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. http://www.arabianindustry.com/supply-chain/?service=rss Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:35:50 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com https://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Supply Chain http://www.arabianindustry.com/supply-chain/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:35:50 +0400 20 VIDEO: LogiPoint aims to be key supply chain hub in KSA http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/video-logipoint-aims-to-be-key-supply-chain-hub-in-ksa-6058455/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/video-logipoint-aims-to-be-key-supply-chain-hub-in-ksa-6058455/ Uber Technologies to acquire Dubai's Careem Networks for $3.1bn http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/uber-technologies-to-acquire-dubais-careem-networks-for-31bn-6058247/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/uber-technologies-to-acquire-dubais-careem-networks-for-31bn-6058247/ 350mn honey bees land at Ras Al Khaimah Airport http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/350mn-honey-bees-land-at-ras-al-khaimah-airport-6058260/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/350mn-honey-bees-land-at-ras-al-khaimah-airport-6058260/ Hyperloop in Saudi Arabia to begin operations by 2020, says executive http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/virgin-hyperloop-one-to-start-operations-in-saudi-arabia-by-2020-says-executive-6058104/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/virgin-hyperloop-one-to-start-operations-in-saudi-arabia-by-2020-says-executive-6058104/ MOST and Absortech team up to prevent moisture damage to cargoes http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/most-and-absortech-team-up-to-prevent-moisture-damage-to-cargoes-6058117/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/25/most-and-absortech-team-up-to-prevent-moisture-damage-to-cargoes-6058117/ Suez Canal Economic Zone has US $8bn worth of projects planned until 2030 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/suez-canal-economic-zone-has-us-8bn-worth-of-projects-planned-until-2030-6057623/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/suez-canal-economic-zone-has-us-8bn-worth-of-projects-planned-until-2030-6057623/ Terror at sea as passenger ship evacuated amid severe storm http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/videos-terror-at-sea-as-passenger-ship-evacuated-amid-severe-storm-6057519/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/videos-terror-at-sea-as-passenger-ship-evacuated-amid-severe-storm-6057519/ Dubai's DP World extends Romania port concession to 2049 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/dubais-dp-world-extends-romania-port-concession-to-2049-6057532/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/24/dubais-dp-world-extends-romania-port-concession-to-2049-6057532/ Nakilat achieves net profit of QR892mn in 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/20/nakilat-achieves-net-profit-of-qr892mn-in-2018-6056141/ Nakilat recenrtly held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM); the company has achieved a net profit of QR 892 million in 2018 News | Supply Chain Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/20/nakilat-achieves-net-profit-of-qr892mn-in-2018-6056141/ Emirates Global Aluminium extends Maersk Line shipping contract http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/emirates-global-aluminium-extends-maersk-line-shipping-contract-6055491/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/emirates-global-aluminium-extends-maersk-line-shipping-contract-6055491/ Mammoet expands logistics team in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/mammoet-expands-logistics-team-in-abu-dhabi-6055504/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/mammoet-expands-logistics-team-in-abu-dhabi-6055504/ Marine insurance essential to growth, sustainability of maritime sector says DMCA http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/marine-insurance-essential-to-growth-sustainability-of-maritime-sector-says-dmca-6055517/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/19/marine-insurance-essential-to-growth-sustainability-of-maritime-sector-says-dmca-6055517/ Etihad Rail launches AED1.5bn project to link Ruwais and Ghuweifat http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/etihad-rail-launches-aed15-billion-project-to-link-ruwais-and-ghuweifat-6053047/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/etihad-rail-launches-aed15-billion-project-to-link-ruwais-and-ghuweifat-6053047/ Svitzer orders 5 azimuth stern drive tugs from Sanmar Shipyards for Oman operations http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/svitzer-orders-new-tug-fleet-for-sohar-port-operations-6053060/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/svitzer-orders-new-tug-fleet-for-sohar-port-operations-6053060/ Marhaba Express commences Port of Duqm breakbulk service http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/marhaba-express-launches-port-of-duqm-breakbulk-service-6053073/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/marhaba-express-launches-port-of-duqm-breakbulk-service-6053073/ Gulf Print & Pack 2019 attracts registrations from top players in industry http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/gulf-print-pack-2019-attracts-registrations-from-top-players-in-industry-6053450/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/14/gulf-print-pack-2019-attracts-registrations-from-top-players-in-industry-6053450/ Special Olympics Flame arrives at Etihad Rail station in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/13/special-olympics-flame-arrives-at-etihad-rail-station-in-abu-dhabi-6052410/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/13/special-olympics-flame-arrives-at-etihad-rail-station-in-abu-dhabi-6052410/ UAE leads pharmaceutical sector growth with US $1bn investment