enhancing global customs system Dubai is set to host the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference 2020 which is being hosted […]

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Almajdouie Logistics Celebrates Four Years of Success in a Row

Almajdouie Logistics has won the Frost & Sullivan KSA Logistics Service Provider Company of the Year Award for the fourth year in a row. Frost & Sullivan Global President and Managing Partner, Anoop Zutish presented the award to Almajdouie Logistics Deputy CEO, Mohammed Ali Almajdouie at the 2019 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet, which […]

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Etihad Rail awards AED 4.6 billion contract to CRCC & NPC

Etihad Rail awards AED 4.6 billion contract for Package D linking Fujairah and Khorfakkan ports to the national railway network His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, has supervised a board meeting during […]

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Zahid Tractors and UD Trucks ink a new deal in KSA

  Zahid Tractor named exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks, Parts and Services in the Kingdom UD Trucks, the Japanese commercial vehicle brand that is fully owned by Volvo Group, has today confirmed Zahid Tractor as the new exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This announcement follows […]

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Volvo and Isuzu form an alliance

Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors intend to form strategic alliance The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the intent to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry.  In a first step, the intention is to […]

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Renault inks deal with West Coast Group

Renault Trucks signs a major deal with UAE waste management Co. New deal is West Coast Group’s first partnership with Renault Trucks Renault Trucks’ distributor, Al Masaood, secures biggest ever order in the UAE for AWD trucks Leading UAE waste management company pens deal for 24 All-Wheel Drive Trucks West Coast Group, one of the […]

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ABC & Abu Dhabi Port sign a MOU

Agreement paves way for technical cooperation between both sides Signing takes place after ABCC-organized seminar in São Paulo The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Ports, paving the way for more robust technical cooperation, port promotion, and joint business-related events and activities. The signing took place after […]

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Kerry Logistics Launches Regional Operations In Bahrain

Leading Asian Third-party Logistics Provider Kerry Logistics Launches Regional Operations In Bahrain to Access GCC Markets The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – the investment promotion agency for the Kingdom of Bahrain – has announced that one of Asia’s largest third-party logistics provider, Kerry Logistics Network, has launched operations in the Kingdom. The Hong Kong-headquartered […]

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Inventory and Yield Maximisation: Professional Pointers

There are few things more critical to the success of businesses across multiple industry verticals than a robust and well-rounded inventory management process. The issue and dilemma with inventory control is that it’s tough to know where to even start in the first place. With inventory management, there can be dozens of moving pieces. It’s […]

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DP World Sokhna to facilitate trade & Logistics for Egypt’s Port

All cargo bound for the construction of the central business and financial district of the capital will go through the Port DP World Sokhna recently entered into a trilateral partnership with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the China Ocean Shipping Company Ltd (COSCO), to serve as the hub for all construction material […]

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Excellence in Executive Search

Identifying and placing talent for the region’s Supply Chain sector When it comes to identifying and placing talent for the region’s end-to-end Supply Chain sector, the leading Executive Search expert in Supply Chain & Logistics has a keen knack for engaging top-performing senior executives for his clients. Brian Cartwright is a rarity in an industry […]

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Daikin signs strategic MoU with JAFZA

Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has revealed the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two parties across various fields of […]

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Volvo invests in Apex AI

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Apex.AI, a leading software company in autonomous mobility. The investment will fund the development of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. Apex.AI, a Palo Alto, California-based company founded in 2017, is building an automotive-grade version of ROS (Robot Operating System), an established open source software framework […]

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3rd Saudi Maritime Congress in March 2020

The 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will highlight the achievements […]

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Turkish Cargo participated in ‘’Logitrans – 2019’’ fair

Turkish Cargo participated in ‘’Logitrans – 2019’’ fair. The global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo participated this year in Logitrans, Turkey’s most extensive international transportation and logistics fair, for the 11th time. Having a 155 m2 wide stand area in the fair organized in CNREXPO Istanbul Fair Center on November 13-15, Turkish Cargo met business […]

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UAE discusses challenges in the maritime sector

UAE discusses four key challenges facing global maritime sector during IMO’s 31st General Assembly Meeting in London Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime proposes ways to address major issues E. Al Nuaimi: UAE has helped develop new standards to prevent fraudulent ship registrations H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure […]

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Nokian Hakka Truck tire family expands to 60-series

New low profile, all-weather tires – Nokian Hakka Truck tire family expands to 60-series Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, November 26, 2019 – The low-profile 60-series truck tires have become popular with low-chassis height trucks which are towing high-capacity semi-trailers. From the end of 2019, Nokian Hakka Truck Drive and Nokian Hakka Truck Steer tires […]

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Turkish Cargo expands ‘Pharma Corridor’

Turkish Cargo expands the ‘Pharma Corridor’ in its wide flight network. Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing global air cargo brand thanks to its wide flight network, keeps bringing health to the world by carrying pharmaceuticals between destinations certified by the global aviation authorities. The successful brand has created a pharma corridor between over 400 stations […]

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UPS DELIVERS AUDIO-VISUAL ELEMENTS FOR EXPO 2020’s

UPS DELIVERS AUDIO-VISUAL ELEMENTS FOR EXPO 2020’s AL WASL DOME IN THE RUN UP TO ‘WORLD’S GREATEST SHOW’ As the Official Logistics Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today the successful completion of its delivery of projector equipment for Al Wasl dome, the immersive 360-degree projection surface that forms the centre piece […]

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STRATA signs a 10 year contract with CTRM

STRATA SIGNS STRATEGIC 10-YEAR CONTRACT WITH MALAYSIA’S CTRM Contract will see Composites Technology Research Malaysia supply composite detail aerospace parts to the Al Ain-based aero-structure manufacturer Strata Manufacturing (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, has signed a contract with Composites Technology Research Malaysia (CTRM) for the supply […]

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Hahn Air celebrates 20th anniversary

Over 150 guests attended the reception at a top Dubai hotel Germany, headquartered Hahn Air recently celebrated its 20th anniversary commemorations of its founding and sixth birthday commemorations in Dubai. Among the participants were travel agents, distribution partners, media and other stakeholders. The guests celebrated in Hahn Air’s signature colour blue, and witnessed great performances […]

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Sanad delivers 12 engines to Etihad

The 12-year US $280 million sale and lease-back agreement provides the UAE’s national carrier with 12 spare engines Sanad Capital (Sanad), the aerospace asset leasing and financial solutions company, has completed delivery of its 12th engine to Etihad Airways. The delivery marks the final tranche of a US $280 million, 12 engine deal signed between […]

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STRATA & GAZC sign Supply Chain contract

The Al Ain-based aero-structure manufacturer and Spain’s Grupo Aeronáutico Zona Centro sign five-year supplier contract for metallic bonded and CNC machined detail aircraft parts Strata Manufacturing (Strata), the advanced composite aero structures manufacturing company wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, has signed a contract with Grupo Aeronáutico Zona Centro (GAZC) at Dubai Airshow, to […]

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Hawker provides Royal Jordanian’s with landing gear services

Royal Jordanian Airlines has recently entrusted , a subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG, with landing gear services for the airline’s regional aircraft fleet of Embraer E-Jets. The three-year contract encompasses landing gear overhauls for one Embraer 195 and two Embraer 175s. In addition, Hawker Pacific will support Royal Jordanian with landing gear spares on a […]

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Tristar awarded Golden Peacock Global Awards for Sustainability 2019

Tristar Group awarded Special Commendation at the Golden Peacock Global Awards for Sustainability 2019 Tristar Group, the integrated logistics services provider, is pleased to announce it has been awarded the Special Commendation for the Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability – 2019. The award highlights Tristar’s commitment to achieving leadership in sustainability and its dedication […]

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Turkish Cargo keeps growing steadily.

According to the international air cargo information provider WACD’s September data, the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo, which serves 126 countries of the world, grew significantly by achieving a tonnage increase of 8.8 percent in a sector wherein the global air cargo market shrank by -5.4 percent. According to WACD’s September data, in September […]

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Lufthansa Technik Middle East increases its footprint in the region

Lufthansa Technik Middle East (LTME) has further increased its footprint for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services in the Gulf region and is set to continue on its recent growth path. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG has recently expanded both its production capacity as well as its product and capabilities portfolio. In addition, […]

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Emirates Airline orders 50 A350XWB at Dubai Airshow 2019

@Airbus @Emirates #A350XWB #DubaiAirshow #DAS19 #WeMakeItFly Airbus and Emirates Airline have signed a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s – Airbus’ newest generation widebody aircraft. The order was signed at Dubai Airshow 2019 by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer. HH Sheikh Ahmed said: “Today, we are […]

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Etihad Cargo partners with Cargo.One to expand Global distribution

FOCUS ON CUSTOMER CENTRICITY: ETIHAD CARGO PARTNERS WITH LEADING E-BOOKING PLATFORM CARGO.ONE TO EXPAND GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION Innovation driver: Digital-first policy sees Etihad Cargo sell capacity on e-booking platform cargo.one, providing its customers additional choice Solidified market position: one to strengthen its market position as the top digital distribution channel Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics […]

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MBR Aerospace Hub attracts high interest at Dubai Airshow 2019

Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub attracts high interest at Dubai Airshow 2019 New aerospace hub already 35 per cent complete The Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub, an integrated global aviation center providing world-class infrastructure and aviation support facilities, has drawn high interest from fellow participants and visitors from all over the world at the ongoing […]

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Airbus to showcase ‘Future of Flight’ at Dubai Airshow 2019

@Airbus #DubaiAirshow #DAS19 #WeMakeItFly At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services from market leading commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems. The Dubai Airshow is an important platform for Airbus to highlight its best-in-class products and innovative services […]

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Mental health addressed at Safety & Sea Conference

Tristar urges companies to address mental health at inaugural ‘Safety at Sea’ conference   Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne urged regional shipowners to address and tackle the mental health issues facing seafarers at the inaugural Tristar ‘Safety at Sea’ conference held last Sunday, November 10. Mr. Mayne highlighted the importance of managing the emotional wellbeing […]

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LogiPoint and NAQEL sign landmark agreement

LogiPoint and NAQEL sign landmark agreement to establish the first bonded express facility Provision at Jeddah Islamic Port dedicated to e-commerce operations LogiPoint, the Kingdom’s premier logistics parks developers and operators, has signed an agreement with NAQEL Express; a subsidiary of Saudi Post and the largest last mile delivery provider in the country, to establish […]

