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Air cargo operations in Middle East grow 4% in December Air freight growth in the Middle East slowed significantly during December but was still the best performing region in the world.

Air cargo operations in Middle East grow 4% in December

Air freight growth in the Middle East slowed significantly during December but was still the best performing region in the world.

 •   Arrest made after bomb threat on Dubai flight
 •   DXB air cargo volumes grow despite DWC transfer
 •   FOCUS: Small recovery apparent in air freight volumes


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Aramex eyeing several mergers and aquisitions in 2016

Aramex eyeing several mergers and aquisitions in 2016

Aramex is targeting two or three acquisitions this year as the Dubai-based courier seeks to expand in its key markets and support further growth from e-commerce.
 
Nominations are now open for SCATAs 2016

Nominations are now open for SCATAs 2016

The tenth annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATAs) nominations are open for outstanding companies involved in Middle East logistics.
 
Craig International accelerates procurement expansion

Craig International accelerates procurement expansion

Craig International is fast-tracking its expansion into the Middle East following the award of a contract to manage a US $55m client spend with a major operator in Qatar.
 
UAE leads as logistics friendly emerging economy

UAE leads as logistics friendly emerging economy

The UAE contains some of the best business conditions for growth among all emerging markets, according to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
 

 

Massar marks 1m man-hours without lost-time incident

Massar marks 1m man-hours without lost-time incident

Massar Solutions a fleet management, vehicle rental and supply chain solutions provider in the UAE, has marked 1m man-hours without a single lost-time incident.
 
LogistaaS gives GCC freight forwarders competitive edge

LogistaaS gives GCC freight forwarders competitive edge

A new software developed in Jordan allows small, local freight forwarders to better compete with major global players.
 
Agility wins award for automotive logistics

Agility wins award for automotive logistics

Agility won the Third-Party Logistics Company Award at the 2015 Automotive Supply Chain Global Awards.
 
Amazon takes over its own logistics operations

Amazon takes over its own logistics operations

Amazon seeks to streamline and reduce cost of delivery operations with own fleet.
 
Saudi Aramco announces major supply chain shakeup

Saudi Aramco announces major supply chain shakeup

Saudi Aramco wants to double to 70% its local sourcing by 2021 as part of a US $300-billion investment in its supply chain.    1 Comments
 
Jordan sees major fall in tenders for grain imports

Jordan sees major fall in tenders for grain imports

Tougher grain tender terms put Jordan's wheat supply chain under pressure as international suppliers shy away from higher risks and costs.
 
McDonald's hits 5m km biofuel fleet milestone

McDonald's hits 5m km biofuel fleet milestone

McDonald's UAE’s fleet logistics trucks just kilometers from becoming 1st in the world to drive 5-million km on biodiesel.
 
Aramex inks deal with Tata Consultancy Services

Aramex inks deal with Tata Consultancy Services

Aramex aims to simplify different business functions by consolidating systems onto one ERP that Tata Xonsultancy Services will be responsible for implementing.
 
GES chooses New Delhi for its second branch in India

GES chooses New Delhi for its second branch in India

Indian logistics to grow at CAGR of 12.17% by 2020, predicts Globe Express Services.
 
Agility wins contract for three major UAE defence shows

Agility wins contract for three major UAE defence shows

Agility will be the exclusive freight forwarder and on-site handling agent at IDEX, NAVDEX and UMEX in Abu Dhabi.
 
New entry level for TAPA security certification

New entry level for TAPA security certification

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) is now offering the cargo industry a new entry level for security standards certification programme.
 




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