http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/13/uae-leads-pharmaceutical-sector-growth-with-us-1bn-investment-6052423/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/13/uae-leads-pharmaceutical-sector-growth-with-us-1bn-investment-6052423/ Dubai external non-oil trade remains above AED1-trillion despite headwinds http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/12/dubai-external-non-oil-trade-remains-above-aed1-trillion-despite-headwinds-6051864/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/12/dubai-external-non-oil-trade-remains-above-aed1-trillion-despite-headwinds-6051864/ Saudi Arabian air traffic controllers dumbfounded by plane’s emergency request http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/12/saudi-arabian-air-traffic-controllers-dumbfounded-by-planes-emergency-request-6051799/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/12/saudi-arabian-air-traffic-controllers-dumbfounded-by-planes-emergency-request-6051799/ Shortlist for the Logistics Middle East Awards 2019 announced http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/11/shortlist-for-the-logistics-middle-east-awards-2019-announced-6051175/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/11/shortlist-for-the-logistics-middle-east-awards-2019-announced-6051175/ UAE third most connected emerging economy for logistics for fifth year in a row http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/uae-third-most-connected-emerging-economy-for-logistics-for-fifth-year-in-a-row-6050304/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/uae-third-most-connected-emerging-economy-for-logistics-for-fifth-year-in-a-row-6050304/ DP World and Kazakhstan hold talks on further Silk Route investment http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/dp-world-and-kazakhstan-hold-talks-on-further-silk-route-investment-6050317/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/dp-world-and-kazakhstan-hold-talks-on-further-silk-route-investment-6050317/ Diversification is biggest opportunity in Saudi logistics says Frost & Sullivan http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/diversification-is-biggest-opportunity-in-saudi-logistics-says-frost-sullivan-6050330/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/diversification-is-biggest-opportunity-in-saudi-logistics-says-frost-sullivan-6050330/ Etihad celebrates Women’s Day with first ever all-female flight crew http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/etihad-celebrates-womens-day-with-first-ever-all-female-flight-crew-6050343/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/etihad-celebrates-womens-day-with-first-ever-all-female-flight-crew-6050343/ VIDEO: New footage shows moment of Amazon Air plane crash http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/video-new-footage-shows-moment-of-amazon-air-plane-crash-6050356/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/10/video-new-footage-shows-moment-of-amazon-air-plane-crash-6050356/ How female couriers at FedEx are challenging gender stereotypes http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/7/how-female-couriers-at-fedex-are-challenging-gender-stereotypes-6049563/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/7/how-female-couriers-at-fedex-are-challenging-gender-stereotypes-6049563/ Zomato’s UAE-wide operations sold to Delivery Hero for $172 million http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/6/zomatos-uae-wide-operations-sold-to-delivery-hero-for-172-million-6049043/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/6/zomatos-uae-wide-operations-sold-to-delivery-hero-for-172-million-6049043/ Trustworthy.ae Group to open inland container depot and 3PL in KIZAD http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/6/trustworthyae-group-to-open-inland-container-depot-and-3pl-in-kizad-6047938/ Trustworthy.ae 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/6/trustworthyae-group-to-open-inland-container-depot-and-3pl-in-kizad-6047938/ Saudi Arabia said to float tenders for railways, dry ports and logistics zones http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/saudi-arabia-said-to-float-tenders-for-railways-dry-ports-and-logistics-zones-6048224/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/saudi-arabia-said-to-float-tenders-for-railways-dry-ports-and-logistics-zones-6048224/ e2log digitises the oversized cargo sector in the GCC http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/e2log-digitises-the-oversized-cargo-sector-in-the-gcc-6048042/ 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 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/e2log-digitises-the-oversized-cargo-sector-in-the-gcc-6048042/ Trustworthy.ae Group to open inland container depot and 3PL in KIZAD http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/trustworthyae-group-to-open-inland-container-depot-and-3pl-in-kizad-6047951/ Trustworthy.ae 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 Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/5/trustworthyae-group-to-open-inland-container-depot-and-3pl-in-kizad-6047951/ Sanofi opens new hub in Dubai Logistics District at Kuehne + Nagel’s Distribution Centre http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/4/sanofi-opens-new-hub-in-dubai-logistics-district-at-kuehne-nagels-distribution-centre-6047158/ Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company, has opened a new logistics hub in Dubai Logistics District at Kuehne + Nagel&rsquo;s Distribution Centre<br /> News | Supply Chain Mon, 04 Mar 2019 05:12:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/4/sanofi-opens-new-hub-in-dubai-logistics-district-at-kuehne-nagels-distribution-centre-6047158/ UAE-wide rail network development ‘moving ahead’ says Etihad Rail CEO http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/uae-wide-rail-network-development-moving-ahead-says-etihad-rail-ceo-6047041/ Within the UAE, the 605-kilometre-project will extend from the borders of Saudi Arabia all the way to Fujairah and the northern emirates News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Mar 