Aramex, one of the world’s total transportation solutions providers, has expanded its Jebel Ali facility to operate as its regional hub for advanced supply chain and process innovation.
It said it is in the final stages of completing Phase II of its logistics centre in Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone, providing a major boost to the company’s supply chain solution capabilities. The new 10,000 square metre addition is part of a 25,000 square metre mega-facility that is acting as a strategic hub for Aramex’s key markets across the GCC, solidifying its position as a leader within the region’s growing logistics industry.
“We have been at the forefront of growth and innovation in the regional logistics industry and the new Phase of the Jebel Ali facility is laying the foundation for the future by ensuring the efficient flow of goods, warehousing and distribution for our customers via a central commercial hub,” said Iyad Kamal, Chief Logistics Officer.
Supply chain solutions are a major component of Aramex’s overall regional growth plan, with its Dubai facility offering technologically advanced processes that are responding to their customer’s increasingly sophisticated needs.
At 10,000 square metres, Phase II is set to add significant additional capacity,and will link Aramex’s other major logistics centres in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Aqaba, Amman, Beirut, Cairo and Bahrain.
The facility has various features such as a temperature-controlled storage area and an inventory management system with real time visibility of inventory levels.
“The new facility will significantly improve services,” said a statement.