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“TAPA FSR” security certificate permitted to Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo is entitled to “TAPA FSR” security certificate. The global air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo, is entitled to “GROUP A TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) FSR” certificate founded to reduce the loss in the international supply chain and based on the security of facilities. TÜV Rheinland, providing independent audit services in terms of quality and security has […]

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Volvo receives Europe’s largest order for electric buses

Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe. Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. The buses will operate on a number of routes in Gothenburg. With their introduction, emissions and noise will be significantly reduced, and the electric buses will be able to […]

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SOHAR Port and Freezone hosts 15th Anniversary celebrations

SOHAR has created 10,836 direct job opportunities and contributed to 4.8% of Oman’s GDP SOHAR Port and Freezone recently celebrated its 15th Anniversary in a glittering ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat. The event was conducted under the auspices of HE Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport, alongside the presence of ministers, dignitaries, […]

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FedEx Express launches direct access to Oman

Move to strengthen the company’s presence in the GCC and services to its customers FedEx Express has announced its expansion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, transitioning to a direct presence in the Sultanate of Oman. FedEx Express has been facilitating trade in Oman since 1993 by offering its services through a local service […]

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Munich Airport join forces with ADB SAFEGATE

The international business arm of Munich Airport – the 100% subsidiary Munich Airport International (MAI) – has signed a cooperation agreement with ADB SAFEGATE. The collaboration combines MAI’s worldwide expertise in airport development, management and operations with ADB SAFEGATE’s global presence and insight into airfield, apron and tower systems. As a single source for technology […]

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ME Ready Mix Concrete takes delivery of 12 K Renault Trucks

Leading UAE Concrete supplier purchases its first fleet of Renault trucks K models Middle East Ready Mix Concrete (L.L.C) takes delivery of twelve K 480 T6x4 Heavy Duty Prime Movers with 48CBM Tipping Trailers The trucks will be used to transport aggregates and other products to various facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Middle East […]

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LogiPoint has signed an agreement with Aramex

LogiPoint Signs an Agreement with Aramex for its New Ground Operations Hub LogiPoint, the leading logistics business and the largest bonded and re-export zone in KSA, announces that it has signed a long-term agreement with Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, for the construction of “Build-to-Suit” facilities for […]

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Turkish Cargo improvises its cargo flight network

Turkish Cargo adds Kuala Lumpur and Ahmedabad to its cargo flight network. The fastest growing global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo continues to expand its cargo flight network. The successful air cargo carrier has added Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and the western Indian city of Ahmedabad (AMD) among the destinations to which it performs […]

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ME businesses must adopt new technologies

Middle East businesses must adopt new technologies in response to global supply chain risks, urge industry leaders Investment in technology and skills can help firms mitigate supply chain risks Key issues and opportunities to be discussed at the Procurement and Supply Chain MENA event later this month Middle East businesses must develop their capabilities and […]

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Helicopters descending on Dubai

The Helicopter Company, Bell and More to be at Dubai Airshow The Dubai Airshow, the largest aerospace event in the Middle East, will bring together key players from all aspects of the aerospace industry, including the world’s leading helicopter companies. When the show opens on 17 November 2019, trade attendees can expect to see offerings […]

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Volvo Group invests in cybersecurity

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in cybersecurity Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Upstream Security, a leading Israeli automotive cybersecurity company. The investment will fund the development of systems to protect connected vehicles following the introduction of data-driven technologies. Upstream Security is a Tel Aviv-based start-up company which provides cybersecurity solutions designed specifically […]

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Turkish Cargo gets Customer Satisfaction Management Certificate

Turkish Cargo received the Customer Satisfaction Management Certificate (ISO 10002). Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world, obtained the “Customer Satisfaction Management Certificate” (ISO 10002) and developed the Cargo Customers Feedback Management Policy accordingly. Under the Feedback Management Policy developed across Turkish Cargo, various improvements have been performed on the reporting […]

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Saudia Cargo receives EU GDP certificate

In recognition of its conformity with handling and storing standards Saudia Cargo receives EU GDP certificate from SGS The global certification leader SGS has issued Saudia Cargo the certificate of European Union Good Distribution Practice (EU GDP) in the sector of pharmaceuticals. The certificate marks a new achievement for Saudia Cargo and a well-deserved recognition […]

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EMAC discusses maritime casualties

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre discusses session on maritime casualties in UAE waters Marine casualty management has been a topic of interest to maritime stakeholders in the Middle East region, which is why EMAC has provided a discussion platform focusing on maritime casualties in UAE waters with Mehtab Kassam, Senior Associate at Clyde & Co.   […]

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Volvo creates autonomous transport solution

The Volvo Group creates new business area for autonomous transport solutions The new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, will accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions. This will enable the Volvo Group to meet a growing demand and to offer the best possible solutions to customers in such segments as mining, ports […]

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Emirates SkyCargo launches new e-commerce delivery platform

Emirates SkyCargo launches new e-commerce delivery platform Initiative in line with the Dubai Silk Road Strategy  Platform will enhance Dubai’s position as global hub for e-commerce fulfilment  Individual and small business customers can consolidate purchases from multiple US e-commerce retailers into a single package which will be transported by Emirates SkyCargo Emirates SkyCargo, the freight […]

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Turkish Cargo keeps reinforcing its 777 F freighters

Turkish Cargo keeps reinforcing its fleet with Boeing 777 F freighters. Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand of the world, included the sixth Boeing-777 Freighter, capable of flying at a range of 9200 km, without any limitation, to its fleet. Taking off from Everett Paine Airport (Seattle/USA) and landing at Ataturk Airport on […]

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Tristar Group to help promote safety and environmental care

Tristar Group joins the Middle East Gases Association (MEGA) to help promote safety and environmental care Tristar Group, the integrated logistics services provider, is pleased to announce its membership of The Middle East Gases Association (MEGA) of which it will be the very first Category 4 member. Tristar will actively participate in three of MEGA’s […]

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Sharjah Int’l Marine Sports club visits DMCA

  Sharjah International Marine Sports club visits DMCA to discuss maritime recreation and tourism The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently reviewed the existing laws and regulations concerning the registration of vehicles used for excursions in Dubai. The review was part of the DMCA’s move promoting maritime recreation and tourism in the emirate in line with […]

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Saudia Cargo commences Dry Ice Service

To preserve temperature sensitive cargo, Saudia Cargo launches Dry Ice Replenishment service Saudi Airlines Cargo Company announced the launching of its newest service, Dry Ice replenishment services to temperature-controlled products such as perishable and pharmaceuticals which require specific temperature requirements while being transported and stored, this service can be provided to clients 48 hours in […]

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GCC SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS OMAN

The logistics sector plays a vital role in Oman’s modern and ambitious economy and is key to increasing inward investment, non-oil exports and the nation’s competitiveness. Logistics isn’t only an important sector in its own right but also a critical enabler for businesses of all sizes operating across the sultanate – from the gypsum quarry […]

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UPS gets full approval for Drones

UPS FLIGHT FORWARD ATTAINS FAA’S FIRST FULL APPROVAL FOR DRONE AIRLINE Makes first revenue-generating flight beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) UPS’s full “Part 135 Standard*” certification is a first for any company UPS to expand company’s drone delivery network serving healthcare and other customer applications UPS Flight Forward Inc. today announced it has received […]

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Zaitoun Green Shipping emphasizes the significance of shipbuilding efficiency

The company highlighted its continuous efforts on how to improve the vessels’ efficiency to align with the IMO2020 compliance and beyond The Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has participated at the 9th edition of “Gulf Intelligence Energy Market Forum” that was held from the 30th September to the 1st of October 2019. The forum carried […]

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Honeywell shaping the future of Retail and Supply Chain

HONEYWELL TO DEMONSTRATE TECHNOLOGIES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL, SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRIES  Company to highlight IIoT solutions to optimize e-commerce and digitalization initiatives across the retail, transportation, logistics and warehousing sectors Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will demonstrate cutting-edge IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) technologies designed to optimize e-commerce operations and advance digital transformation across the region’s […]

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DMCA meets partners to discuss navigational aids

In recognition of its partners’ support for maintaining smooth and safe maritime traffic in Dubai, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently organized an annual meeting of partners to discuss navigational aids at Raffles Hotel. The meeting highlighted the importance of unifying efforts to ensure increased implementation of navigational aids in accordance with the international […]

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In leading hubs, Munich Airport moves up to fifth place

Munich Airport moves up to fifth place among the world’s leading hubs In the latest rankings of the world’s best-connected airports, Munich Airport has risen to the number five position. The new rankings were released by the Official Airline Guide (OAG), the global authority on air service information. OAG releases an annual Megahubs Index in […]

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DMCA hosts Marine Safety Awareness Campaign

DMCA hosts ‘Marine Safety Awareness Campaign’ for fishermen in Dubai Event held during UAE Maritime Week 2019 150 fishermen attend lecture and training sessions The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded the ‘Fishermen safety awareness campaign’ organized to enhance the awareness of the fishing community in the emirate. The event was in line with […]

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UPS Expands High-Growth Markets Ahead of Expo 2020

UPS Worldwide Express expanded to three new countries in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Africa (ISMEA) New postal codes for UPS Worldwide Express added in 11 countries UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday service expanded to Nigeria and Oman UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the addition of three new countries served by UPS Worldwide Express, and broadened […]

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Global Council for Maritime Clusters

Broad-based meeting of Dubai Maritime City Authority with councils, working groups and various maritime associations to ensure unified vision in quest to promote Dubai`s maritime sector leadership DMCA has organized a broad-based meeting of all Maritime associations in Dubai on the sidelines of “UAE Maritime Week 2019.” The meeting saw the development of a comprehensive […]

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FTA organizes Training and Examination Course

12 countries take part in event held in partnership with IMO The Federal Authority – Land & Maritime Transport successfully organized today (Monday, September 23, 2019) a ‘Regional Training Course for Assessment and Examination for Officers and Marine Engineers.’ The event, which was held in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, […]

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LogiPoint wins Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019

  LogiPoint wins Seatrade Maritime Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019 for the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa LogiPoint (Logistics Enabled) , the largest of its kind in Saudi Arabia, has been awarded the Seatrade Maritime Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019 for the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa during a special ceremony […]

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Dubai South E-commerce hub to meet supply chain demands

Dubai South to showcase fully dedicated e-commerce zone EZDubai at Ecommerce Expo In line with its commitment to play a key role in the move to advance Dubai’s leadership in global trade and e-commerce, Dubai South is set to highlight the latest developments in the Middle East’s rapidly growing e-commerce sector at the upcoming e-commerce […]