2019 02:27:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/uae-wide-rail-network-development-moving-ahead-says-etihad-rail-ceo-6047041/ ADNOC Logistics plans to add 25 new tankers to fleet by 2025 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/adnoc-logistics-plans-to-add-25-new-tankers-to-fleet-by-2025-6047054/ By boosting its merchant fleet, parent company ADNOC will be able to sell more of its commodities on a &lsquo;delivered basis&rsquo;, increase its global reach, unlock new market opportunities and extend the value of its supply chain. News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Mar 2019 02:18:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/adnoc-logistics-plans-to-add-25-new-tankers-to-fleet-by-2025-6047054/ UPS comes top among all express companies in global survey http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/ups-comes-top-among-all-express-companies-in-global-survey-6046638/ The independent study, which measures customer value and loyalty, is based on interviews conducted with more than 1,500 freight forwarding decision makers from around the world. News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Mar 2019 09:38:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/mar/3/ups-comes-top-among-all-express-companies-in-global-survey-6046638/ VIDEO: Argument between train drivers causes massive fire in Cairo http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/video-argument-between-train-drivers-causes-massive-fire-in-cairo-6045897/ At least 25 people were killed and more than 40 injured when a locomotive crashed through the station barriers at speed, colliding with a fuel tanker, causing the fire and explosion. News | Supply Chain Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:07:25 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/video-argument-between-train-drivers-causes-massive-fire-in-cairo-6045897/ Mass disruption as Pakistan’s airspace remains closed amid India tensions http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/mass-disruption-as-pakistans-airspace-remains-closed-amid-india-tensions-6045910/ All international and domestic commercial flights in and out of Pakistan are cancelled "until further notice," according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority. News | Supply Chain Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:04:28 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/mass-disruption-as-pakistans-airspace-remains-closed-amid-india-tensions-6045910/ Company that caused KFC UK to run out of chicken gets no-deal Brexit contract http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/3pl-that-caused-kfc-uk-to-run-out-of-chicken-gets-no-deal-brexit-contract-6045923/ British government says that comparing the two contracts is misleading. News | Supply Chain Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:57:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/28/3pl-that-caused-kfc-uk-to-run-out-of-chicken-gets-no-deal-brexit-contract-6045923/ New DP World port circular claims Qatari cargoes no longer banned http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/new-dp-world-port-circular-claims-qatari-cargoes-no-longer-banned-6045208/ A new port circular from DP World has been released that echoes statements by Abu Dhabi informing shippers that trade between the UAE and Qatar has been eased. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:59:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/new-dp-world-port-circular-claims-qatari-cargoes-no-longer-banned-6045208/ Careem joins global on-demand transport aggregator Jayride http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/careem-joins-global-on-demand-transport-aggregator-jayride-6045221/ The announcement comes after Jayride successfully completed a pilot program involving more than 3,500 booked passenger trips. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:55:43 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/careem-joins-global-on-demand-transport-aggregator-jayride-6045221/ Sharjah steps up security as Etihad plans national rail network http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/sharjah-steps-up-security-as-etihad-plans-national-rail-network-6045234/ The development of the network in the UAE will cost an estimated US $11billion with around 1,200km of track across the Emirates. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:53:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/sharjah-steps-up-security-as-etihad-plans-national-rail-network-6045234/ Gulftainer invests AED 62-million in Port of Wilmington http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/gulftainer-invests-aed-62-million-in-port-of-wilmington-6045247/ The port operator is on track to complete warehouse improvements and the dock and crane rail extension on schedule in the coming months, said chief executive officer, Eric Casey. News | Supply Chain Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:50:43 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/27/gulftainer-invests-aed-62-million-in-port-of-wilmington-6045247/ Dubai Science Park aims to localise the pharma supply chain http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/dubai-science-park-aims-to-localise-the-pharma-supply-chain-6044506/ Pharmaceutical manufacturers are increasingly using the UAE as a hub for manufacturing and exporting their products to the region, creating new opportunities for pharmalogistics players News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Feb 2019 04:52:31 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/dubai-science-park-aims-to-localise-the-pharma-supply-chain-6044506/ Amazon Prime cargo plane chartered from Atlas Air crashes killing all on-board http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/amazon-prime-cargo-plane-chartered-from-atlas-air-crashes-killing-all-on-board-6044168/ The twin-engine jet was seen nose-diving into Trinity Bay near Anahuac, east of Houston, by