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. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:12:28 +0400 Arabian Industry - Supply Chain 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 (webmaster) Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:12:28 +0400 20 American and French passengers evacuated from cruise ships off Saudi Arabia The Saudi Border Guard received the ships' distress call naval vessels were deployed from the Prince Mohammed Bin Naif naval base in Jeddah. News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:11:09 +0400 Logistics industry key gainer from Expo 2020 contracts Expo 2020 Dubai has awarded 56 per cent of contracts to small and medium-sized enterprises involved in the organisation and execution of the mega-event, with the logistics industry benefiting most News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:08:38 +0400 Truebell signs distribution agreement for over 10,000 new products Truebell, an importer of fast-moving consumer goods in the UAE, has added a range of new brands to its existing portfolio News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:06:32 +0400 Emirates Motor Company Commercial Vehicles signs new agreement with Erduman Automotive EMC-CV, the Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and a member of ALFAHIM Group, will now be able to offer its customers with bespoke solutions covering the conversion of people-mover vehicles News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:04:49 +0400 Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Customs look to develop freight transport in UAE Etihad Rail, Abu Dhabi Customs sign joint partnership agreement to develop freight transport solutions News | Supply Chain Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:47:52 +0400 Sheikh Mohammed expresses disappointment with Emirates Post The Ruler of Dubai has lashed out at services levels and efficiency at Emirates Post following an investigation News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:52:40 +0400 Australia’s Federal Agriculture Minister lashes out at sheep fatalities on GCC trade Australia's Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the number of sheep dying on export ships to Middle East is "just bulls@#t" News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:49:05 +0400 FedEx Express maintains top 10 companies to work for ranking FedEx jumps four places to sixth in ranking of the top places to work in the UAE News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:46:53 +0400 IODC looks at what the UAE and KSA’s $70bn investment means for maritime With the rising demand for freight handling, logistics, and other sub-services, the regional maritime sector is looking ahead into a brighter future. News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:44:56 +0400 SOHAR Port & Freezone signs land-lease solar agreement with Shell The agreement means that businesses in the Sohar Freezone could be powered by solar photovoltaic (PV) projects instead of gas. News | Supply Chain Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:42:20 +0400 Ethiopia challenges Dubai with Africa’s largest air cargo terminal Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, says the airline&rsquo;s new 38,000sqm air cargo terminal in Addis Ababa puts the city in direct competition with hubs like Dubai News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:06:29 +0400 UD Trucks launches New Quaster in GCC for smart trucking UD Trucks launches New Quester to help companies in the MEENA region accelerate growth with Smart Logistics News | Supply Chain Sun, 21 Apr 2019 10:57:26 +0400 DP World named Supply Chain Hub of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards DP World once more won Supply Chain Hub of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019, a testament to the effort it makes to maintain its competitive edge, according to Abdulla Bin Damithan, commercial officer, UAE region. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:10:28 +0400 Markus Koepsel named Logistics Executive of the Year at Logistics ME Awards Koepsel manages a team of more than 100 employees across five logistics hubs in the region, handling in excess of 500,000 tons of product annually and has secured contracts with some of the biggest names in chemical logistics, from DOW and Sadara to Arkema. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:07:06 +0400 Almajdouie GEFCO’s automotive efforts earn it Bespoke Logistics Project of the Year Almajdouie GEFCO Logistics won Bespoke Logistics Project of the Year at the Logistics Middle East Awards, for its establishment of the first integrated Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL) Company in Saudi Arabia. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:03:51 +0400 Air Cargo Operator of the Year is won by flydubai Cargo at Logistics ME Awards flydubai Cargo walked away with the Air Cargo Operator of the Year trophy at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:56:01 +0400 Breakbulk Operator of the Year goes to GAC Group at Logistics ME Awards Breakbulk Operator of the Year was won by GAC Group at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019, underscoring the high calibre of breakbulk projects it has been involved in. News | Supply Chain Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:51:24 +0400 GAC provides logistics support for Special Olympics Abu Dhabi 2019 The logistics hub for the Games was based at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), conveniently close to GAC Abu Dhabi&rsquo;s newly opened warehouse. News | Supply Chain Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:07:53 +0400 Tristar inks new deal with Shell for 6 chemical tankers to be built in South Korea The vessels will be delivered between the middle of May 2020 and the first week of January 2021 and were ordered on the back of long-term charter contracts with oil major Shell. News | Supply Chain Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:01:09 +0400 UAE retailer Lulu Group to establish Nigerian logistics hub for GCC export The plan was discussed during a meeting between Muhammedu Buhari, President of Nigeria, and Yusuff Ali MA, chairman of Lulu Group during the Annual Investment Summit being held in Dubai. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:38:17 +0400 Swisslog launches new ItemPiQ e-com MHE at Seamless Middle East It’s a fully automated picking solution that combines a Swisslog gripper system with new technology that can pick up to 1,000 items per hour, Alain Kaddoum, general manager for Swisslog Middle East told delegates. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:56:53 +0400 Geopolitical crises are dragging down trade growth says DP World Latin America, however, is a bright spark (despite Venezuela) and DP World is anticipating solid growth in the region. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:21:43 +0400 Video: Water cannon salute backfires at Dubai International Airport The aircraft was struck by the water jet causing the left forward over-wing emergency exit hatch to open. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:18:47 +0400 VIDEO: What Amazon’s giant drone-carrying airship would look like The AFCs would hover at about 13,700 metres and be restocked and resupplied by "shuttles or smaller airships". Amazon did not comment on the footage. News | Supply Chain Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:15:34 +0400 Gulf Islamic acquires portfolio of warehouses in Jebel Ali and DIP The portfolio consists of specialised and general warehousing assets leased out to leading global and regional logistic operators for long-term leases with strong covenants. News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Apr 2019 06:43:19 +0400 Comment: Aligning your people strategy with your logistics strategy With a Company’s logistical strategy being so externally focussed and their People Strategy being so internally focussed, how can a Company’s People Strategy positively align itself with a Company’s Logistical Strategy to ensure maximum efficiency and minimum damage control? News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Apr 2019 06:38:25 +0400 Video: Etihad Cargo flies 17 Rally cross cars from Europe to Abu Dhabi Get behind the scenes to see how the full spectacle was transported from Europe to Abu Dhabi for the world’s first Rallycross from the desert. News | Supply Chain Thu, 11 Apr 2019 06:35:02 +0400 RAK Ports’ new Capesize berths at Saqr Port intended to expand bulk logistics Major bulk clients such as Stevin Rock, which operates the largest limestone quarry in the world in RAK, can now export to markets in the Far East (Singapore, Hong Kong and China), as well as Australia. News | Supply Chain Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:11:07 +0400 Inter-modality is the future of logistics in the UAE says FTA The transportation of freight in an inter-modal container using ship, truck and (soon in the UAE) rail, without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes, reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster. News | Supply Chain Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:49:05 +0400 Sygic launches easy-to-integrate Driver Scoring SDK for fleet operators in GCC The adoption of driver behavior telemetry in fleet drivers may decrease incidents by 87 percent and maintenance by 30 percent News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 06:23:54 +0400 Young drivers leading cause of UAE accidents, mainly due to running late New report shows that he main causes for accidents among young drivers in UAE are speeding, using phones behind the wheel and not keeping a safe distance between vehicles. News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 06:16:39 +0400 Cruise lines begin dropping port calls in Brunei Princess Cruises and Regent Seven Seas intend to cancel upcoming port calls in Brunei over fears for guests' safety News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 05:18:39 +0400 DHL Express set to expand operations to EZDubai, Dubai South’s new e-com zone This latest development is aligned with DHL Express’ efforts to build facilities with easy access to