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New connection in Munich: Vueling launches services

New connection in Munich: Vueling launches service to Florence, Italy, with five flights per week Non-stop from Munich to Tuscany: Starting immediately, the Spanish carrier Vueling will depart from the Bavarian capital to Florence five times a week. An Airbus A319 will take off for the Italian metropolis every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Florence […]

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Serco discuss connectivity at Arab Future Summit

Leading public services provider will serve as Silver Sponsor at the 6th edition of the annual conference taking place in Dubai on September 16-17  The development of smart cities is now an integral aspect of the construction industry throughout the GCC, which has been bolstered in recent years by an array of high-profile projects including […]

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EMAC presents inaugural seminar on marine casualties

Seminar discusses topic from an insurance perspective Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre kicks off its first breakfast after the summer period with a presentation on marine casualties from an insurance perspective.  Speakers, Bengi Yuceer, Regional Head of Marine Claims and Vivek Sharan, Regional Marine Client Director both from Howden Insurance Brokers LLC focused the talk on […]

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DMCA to showcase Global Trade

First session to focus on ‘Commercial uncertainty: China, Brexit, and maritime market fundamentals’ The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is set to discuss the fundamentals of the maritime community amid the rapid global changes as well as the major efforts to catapult Dubai into one of the world’s best maritime centers at the Dubai Maritime […]

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Turkish Cargo renew IATA CEIV Pharma certificate

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand flying to the most countries around the world, extended the validity period of its IATA CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) Pharma certificate to 2022, proving its success in all processes throughout the air transportation of medicinal products. Trainings for renewal period of the certificates, obtain initially in […]

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UAE prepares for World Maritime Day in London

In the presence of H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime The Federal Transport Authority-Land and Maritime has revealed its preparations to take part in the activities of World Maritime Day 2019, which will be held on September 26th […]

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Saudia Cargo enhances its presence in Europe & Africa

Saudia Cargo enhances its Europe & Africa global network presence Saudi Airlines Cargo Company enhanced its presence in the African & the European continents adding new freighter flights alongside extra belly-capacity onboard Saudia passenger flights during the high season aiming to increase its network capabilities starting this September. Saudia Cargo added a second additional weekly […]

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EMAC signs a MOU with Abu Dhabi Global Market

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) signs Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) In the spirit of continued collaboration between government entities in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) and Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance arbitration and mediation […]

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DP World Partners at the World Energy Summit

Leader in enabling global trade showcases energy logistics expertise and sustainable mobility innovations Global trade enabler DP World and its subsidiary P&O, will be participating in the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) as the ‘Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry’. Attending this event for the first time, DP World will showcase its global experience, capabilities […]

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Aramex turns to AWS for digital transformation

Aramex has built a big data platform on AWS leveraging machine-learning capabilities, which increased accuracy in shipping-date predictions by 74 percent The disruptive leader in the global logistics and transportation industry moving all technology infrastructure to AWS Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, has announced that it will […]

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Aramco Chemicals Company chooses LogiPoint as a strategic export hub

Aramco Chemicals Company chooses LogiPoint as a strategic export hub for the Petrochemical products at Jeddah Islamic Port. LogiPoint has concluded a major milestone achievement, entering an agreement with Aramco Chemicals Company (ACC). With the extensive support from Saudi Customs and Jeddah Islamic Port to Re-engineer the Export Process this agreement provides ACC with a […]

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DP World earnings grow by 27% in H1-2019

DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem credited the company’s strategy of developing innovative new products and services and prudent management for DP World’s impressive half-year results. Bin Sulayem added that DP World’s excellent performance against the backdrop of challenging global economic conditions is a testament to the company’s resilience, sound growth […]

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AG introduces new CMC commercial vehicles

COMPACT IN SIZE, SAFE AND RELIABLE Al Ghurair Automobiles (AG AUTO) announced today the arrival of a new range of CMC commercial vehicles. The Super Veryca CMC commercial vehicles have been completely revolutionized before being relaunched under the new exclusive dealer for the brand in the UAE, AG AUTO. Declan McCluskey, Chief Executive Officer, AG […]

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DMCA opens new Licensing Centre

Opening of new one-stop shop to complete registration and technical inspection falls in line to achieve customer happiness Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the successful opening of its newest registration and licensing centre in Umm Suqeim. The move complements the government’s continuing efforts towards achieving customer happiness through better and enhanced experiences. The […]

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Breakbulk Victoriously returns to Dubai

The 2019 edition in February witnessed an eye-popping 83% increase in attendance, reinforcing its reputable standing as the fastest-growing event in the global Breakbulk portfolio Under the patronage H.E Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), […]

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Upping the ante: ACME poised for the big lift

The eminent material handling professionals offer comprehensive turnkey solutions The ACME Group, the long standing materials handling specialists, is a full spectrum system integrator with over 44 years of experience in the Middle East. ACME’s expertise in warehouse and industrial automation lies in solution development, installation, system integration and life cycle support. With an experienced […]

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Juma Al Majid to spotlight Kardex Shuttle at Material Handling Middle East

Kardex Remstar gets star ratings for star performance Kardex currently has more than 2,500 automated storage installations in the country covering all the Emirates with full-fledged branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, RAK, Fujairah, Al Ain and Sharjah. The immensely popular Kardex Shuttle Vertical Lift System has been designed to meet a broad range of storage […]

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DMCA promotes safety and operational efficiency

 Ongoing efforts between the public and private sector to help lay the foundations for maritime safety Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee. The meeting, which was attended by maritime stakeholders from both the public and private sectors, included key discussions on how to provide full support in […]

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SOHAR Port Anticipates Potential Business Opportunities

With several developmental plans underway, including future projects, SOHAR Port and Freezone continues to seek possibilities for growth and expansion. In line with this principle, SOHAR is now looking forward to leasing out their Terminal 2D. The sizable land area was initially developed in 2009 as a container terminal expansion but has now been dedicated […]

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UPS applies for FAA certification to operate Drone Delivery

 Subsidiary named UPS Flight Forward, Inc. The new company will develop and operate unmanned aerial systems for revenue-generating deliveries. UPS Flight Forward is positioned to be one of the first fully-certified U.S. drone operations. UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced that it has applied to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial […]

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Middle East region sees increase in offshore spending

Many Arabian oil exporters have begun to increase their offshore spending after nearly five years of massive cutbacks, according to a Seatrade Maritime report titled ‘Middle East Offshore Market on the Move.’ The report further points out that multibillion relevant projects in the region is expecting to inject new energy into the sector. In line […]

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Dubai ranks 5th in ISCD Index once again

Dubai ranks fifth in International Shipping Centre Development Index for 2nd consecutive year Bin Sulayem: “Latest recognition a result of effective public-private partnerships with the unlimited support of wise leadership.” Dubai outperforms Rotterdam & Hamburg to consolidate its position among major maritime clusters such as Singapore, Hong Kong, London & Shanghai The latest report by […]

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US$1.2 Billion Port Industrial Logistic Park in Indonesia

DP World and Maspion Group sign preliminary agreements in ceremony attended by Indonesia’s President and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Two preliminary agreements between global trade enabler DP World and Indonesia’s leading conglomerate Maspion Group were signed today to create a US$ 1.2 billion container port and industrial logistics park in East Java. The exchange of […]

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DP World’s 1.6% gross volumes up

 DP World PLC handled 35.8 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2019, with gross container volumes growing by 0.5% year-on-year on a reported basis and 0.5% on a like-for-like basis. Strong performance across Asia Pacific, Indian Subcontinent and Africa drove growth in 2Q, 2019, […]

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Mashroat signs new partnership with Serco Middle East

The National Program to Support the Management of Projects in Public Entities, Mashroat, has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Serco, a leading global provider of essential public services. The newly formed partnership will ensure that international standards in facility management (FM) will be followed through a knowledge transfer system which will enable Mashroat to […]

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The story of an endangered vulture with Turkish Cargo

Carrying animals under the most real-like conditions in the skies, Turkish Cargo performed another life-saving transportation operation. An endangered griffon vulture, which started flying in Serbia and became exhausted in Sanliurfa after flying 1600 kilometers long on its seasonal migration route, was carried to Belgrade by Turkish Cargo. The 1.5-year old rare griffon vulture named […]

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Munich to Minsk: Discover the Belarusian capital

Minsk is a city that brings people together. For many travelers, however, the attractions of this metropolis, with its 2 million residents, have remained a secret: The idyllic city center, along the banks of the Svislač River, is home to impressive historical buildings alongside futuristic architecture and a wealth of hip cafés and restaurants. Outside the […]

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A Joint Venture on Hazardous Goods with Tristar & Stevens

The Tristar Group based in the UAE and the Stevens Group based in the Netherlands have launched the Tristar Hazmat FZCO in the Jebel Al Free Zone which will provide logistics and supply chain management of hazardous goods and substances throughout the Middle East. The joint venture brings together the diverse footprint and established network […]

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Turkish Cargo maintains its steady growth.

According to the data obtained by WACD, the international air cargo information provider, in May; Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand providing service to 124 countries around the world, increased its tonnage rate by 7.1 percent, and grew substantially across the industry which shrank by 5.1 percent in the global air cargo market. Maintaining […]

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Munich Airport and bayern design present smart solutions

From refrigerators that think for themselves to intelligent street lighting Intelligent kitchen appliances, sunglasses to fight jet lag, and streetlights that measure air pollution: Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 is hosting a new exhibition by bayern design, the center of competence for design in the State of Bavaria. Entitled “Well Connected”, the show is centered around digital […]

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BARARI upgrades fleet with new Renault Trucks

Trucks will be used to help conserve and manage the UAE’s forests and wildlife The purchase of three new Renault Trucks vehicle expands Barari Natural Resources’ fleet. Barari Natural Resources, the leading forest management company in the United Arab Emirates, has taken delivery of three new Renault Trucks K to add to its existing fleet. […]

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Emirates SkyCargo enhances its pharma capabilities

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling capabilities and infrastructure thereby boosting its position as a key provider of air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. The new dedicated pharma facility is located in Chicago. Emirates SkyCargo has commenced handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new […]

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Tristar receive the RoSPA Gold Award once again

  Tristar Group received another RoSPA Gold Award for having ‘achieved a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss’ in 2018. Tristar Group GM for Road Transport and Warehousing Shivananda Baikady attended the […]

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DP World buys Topaz Energy and Marine

