Arabian Industry - Supply Chain Guide to Middle East industry news and tenders. Includes Construction, Hospitality, Aviation, Technology, Oil, Gas, Travel, Supply Chain, Utilities, Comms, and Petrochemicals information as well as live market data. Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:05:18 +0400 Arabian Industry - Supply Chain 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2018 (webmaster) Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:05:18 +0400 20 DP World’s Bin Sulayem replaces Richard Branson as Hyperloop One chairman The senior management appointments bring the company under the direct leadership of DP World, which in April signed a MoU with Virgin Hyperloop One to be the cargo carrying arm of the company as DP World CargoSpeed. News | Supply Chain Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:56:33 +0400 Video: Impact of AI and digitisation on GCC logistics Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, speaks to Logistics Middle East about how AI and digital technologies can enhance last mile operations in the GCC. News | Supply Chain Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:50:28 +0400 Dubai Metro receives first train of 50 train order Expected to be delivered by October 2019, 15 of the ordered trains will be utilised for the upcoming Expo 2020, while 35 will be for civil use within the emirate News | Supply Chain Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:49:55 +0400 Fujairah Terminals wins steel logistics contract with United Steel Industries The partnership enables United Steel Industries to benefit from the Fujairah Terminals strategic location and platform to efficiently access the region. News | Supply Chain Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:38:26 +0400 Terex Corporation selects Kuehne + Nagel for digital supply chain management The relationship between Kuehne + Nagel and Terex started in 2013 and allows Terex to improve transport management control and visibility by leveraging the KN ControlTower capabilities. News | Supply Chain Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:35:50 +0400 RSA-TALKE opens new dangerous goods warehouse in JAFZA With the completion of the warehouse, installation work will begin on a filling station for transferring chemicals of various hazard classes into drums and IBCs. News | Supply Chain Wed, 07 Nov 2018 04:06:01 +0400 PwC says KSA is fast emerging challenger to logistics leadership of UAE at Leaders in Logistics Saudia Arabia is fast catching up with the UAE and potentially challenging the dominance of Dubai as the regional logistics hub says expert at Leaders in Logistics. News | Supply Chain Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:56:12 +0400 UPS My Choice service expands to Middle East The expansion, which takes UPS My Choice service far beyond the original 16-country-and-territory footprint, comes in two phases. News | Supply Chain Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:45:10 +0400 RAK Ports reveals Saqr Port deepwater berths at Seatrade Middle East The deepwater berth project at Saqr Port has been ongoing since mid-2017 and is one of the largest engineering initiatives to have taken place in the northern emirates in recent years. News | Supply Chain Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:42:52 +0400 Flydubai integrates FedEx Web Services technology flydubai enhances air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents News | Supply Chain Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:37:54 +0400 SIG CBOB unwraps the perfect package at Gulfood Manufacturing SIG CBOB have identified a major shift in what end-consumers expect in this heightened eco-aware society when it comes to food and drink packaging. News | Supply Chain Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:27:25 +0400 Emirates Steel signs four-year iron ore pellet sourcing deal with Vale This new partnership plays a vital role in further strengthening the growth of Emirates Steel News | Supply Chain Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:27:30 +0400 Kuwait seeks international advisor for mega rail project Kuwait Public Authority for Roads and Transportation wants a budget of US $59-million for the advisor. News | Supply Chain Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:24:35 +0400 Turkish Cargo adds Ho Chi Minh to freight network Flights to Ho Chi Minh, which has a high export potential and a significant cargo traffic to the European market, will be operated by Boeing 777 freighters. News | Supply Chain Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:22:04 +0400 Lulu Hypermarket to open four new warehouses in Egypt Lulu will also build two logistic centres in Egypt targeting frozen fish exports. News | Supply Chain Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:19:22 +0400 Saudia Cargo transports equipment into Riyadh for World Wrestling event A Saudia Cargo B747-8 transported the 100-tons of equipment and machinery together with sound and lighting systems and other supplies from Maastricht, Netherlands, to Riyadh in mid-October. News | Supply Chain Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:16:11 +0400 Video: Inside Global Shipping and Logistics Global Shipping & Logistics is the only custom bonded warehouse outside a freezone, and is key to the logistics operations of some of the biggest FMCG names in the region. News | Supply Chain Sun, 04 Nov 2018 12:11:17 +0400 DP World takes part in global mass-recycling initiative Aluminium cans are one of the most recyclable waste items, while mobile phones are e-waste that contain many valuable resources as well as toxic components that can negatively impact both human health and the environment if disposed of improperly News | Supply Chain Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:40:40 +0400 Aramex sees Q3 net profit grow 38% due to rise in e-commerce demand Bashar Obeid, chief executive officer of Aramex, said the results were a product of ongoing growth in e-commerce demand in the region, as