witnesses. News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:06:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/amazon-prime-cargo-plane-chartered-from-atlas-air-crashes-killing-all-on-board-6044168/ Gunman shot dead after storming cockpit of Dubai-bound plane http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/gunman-shot-dead-after-storming-cockpit-of-dubai-bound-plane-6044181/ The Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dhaka to Dubai made an emergency landing in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong on Sunday evening after the flight crew reported a passenger, apparently armed with a gun, was attempting to enter the cockpit. News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:03:03 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/gunman-shot-dead-after-storming-cockpit-of-dubai-bound-plane-6044181/ MAF to give City Centre Deira AED377mn revamp; more retail outlets and a ‘food hall’ on the cards http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/maf-to-give-city-centre-deira-aed377mn-revamp-more-retail-outlets-and-a-food-hall-on-the-cards-6044415/ Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) plans to renovate the interiors of its first flagship mixed-use shopping destination, City Centre Deira, to add more retail outlets and launch a 'food hall' News | Supply Chain Mon, 25 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/25/maf-to-give-city-centre-deira-aed377mn-revamp-more-retail-outlets-and-a-food-hall-on-the-cards-6044415/ UAE says Qatar blockade still stands and will issue a clarification shortly http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/uae-says-qatar-blockade-still-stands-and-will-issue-a-clarification-shortly-6043635/ The statement came after an Abu Dhabi Ports circular became public, in which shippers were told that Qatari cargoes were no longer subject to sanctions. News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:43:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/uae-says-qatar-blockade-still-stands-and-will-issue-a-clarification-shortly-6043635/ There’s a five-year boom coming for breakbulk sector in the GCC says Agility http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/theres-a-five-year-boom-coming-for-breakbulk-sector-in-the-gcc-says-agility-6043648/ With record footfall and a renewed spirit of optimism at Breakbulk Middle East 2019, executives are cautiously speculating that the sector may have turned a corner News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:33:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/theres-a-five-year-boom-coming-for-breakbulk-sector-in-the-gcc-says-agility-6043648/ Saudia Cargo signs breakbulk charter deal with Air Charter Service http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/saudia-cargo-signs-breakbulk-charter-deal-with-air-charter-service-6043661/ Saudia will transport rubber fenders for ship-docks by charter flights from DWC Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai to Dhaka, Bangladesh News | Supply Chain Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:31:25 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/24/saudia-cargo-signs-breakbulk-charter-deal-with-air-charter-service-6043661/ Agility confirms merger talks with Panalpina, says no agreement yet http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/agility-confirms-merger-talks-with-panalpina-says-no-agreement-yet-6042920/ A merger between Agility and Panalpina would create a logistics behemoth with revenues exceeding AED 48-billion based on 2017 figures. News | Supply Chain Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:18:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/agility-confirms-merger-talks-with-panalpina-says-no-agreement-yet-6042920/ Lukoil awarded three-year lube oil deal by Oman Shipping Company http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/lukoil-awarded-three-year-lube-oil-deal-by-oman-shipping-company-6042933/ The deal provides OSC the option of getting its lube from Lukoil for an additional two years, provided all parties are satisfied with the outcome. News | Supply Chain Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:16:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/lukoil-awarded-three-year-lube-oil-deal-by-oman-shipping-company-6042933/ Dubai-based Mile raises seed funding for its delivery and logistics management platform http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/dubai-based-mile-raises-seed-funding-for-its-delivery-and-logistics-management-platform-6042946/ Mile was founded in 2016 by Shawar Javed and Fawad Ahmed and offers a suite of delivery and logistics management products to small and medium-sized businesses in UAE. News | Supply Chain Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:12:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/dubai-based-mile-raises-seed-funding-for-its-delivery-and-logistics-management-platform-6042946/ International Cold Chain Management Congress to discuss challenges in the pharmaceutical supply chain http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/saudi-arabia-to-host-international-cold-chain-management-congress-6042816/ International Cold Chain Management Congress to explore opportunities in Saudi Arabia&rsquo;s US $45-billion healthcare industry News | Supply Chain Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:09:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/21/saudi-arabia-to-host-international-cold-chain-management-congress-6042816/ DP World buys P&O Ferries for almost half a billion ahead of Brexit boom http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/20/dp-world-buys-po-ferries-for-almost-half-a-billion-ahead-of-brexit-boom-6042504/ P&amp;O Ferries operates a fleet of 21 vessels on the Short Sea, North Sea and Irish Sea sectors across 11 ports whilst P&amp;O Ferrymasters provides supply chain solutions in 19 European cities. News | Supply Chain Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:40:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/20/dp-world-buys-po-ferries-for-almost-half-a-billion-ahead-of-brexit-boom-6042504/ Continental opens first office in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/18/continental-opens-first-office-in-saudi-arabia-6041230/ The company has also expanded its logistics footprint in the UAE with the opening of a warehouse facility in Jebel Ali, Dubai News | Supply Chain Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:48:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/18/continental-opens-first-office-in-saudi-arabia-6041230/ Panalpina confirms merger talks with Agility as DSV increases takeover bid http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/panalpina-confirms-merger-talks-with-agility-as-dsv-increases-takeover-bid-6040489/ The move would enable Panalpina to considerably increase its size and fend off future takeover attempts, but was not well-received by investors News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:34:24 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/panalpina-confirms-merger-talks-with-agility-as-dsv-increases-takeover-bid-6040489/ Fire damaged Maersk ULCC cut up for partial scrapping in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/fire-damaged-maersk-ulcc-cut-up-for-partial-scrapping-in-dubai-6040502/ The huge aft section of the 15,000-TEU container ship, undamaged in the accident, was cut away and floated onto a 100,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift ship called Xin Guang Hua. News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:24:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/fire-damaged-maersk-ulcc-cut-up-for-partial-scrapping-in-dubai-6040502/ Customs World develops RIISE customs platform for global use http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/customs-world-develops-riise-customs-platform-for-global-use-6040515/ RIISE will be rolled out globally to give different countries a cost-effective and sustainable customs system that allows them to effectively and transparently manage core customs activities and conduct trade in the global market. News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:21:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/customs-world-develops-riise-customs-platform-for-global-use-6040515/ Delhivery acquires totality of Aramex’s Indian operations http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/delhivery-acquires-totality-of-aramexs-indian-operations-6040528/ The acquisition was made for an undisclosed sum and will give Delhivery, which specialises in last mile deliveries for e-commerce clients, access to Aramex&rsquo;s domestic infrastructure in the country. News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:20:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/delhivery-acquires-totality-of-aramexs-indian-operations-6040528/ Saudia Cargo establishes air-sea-air corridor with King Abdullah Port http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/saudia-cargo-establishes-air-sea-air-corridor-with-king-abdullah-port-6040541/ The aim is to ensure the smooth flow of cargo to the port and re-export it by the air in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 aiming to turn the Kingdom into an international logistics hub. News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:16:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/saudia-cargo-establishes-air-sea-air-corridor-with-king-abdullah-port-6040541/ UAE now fifth most connected economy according to DHL http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/uae-now-fifth-most-connected-economy-according-to-dhl-6040554/ United Arab Emirates rises five places to become world&rsquo;s fifth most connected country as globalisation hits record high News | Supply Chain Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:14:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/17/uae-now-fifth-most-connected-economy-according-to-dhl-6040554/ First Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week to be held at Roda Al Bustan Hotel http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058585/ Supported by the Dubai Maritime City Authority, the event will feature an exhibition of leading companies in the maritime security and offshore patrol vessel (OPV) space News | Supply Chain Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058585/ First Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week to be held at Roda Al Bustan Hotel http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058598/ Supported by the Dubai Maritime City Authority, the event will feature an exhibition of leading companies in the maritime security and offshore patrol vessel (OPV) space News | Supply Chain Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058598/ First Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week to be held at Roda Al Bustan Hotel http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058611/ Supported by the Dubai Maritime City Authority, the event will feature an exhibition of leading companies in the maritime security and offshore patrol vessel (OPV) space News | Supply Chain Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/15/first-maritime-security-offshore-patrol-week-to-be-held-at-roda-al-bustan-hotel-6058611/ IMO sulphur cap to cause volatility in GCC oil supply chain throughout 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/14/imo-sulphur-cap-to-cause-volatility-in-gcc-oil-supply-chain-throughout-2019-6039605/ Because all six GCC states are signatories to the IMO and because the energy sector is one of the most heavily export-oriented industries in the region, the regional chemical industry has one of the longest and most costly supply chains. News | Supply Chain Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:11:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/14/imo-sulphur-cap-to-cause-volatility-in-gcc-oil-supply-chain-throughout-2019-6039605/ Dubai Customs’ plan to enhance the UAE’s cross-border trade http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dubai-customs-plan-to-enhance-the-uaes-cross-border-trade-6039228/ Dubai Customs is focusing on a number of key initiatives intended to make trade in Dubai faster and simpler as regional trade hubs nip at the heels of the city&rsquo;s logistics dominance News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:55:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dubai-customs-plan-to-enhance-the-uaes-cross-border-trade-6039228/ Chalhoub Group: the hybrid retailer http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/chalhoub-group-the-hybrid-retailer-6039241/ Chalhoub Group is taking its pursuit of excellence in retail logistics into the digital sphere in Saudi Arabia, with FarEye as a key technology partner for the last mile News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:42:29 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/chalhoub-group-the-hybrid-retailer-6039241/ DP World hits out at Brexit uncertainty as UK seeks UAE trade deals http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dp-world-hits-out-at-brexit-uncertainty-as-uk-seeks-uae-trade-deals-6039137/ Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and CEO of DP World, expressed his frustration over the UK's Brexit uncertainty during the World Government Forum in Dubai. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:18:26 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dp-world-hits-out-at-brexit-uncertainty-as-uk-seeks-uae-trade-deals-6039137/ FedEx Express to be first tenant at new $58m Bahrain air cargo terminal http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/fedex-express-to-be-first-tenant-at-new-58m-bahrain-air-cargo-terminal-6039150/ The multinational courier delivery services company will be occupying a total of 9,000sqm out of the 25,000sqm available space in the US $58.5-million terminal. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:17:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/fedex-express-to-be-first-tenant-at-new-58m-bahrain-air-cargo-terminal-6039150/ Wholesale and retail market index good news for UAE 3PLS in 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/wholesale-and-retail-market-index-good-news-for-uae-3pls-in-2019-6039163/ The wholesale &amp; retail sector saw the strongest overall improvement in business conditions at the start of 2018, rising to 56.3 on the index. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:15:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/wholesale-and-retail-market-index-good-news-for-uae-3pls-in-2019-6039163/ Crane Worldwide Logistics announces 42% growth in India http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/crane-worldwide-logistics-announces-42-growth-in-india-6039072/ With more than 7% GDP growth annually, India has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and that is reflective in the shipping and logistics marketplace. News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:11:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/crane-worldwide-logistics-announces-42-growth-in-india-6039072/ DP World sues Chinese company for infringing port agreement with Djibouti http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dp-world-sues-chinese-company-for-infringing-port-agreement-with-djibouti-6038773/ DP World has sued a Chinese state enterprise in Hong Kong for infringing its exclusive port agreement with Djibouti News | Supply Chain Wed, 13 Feb 2019 05:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/13/dp-world-sues-chinese-company-for-infringing-port-agreement-with-djibouti-6038773/ Quiqup to expand operations in MENA; will open second hub in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/12/quiqup-to-expand-operations-in-mena-will-open-second-hub-in-dubai-6038617/ London-based logistics company Quiqup has announced a strategic funding round of US$12.87mn to drive expansion across the MENA region News | Supply Chain Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/12/quiqup-to-expand-operations-in-mena-will-open-second-hub-in-dubai-6038617/ Saudi-bound flydubai plane declares emergency after birdstrike in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/11/saudi-bound-flydubai-plane-declares-emergency-after-birdstrike-in-dubai-6037850/ Flight FZ821 took off from Dubai International Airport and was heading to King Abdulla Airport in the Saudi province of Jazan when the incident occured. News | Supply Chain Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:07:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/11/saudi-bound-flydubai-plane-declares-emergency-after-birdstrike-in-dubai-6037850/ Bahri seeks to set record straight after Venezuela sanctions ‘misinformation’ http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/bahri-seeks-to-set-record-straight-after-venezuela-sanctions-misinformation-6037252/ Bahri in its statement added that it strictly adheres to and ensures full compliance with the applicable laws and &lrm;regulations in every market where it operates. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:39:25 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/bahri-seeks-to-set-record-straight-after-venezuela-sanctions-misinformation-6037252/ Etihad Rail and ZonesCorp to establish railway logistics facility in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/etihad-rail-and-zonescorp-to-establish-railway-logistics-facility-in-abu-dhabi-6037265/ The agreement was signed by Shadi Malak, CEO of Etihad Rail, and Saeed Eisa Mohammed Al Khyeli, Director-General of ZonesCorp. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:35:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/etihad-rail-and-zonescorp-to-establish-railway-logistics-facility-in-abu-dhabi-6037265/ Emirates flight declared low-fuel emergency over Gatwick due to Storm Erik http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/emirates-flight-declared-low-fuel-emergency-over-gatwick-due-to-storm-erik-6037278/ On the same day, the UK&rsquo;s Met Office issued a danger to life warning, with Storm Erik battering the country with 70mph winds. News | Supply Chain Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:30:49 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/10/emirates-flight-declared-low-fuel-emergency-over-gatwick-due-to-storm-erik-6037278/ Dubai one of three global humanitarian logistics hubs for DHL’s disaster relief teams http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/7/dhl-global-forwarding-ceo-dubai-is-ideal-hub-for-humanitarian-relief-6036576/ Dubai is a key global disaster relief hub says DHL Global Forwarding as it unveils first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics in the city News | Supply Chain Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:20:59 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/7/dhl-global-forwarding-ceo-dubai-is-ideal-hub-for-humanitarian-relief-6036576/ Etihad Cargo chosen to fly 68 horses to Longines Masters of Hong Kong http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/etihad-cargo-chosen-to-fly-68-horses-to-longines-masters-of-hong-kong-6035120/ This is the third consecutive year that Etihad Cargo has handled the equestrian air transport for the world&rsquo;s most prestigious show jumping event. News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:46:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/etihad-cargo-chosen-to-fly-68-horses-to-longines-masters-of-hong-kong-6035120/ Global travel retailer selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/global-travel-retailer-selects-gac-dubai-as-contract-logistics-partner-in-middle-east-6035133/ Multi-year agreement will see GAC Dubai handle approximately 17,000 SKUs across multiple product categories News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:44:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/global-travel-retailer-selects-gac-dubai-as-contract-logistics-partner-in-middle-east-6035133/ King Abdullah Port increases level of support for Breakbulk Middle East 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/king-abdullah-port-increases-level-of-support-for-breakbulk-middle-east-2019-6035146/ For the second consecutive year, King Abdullah Port has extended its support to Breakbulk Middle East 2019. News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:42:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/king-abdullah-port-increases-level-of-support-for-breakbulk-middle-east-2019-6035146/ Dnata improves ground handling and air cargo operational efficiency http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/dnata-improves-ground-handling-and-air-cargo-operational-efficiency-6035159/ The implementation of dnata&rsquo;s new resource management system is expected to significantly enhance operational efficiency, improve employee productivity and support better on-time performance. News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:13:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/dnata-improves-ground-handling-and-air-cargo-operational-efficiency-6035159/ DP World issues statement following Puntland shooting http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/dp-world-issues-statement-following-puntland-shooting-6035042/ In a statement, the global port operator which runs the Bossaso Port, said three others were injured during the attack. News | Supply Chain Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:03:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/5/dp-world-issues-statement-following-puntland-shooting-6035042/ DP World to invest up to AED1-billion in JAFZA despite ‘challenging’ outlook for 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/dp-world-to-invest-up-to-aed1-billion-in-jafza-despite-challenging-outlook-for-2019-6034496/ DP World will take a cautious approach with regard to supply chain and investments says Sulayem News | Supply Chain Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:31:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/dp-world-to-invest-up-to-aed1-billion-in-jafza-despite-challenging-outlook-for-2019-6034496/ Mazoon Dairy in Oman secures supply chain with first batch of 1,600 cows http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/mazoon-dairy-in-oman-secures-supply-chain-with-first-batch-of-1600-cows-6034509/ Mazoon Dairy marks milestone in economic development of Oman with the arrival of 1,600 dairy cows News | Supply Chain Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:21:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/mazoon-dairy-in-oman-secures-supply-chain-with-first-batch-of-1600-cows-6034509/ Jordan and Iraq commit to major transport and trade agreements http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/jordan-and-iraq-commit-to-major-transport-and-trade-agreements-6034522/ Jordan&rsquo;s Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi concluded the agreements on Saturday, which will ease trade between the two countries, see Iraq supply oil to Jordan, and see the development of a joint industrial zone. News | Supply Chain Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:14:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/jordan-and-iraq-commit-to-major-transport-and-trade-agreements-6034522/ Etihad Rail unveils new strategy and brand identity following Stage 2 financing http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/etihad-rail-unveils-new-strategy-and-brand-identity-following-stage-2-financing-6034444/ Etihad Rail has recently signed a series of land lease agreements throughout the UAE to secure the rail network&rsquo;s transport corridors in all the emirates. News | Supply Chain Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:07:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/4/etihad-rail-unveils-new-strategy-and-brand-identity-following-stage-2-financing-6034444/ Amazon may shut down SOUQ as it plans new Middle East e-com platform http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/amazon-may-shut-down-souq-as-it-plans-new-middle-east-e-com-platform-6033859/ It&rsquo;s unclear whether Amazon plans to re-brand SOUQ.com as Amazon.ae, or shut it down