  ACQUISITION OF TOPAZ ENERGY AND MARINE DP World acquires leading international marine logistics operator DP World PLC announces the acquisition of 100 per cent of Topaz Energy and Marine Limited (“Topaz”) from Renaissance Services SAOG and Standard Chartered Private Equity/Affirma Capital for an enterprise value of $1,079 million. Topaz is a leading international critical […]

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Serco in collaboration with MOHRE and Tawteen

Serco Middle East, a leading provider of public services that operates the Dubai Metro and Tram and other services in the UAE will host a series of opens days aimed at hiring talented UAE nationals. As a business with platinum status from MOHRE, Serco’s vision of nationalisation expands beyond just hiring, as it looks at […]

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Dubai Government provides support services for Expo 2020

 Move part of joint cooperation designed to ensure success of global event The Expo 2020 Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) after the latter was tapped to provide technical vehicle support services for activities related to the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai. The MoU also covers opportunities for building and […]

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Over 40 percent of UAE students’ cars may be fitted with unsafe tyres

Continental’s latest road safety initiative raises awareness of tyre safety among young drivers in the UAE New research shows that more than one in ten youngsters in the country are ignorant of the importance of well-maintained tyres Research conducted in collaboration with American University in Dubai, University of Dubai and YouGov A majority of young […]

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Tristar Group launches its 7th Sustainability Report

CSR award-winning and leading oil and gas logistics service provider Tristar Group launched its 7th consecutive Sustainability Report with a commitment to further support the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne handed the first copy of the report entitled ‘Empowering the Next Generation for Sustainable Development’ to Emirates Environmental Group […]

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Dubai Maritime City Authority’s concluded ‘Safety campaign

Event aimed to increase safety awareness of abra drivers The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a safety awareness workshop for abra drivers in Dubai. Titled ‘Safety campaign for Abra Drivers,’ the event held at Ramee cruise witnessed a huge turnout of abra drivers, who took part in a series of discussions and knowledge […]

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Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre hosts BIMCO Bunker Terms Seminar

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has continued to engage with various firms to provide a platform that brings attention to trending regulatory and law related discussions specific to maritime. In hosting ‘BIMCO’s Bunker Terms 2019’ seminar, the Centre has once again ensured that stakeholders learn more about risk management specific to contracts that are […]

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New Cargo routes to Athens & Marrakesh by Saudi Cargo

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company launched two new Cargo routes from-to Athens, Greece & Marrakesh, Morocco starting June 2019, aiming to meet the growing demand for cargo operations & stimulate trade movement to/from both destinations. Athens is Saudia Cargo’s new destination to be operated year-round, with four weekly flights from Riyadh starting in June on-board the […]

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Dubai Maritime  and the Irish Maritime Development Boost Collaboration

 Two parties sign MoU to help promote trade, identify joint initiatives, and promote research and innovation Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined forces with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) to further boost the maritime collaboration between the two as both work towards strengthening their respective maritime industries […]

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DMCA attracts strong interest from global maritime industry

Dubai’s achievements attract strong interest from global maritime industry at the ‘NOR-SHIPPING 2019’ exhibition in Norway Dubai’s maritime achievements have attracted great interest from the world’s maritime industry leaders at the ‘NOR-SHIPPING 2019’ exhibition, with numerous leading figures from around the globe praising the pivotal role of the global maritime map on the sidelines of […]

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Dubai FDI’s mission to boost Emirate’s role in ‘Belt & Road’ initiative

  Dubai FDI’s Global Promotional Investment Team announces preparations for investment mission to China to boost emirate’s role in ‘Belt & Road’ initiative China maintains leading position as Dubai’s largest trading partner valued at AED 139 billion in 2018 Dubai high-level delegation to lead ‘Dubai Advantage Forum 2019’ in Shanghai on June 24 Roundtable discussion […]

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Saudia Cargo transports 175 Tons of WWE Super Showdown Gear

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 175 Tons of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) equipment all the way to Jeddah, from Maastricht in the Netherlands for the WWE event that will take place at King Abdullah Sports City on June 7. Saudia Cargo has successfully provided all its logistical capabilities to bring the WWE wrestling ring equipment […]

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Saudia Cargo participates in Air Cargo Europe 2019

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company, a SkyTeam Cargo member is participating in Air Cargo Europe 2019 taking place in Munich, Germany from Jun 4 – 7, with more than 2360 exhibitors that will represent the world’s leading Air Cargo & logistical services companies & authorities. This participation comes in line with Saudia Cargo’s continual presence in […]

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Partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services & DACC

Strategic partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services and Dubai Aviation City Corporation to help prepare Al Maktoum International Airport as site for new training academy New dans training facility to offer a diverse range of courses to address technical, operational and theoretical matters in air traffic management Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) has announced the […]

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SSI Schaefer Welcomes new Brand Ambassador Mick Schumacher

SSI Schaefer announces its new brand ambassador, Mick Schumacher. The reigning Formula 3 champion, who is competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship this year, has entered a long-term partnership with intralogistics specialist SSI Schaefer. Mick Schumacher has been impressing fans, colleagues, and the general public alike for years with his stringent quest for improvement. […]

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DP World Group Chairman & CEO meets Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs

Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araujo met with DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia this week. They discussed social reform, a stable and efficient regulatory framework to attract investors alongside public private partnerships to encourage foreign direct investment (FDI). The meeting preceded Mr. […]

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Turkish Cargo maintains its dual-terminal operations seamlessly.

 Completing the gradual transition process to Istanbul Airport, one of the largest airports of the world, the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo maintains its dual-terminal operations with full capacity on 7/24 basis without any sales restriction. Maintaining its cargo transportation operations by means of passenger flights seamlessly at Istanbul Airport, Turkish Cargo will have […]

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EMAC attends IBA’s Maritime and Transport Law Conference in 2019

 EMAC’s participates as associate conference sponsor and exhibitor As the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) marks its third year of operation, the centre has not slowed in its effort to provide awareness about its alternative dispute resolution support and services which focus primarily on maritime, offshore energy and logistics. This is one of the reasons […]

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Region expects 175,000 aircraft movements by 2020

The Dubai Airshow 2019 is expecting business aviation to be a significant part of the event when it returns from 17 – 21 November at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site.  Business aircraft movements in the region are predicted to reach 175,000 by 2020. The prediction, made at the MEBAA Conference Dubai in December, underlines the industry’s […]

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New Benefits Minimize Supply Chain Quality Risk

Elemica Drives Innovation with Recent Supply Chain Quality Solution Acquisition Quality control certification, checked guarantee of standard of company product.Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, announced today two significant client enhancements within their Supply Chain Quality Management Solution, Elemica Quality. The new capabilities help minimize risks and manufacturing disruptions related to […]

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ALS and KNAPP secure Healthcare project in Saudi Arabia

Drugstore chain Al-Dawaa implements KNAPP’s automation solutions with a Track & Trace System KNAPP AG, headquartered in Hart bei Graz in Austria, and its Regional partner ALS Logistic Solutions, headquartered in Dubai, have been awarded by the Saudi Arabian pharmacy and drugstore chain Al-Dawaa to provide a turnkey automation solution with shuttle and central belt […]

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Turkish Cargo launches new cargo flights to Porto

As one of the fastest growing global air cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo included Porto (OPO), the second largest city and the most crucial industrial hub in Portugal, to its wide direct cargo flight network. Porto, the recently-launched destination of the accomplished air cargo brand, is not only one of the most important industrial ports of […]

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Sohar Port Launches Navigate

A Regional First: Sohar Port and Freezone Launches Sohar Navigate The innovative online route planner contains deep-sea and short-sea schedules connecting to 550 ports worldwide SOHAR Port and Freezone recently launched SOHAR Navigate, a unique online route planner, which provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations. The platform is the first of its kind […]

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Tristar encourages UN Sustainable Development Goals

Tristar encourages business leaders to support UN Sustainable Development Goals Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne has called on companies in the UAE to support the Global Goals of the United Nations (UN) focused to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all people of the planet. Speaking at the UN Global Goals Workshop, […]

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Turhan Ozen elected to the TIACA committee

Turhan Ozen, Chief Cargo Officer at Turkish Airlines, elected to the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Committee. Turhan Ozen, serving as Chief Cargo Officer at the global brand Turkish Airlines, was elected to the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Committee, the joint voice of the industry that aims to enhance the air cargo profile with […]

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‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2019’ awarded to Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo awarded with the prestigious ‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2019’ prize by the global logistics industry. Maintaining its upward trend, Turkish Cargo was granted with the ‘Cargo Airline of the Year 2019’ award, called as the Oscar of the global logistics industry, by the global air cargo sector readers of the Air Cargo […]

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DACO participates at Airport Show 2019

 Dammam airport achieves 8% growth in air traffic during the Q1 2019 Dammam Airports Company (DACO), successfully concluded its participation at this year’s edition of the Airport Show 2019, a leading global event in the field of building and equipping airports, which was held from April 29, 2019 to May 1, 2019 at the Dubai […]

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 UPS’S largest aircraft lands at DWC

UPS’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT MAKES FIRST LANDING AT DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL (DWC) Leveraging a network of assets and people, UPS flexes its global smart logistics network to maintain record service levels during DXB runway closure. UPS announces a temporary new route for its largest aircraft – the Boeing 747-8F freighter that landed for the first time […]

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Aramex Net Profit Rises 4% in Q1 2019

    Q1 2019 Net Profit increased by 4% to AED 108 million over Q1 2018 Q1 2019 Revenues increased by 4% to AED 1,234 million compared to Q1 2018 Cross-border International Express volumes increased by 22%, while margins declined by 2.2% in Q1 2019, compared to the corresponding quarter a year earlier Integrated Logistics […]

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E-Commerce experts converge in Dubai

E-Comm experts convergence in Dubai: 60+ Speakers 250+ Delegates The power packed two days conference themed ‘Shaping the Future of e-tail’ was held on 24-25 April 2019 with an impressive speaker panel from market leading organisations like SAP, Bosch, Godrej Storage Solutions, Be Code, Adapty, PTV Group, to name a few. With 60 speakers, 250 […]

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DP World reports flat gross volume in Q1, 2019

DP World PLC handled 17.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2019, with gross container volumes declining by 0.6% year-on-year on a reported basis. Gross like-for-like volumes declined by 0.7% in 1Q2019 due to the higher year-on-year comparables (1Q2018 like-for-like volumes grew 8.4%), and […]

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Renault Trucks launch 2019 models with Triangle Heavy Equipment

The increasing Renault Trucks market share; with the reveal of new Renault Trucks ranges D,C, and K Triangle Heavy Equipment, the sole distributor of world’s finest heavy equipment brands in Egypt, today officially announced its partnership with Renault Trucks in Triumph Hotel, New Cairo, by launching the latest range of models of heavy-duty trucks to […]

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Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2019

Who will claim the title of the UAE’s best all-round truck driver? This was the question being asked at the UAE final of the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2019 The competition, which this year involved more challenges than ever before, attracted professional drivers from 55 companies. The overall winner of the competition was Mr. Tawhed […]

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UD Trucks launches New Quester to accelerate growth with Smart Logistics

  New Quester designed to extend uptime and provide MEENA fleet customers with a higher return on investment. UD Trucks unveiled the New Quester in the Middle East, East and North Africa (MEENA). This new version of the brand’s well-established heavy-duty truck introduces a range of enhancements that will enable logistics companies across the region […]

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DMCA continues inspections amidst rising maritime traffic in local waters

Operational efficiency, safe navigation, and maritime safety are priorities in Dubai maritime sector The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) revealed a significant improvement across maritime traffic inspections conducted in Dubai waters in 2018, resulting in an increased of marine, coastal, commercial, tourism, sports and leisure related activities. The positive performance also demonstrates the authority’s continuing […]

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Turkish Cargo continued its growth in a shrinking air cargo market.

