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Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:33:13 +0400 Arabian Industry - Supply Chain 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2020 (webmaster) Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:33:13 +0400 20 Aramex strikes deal with Transportr to manage Ittihad’s sea freight volumes Transportr authorises Aramex to act as its representative with all matters related to sea freight News | Supply Chain Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:44:45 +0400 launches automatic delivery option Customers shopping on can now set-up auto-deliveries, scheduled at the frequency of their choice with Subscribe & Save service News | Supply Chain Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:58:36 +0400 WATCH: Logipoint accelerates investment plans amid pandemic Logipoint and its portfolio in Saudi Arabia are working to support Saudi's 2030 Vision News | Supply Chain Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:44:44 +0400 Volga Dnepr’s revenues up 40% following Covid-19 outbreak Cargo carrier’s response to pandemic has boosted sales across its divisions News | Supply Chain Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:55:35 +0400 National Food Product Company takes delivery of 200 new HINO trucks NFPC almost doubles truck fleet with major order delivered by Al-Futtaim HINO News | Supply Chain Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:52:45 +0400 Abu Dhabi Ports to cut emissions by 50% with smart container initiative Abu Dhabi Ports to cut emissions by 50% with smart container initiative News | Supply Chain Sun, 20 Sep 2020 09:15:11 +0400 Serco Middle East marks 11th anniversary of Dubai Metro Dubai Metro is the backbone of the emirate's transport infrastructure News | Supply Chain Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Regulations: ICHCA issues update to briefing pamphlet Goal of the briefing pamphlet series is to foster a better understanding of how to improve handling and transport operations News | Supply Chain Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Volga-Dnepr’s Cargo Supermarket spins pharmaceuticals across the globe Supermarket Cargo concept has helped to assist the global healthcare supply chain in recent weeks News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:55:27 +0400 FEATURE: 'Humanise to digitise', says Oracle If digitalisation is inevitable, what role will people play? News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Cargo handling industry set for new guidance on packing standards Key cargo groups collaborate on new guide designed to promote a safer supply chain News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:53:09 +0400 Autonomous procurement platforms ‘reality by 2025’ Organisations urged to begin understanding the technology and value behind autonomous procurement or risk being left behind News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Saudi Arabian Logistics takes over customs operations in airports Move expected to quicken and smoothen cargo clearance and cargo acceptance at Kingdom’s main airports News | Supply Chain Mon, 14 Sep 2020 08:14:54 +0400 Khalifa Port extension set to start operations in Q1 2021 With 80 percent of construction already complete 650 metres of quay wall is now available News | Supply Chain Sun, 13 Sep 2020 11:04:58 +0400 New platform helps air cargo industry match shipping needs IATA ONE Source provides a single reference point for up-to-date infrastructure and certification data, helping save time and keep air cargo moving News | Supply Chain Sat, 12 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Artificial intelligence ‘centre of excellence’ proposed for Middle East Experts anticipate $300 billion boom in AI industry in coming years News | Supply Chain Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Virus vaccine: Supply chain told to plan for ‘mission of the century’ Delivering billions of doses of vaccine to the entire world efficiently will involve hugely complex logistical obstacles across the whole supply chain News | Supply Chain Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:05:28 +0400 Mega ship HMM GDANSK arrives at Jebel Ali Port Port call by mega vessel with a capacity of 24,000 TEU signifies Dubai’s resilience as a global trade hub despite the pandemic News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Sep 2020 10:34:39 +0400 Al-Futtaim Logistics certified as AEO by Dubai Customs Processes, procedures, systems, competencies and security measures are verified by Dubai Customs News | Supply Chain Tue, 08 Sep 2020 09:47:26 +0400 REPORT: Riyadh and Dubai positioned for urban mobility overhaul Intensifying urban mobility challenges emphasise the need for an overhaul of public transport services, says new report News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Sep 2020 09:49:35 +0400 Why have Middle East supply chains become more ‘pandemic-proof’? Amel Gardner, regional vice president – Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI), Epicor Software Corp discusses why he thinks the ME has fared better than other regions News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Sep 2020 10:12:38 +0400 How digitising supplier finance programmes can improve supply chain health Khaled Al Shami, Director, Solution Consulting, Middle East & Africa, discusses how a digitised network can impact on supply chains News | Supply Chain Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:11:49 +0400 Rebuilding after Covid: How warehouses are ensuring worker safety Mark Wheeler, Director of Supply Chain Solutions, Zebra Technologies, details how workers can remain safe and efficient post-pandemic News | Supply Chain Wed, 02 Sep 2020 11:37:03 +0400 FedEx and Direct Relief deliver $11m of aid to Lebanon More than $11 million worth of critical medical supplies transported in wake of explosion News | Supply Chain Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:30:57 +0400 Middle East carriers witnessing strongest recovery in air cargo demand ‘Aggressive operational strategies’ drive recovery in Middle Eastern air freight market News | Supply Chain Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:26:25 +0400 Abu Dhabi Terminals receives in-country value program certification The In-Country Value Program focuses on national economic contribution through three major areas News | Supply Chain Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:40:38 +0400 Boss of Rotterdam port shocked by scale of Beirut disaster Rene van der Plas says Lebanese gov't must adopt new strategy for port following August 4 explosion News | Supply Chain Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:31:39 +0400 Swisslog implements automated storage and retrieval solution for Mai Dubai Following the implementation of fully automated and data-driven intralogistics system, the company has benefited with double production, storage capacity and reduced labour costs News | Supply Chain Sun, 30 Aug 2020 09:00:15 +0400 King Fahd Causeway re-opens gateway to GCC for transit trucks Causeway’s reopening was pushed back after a spike in coronavirus infections News | Supply Chain Sun, 30 Aug 2020 08:54:36 +0400 Volga-Denpr accelerates completion of solar plant project in Vietnam The company had to re-configure flight route three times due to reconstruction of the runway in Saigon News | Supply Chain Thu, 27 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Trukkin launches operations in Pakistan The transportation industry in Pakistan has been growing at a CAGR of over 18% since 2017 and is valued at over $35 billion News | Supply Chain Wed, 26 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA) lauds 70% berthing charge reduction Berthing charge reduction is designed to help cruise industry get back on its feet in wake of pandemic News | Supply Chain Tue, 25 Aug 2020 12:25:54 +0400 FarEye raises nearly $40m to expand delivery logistics platform FarEye accelerates its global expansion as enterprises move towards customer-centric supply chains News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Aug 2020 11:44:36 +0400 What will warehouse, fulfillment and distribution look like in 2025? Mark Wheeler, Director, Supply Chain Solutions at Zebra Technologies, discusses the kind of technologies driving evolution in the logistics sector News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Aug 2020 12:36:57 +0400 DP World profits sink to $333m as pandemic hits container volumes Group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem said it's been 'one of the most challenging periods' in the company's history News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Aug 2020 10:19:55 +0400 DP World to acquire Transworld operations Transworld Group partnership with DP World designed to strengthen its position as a leading shipping and logistics conglomerate News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Aug 2020 04:18:00 +0400 Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone doubles tenants in H1 despite pandemic In the first half of 2020, the company witnessed a 109% increase in registered companies in the aviation, logistics, and trading sectors News | Supply Chain Tue, 18 Aug 2020 09:52:15 +0400 AirBridgeCargo completes 'rehearsal move for Covid-19 vaccine' VD's arm carries record number of RKN containers on Boeing 747-8F News | Supply Chain Tue, 18 Aug 2020 03:00:00 +0400 EXPERT VIEW: Don’t let legacy tech compromise warehouse security Mark Wheeler, Director, Supply Chain Solutions at Zebra Technologies on warehouse security News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Aug 2020 02:54:44 +0400 JAGGAER, Dubai Government reveal the latest digital procurement developments Security, increased processing power, unlimited connectivity, paperless contracts, and digital signatures top procurement managers requirements News | Supply Chain Sun, 16 Aug 2020 03:00:00 +0400 Half of airlines and air freight carriers expect to cut workforces in coming months Many airlines have already cut substantial numbers of jobs but most expect more lay-offs are to come News | Supply Chain Sat, 15 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Eight new economic incentives for Ajman Free Zone in H2 2020 Latest move aims to support AFZ-registered companies and follows initial package launched to help over 9,000 firms News | Supply Chain Fri, 14 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Logistics leaders call for shift to industrial e-commerce Integrating Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and e-commerce platforms bring end-to-end visibility along supply chains News | Supply Chain Thu, 13 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 ADNOC L&S and Wanhua Chemical Group form shipping joint venture Shipping agreement follows a 10-year LPG supply contract signed between ADNOC and Wanhua News | Supply Chain Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Dubai Duty Free warehouse gutted by fire No injuries from fire that damaged warehouse in Umm Ramool News | Supply Chain Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:10:48 +0400 DHL delivers 65 million pieces of PPE to Kuwait DHL’s global network and experience in handling humanitarian logistics provide uninterrupted supply of essential medical supplies News | Supply Chain Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Volga-Dnepr completes oil and gas charter delivery VD operational specialists managed to process all flight permits within one day News | Supply Chain Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:13:53 +0400 Beirut port should be rebuilt by a private firm, says shipping group Port of Tripoli well equipped to be alternative to port of Beirut in the short to medium term News | Supply Chain Mon, 10 Aug 2020 08:00:11 +0400 Orient Queen owner to sue following Beirut blast Two crew members of the Orient Queen cruise ship were killed and seven others wounded following the huge Beirut explosion News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Aug 2020 08:04:38 +0400 How Covid-19 has impacted e-commerce firms in the MENA region ClickPost claims to be Asia's second-largest integrated logistics platform and recently entered the UAE and Saudi Arabia Market News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Etihad carries 16 tonnes of UAE aid to rocked city Beirut Huge blast killed scores