well as internal efforts to cut operational costs. News | Supply Chain Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:10:50 +0400 Truebell becomes UAE distributor for Irish baby care brand WaterWipes With this new partnership, Truebell has launched WaterWipes in leading supermarkets, baby stores, pharmacies and e-commerce outlets across the UAE News | Supply Chain Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:05:36 +0400 Zaatar w Zeit restaurants use electric motorbikes for deliveries The electric motorbikes are being supplied by Solva Technologies, a UAE based smart logistics firm that tackles the most pressing issues in the logistics and last mile delivery sector. News | Supply Chain Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:12:10 +0400 FarEye launches on-demand for real-time logistics visibility in GCC FarEye has designed an end-to-end platform to run distribution logistics and optimize goods movement. News | Supply Chain Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:10:26 +0400 UAE petrol prices to decrease in November Super 98 and Special 95 petrol will both decrease in price while diesel is set to increase compared to October News | Supply Chain Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:05:25 +0400 Leaders in Logistics Summit to discuss opportunities and risks in GCC markets Its that time of year again, when Logistics Middle East magazine holds the foremost conference event in the supply chain sector, with key industry titans coming together to discuss the hot topics of the day. News | Supply Chain Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:02:41 +0400 Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appoints new chief ground handling officer This appointment comes as part of the recognition of the airline of the important role its ground handling business unit has in achieving its Strategy 2020 transformation program. News | Supply Chain Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:00:15 +0400 Logistics tech start-up Qafila selected by leading incubator in5 Qafila aims to make the container shipping sector in UAE more efficient. News | Supply Chain Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:23:29 +0400 Drydocks World to retrofit Dubai shipyard to save AED1.4-million in energy costs Etihad ESCO partners with Drydocks World to reduce energy consumption through retrofitting News | Supply Chain Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:21:34 +0400 MaK Middle East to makes first-ever Seatrade Middle East appearance MaK Middle East aims to support Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 with attendance at conference. News | Supply Chain Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:18:55 +0400 Masdar City unveils first autonomous transport system Abu Dhabi's flagship sustainable urban development plans to add fleet of seven Autonom Shuttles in 2019. News | Supply Chain Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:09:25 +0400 DP World reports gross container volume growth of 2.6% for first 9 months of 2018 The results were softer than previous years, but this had already been expected by DP World and flagged up during its H1 results announcement earlier this year. News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:31:35 +0400 Sir Richard Branson resigns as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One DP World insists the mammoth project will go ahead following his departure. News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:15:35 +0400 Riyadh airport to develop integrated logistics zone The objective of the project is to boost investment from logistics majors around the airport and create a specialised zone where various logistics services and value-add solutions be provided. News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:55:07 +0400 MSC to test Abu Dhabi Ports' blockchain solution Silsal While Silsal has already been tested internationally, the test with MSC will be the first proof of concept of its kind involving a global marine operator. News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:52:10 +0400 Aramex partners with WhatsApp for Business for 'more personalised customer interaction' The service aims to provide an on-demand and customised customer interaction for shipment notifications, live location sharing, new delivery instructions and scheduling, offering last mile preferences and an upgrade to the company’s service level News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:44:56 +0400 Dubai issues 'biggest single value' tender to develop Al Maktoum International No value for the tender was disclosed, but for comparison the expected value of the Heathrow runway development project is expected to be around AED 67-billion. News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:08:11 +0400 Dubai taxis to offer free WiFi In a joint statement the companies said the project aims to bring happiness to riders and make clients’ mobility on board Dubai taxis an enjoyable experience. News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:06:18 +0400 Saudia Cargo cuts import and export documentation by 75% Saudia Cargo’s investment in infrastructure facilities at its Jeddah and Riyadh cargo stations has streamlined operations. News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:03:51 +0400 DP World improves freezone rental disputes process during GITEX The MoU was signed by Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department (DLD), and Sultan Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World. News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:01:55 +0400 Virgin Hyperloop One is commercially viable, study shows DP World signed a deal in April with Virgin Hyperloop One to create a global firm that will build high-speed cargo delivery systems News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Oct 2018 09:58:53 +0400 Agility Logistics' carbon measurement tool certified by Carbon Trust The Carbon Trust's assurance allows Agility to demonstrate that its carbon reporting methodology and processes comply with the organization's reporting guidance for transparency and accuracy. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:43:45 +0400 Flydubai integrates Engineering Maintenance System with FedEx Web Services Technology The integration of the FedEx air waybill automation in the AMOS system gives flydubai the ability to manage their entire processes from their desktop, reducing processing time by up to one minute per shipment, and saving approximately 340 employee hours per month News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:41:23 +0400 Abu Dhabi launches new online portal to serve as 'single window' for trade via sea, land and air The MAMAR system, which will start officially by the end of 2018, will target a new customer profile consisting of customs brokers and clearing agents who will now be able to access trade, customs, and logistics services for sea, land, air, and post through a single online window. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:37:27 +0400 Etihad Cargo migrates to IBS iCargo solution ‘Sprint’ Sprint enables Etihad Cargo to enhance its capacity- and pricing management processes whilst offering real-time shipment monitoring and quality control, helping drive maximum efficiency. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:33:41 +0400 Dubai Maritime Authority showcases Virtual Cluster unveiled Gitex The DMVC is an interactive platform developed to facilitate engagement and communication among local maritime clusters. News | Supply Chain Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:57:17 +0400 KIZAD launches Entrepreneurship and Incubation Centre Entrepreneurship and Incubation Centre is aimed at nurturing start-ups and SMEs to promote growth in UAE News | Supply Chain Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:49:55 +0400 Opportunities abound to establish logistics networks in the US: Badr Jafar Sharjah-based Gulftainer has signed a 50-year, $600m concession to develop and operate the port of Wilmington in the US state of Delaware. News | Supply Chain Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:10:07 +0400 Abu Dhabi Ports and Etisalat harness telecoms technology at GITEX The partnership, signed at GITEX Technology Week, focuses on building shared electronic projects and networks. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:00:34 +0400 ZAJEL unveils future plans for Smart services at GITEX 2018 ZAJEL showcased its products and smart services to the public during GITEX as part of the stand of its mother company, emaratech, which specialises in Information Technology and software. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:56:02 +0400 Etisalat Digital and Ericsson showcase smart traffic management at GITEX Additionally, Etisalat Digital and Ericsson will showcase the latest smart parking and smart traffic light control solutions. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:51:49 +0400 Abu Dhabi Ports first local entity to test Blockchain Trade Solutions internationally The announcement marks the latest milestone for the Silsal project, which is considered to be the first Blockchain-based solution to be developed locally by an Abu Dhabi local entity. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:48:15 +0400 DHL MENA launches new e-com campaign for merchants DHL Express guides MENA online merchants to the trillion-dollar global e-commerce market News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:46:14 +0400 Over 140 exhibitors to take part in Beautyworld Saudi Arabia 2018 Beautyworld Saudi Arabia 2018 will take place from 14-16 October at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Oct 2018 03:00:00 +0400 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics appoints Reiner Heiken as CEO Appointment comes after a major multi-year restructuring of the global logistics company. News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:09:32 +0400 Gulftainer to invest $600m in Port of Wilmington, boost US-UAE trade Gulftainer and Delaware will cooperate in the development of international trade and logistics, exchange information, and build mutually beneficial commercial, technological and cultural synergies as part of the agreement. News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:54:07 +0400 Costa Cruises ‘monitoring situation’ as passenger ship runs from Cyclone Luban Costa Victoria is one of several dozen ships potentially trapped in the Gulf of Aden by Cyclone Luban. News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:15:21 +0400 Dubai tech firm launching global smart logistics solution The global intelligent mobility solution for logistics by HashMove will connect all logistics providers, whether carriers or shippers, from individual companies to governments with each other seamlessly to engage in global, multi-modal, end-to-end logistics transactions. News | Supply Chain Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:18:43 +0400 Good Distribution Practice (GDP) pharma certification awarded to dnata in Zürich GDP is a program focused on systems for warehouses and distribution centers that store and distribute products that are medicinal or carry active pharmaceutical ingredients. News | Supply Chain Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:15:55 +0400 Are Middle East container ports risking over-capacity? A new report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) examines the risks facing Middle East ports, which account for 3% of global GDP, but handle 20% of all seaborne trade. News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:19:15 +0400 SirajPower adds Apparel Group to its growing portfolio of solar plants in Dubai The solar plant is expected to cover more than 50% of the company’s electricity consumption at the warehouses, saving 1,750 tons of CO2 during the first year of operation. News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0400 Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC BRF OneFoods has invested significantly in digitising its supply chain in the Middle East, and by default has enhanced the efficiency of the 3PL partners with which it works in the 42 halal markets in which it operates. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:55:59 +0400 Danube grows as UAE demand for steel, timber rises Danube Building Materials is going from strength to strength as construction continues apace in the Middle East. Madhusudhan Rao Tumpudi, the company’s chief executive officer, explains why. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:50:33 +0400 Emirates gets approval to codeshare cargo services with Alaskan Airlines The approval relates to cargo services operated by Emirates from the UAE, via the UAE and intermediate points to points in the US and beyond, as well as between the US and any points. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:48:14 +0400 Bobcat opens German warehouse for GCC supply chain Bobcat has around 180 dealers in 75 EMEA countries and by investing in the new facility in Halle, it will ensure the faster service for the company’s dealers and their customers, it said in a statement. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:41:55 +0400 Dutch Air Force escorts Abu Dhabi flight in to land after on-board brawl A number of passengers were slightly wounded including two passengers who were given black eyes. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:39:09 +0400 Abu Dhabi Police release shocking footage of school bus incident Footage of reckless driving endangering the lives of a busload of children has been released by Abu Dhabi Police. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:35:25 +0400 Al Maktoum Airport expansion delayed while flydubai shifts from DXB The expansion of Dubai’s Al Maktoum International, has been delayed according to reports, while flydubai has announced that 39 of its flights from Dubai International will be moved to DWC. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:32:23 +0400 DP World to build 'Belt and Road' Dubai Station to further strengthen trade ties with China The Belt and Road Station will integrate logistics, warehousing, e-commerce, circulation processing and distribution display services through an electronic platform that enables trade and business transactions. News | Supply Chain Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:42:34 +0400 Hyperloop Transportation Technology unveils first passenger pod for Dubai-Abu Dhabi route The QuinteroOne is 32-metres long and weighs 5 tonnes. It is intended to whisk passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi at the speed of sound, Mach 1, or 1,230kph. News | Supply Chain Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:33:15 +0400 Port Khalifa receives first ARMG and STS cranes for new COSCO terminal The 10 state-of-the-art ARMG cranes and four STS cranes are the initial batches of equipment to be installed at COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal, the second container terminal being built at Port Khalifa is due for completion at the end of this year. News | Supply Chain Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:33:14 +0400 FAMCO releases 45-ton ‘A45G’ articulated hauler in the UAE The new model features higher payload capabilities, dynamic and predictive gear selection, efficient fuel consumption, and telematics machine monitoring systems such as CareTrack and MATRIS. News | Supply Chain Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:29:22 +0400 Two British tourists killed in Salalah car crash The two female guests who were killed in the accident were among three stuck by the car. The third, a male passenger, suffered serious injuries and is being treated in Oman, according to police reports. News | Supply Chain Mon, 01 Oct 2018 04:32:45 +0400 No more queues at checkout: Carrefour launches 'scan&go' initiative The new system allows customers to scan and bag the items they wish to purchase as they shop, eliminating the need to queue at checkout News | Supply Chain Mon, 01 Oct 2018 04:04:11 +0400 Video: Boeing 737 overshoots runway and crashes into Pacific Various reports said there had been up to 57 people on board, including 11 crew and either 36 or 46 passengers. News | Supply Chain Sun, 30 Sep 2018 10:11:42 +0400 Truck maker Scania says UAE can cut emissions by 20% Optimised transport systems can contribute to realising UAE sustainability goals, says Scania News | Supply Chain Sun, 30 Sep 2018 09:47:29 +0400 Kuehne + Nagel expands its regional network in Central Asia and in the Caucasus In order to better serve the promising markets in Central Asia and in the Caucasus Kuehne + Nagel further strengthens its logistics network in the region. News | Supply Chain Sun, 30 Sep 2018 09:40:52 +0400 Advanced Supply Chain Group expands into Middle East with new hub The business will use the base as a strategic global hub for its blue-chip retail, manufacturing and oil and gas clients. News | Supply Chain Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:42:44 +0400 Al Masaood to support transport logistics of the Special Olympics World Games Al Masaood, the authorized distributor of Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, will supply a fleet of over 300 Nissan vehicles. News | Supply Chain Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:40:09 +0400 Walkers chip bag packaging creates logistics nightmare for UK postal service British environmentalists are posting empty potato chip bags back to Walkers in protest against its use of plastics in packaging, creating a logistics nightmare. News | Supply Chain Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:35:21 +0400 King Salman inaugurates Saudi Arabia’s Haramain Express rail line The Haramain Express is the first high-speed train to operate in the region offering connections between five stations in Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, King Abdullah Economic City and Madinah. News | Supply Chain Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:16:32 +0400 Work begins on $350-million sugar refinery in Sohar Port Oman Sugar Refining Plant, the first of its kind in the sultanate, spans 188,000 sq m and will cost approximately $350m (OMR134m) to build. News | Supply Chain Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:14:43 +0400 Palestine Trade Centre pushes UAE exports with ‘Made in Palestine’ initiative The initiative benefits importers in the UAE by offering them a variety of products under a reliable brand. News | Supply Chain Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:11:41 +0400 Truebell opens state-of-the-art distribution centre in DIP Strategically located with easy connectivity to Jebel Ali Port, Al Maktoum International Airport and the Expo 2020 site, the 25,000 sqm purpose-built, fulfilment centre, featuring over 700 sqm of green space, is the first of its kind in the Middle East. News | Supply Chain Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:31:49 +0400 How an Etihad-Emirates merger would impact air cargo Although rumours of talks of a merger between Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways have been flatly denied by both airlines, such a move would dramatically impact the GCC air cargo sector. News | Supply Chain Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:25:45 +0400 DHL Express announces its 2019 price adjustments in the UAE DHL announces an average rate increase of 4.9%, effective January 1, 2019 in the UAE News | Supply Chain Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:23:46 +0400 Seatrade Maritime Middle East to focus on smart shipping Debate will be introduced to examine the readiness of regional shipping industry in embracing smart shipping. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:11:44 +0400 9th Seatrade Maritime Middle East expo to be held in Oct Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Seatrade Maritime Middle East will offer a dynamic, free-to-attend conference programme News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0400 Plastics warehouse in Ajman burns down Ajman Civil Defence said no casualties were reported and that the fire was brought under control within a few hours by three fire-fighting teams. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:33:13 +0400 Uber reportedly in talks to buy food-delivery company Deliveroo Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has made the company's food-delivery business a top priority ahead of a planned initial public offering in the second half of 2019 and is reportedly in talks to acquire Deliveroo News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:30:39 +0400 Dubai Metro to get 50 new trains The first of 50 new trains for the Dubai Metro will be delivered between November, 2018 and October, 2019 in gear-up for Expo 2020. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:29:25 +0400 Saudi: Haramain high-speed train to start operations on October 1 The Haramain high-speed train will start commercial operations on October 1, 2018, Public Transport Authority chief Rumaih Al-Rumaih has announced. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:09:06 +0400 New road to will cut truck time between UAE emirates by 40% The road will link the Sheikh Khalifa and E99 roads with the first phases of the Khor Fakkan western road. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:07:04 +0400 UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR First ever intermodal TIR operation between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the EU is launched, with a container leaving the UAE bound for Europe under a single customs transit document and a single guarantee. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:02:46 +0400 Etihad Cargo announces date for global freighter network revamp Etihad will redeploy freighter capacity on core trade lanes that connect its hub in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and select global markets in Asia, Europe and the United States to meet growing customer demand. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:54:36 +0400 Alstom wins 12-year contract to operate Riyadh Metro lines Alstom, part of the FLOW Consortium, has secured the Operation and Maintenance Contract for lines 3, 4, 5 & 6 of Riyadh Metro. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:43:28 +0400 UAE logistics sector needs to embrace crowd-sourcing, says GM of Quiqup Middle East Quiqup, the UK-based last mile operator that recently established operations in Dubai, says that the UAE logistics sector needs to embrace crowd-sourcing to make final mile fulfilment work News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:15:15 +0400 Circle K to mark 10th year by centralising logistics operations in GCC Mini-mart group is planning to triple number of branches in UAE and open central distribution centre. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:46:21 +0400 RSA National launches new air cargo terminal at Dubai World Central Phase 1 completed with 13,000 sqm area consolidating freight forwarding and multimodal capabilities with expansion plans across the total land plot of 56,000 sqm. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:37:24 +0400 Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade reaches AED 645bn in H1 2018 The emirate’s free zones foreign trade scored an increase of 20 per cent, AED 43-billion in the first half of 2018 to AED 257-billion. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:34:05 +0400 ALP North Industrial Park gets its first 49,000 sqm of modern grade A warehousing The demand for grade-A warehousing, which delivers significant cost savings and efficiency for users, currently far exceeds supply in Kenya News | Supply Chain Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:45:38 +0400 DP World gets six new forklift trucks from Konecranes The order, made in November last year, will support operations at container terminal 1 in Jebel Ali Port News | Supply Chain Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:02:22 +0400