Turkish Airlines’ successful air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo managed to increase its cargo tonnage by 9.6 percent in February despite the shrinking in the global air cargo sector. The air freight company steadily continues towards its goal of becoming one of the top five of the world’s air cargo brands. Continuing its growth during the […]

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DHL Express set to expand operations to EZDubai

Company’s new facility located in e-commerce hub EZDubai International courier, parcel and express mail company DHL Express has revealed that it will soon be expanding their UAE operations to its latest facility located in the state-of-the-art EZDubai, the new addition to  Dubai South’s Logistics District. The expansion will allow DHL Express to serve its existing […]

Category: Air Cargo, Latest News, New Products, News, Transport


UPS Mobilizes support Cyclone and Flooding Relief Efforts

The UPS Foundation is coordinating with United Nations partners to speed food and supplies to impacted communities in Mozambique and Malawi. Dubai-based UPS Freight Forwarding team facilitates flights to deliver urgent supplies to devastated areas UPS today announced relief efforts are underway to bring critical supplies and food to victims of the recent cyclone that […]

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Blockchain Summit held in DWTC

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) was invited to participate in a panel discussion at the Future Blockchain Summit held recently at Dubai World Trade Centre. Mr Mayne discussed Tristar’s digital strategy and pioneering work with Blockchain in the region and how Tristar is leveraging the technology to provide a world class service to its […]

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Turkish Cargo awarded by Incheon Int’l Airport

Turkish Cargo, the accomplished air cargo brand, ranked first at “Cargo Airline of The Year Group B’’ level with the highest score in the air cargo transportation evaluation criteria at the ‘’The 3rd ICN Awards” ceremony held on March 21 by the Incheon Airport, one of the most important airports of the world. Turkish Cargo […]

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TSSC advances Pre-Engineered Buildings system

 Middle East’s primary manufacturer of prefabricated steel structures produces up to eight different Cold Rolled Steel profiles in its plants in the region Growing demand for speed, quality and cost-effective construction is paving the way for growth in pre-engineered buildings (PEB) system in the Middle East amid booming infrastructure development. To further address this need, […]

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Turkish Cargo operate at its new hub: Istanbul Airport

 Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand, will perform its cargo transportation operations via passenger flights at the temporary satellite facility, which is completely satisfactory in terms of infrastructure at Istanbul Airport, as of April 6, 2019 at the same level of quality and care as previously. The operations, performed via freighter flights, will continue […]

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LogiPoint’s radical Cross Border Gulf Service for GCC

Europe-GCC transport periods substantially reduced   A new, far-reaching initiative by LogiPoint has hit the ground running and is already having a strong impact on delivery times on GCC bound shipments originating from Europe. A long and well-established provider of logistics services, Saudi Arabia-based LogiPoint has an impressive track record spanning two decades of proven […]

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The 12th Supply Chain Networking Mixer…

With the thunder and lightning and rain last evening, nothing kept The 12th Networking Mixer from taking place. Held at the cosy Jumeirah Island club JLT, the event saw industry stalwarts co together for a unwind of business and regional issues. The 12th Networking Mixer aims to provide the supply chain industry with information that […]

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Turkish Cargo sponsored the carriage of historical artifacts from Japan

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines that provides service to 124 countries, carried 186 historical artifacts, owned by Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces, to Tokyo, the capital of Japan, as the sponsor carrier, in order to be displayed at the exhibition titled as “The Ottoman Empire and Tulip Culture“ held as part of […]

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DMCA underscores role of maritime insurance segment

DMCA underscores role of maritime insurance segment in move to increase competitiveness and attractiveness of Dubai’s maritime sector The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has emphasized a new Dubai’s pioneering experience in maritime insurance as it shed light on some of the major local insurance services designed to ensure safe navigation, support maritime operational efficiency […]

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Saudia Cargo Appoints New Executive Director

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has appointed Per Hojland to the position of Executive Director, Cargo Operations Worldwide. Per, a Danish national, took up his new position in Jeddah in March. He joins Saudia Cargo after having spent the past 25 years in various roles in the air cargo- and logistics industry, having worked for companies […]

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Saudia Cargo participates in Saudi Int’l Airshow

With the participation of many international Airlines, aviation companies & governmental firms, Saudi Airlines Cargo Company participated under the umbrella of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) alongside the other subsidiaries in the first Saudi International Airshow, taking place in Al-Thumamah Airport in Riyadh, during the period March 12-14, 2019. The booth of Saudia included a special […]

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Dubai South/DACC boost business for SMEs, startups & professionals

As part of its efforts to increase engagement with startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) amid rising trends on the ‘gig economy’ worldwide, Dubai South, Dubai’s integrated city and flagship urban project, continues to build new initiatives that support businesses in Dubai to maintain its global attraction as a magnet for foreign investors. The […]

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2nd Saudi Maritime Congress to Focus on Shipping & Logistics Sectors

Leading personalities driving motivation behind policies and initiatives of Vision 2030 gather on March 11, 2019 in Riyadh The commitment from five of the Kingdom’s maritime leaders at the world-class Saudi Maritime Congress in Riyadh highlights the significant platform this allows to discuss how Vision 2030 will transform the Saudi economy and its heavy reliance […]

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DP World’s GEP delivering quality Education

DP WORLD RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION OF UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS    Global trade enabler DP World’s Global Education Programme (GEP) for 8 – 14-year-olds features as a case study in the latest UAE Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) report. This programme is being implemented across DP World’s international network of 40 countries and […]

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Turkish Cargo brought the circus lions to their natural habitat.

Offering service to 124 countries and being the fastest-growing air cargo brand around the world, Turkish Cargo has brought the three young lionesses Luca, Charlie, Kai and the young lion Nathan to South Africa, their natural habitat, from Kiev with a connection flight from Istanbul, as driven by our respectful attitude to animal rights. The […]

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Innovation Award for Almajdouie Logistics

Almajdouie Logistics is delighted to  inform that the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has honoured us with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Innovation Award for our commitment to ingenuity and continuous improvement. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chief […]

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Sea Dubai launched by DMCA at Dubai Int’l Boat Show 2019

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has officially launched the updated version of ‘Sea Dubai’ as part of the ambitious vision to create a leading maritime cluster for Dubai’s maritime activities and enhance their accessibility. The launch is the result of wide acclaim of visitors of the Dubai International Boat Show 2019, held at the […]

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Saudia Cargo opens office in Dubai

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company inaugurated its brand-new Cargo sales office in the Free Zone of Dubai International Airport, operational from Jan 27. The opening of the new sales office comes in line with the company’s strategy to develop its brand-image, enhance its sales outlets & facilities, aiming to improve the logistical services & products offered […]

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Turkish Cargo signed DoKaSch Temperature Solutions

  Offering service to 124 countries and being one of the fastest-growing air cargo brands around the world, Turkish Cargo has signed a Master Rental Agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, the provider of climate-controlled solutions for air cargo based in Frankfurt, Germany. Its Opticooler is regarded as one of the safest containers for transporting temperature-sensitive […]

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DP World acquires leading European transportation & logistics provider

DP World PLC announces the acquisition of the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters (together P&O Ferries) for a purchase consideration of GBP322mn (USD421mn¹), implying a 2017 Enterprise Value/EBITDA valuation multiple of 6.1x. P&O Ferries is a pan-European integrated logistics business consisting of a market leading roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) ferries operation and a […]

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Agility initiates preliminary talks for tie-up with Panalpina

Panalpina’s board of directors has confirmed that they are in the preliminary stage of discussion with Kuwait-based Agility Group on strategic opportunities with regard to their respective logistics businesses. Panalpina, a Switzerland-based holding company engaged in the transportation sector, is in talks with Agility, but is still reviewing an approach by Denmark’s DSV, the company […]

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BAC welcomes FEDEX, its first tenant

New US$58.5 Million Air Cargo Area at Bahrain International Airport Set to Welcome Its First Tenant FedEx Express The new US$58.5 Million Air Cargo Area at Bahrain International Airport is set to welcome its first tenant as US-based FedEx Express recently signed a deal to move to the expanded freight complex at the Bahrain International […]

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DP World increases water supplies to Somaliland

Project adds 60 percent more water to local distribution system Global trade enabler DP World has recently launched a new water distribution center that increased the water supply in Berbera, Somaliland, by 6o percent. The $1 million project started in 2018 and includes four water wells, two shallow pools, two water troughs, a concrete reservoir […]

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Saudia Cargo signs agreement with King Abdullah Port

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has signed a joint agreement with King Abdullah Port, at King Abdullah Economic City, 90 kilometers north of Jeddah, to enhance collaboration opportunities & establish a secure logistical operations zone. The agreement, which comes shortly after inaugurating King Abdullah Port will establish an Air-Sea-Air cargo corridor with the surrounding airports to […]

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4,000 tons of flowers carried by Turkish Cargo: Valentine’s Day

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand that provides service to 124 countries around the world, carried flowers to all four sides with its charter flights departing from Nairobi (Kenia) and Quito (Ecuador) to meet the need for the Valentine’s Day, in addition to its heavily-operated special cargo transportations. The accomplished air cargo brand […]

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DP World – PC Trade highlighted in a new study