major ports and airports for faster delivery of its services. News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:35:06 +0400 UPS mobilises Dubai network to provide relief to Cyclone Idai survivors Air cargo operators and express logistics companies are leveraging Dubai’s position as a first-response hub to air lift relief supplies to Mozambique News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:30:56 +0400 Drydocks World awarded for UAE’s heaviest load-out project BorWin Gamma is a 900 megawatt HVDC substation for offshore location in the German North Sea. News | Supply Chain Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:17:28 +0400 UAE e-com platform AWOK gears up for expansion following AED110-million financing Investor says is well-positioned to become the region’s “next unicorn” as e-com platform raises US $30-million in first external round of financing News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:58:42 +0400 Al-Futtaim launches credit card payments for UAE last mile The new point of sale (POS) service is part of Al-Futtaim Logistics’ customer centric enhancements, giving customers the flexibility of multiple payment options, the company said in a release. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:01:29 +0400 UAE Ministry of Infrastructure launches toll-free number for reporting pot holes From piles of sand to water-logged roads, the ministry explained that residents can call the toll-free number to report any damage to roads, which includes projects carried out by the authority in the northern emirates such as Sharjah and Fujairah. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:59:00 +0400 How Abu Dhabi Ports’ marine cleaning team is also saving endangered turtles The team collected 120 tonnes of floating sea debris across all 10 ports in 2018, and was able to recycle just under 10% of it. News | Supply Chain Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:51:07 +0400 RTA renews Dubai Metro Operation & Maintenance contract with Serco Contract is valued at AED680-million and will run until 2021 News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:04:57 +0400 Emicool deploys Renault ZOE electric vehicle fleet and green public parking Emicool will launch phase 1 of the project by adopting the Renault Zoe, a compact, noise free model, for 40% of its fleet, and will add another 30% pickup style vehicles in September before transforming 100% of its fleet by the first quarter of 2020. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:02:59 +0400 Svitzer AMEA signs 10 year agreement with Suez Canal Port Authority Svitzer will deliver two new tugs in Egypt for Suez Canal Authority, specifically for the terminals in Port Said as part of the agreement. News | Supply Chain Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:01:01 +0400 Dubai beauty retailer KOJ goes solar with Yellow Door Energy The solar plant will generate 7,100 megawatt hours of clean energy in the 20-year lease duration, equivalent to reducing 3,100 metric tons of carbon emissions or removing 680 vehicles from the road. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:13:17 +0400 Djibouti ordered to pay DP World JV over $385m in port dispute Doraleh Container Terminal, in which DP World owns 33%, is successful in London Court of International Arbitration News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:06:02 +0400 CargoGulf appoints Burger Liner Agencies as liner service agent in Antwerp The appointment is in response to strong market growth in exports from Belgium and its neighbour, France, and marks the beginning of twice-weekly sailings of a liner service from Antwerp to the Arabian Gulf. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:00:01 +0400 UPS expands Middle East senior management ahead of EXPO 2020 Given the anticipated growth associated with Expo 2020, the changing demands of customers, and the dynamic e-commerce trends, UPS continues to invest in expanding its services and strengthening its infrastructure. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:56:56 +0400 Etihad Cargo expands overland feeder services in UAE and wider GCC The RFS network connects major air and sea gateways in the Emirates of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, as well as key GCC countries including Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:54:47 +0400 FedEx Express names new freighter after MENA employee’s son The new plane ‘Isaac’ follows a tradition that started in 1973, when the very first FedEx Express plane, a Dassault Falcon 20, was named “Wendy,” honoring the daughter of Frederick W. Smith, founder, chairman and CEO of FedEx. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:50:49 +0400 DHL Express hosts Egyptian football superstar Mohammed Salah in Dubai At the special event, guests were treated to a Q&A session with Salah, as well as autograph signing and photo opportunities. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:47:58 +0400 Surge in export deals at Gulfood 2019 underscores Dubai’s gateway status The 2019 edition of the show was the largest to date, attracting more than 100,000 visitors from 200-plus countries seeking business opportunities and exploring the latest F&B products and innovation. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:40:44 +0400 DSV and Panalpina’s AED16.8-billion merger will create top 5 global 3PL The new DSV Panalpina will be a logistics goliath across a number of sectors with a combined 3 million TEU Air & Sea division, more than 1.5 million tons of airfreight annually and a US $17-billion annual revenue. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:53:26 +0400 Last mile tech start-up FODEL aims to solve GCC’s parcel delivery problems FODEL offers a network of pick-up locations as an alternative to home delivery, enabling customers to receive orders when it suits them. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:50:29 +0400 LogiPoint Cross Border Gulf service (CBG) brings GCC closer With the support from Jeddah Islamic Port and Saudi Customs Authority, and working closely with the client and their suppliers, LogiPoint CBG has cut down transhipment times by 30%. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:47:06 +0400 Dubai's Dnata launches operations in Belgium Dubai-based airport services provider opened a new cargo facility at Brussels Airport News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:42:42 +0400 MSC enhances its East Africa-Middle East network As part of the revamp of its East Africa – Middle East Network, MSC is launching a new service, Mogadishu Express, which is a direct service connecting Jebel Ali to Mogadishu and Kismayu in under a week. News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:39:20 +0400 Dubai mobilises more humanitarian aid for Cyclone Idai victims International Humanitarian City dispatches another cargo flight made available by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum News | Supply Chain Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:31:06 +0400 Uber’s acquisition of Careem will create ‘hundreds’ of new millionaires among staff Fadi Ghandour, the founder of Aramex, says Uber's acquisition of Careem is going to be transformative for the UAE's start-up sector, creating hundreds of new entrepreneurs. News | Supply Chain Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:54:11 +0400 Apparel Group partners with SirajPower to cut warehouse energy use Apparel Group takes a big leap towards sustainability, partners with SirajPower to increase consumption of clean energy News | Supply Chain Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:41:01 +0400 Bahri signs agreement with SWCC to ship desalination plants spare parts SWCC is a Saudi Government Corporation responsible for the desalination of seawater, producing electric power, and supplying various regions in the Kingdom with desalinated water. News | Supply Chain Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:38:31 +0400 UPS partners with Matternet to transport medical samples via drone The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transportation. News | Supply Chain Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:34:33 +0400 DHL Global Forwarding expands in UAE with KIZAD Distribution Centre DHL Global Forwarding will set up warehouses in KIZAD to provide end-to-end logistics and supply chain services to its customers, who seek to leverage the optimal geographical location of KIZAD to propel their growth trajectory. News | Supply Chain Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:30:51 +0400 Major damage as LNG tanker collides with VLCC off Fujairah The LNG carrier Aseem struck the port side of the 281,400 dwt, Hong Kong-flagged Shinyo Ocean as both vessels were manoeuvring with the anchorage around 2000 UTC on 24 March 2019. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:42:18 +0400 Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner forced to make an emergency landing in Florida A Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner was forced to make an emergency landing in Florida on Tuesday, the third plane of the same model to suffer apparent mechanical problems in recent months News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:14:36 +0400 Etihad Cargo and Etihad Airlines get new flight tracking system FlightAware integrates global aircraft position data from the Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:12:48 +0400 Sharjah Container Terminal turns around GALEX Service in under 4 hours GALEX Service is operated by Emirates Shipping Line and Korean Marine Transportation, linking East Asia, India, and the Middle East with a weekly sailing schedule and competitive transit times News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:10:47 +0400 VIDEO: Yacht goes up in flames in Dubai Marina Firefighters from Al Marafa responded and managed to prevent the blaze from spreading to other boats. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:04:05 +0400 DHL Global Forwarding makes key appointments in Iraq and Turkey Both will report to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa, who says the appointments reflect the region&rsquo;s growing potential. News | Supply Chain Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:54:03 +0400 VIDEO: Emirates SkyCargo cuts historic piano’s travel time by 99.6% The square piano made by Frederick Beck, one of the leading piano makers of the time in London, became the first keyboard instrument to arrive on Australian soil in January, 1788. News | Supply Chain Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:42:02 +0400 Oman's Port of Duqm handles first RoRo commercial cargo discharge Port of Duqm used both RoRo and LoLo (Lift on Lift off) modules from the vessel &lsquo;Bahri Tabuk&rsquo;, operated by Bahri, a Saudi-based vessel. News | Supply Chain Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:38:45 +0400 Lootah Real Estate Development completes W10 Warehouses project in Dubai Investment Park The warehouses handed over by UAE-based Lootah Real Estate Development are spread over a total area of 54,836sqft in Dubai Investment Park News | Supply Chain Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:32:32 +0400 VIDEO: LogiPoint aims to be key supply chain hub in KSA LogiPoint is leveraging its leading logistics infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to take advantage of the country's rising dominance in the regional supply chain industry. News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Mar 2019 02:38:41 +0400 Uber Technologies to acquire Dubai's Careem Networks for $3.1bn Uber Technologies is set to announce a US$3.1bn (AED11.3bn) cash-and-share deal to acquire Careem Networks FZ News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:17:09 +0400 350mn honey bees land at Ras Al Khaimah Airport 40 tons of live honeybees landed at Ras Al Khaimah Airport aboard an Egypt Air Cargo flight from Cairo for the first time<br /> News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:13:55 +0400 Hyperloop in Saudi Arabia to begin operations by 2020, says executive The kingdom is one of a number of countries around the world, including the United Arab Emirates and India, which are looking to embrace Hyperloop technology. News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:06:14 +0400 MOST and Absortech team up to prevent moisture damage to cargoes MOST and Absortech Group close exclusive partnership to detect and prevent moisture damages in shipping News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:00:30 +0400 Suez Canal Economic Zone has US $8bn worth of projects planned until 2030 There are a number of new projects planned for the Suez Canal Economic Zone to boost its industrial and logistics capabilities News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:50:15 +0400 Terror at sea as passenger ship evacuated amid severe storm Viking Sky issued a distress call at 1pm local time Saturday amid high winds and rough seas according to statement by the operating company Viking Ocean Cruises. News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:04:55 +0400 Dubai's DP World extends Romania port concession to 2049 DP World won the tender for the long-term concession of the Constanta Container Terminal in November 2003 and started operating it in 2004. News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:02:53 +0400 Emirates Global Aluminium extends Maersk Line shipping contract EGA exports its metal to customers in more than 60 countries worldwide and makes more than 11,000 shipments each year using over 100,000 containers News | Supply Chain Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:37:33 +0400 Mammoet expands logistics team in Abu Dhabi New investments have the potential to increase construction activity, making UAE a hot spot for logistics projects for the coming years says Mammoet News | Supply Chain Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:35:11 +0400 Marine insurance essential to growth, sustainability of maritime sector says DMCA DMCA underscores role of maritime insurance segment in move to increase competitiveness and attractiveness of Dubai&rsquo;s maritime sector News | Supply Chain Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:28:48 +0400 Etihad Rail launches AED1.5bn project to link Ruwais and Ghuweifat The package includes all design and build, civil and track works of the 139km package A of stage two of the UAE national rail network to connect Ruwais with Ghuweifat on the UAE border with Saudi Arabia. News | Supply Chain Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:50:21 +0400 Svitzer orders 5 azimuth stern drive tugs from Sanmar Shipyards for Oman operations The order includes three of Sanmar&rsquo;s Bigacay-class tugs and two Sirapinar-class vessels following the signing of a 15-year operations contract with SOHAR Port. News | Supply Chain Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:46:38 +0400 Marhaba Express commences Port of Duqm breakbulk service The new service calls at Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Duqm, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi, Shuhaiba, Umm Qasr, Dammam, and Sohar before returning to Nhava Sheva. News | Supply Chain Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:40:55 +0400 Gulf Print & Pack 2019 attracts registrations from top players in industry The number of pre-show registrations from outside the MENA region are already way ahead of 2017 and come from countries as diverse as Bahrain, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey News | Supply Chain Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0400 Special Olympics Flame arrives at Etihad Rail station in Abu Dhabi The event was attended by the CEO of Etihad Rail and the CEO of Etihad Rail DB, along with a number of employees of both companies. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:49:34 +0400 UAE leads pharmaceutical sector growth with US $1bn investment With the recent approval of the Dubai Silk Road Strategy and existing outstanding logistics infrastructure, the UAE is fast turning into a source market in the supply chain, manufacturing and exporting pharmaceuticals to high-demand markets such as Africa and Asia. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:47:09 +0400 Dubai external non-oil trade remains above AED1-trillion despite headwinds The emirate&rsquo;s overall trade performance reflects its status as one of the world&rsquo;s best performing trade logistics service providers. News | Supply Chain Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:04:00 +0400 Saudi Arabian air traffic controllers dumbfounded by plane’s emergency request Saudi Arabian Air Traffic Control was left almost speechless over the weekend when a Saudia Airlines passenger jet declared an emergency shortly after take-off. News | Supply Chain Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:51:00 +0400 Shortlist for the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019 announced Established more than a decade ago to recognise the excellence championed by the industry, and the advancements achieved by individual companies in various sectors of the supply chain, the awards this year will continue that tradition. News | Supply Chain Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:20:01 +0400 UAE third most connected emerging economy for logistics for fifth year in a row Agility&rsquo;s annual survey of more than 500 supply chain industry professionals shows logistics executives are upbeat about the 2019 emerging markets growth outlook News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:45:11 +0400 DP World and Kazakhstan hold talks on further Silk Route investment The New Silk Route is the overland part of the One Belt, One Road project, which seeks to boost maritime and rail connectivity between China and Europe. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:39:54 +0400 Diversification is biggest opportunity in Saudi logistics says Frost & Sullivan Frost &amp; Sullivan&rsquo;s recent analysis, Saudi Arabia Logistics Industry&mdash;Growth Insights, Forecast through 2024, analyses the key developments and trends related to economy and trade and the freight transportation, logistics, and warehousing sectors in Saudi Arabia. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:36:55 +0400 Etihad celebrates Women’s Day with first ever all-female flight crew More than 30 Etihad Airways women showcased their aviation skills and expertise during Etihad&rsquo;s first ever all-female flight on flight EY017 from Abu Dhabi International Airport to London&rsquo;s Heathrow International Airport. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:32:27 +0400 VIDEO: New footage shows moment of Amazon Air plane crash The video from the Chambers County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office captures the final seconds of Flight 3591 as it nose-dived into Trinity Bay, near Anahuac, Texas. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:30:01 +0400 How female couriers at FedEx are challenging gender stereotypes In 2018, women made up 16% of FedEx Express management roles in the UAE, an increase of 5% from the previous year, and now it's encouraging more women to join its male-dominated courier roles. News | Supply Chain Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:32:10 +0400 Zomato’s UAE-wide operations sold to Delivery Hero for $172 million The deal comes as Zomato looks to beef up its infrastructure in India, but it wont be existing the UAE entirely News | Supply Chain Wed, 06 Mar 2019 03:27:37 +0400 Group to open inland container depot and 3PL in KIZAD Group recently held the groundbreaking ceremony of its first Inland Container Depot (ICD) and a third-party logistics (3PL) facility in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) News | Supply Chain Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0400 Saudi Arabia said to float tenders for railways, dry ports and logistics zones According to media reports, Saudi Arabia has floated a tender to build a new dry port and logistic zone, as well as a King Abdullah Port railway News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:21:41 +0400 e2log digitises the oversized cargo sector in the GCC e2log has built a digital ecosystem for the door to door shipping of oversized cargoes in the Middle East News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:11:58 +0400