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New UAE excise tax: What you need to know The UAE’s new excise tax laws will come into effect on October 1st, 2017, adding a 50% levy on all imported soft drinks and 100% on tobacco and energy drinks.

New UAE excise tax: What you need to know

On October 1st, 2017 the UAE will introduce new taxes on soft drinks and tobacco, here’s what 3PLs and warehouse operators need to know about the tax.

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FOCUS: Materials Handling ME post show report

FOCUS: Materials Handling ME post show report

World-leading suppliers share centre-stage with local heavyweights at region’s dedicated logistics and supply chain exhibition.
 
DP World chairman and Hong Kong CEO discuss strategy

DP World chairman and Hong Kong CEO discuss strategy

Hong Kong and Dubai are at the crossroads of world trade, with infrastructure development in both cities essential to maximise China’s one belt, one road project.
 
BIG PIC: Transporing turbines across the Andes Mountains

BIG PIC: Transporing turbines across the Andes Mountains

Siemens has engaged GEODIS to transport some 400 heavy loads from three different continents to Bolivia.
 
Gulftainer executive wins CEO of the Year at CEO Middle East Awards 2017

Gulftainer executive wins CEO of the Year at CEO Middle East Awards 2017

Gulftainer’s Flemming Dalgaard named industry CEO of the Year at CEO Middle East Awards 2017.
 

 

Dubai mobilises to support refugees as Myanmar crisis deepens

Dubai mobilises to support refugees as Myanmar crisis deepens

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai had dispatched a Boeing 747 cargo plane loaded with tents to shelter Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
 
CASE STUDY: Agility expands in Abu Dhabi

CASE STUDY: Agility expands in Abu Dhabi

Agility is planning to build a new warehouse in Abu Dhabi as part of its expansion plans in the emirate with a AED100-million investment in a 21,000sqm warehouse and a new fleet of 50 trucks.
 
Omani logistics start-up Mandoob offers door-to-door delivery

Omani logistics start-up Mandoob offers door-to-door delivery

A group of Omani entrepreneurs has launched a door to door delivery service in the country, aiming to enhance Oman’s domestic last mile fulfilment sector.
 
UAE VAT laws create flurry of consultancy demand from logistics firms

UAE VAT laws create flurry of consultancy demand from logistics firms

W T S Dhruva Consultants has seen a huge spike in demand for UAE VAT serivces across the retail, real estate, logistics, insurance, hospitality and energy sectors.
 
UAE seeks to secure food supply chain with $1.3 billion China deal

UAE seeks to secure food supply chain with $1.3 billion China deal

Dubai Food Park inks AED 1.35 billion investment agreement to establish China-UAE Food Industrial Cluster within Dubai Wholesale City.
 
Aramex chooses Buemer for Dubai express sorting system

Aramex chooses Buemer for Dubai express sorting system

Aramex has contracted Buemer to install a sorting system for its new Express Courier Facility, located near Dubai International Airport.
 
SOUQ.com acquires Wing.ae to enhance same-day delivery

SOUQ.com acquires Wing.ae to enhance same-day delivery

SOUQ.com has acquired Wing.ae, a startup that is building out a network for Prime-style same-day and next-day deliveries for various e-commerce marketplaces.
 
INTERVIEW: Louay Dahmash, head of Middle East, Autodesk

INTERVIEW: Louay Dahmash, head of Middle East, Autodesk

Autodesk provides a variety of solutions that designers and engineers can use to develop the rail and logistics systems in order to take advantage of renewable energy.
 
FEATURE: Chef Middle East launches hi-tech food hub

FEATURE: Chef Middle East launches hi-tech food hub

Chef Middle East, despite a wobbly logistics market, have made a powerful statement about the future of their operations in the UAE with a new state-of-the-art distribution facility in DIP.
 
UOWD’s Master in Logistics celebrates triple accreditation

UOWD’s Master in Logistics celebrates triple accreditation

UOWD’s Master in Logistics Program has been accreditation to enhance professional skills and graduate employability.
 
CASE STUDY: MHK’s unique automated cold chain hub

CASE STUDY: MHK’s unique automated cold chain hub

MHK Logistics launched a cold chain hub in Ras Al Khor in Q2, with plans to take advantage of a significant cold store undersupply in the area.
 




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