Ability to move up the value chain and enabling environments for public private partnerships can help drive growth A new study on how post-conflict trade opportunities can be developed by emerging countries was published on the concluding day of the World Government Summit attended by thousands of government and business leaders. “Post-Conflict Trade: Case studies […]

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Turkish Cargo carries first transportation from Istanbul Airport

Providing services to 124 countries worldwide with the title of the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world, Turkish Cargo carried out the first air cargo transportations from Istanbul Airport to Ankara and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The first ever commercial domestic air cargo transportation from Istanbul Airport was performed with an […]

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DP WORLD reports 2.9% growth in 2018

DP World handled 71.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 1.9% year-on-year on a reported basis and 2.9% on a like-for-like[1] basis Gross volumes were stable in 4Q2018 despite softer volumes in the UAE and the tough […]

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Saudia Cargo participates in Air Cargo Africa 2019

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company prepares to participate in the fifth edition of the international event Air Cargo Africa 2019, in Johannesburg, South Africa from 19-21 February 2019. Saudia Cargo’s Chief Executive Officer Omar Hariri will be a speaker at the event where the company will display a distinctive pavilion offering networking opportunities, & different information […]

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Turkish Cargo Starts its Operations on March 2

Providing services to 124 countries worldwide with the title of the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world, Turkish Cargo will now also be offering its high quality services from Istanbul Airport, thus carrying out its operations simultaneously on both Istanbul Airport and Ataturk Airport as of March 2, 2019. As of the date […]

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DUBAI TRADE SHORTLISTS NOMINEES FOR IT’S 11TH E-SERVICES EXCELLENCE AWARD

Shipping agents for general cargo to be honoured for electronic services adoption Dubai Trade, the smart trade solution provider in Dubai and a subsidiary of DP World, announced that its 11th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) will feature three new categories including two for re-exporters announced by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department […]

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Saudia Cargo Sponsors the Int’l Golf tournament

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company sponsored the Saudi International golf tournament as a formal logistics partner held in Saudi Arabia for the first time with the participation of world-class golfers, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City (KEAC) at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 , Omar Talal Hariri […]

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Enhancing the role of maritime sector in supporting trade

Dubai Maritime City Authority participates at Middle East Bunkering Convention 2019 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) participated at the Middle East Bunkering Convention 2019 held recently in Dubai, attended by leading regional and international organizations discussing current and future trends of ship chandlers as a vital component in the maritime sector. Being part of […]

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Saudi Maritime Congress presents investment opportunities

Vision 2030 to transform the economy, shipping and logistics sectors of the country under ambitious new platform  Saudi Arabia’s maritime and logistics sector is set to provide a host of fresh investment opportunities that will enable the Kingdom’s integration into the regional and global economies as a hub connecting three continents – Asia, Europe and […]

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Removal of trade barriers, connecting nations and infrastructure development key to the future

DP WORLD CHAIRMAN & CEO SAYS PARTNERSHIPS KEY IN AFRICA    The key to African economic emergence lies in removal of barriers, increased connectivity between nations and infrastructure development,  DP World’s Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, told African leaders and top executives in Dakar Senegal.   “We be believe in the viability […]

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Turkish Cargo builds trust in ‘Live Animal’ transportation operations.

Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand around the world, has become a member to the Animal Transportation Association, one of the international organizations which aims to transport live animals at secure and ideal conditions.            Including many various members such as airlines, freight forwarders, marine companies, public institutions, universities, […]

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DP World acquires ports in Chile

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORTS IN PUERTO CENTRAL (SAN ANTONIO) AND PUERTO LIRQUEN (REGION VIII) IN CHILE Key multi-purpose gateway terminals for Chile’s global trade: Global trade enabler DP World today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 71.3% stake in Puertos y Logistica S.A. (“Pulogsa”) from Minera Valparaiso and other shareholders associated […]

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Saudia Cargo opens new office in Cairo

In line with the strategic plan of Saudia Cargo that strives to enhance its facilities and sales outlets improving its working environment thus offering quality services to its clients, Saudia Cargo inaugurated its newest sales office at Cairo Cargo City inside Cairo International Airport on December 20 after eight weeks of renovation works. Saudia Cargo […]

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Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector allocates SAR 33 billion in 2019

With Bahri as strategic partner, Saudi Maritime Congress forum to catalyze country’s ‘Vision 2030’ goals Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR 33 billion (USD 8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019. In fact, the […]

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2018 had a strategic growth plan for DP World

US $3 billion invested in acquisitions and expansions tailored to widen global footprint with an eye on future trade solutions  Global trade enabler DP World deepened its engagement with revolutionary new technologies, diversified its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth US $3 billion and extended meaningful support to environmental initiatives around the world […]

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Saudia Cargo carries 60 tons for Janadriyah

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company contributed to the 33rd National Festival for Heritage and Culture (Janadriyah – 33) by transporting the equipment of the inauguration ceremony that occurred on the 20th of DEC, organized by the Ministry of National Guard. Saudia Cargo shipped 60 tons of equipment, tools, screens, and cables from Châlons Vatry International Airport, […]

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Turkish Cargo organized an IATA CEIV Pharma Workshop

Providing service to 124 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, Turkish Cargo organized a special event titled ‘Turkish Cargo & IATA CEIV Pharma Workshop’ for the leading pharmaceutical companies, officials from IATA, agents and business partners. Addressing the dedicated solutions and organized with the aim of developing new […]

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Saudia Cargo brings Cirque du soleil to Riyadh

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 400 tons of equipment and supplies for the international event Cirque du soleil by four B747-400 freighter flights recently, from Zagreb, Croatia to the Saudi Capital Riyadh, where the event is taking place from Dec 17-29. Saudia Cargo’s CEO, Omar Talal Hariri, said that the moment the company received the […]

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Saudia Cargo now serves Calicut

Saudia Cargo extends its services to Calicut International Airport Saudi Airlines Cargo Company ( SACC ) has extended its services to its customers offering  a cargo capacity of 60 tons a week to Calicut International Airport (CCJ) in the Indian state of Kerala on the daily operation of Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger Airbus A330 flights, […]

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DP WORLD ENABLING TRADE BETWEEN JORDAN AND SYRIA

New 2,500 km transport corridor from Jebel Ali to Naseeb border opens new intra-region opportunities. Global trade enabler DP World has helped establish a 2,500 km long transport corridor from Jebel Ali to the Naseeb-Jaber border crossing between Jordan and Syria. Trucks loaded with goods at its flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in […]

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ALS & Goldhofer open joint Logistics Center in Dubai

Strategic partnership: ALS Logistic Solutions & Goldhofer have opened  a joint Representative Office and Regional Logistics Center in Dubai Based on the long-term relationship and in response to the recent increases in demand for internal airport logistics in the Middle East & Africa region, the world market leader Goldhofer Airport Technology opened a sales and […]

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French maritime companies lauds achievements of local maritime sector

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently highlighted the outstanding achievements of the maritime sector before a high-level delegation composed of senior managers and employees of 11 leading French maritime companies. Headlining the achievements was the recent honour naming Dubai as one of the top five cities in International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD). During […]

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DP World & SMS Group to revolutionize Global port logistics

World’s first high bay container storing system to be ready for 2020 World Expo in Dubai An international joint-venture formed by global trade enabler DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS group will revolutionize the way that containers are handled in ports. A new and intelligent storing system will be applied for the first time […]

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Saudia Cargo transports Formula-E to the Kingdom

Saudia Cargo helped bring the Saudia Airlines sponsored FIA’s Formula-E championship to Riyadh. Saudia, for the first time, is sponsoring the season opening race for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship that will be held, also for the first time, in the historic city of Ad Diriyah, located on the outskirts of Riyadh, from 13-15 […]

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China XD plant raises JAFZA as destination of choice

HIGH-TECH CHINESE POLYMER PRODUCTION MANUFACTURER EXPANDS IN JAFZA China XD plant raises Jafza’s profile as destination of choice for global technology industries China XD, one of China’s leading specialty chemical companies and one of the top 500 non-stated owned enterprises has opened a new facility under its subsidiary – Al Composites Materials FZE in JAFZA. […]

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Turkish Cargo is now globally accessible

Corporate website of Turkish Cargo is now globally accessible with its updated interface. Corporate website of Turkish Cargo, the fastest-growing brand across the global air cargo industry, is updated and now accessible all around the world.  Designed to be less complicated but more functional, the new interface will enable all users to reach any kind […]

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BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS

DP WORLD, UAE REGION NAMED BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS DP World, UAE Region was awarded the prestigious Port Operator award at this year’s Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards ceremony that was held at the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai. Shahab Al Jassmi, Commercial Director, Ports & Terminals of […]

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Swisslog to present its latest robotic & data driven solution

Swisslog a global leader in robotic, data-driven and flexible automated solutions. The event is expected to draw hundreds of attendees as well as industry professionals and decisions makers. At the trade show, representatives at Swisslog will meet with business leaders to discuss material handling issues and answer questions related to fast, high-quality distribution and logistical […]

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Turkish Cargo’s growth continues…

Turkish Cargo’s growth trend continues without slowing down. Turkish Cargo, providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, has shown a very good performance in the first nine months of 2018. According to WACD (World Air Cargo Data), which provides information about the international air cargo […]

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DMCA attends Middle East Yacht Conference

Authority highlights importance of maritime licensing policies for future of luxury yachts The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined the Middle East Yacht Conference 2018 to explore the future of luxury yachts alongside the requirements of the 21st century. The DMCA representatives, together with a group of decision makers, regional and international experts, and […]

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GEFCO and Almajdouie join hands in automotive logistic

GEFCO Group and Almajdouie Logistics create a joint venture in Saudi Arabia The relationship between the two powerhouse companies began in January 2018 when they partnered to provide finished vehicle logistics services to Almajdouie Auto (MMC), the importer of Hyundai in Saudi Arabia. In its second phase, the joint venture plans to offer a full […]

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DMCA successfully participates at Marine Insurance Conference

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed its successful participation at this year’s Dubai Marine Insurance Conference. The conference recently gathered decision makers, experts, and pioneers in the marine insurance, trade and shipping sectors at the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel in Port Rashid, Dubai to discuss new industry trends that are currently affecting the […]

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Swisslog reaches new record as the world’s leading AutoStore integrator

More than 130 projects sold worldwide, making the company the number one AutoStore integrator As customer demand is quickly growing, so too is the need for flexible, robotic solutions. The global explosion in the growth of e-commerce in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business segments has led to increased demand for more scalable, modular solutions to […]

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Kanoo Logistics opens distribution hub in Dammam

Kanoo Logistics has launched its brand new, sophisticated logistics facility near the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province. The new distribution centre features a 100,000sqm. yard and a 10,000sqm. warehouse. The multipurpose facility contains 500sqm. of elevated staging area and 5,000sqft. of parking space. “Kanoo Logistics chose this strategically situated […]

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Turkish Cargo Broadens QEP Accreditation Network.