altogether. News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:41:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/amazon-may-shut-down-souq-as-it-plans-new-middle-east-e-com-platform-6033859/ Dubai South rebrands Aviation District and launches e-com logistics hub http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/dubai-south-rebrands-aviation-district-and-launches-e-com-logistics-hub-6033872/ Aviation District now named in honour of Ruler of Dubai, while new 920,000 square-metre purpose-built e-commerce zone will compete with CommerCity. News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:38:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/dubai-south-rebrands-aviation-district-and-launches-e-com-logistics-hub-6033872/ New reprocessing polymer facility to start in KIZAD http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/new-reprocessing-polymer-facility-to-start-in-kizad-6033885/ Gulf Compound Blending Ind. Ltd (GCB), a joint venture company from Italy, will re-process waste and non-prime materials in the UAE to create new polymer products News | Supply Chain Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:36:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/feb/3/new-reprocessing-polymer-facility-to-start-in-kizad-6033885/ Dubai Exports and UPS team up to support women-owned businesses http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/dubai-exports-and-ups-team-up-to-support-women-owned-businesses-6032884/ SheTrades MENA addresses social commerce as competitive edge for women-owned businesses News | Supply Chain Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:22:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/dubai-exports-and-ups-team-up-to-support-women-owned-businesses-6032884/ Emirates Steel signs AED 1-bn marine services agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/emirates-steel-signs-aed-1-bn-marine-services-agreement-with-abu-dhabi-ports-6032897/ SAFEEN will provide short marine shipping services for three shipments of iron ore per month for Emirates Steel. News | Supply Chain Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:19:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/emirates-steel-signs-aed-1-bn-marine-services-agreement-with-abu-dhabi-ports-6032897/ Qafila pioneers digitisation of freight forwarding in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/qafila-pioneers-digitisation-of-freight-forwarding-in-dubai-6032910/ Qafila enables customers to get pricing and shipment options instantaneously and track their shipments from origin to destination. News | Supply Chain Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:17:13 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/qafila-pioneers-digitisation-of-freight-forwarding-in-dubai-6032910/ UAE Vision 2021 and Saudi Vision 2030 support breakbulk sector http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/uae-vision-2021-and-saudi-vision-2030-support-breakbulk-sector-6032923/ Significant UAE industry leaders emphasize regional breakbulk importance ahead of Breakbulk Middle East 2019. News | Supply Chain Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:14:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/uae-vision-2021-and-saudi-vision-2030-support-breakbulk-sector-6032923/ Comment: 4 advancements affecting the future of transportation http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/comment-4-advancements-affecting-the-future-of-transportation-6032767/ Peter Diamandis, founder of Abundance 360 Summit, on the future of transport and the autonomous vehicles, robotics and new systems that will shape it. News | Supply Chain Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:09:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/30/comment-4-advancements-affecting-the-future-of-transportation-6032767/ Truebell expands retail and food operations with new distribution contracts http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/28/truebell-expands-retail-and-food-operations-with-new-distribution-contracts-6031779/ Brands including Yorkshire tea, Daioni and Lemon Square now have logistics handled by Truebell in UAE News | Supply Chain Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:47:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/28/truebell-expands-retail-and-food-operations-with-new-distribution-contracts-6031779/ Petrasco signs six-figure deal with Flowline for work in the Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/petrasco-signs-six-figure-deal-with-flowline-for-work-in-the-middle-east-6031259/ The two firms have been working together since 2010, with Petrasco starting its logistics support for Flowline in the Middle East three years ago. News | Supply Chain Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:24:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/petrasco-signs-six-figure-deal-with-flowline-for-work-in-the-middle-east-6031259/ Port of Fujairah bans the use of open-loop scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/port-of-fujairah-bans-the-use-of-open-loop-scrubbers-ahead-of-imo-2020-6031272/ Open loop scrubbers are cheaper, but while they prevent sulphur emissions from ships escaping into the atmosphere, heavy metals and sulphur end up being discharged into seas with washing water. News | Supply Chain Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:21:18 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/port-of-fujairah-bans-the-use-of-open-loop-scrubbers-ahead-of-imo-2020-6031272/ Dubai Customs launches WMS awareness campaign for 21k companies http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/dubai-customs-launches-wms-awareness-campaign-for-21k-companies-6031285/ Campaign aims to educate more than 21,000 companies about the importance of their warehousing systems&rsquo; consistence and compliance with the Dubai Customs smart system News | Supply Chain Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:18:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//supply-chain/news/2019/jan/27/dubai-customs-launches-wms-awareness-campaign-for-21k-companies-6031285/