Offering service to 122 countries and being one of the fastest-growing air cargo brands around the world, Turkish Cargo continues to increase the number of QEP (Qualified Envirotainer Provider) accredited stations that demonstrates their commitment to providing quality services for the transportation of pharmaceutical products.   Having received the QEP accreditation for 15 new stations, […]

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Mansoor bin Mohammed inaugurates Dubai Helishow 2018

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Exhibition supported by Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports & Dubai South International and regional exhibitors present latest innovations in helicopter, security & defence technologies Ideal platform to highlight latest developments in helicopter technology His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]

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JAFZA – ATTRACT INVESTMENT AT AGRISCAPE 2018

Middle East’s leading free zone focused on helping build Dubai’s food and agriculture industries Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s leading free zone showcased its range of services at this year’s Agriscape 2018, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the agribusiness sector. Jafza has become the preferred destination for agribusiness-related trade in the […]

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Saudia Cargo brings in WWE “Crown Jewel”

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has once again helped bring World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) event to the Kingdom by transporting all the equipment and supplies for the long-anticipated Crown Jewel tournament to Riyadh. The WWE event, which millions of wrestling enthusiasts look forward to, will go ahead on time and as planned thanks to its highly-advanced […]

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Clarksons Platou discusses shipping & offshore ops

Clarksons Platou seminar discusses future of Middle East shipping & offshore operations during UAE Maritime Week 2018 Forum provides an ideal platform to share knowledge & expertise in areas that drive growth of maritime industry The UAE Maritime Week 2018, organized by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), hosted the Middle East Shipping & Offshore […]

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Turkish Cargo introduces flights to Brazil’s Viracopos International Airport

Turkish Cargo introduces flights to Brazil’s second largest cargo terminal Viracopos International Airport Turkish Cargo, providing service to 124 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, moved its operations at the Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, the capital of the identically-named Brazilian state and the most densely populated […]

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DP World & NIIF to build Free Trade Warehousing Zone

Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World (65%) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) (35%), has won the bid to develop and operate the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ)at India’s largest container gateway – Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for $78 million. HIPL is the recently created investment vehicle […]

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Saudia Cargo signs agreement with Gallup Inc.

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has signed an agreement with Gallup Inc., the global management consulting company, for developing Saudia Cargo employee performance and studying its employee trends and performance levels. The agreement comes in line with the company’s Strategy 2020. Saudia Cargo CEO Omar Talal Hariri said the company attaches great significance to the development […]

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Emirati’s participate in Maritime Future Leaders Seminar

Leading experts, innovators & creative minds participate in UAE Maritime Week 2018 Positive outcomes for the first of its kind panel session attended by UAE maritime leaders Scope of innovation & smart technologies in maritime industry’s growth discussed The UAE Maritime Week 2018 today held the second edition of the Maritime Future Leaders Seminar with […]

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DMCA winners “Dubai Maritime Innovation Award”at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018

Winners recognized for contributions in efforts to reinforceDubai’s leading position in the global maritime sector The winners of the Dubai Maritime Innovation Award were revealed in a special awarding ceremony held at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018, a high-level gathering of experts being staged during the UAE Maritime Week 2018.The award recipients consisting of national, regional, […]

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Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak as Chief Ground Handling Officer for the company’s ground handling business unit. This appointment comes as part of Saudia Cargo’s recognition of the important role its ground handling business unit has in achieving its Strategy 2020 transformation program. It reflects the company’s ongoing investments into its facilities projects, […]

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Turkish Cargo participated in Cargo IQ by IATA

Turkish Cargo participated in Cargo IQ initiative by IATA for quality management. Turkish Cargo, the fastest-growing air cargo brand around the world, executed an agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems, one of the leading suppliers providing integrated IT solutions to the air transport community, for Traxon CDMP quality management. CDMP quality management solution measures more than 40% […]

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2nd Supply Chain and Logistics Conference supported by Saudia Cargo

   Kingdom’s geographic location will enhance its strength as a global logistics platform Saudia Cargo is committed to developing cargo facilities Saudi Airlines Cargo Company CEO Omar Talal Hariri reiterated the pivotal role the air cargo sector continues to play in achieving the objectives of Vision 2030 aiming to turn the Kingdom into a global […]

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Turkish Cargo, Is Preparing for Its ‘New Home’

Istanbul New Airport which will make Turkey to become a global center of logistics, will be opening on October 29th, 2018 with a stunning ceremony. The world’s fastest growing air cargo brand Turkish Cargo will continue all of its world-class cargo operations from Istanbul Atatürk Airport with the same standards and quality till December 31st, […]

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DP WORLD leads the UAE Electronics trade

Innovative tech solutions are the way forward in this age of the Technological Revolution Regional trade enabler DP World, UAE Region, continues to be the preferred destination for electronic goods entering or exiting the Middle East. DP World UAE Region plays a central role in the growth of the sector across the country with consumer […]

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Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Dubai Customs’ iDeclare

PCFC takes part in Gitex Technology Week 2018 with disruptive projects H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai inaugurated Dubai Customs’ smart iDeclare system during his visit to the stand of the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) at Gitex 2018 which is taking […]

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Serco hosts 3rd Road Safety Awareness Day

Serco hosts 3rd ‘Road Safety Awareness Day’ with RoadSafetyUAE Serco’s CSR initiative seeks to increase awareness of road safety & supports the UAE’s target to reduce road casualties to 3 per 100,000 population  Serco Middle East, a leading provider of essential public services, held its 3rd ‘Road Safety Awareness Day’ today (October 7th, 2018) in […]

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Turkish Cargo includes Stansted

Turkish Cargo includes Stansted, the third busiest airport in England, to its cargo flights network. With providing services to 122 countries worldwide and being the fastest growing air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo has launched air cargo flights to the Stansted Airport in London, the capital of England, on October 4. It is expected that the […]

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Fly Express Service Launched by Saudia Cargo

  Saudi Airlines Cargo Company launched its newest product “Fly Express”, offering high priority express delivery for urgent international shipments. Fly Express service is an added value service that offers customers high priority status for shipments that can be accepted 3 hours prior to the Scheduled Time of Departure, alongside quick handling procedures at arrival. […]

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Wild Predators carried over the clouds

Predators carried by Turkish Cargo Providing services to 122 countries and being the fastest growing air cargo brand worldwide, Turkish Cargo carried the wild animals, known as the most predatory species of the wildlife, over the clouds. 4 tigers, 3 lions, 3 cheetahs, 2 lynxes and 1 cougar were transported safely to Istanbul from Prague […]

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Dubai is one of world’s most prestigious maritime event venues

UAE Maritime Week 2018 to kick off on October 28 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has completed its preparations for the ‘UAE Maritime Week 2018’” to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council. The DMCA event […]

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The Belt Road launched by DP World

DP World launches ‘the belt and road’ Dubai station in partnership with china’s ZPG    Trade enabling project to boost trade across continents In another major step towards positioning the UAE and Dubai as a hub for  east-west trade global trade enabler DP World has announced plans to build ‘The Belt and Road’ Dubai Station […]

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Turkish Cargo attends Future of the Logistics Summit.

Turkish Cargo, the accomplished air cargo brand, attended “Future of the Logistics Summit”, held by Utikad (Association of International Forwarding and Logistics Service Providers), one of the leading non-governmental organizations across the industry, as the gold sponsor. During the summit attended by the officials of Turkish Cargo, and 14 panelist guests, the participants exchanged their […]

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Ford Trucks F-MAX “2019 International Truck of the Year Award”

“2019 International Truck of the Year Award” goes to the new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX!   F-MAX, the new tractor that Ford Trucks launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year”. The competition was adjudicated by a panel of independent judges, comprising leading specialised journalists from 23 […]

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World-class drivers compete for Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018

Who will claim the title of the world’s best all-round truck driver? This was the question asked at the world final of the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018 that took place in Gothenburg on September 13-14th. The competition, which this year involved more challenges than ever before, attracted professional drivers from 33 countries. The winner […]

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Turkish Cargo carries Turkish Blackberry carefully.

Providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, Turkish Cargo carried the Chester variety of Turkish Blackberry, standing out with its delicious taste, aroma, meaty structure and high-quality, by means of well-maintained and air-conditioned vehicles. Blackberries are carried on board the passenger aircraft at 2°C in […]

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The Port of Salalah, Oman’s major regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea

The Port of Salalah, Oman’s major regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, recently received four new rubber tire gantry cranes (RTGs) to stay ahead of the operational needs of customers. . The RTGs incorporate a number of features designed to be safer, more environmentally-friendly and reduce equipment down time. This procurement […]

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New cargo flights launched to Kigali and Muscat by Turkish Cargo

New cargo flights to Kigali and Muscat launched by Turkish Cargo Turkish Cargo, one of the fastest growing air cargo brands among the global air cargo carriers, keeps extending its cargo flights network. Turkish Cargo included Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, and Muscat, the capital of Oman, to its direct cargo flights network. Following launch […]

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Turkish Cargo increases its share in Chinese air cargo market

  Reaching 307 destinations in 122 countries with the cargo transport capacity of Turkish Airlines, which flies to the most countries worldwide, and operating additional direct cargo flights to 83 destinations thanks to its fleet of freighters, Turkish Cargo achieved a 10.7% growth in China at January-May era, as reported by the WACD (World Air […]

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Marine safety, safe navigation & operational efficiency top priorities

Dubai Maritime City Authority reaffirms commitment to regulating maritime operations in Dubai waters     Reaffirming its commitment to promote, develop and regulate the maritime sector, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) continues to oversee the improvement of the regulatory and operational procedures for berths in Dubai, in line with the strong efforts to accommodate […]

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DP WORLD ACQUIRES PORT PROVIDER IN EUROPE

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORT RELATED LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS PROVIDER IN EUROPE DP World acquires 100% of Unifeeder, the largest container feeder and growing shortsea network operator in Europe  Global trade enabler, DP World today announces the signing of the acquisition of 100% of the Unifeeder Group (“Unifeeder”)[1] for €660 million[2] from Nordic Capital Fund VIII […]

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MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database

MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database   Shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has joined other mega-carriers in registering its global container fleet on the BIC’s BoxTech Global Container Database. As a result, the technical details of more than 10 million containers, or approximately 40 per cent of the global container fleet, are now […]

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Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro Project, owned by Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA), consists of 6 lines totalling […]

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Trukkin to receive pre-series funding led by Saudi Arabia’s BATIC

Trukkin to receive pre-series funding led by Saudi Arabia’s BATIC Trukkin announced that it will be receiving an undisclosed amount of funding led by Saudi Arabia’s Batic Investment and Logistics Co for a pre-series round. Trukkin was launched in 2017, and in a short period of time, has matched industry expectations with significant commercial transport […]

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DP WORLD REPORTS 6.0% GROSS LIKE-FOR-LIKE VOLUME GROWTH

DP WORLD REPORTS 6.0% GROSS LIKE-FOR-LIKE VOLUME GROWTH IN FIRST HALF OF 2018   DP World Limited handled 35.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 4.8% year-on-year on a reported basis and 6.0% on a like-for-like[1] basis. […]

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REGION’S FIRST SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND FITNESS CENTER TO LAUNCH IN DUBAI

REGION’S FIRST SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND FITNESS CENTER TO LAUNCH IN DUBAI Michael Johnson Performance Dubai led by US Olympic champion Michael Johnson Performance (MJP), an internationally recognized leader in athletic development and improvement, today announced its launch in the Middle East. Founded by Olympic champion sprinter Michael Johnson, MJP Dubai will open its doors […]

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Turkish Cargo and CSafe Global, Announce CSafe RAP Flight Approval.

Turkish Cargo and CSafe Global, Announce CSafe RAP Flight Approval. Turkish Cargo, one of the fastest growing brands in the air cargo sector, has approved CSafe RAP, which was recently launched for use in aircraft with CSafe Global, a leading supplier of active and passive temperature controlled solutions for pharmaceutical products. The CSafe RAP is […]

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Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating

Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating Tristar Group’s two warehouses located in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 and 2 were awarded a 5-star rating by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) for the second and third consecutive years, respectively. Shivananda Baikady, General Manager-Road Transport and Warehousing, Tristar, said, “Our specialised warehousing facilities […]

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Rockwell Collins to support pilot training at Turkish Airlines

Rockwell Collins to support pilot training at Turkish Airlines with high-fidelity visual system   Contract includes 14 visual systems for new simulators Airline will double the number of full flight simulators it has in service, all with Rockwell Collins supplied visual systems Turkish Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its EP-8100Ⓡ image generators with […]

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Emirates SkyCargo signs MoU with Cainiao Network

Emirates SkyCargo signs milestone MoU with Cainiao Network to use Dubai as a hub Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao […]

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Roambee’s success

Roambee’s success   Roambee’s success till date is largely attributed to the fact that we picked and solved some of the hardest problems in the industry. Our focus on innovation helped create a real-time solution to monitor market hired vehicles, LTL, and multi-modal shipments at a granular package-level. It helped us forge global network connectivity […]

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GENAVCO delivered the First VNA to Homes R Us

GENAVCO delivered the First VNA to Homes R Us GENAVCO have delivered and commissioned the First VNA in the Emirates for Furniture Handling. Crown TSP 7000 Series machine with 13.5 m lift height customized for furniture operations has been delivered to its Fleet Customer Homes R Us a part of Lals Group. With this new lot […]

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Roambee enters Southeast Asia IoT market

Roambee enters Southeast Asia IoT market Roambee, the Internet of Things (IoT) supply chain and enterprise asset visibility company, recently announced it has received US$2 million in funding from MDI Ventures, Telkom Indonesia’s corporate venture capital firm. With this, Roambee is nearing the completion of US$10M in funding and rapid expansion across seven countries in […]

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Turkish Cargo grew more than 7 times higher from market

Turkish Cargo grew more than 7 times higher from market Reaching 307 destinations in 122 countries with the cargo transport capacity of Turkish Airlines, which flies to the most countries worldwide, and operating additional direct cargo flights to 85 destinations thanks to the fleet of freighters, Turkish Cargo performed 30% growth rate where market performed […]

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Slight recovery amid mixed demand

Slight recovery amid mixed demand As volumes continue to trend sideways, growth achieved in April has been better than previous months. This IATA report identifies the best performing regions and most popular routes Year-on-year growth in industry-wide freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) recovered to 4.1 per cent in April, having fallen to a 23-month low of […]

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ADNOC to grow downstream business

ADNOC to grow downstream business   The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) recently announced that it is receiving considerable interest from potential partners, as it explores a range of new growth options and initiatives to accelerate the delivery of its recently announced downstream strategy   ADNOC’s transformation programme focuses on maximizing value by driving […]

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Women in logistics

Women in logistics For our people issue, what would be a better topic than tackling the ‘Women in Logistics’ theme? What we learnt from this exercise is that more needs to be done to highlight the many ladies working hard in logistics. So this is the first of many articles to highlight the hard work […]

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Turkish Cargo relocated live animals safely up in the clouds

Turkish Cargo relocated live animals safely up in the clouds. Offering service to 122 countries and being the fastest-growing air cargo brand around the world, Turkish Cargo has just relocated 16 months-old 3 giraffes from Johannesburg to Tehran victoriously, by means of a connecting flight via Istanbul. During the flight, the giraffes were accompanied by […]

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CIPS announces a more positive outlook for the UAE’s supply chain

CIPS announces a more positive outlook for the UAE’s supply chain for the 4th consecutive quarter The UAE remained in the ‘green category’ for positive supply chain environment in Q4 2017 Global supply chain risk fell for four consecutive quarters to 79.5, down from 80.3 in Q3 2017 Despite global challenges, risk came in at […]

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Etihad Aviation Group to donate 150,000 meals

Etihad Aviation Group to donate 150,000 meals to charity every year Etihad Aviation Group has launched a community programme that will deliver 400 meals per day to charity. The initiative will be held throughout 2018 and beyond, with approximately 150,000 meals to be donated every year.   As part of its sustainability and corporate social […]

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Emirates SkyCargo wins more accolades

Emirates SkyCargo wins more accolades Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to win international recognition for its commitment to develop air transportation solutions customised to the requirements of its customers across the globe. The air cargo carrier has recently garnered a number of prestigious awards at global industry forums. Air Cargo Industry Achievement […]

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Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year

Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has again won the “Best Seaport – Middle East” award at this year’s Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai, China. This is the 24th consecutive year Jebel Ali Port has won the coveted honour, a record […]

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Mohamed Salah as Brand Ambassador for DHL EXPRESS MENA

DHL Express announces Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah as Brand Ambassador for MENA DHL Express has signed a strategic partnership for the Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah to become its brand ambassador for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the next two years.   The new collaboration will see the parties working together […]

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Saudi Arabian Airlines expands network infrastructure

Saudi Arabian Airlines expands network infrastructure Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national airline of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected SITA to support its strategic expansion plans by introducing modern, world-class IT infrastructure across 200 of the airline’s offices located in 100 cities and airports in 60 countries. The solution will support the airline’s […]

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Tristar Group’s new facilities in Abu Dhabi and Oman

Tristar Group’s new facilities in Abu Dhabi and Oman Tristar Group has opened two new facilities aimed at enhancing its integrated logistics services to the downstream petroleum industry in the GCC. The new truck staging and workshop facility at Industrial City in Abu Dhabi 2 (ICAD 2) has 50,000 sq metres of area offering tailor-made […]

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Abu Dhabi Airport reduces waiting with smart IoT

Abu Dhabi Airport reduces waiting times and increases capacity with smart IoT technology   Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), announced recently that it has joined forces with Xovis, the leading provider of people flow monitoring solutions, to help improve operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).   Serving 24 million passengers per year, AUH is […]

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Dnata expands partnership with Egypt Air in Dubai

Dnata expands partnership with Egypt Air in Dubai   Dnata will provide Egypt Air with premium cargo handling services from its best-in-class facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). Egypt Air will initially operate one cargo flight a week between Dubai and Cairo using an Airbus A300F aircraft. Dnata has been providing ground handling services to […]

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DAE signs agreements to sell aircraft valued at US$900 million

DAE signs agreements to sell aircraft valued at US$900 million Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd.’s leasing division DAE Capital has recently signed three agreements to sell 16 aircraft with a total market value of approximately US$900 million.   The aircraft covered by these agreements include Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, A330, and A350 family aircraft, […]

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30 countries will visit the 2018 edition of Dubai HeliShow

2018 Edition of Dubai HeliShow gears up with over 60 exhibitors and visitors from more than 30 countries   Top companies from Hungary, USA, Canada, Australia, Italy, France, Switzerland and UAE to showcase latest products & technologies in the helicopter industry as well as the defence and security sectors   The 2018 edition of the […]

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Saudia Cargo launches cold storage facility at KAIA

Saudia Cargo launches state-of-the-art pharmaceutical cold storage facility at KAIA Saudia Cargo has recently inaugurated one of the Region’s newest and most modern cold storage facilities of pharmaceuticals and medicines at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) to meet the surged demand on highly-sensitive and temperature-controlled shipments.   The refrigerated warehouse was opened in conjunction with […]

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Turkish Cargo transports ‘world’s fastest car’

Fancy freight: Turkish Cargo transports ‘world’s fastest car’ from Dubai to Toronto Turkish Cargo, a brand of Turkey’s national flag-carrier Turkish Airlines, has transported “world’s fastest car” from the Gulf emirate of Dubai to Toronto, Canada. Turkish Cargo completed a successful private cargo operation by carrying the $2.2 million Devel Sixteen luxury car with its […]

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UPS Unveils New Look for 747 Jet Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai

New Sign From Above as UPS Unveils New Look for 747 Jet Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai One of UPS’s 747 jumbo jets dedicated for long-haul international use is sporting a modified paint scheme highlighting the company’s role as official logistics partner for Expo 2020 Dubai. UPS has only modified the livery of an aircraft […]

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GEODIS undergoes organisational re-structuring

GEODIS undergoes organisational re-structuring Logistics giant Geodis is re-organising its business into four key regions to improve client’s access to services. “As GEODIS’ strategy is to be the growth partner of its clients, the group is creating a new organization to serve this ambition.  This new organization aims at providing the group’s clients easy and […]

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Bosch develops safer cars

Bosch develops safer cars   Beginning March 31, Bosch connected vehicles with eCall will automatically call for help in an accident. Thanks to the automatic eCall, emergency responders can arrive at the scene of an accident up to twice as fast. Regional specifications for the UAE and KSA are also underway On March 31, 2018, […]

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