of people and left Lebanon’s capital deeply scarred News | Supply Chain Sat, 08 Aug 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Etihad Cargo's revenues rocket during Covid-19 amid spike in freight fares Massive spike in cargo fares help to protect some liquidity amid virus revenue crunch News | Supply Chain Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:03:27 +0400 Beirut port officials under house arrest as blame-game begins Investigation launched into negligence after 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate explodes in Port of Beirut News | Supply Chain Thu, 06 Aug 2020 07:39:38 +0400 Beirut port ‘is no more’ after massive explosion rips through warehouse 78 people are killed and more than 4,000 injured after huge explosion at Port of Beirut News | Supply Chain Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:18:25 +0400 Kuehne+Nagel teams with Volga-Dnepr in UK-Russia turbine lift 4.5-ton shipment was safely loaded into Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD aircraft using its onboard crane system News | Supply Chain Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Photography app out to boost UAE business profiles online First of its kind platform in the UAE connects customers with expert photographers for instant professional shoots News | Supply Chain Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:34:56 +0400 MARKET OUTLOOK: $300bn logistics sector ‘still in infancy of digital transformation’ While steady industry growth continues, Lux Research finds that new hurdles arise in agility, sustainability, and visibility News | Supply Chain Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:00:00 +0400 UAE gov reviews efforts to deal with impact of pandemic on economy Nearly 10,000 SMEs benefit from the AED 50 billion Targeted Economic Support Scheme provided by the Central Bank News | Supply Chain Sun, 02 Aug 2020 07:09:07 +0400 PAPERLESS LOGISTICS: Data automation at NTDE Group Data automation project at National Trading & Developing Enterprises conducted by Infinite IT Solutions DMCC proves that paperless offers much more than the paper cut News | Supply Chain Sat, 01 Aug 2020 10:03:36 +0400 Ajman Free Zone to build 82 new units in AED 36 million project Project aims to enhance AFZ’s attractiveness and competitiveness as a preferred destination for commercial and industrial activities News | Supply Chain Sat, 01 Aug 2020 07:03:48 +0400 Air traffic to remain below pre-Covid-19 levels until 2024 It was previously estimated that air traffic would recover to pre-crisis levels by 2023 News | Supply Chain Thu, 30 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 ‘Aggressive strategies’ preserve air cargo capacity in the Middle East International capacity among Gulf air freight firms decreases 26%, the best of all regions News | Supply Chain Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:38:09 +0400 Dubai university to support development of urban mobility sector Collaboration between University of Birmingham Dubai and RATP Dev will support undergraduate and graduate academic programmes News | Supply Chain Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:00:34 +0400 UAE's courier market set to grow by 7.5% annually E-commerce boom, rising international trade to drive growth in CEP market News | Supply Chain Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:16:57 +0400 UAE exporters gather to discuss stimulating economic growth More than 270 exporters and international buyers from 35 countries gather virtually to grow exports News | Supply Chain Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:07:56 +0400 Noon founder vows to alter the F&B delivery playing field New service to be rolled out in the coming months as part of platform News | Supply Chain Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:02:41 +0400 Green Petrochem to boost storage capacity at Hamriyah Free Zone New 200,000 sq ft plot of land to fuel expansion in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone News | Supply Chain Mon, 27 Jul 2020 09:57:09 +0400 King Fahd Causeway reopens as Covid-19 restrictions ease 25km causeway is vital to Saudi’s and Bahrain’s economies and now has 45% extra capacity News | Supply Chain Sun, 26 Jul 2020 11:06:57 +0400 New regulator formed to oversee Abu Dhabi's waterways New body will be part of Abu Dhabi Ports and will implement maritime services and infrastructure to ensure health and safety News | Supply Chain Sun, 26 Jul 2020 10:58:42 +0400 New project to explore Gulf investments in African ports University of Birmingham Dubai to lead on major new project designed to examine logistical relationship between the Gulf and Africa News | Supply Chain Sat, 25 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Emirates Driving Institute recognised for fleet safety EDI wins the RoSPA Health and Safety Award in the Middle East News | Supply Chain Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Dubai Trade launches e-learning courses for supply chain pros Simulation modules based on cognitive load principles aims to be a game-changer for over 180,000 companies News | Supply Chain Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Etihad and Boeing enter into maintenance agreements Deal includes landing gear exchange programme, digital produces and Boeing’s Component Services Program News | Supply Chain Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Restarting the Supply Chain I Ep 3 I Saudi's LogiPoint goes from strength to strength LogiPoint CEO on how the company operating a network of integrated logistics parks in Saudi Arabia News | Supply Chain Wed, 22 Jul 2020 01:05:23 +0400 New credit facility for SMEs in UAE aims to boost liquidity levels Tradeling’s revolving credit facility is designed for all SME buyers to support business recovery News | Supply Chain Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:52:33 +0400 King Salman Energy Park nears end of phase one Saudi Arabia’s 6 billion Riyal logistics zone and dry port is due for completion in 2021 News | Supply Chain Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:07:09 +0400 Shipwaves joins TradeLens platform to accelerate digitisation of ocean logistics The Mumbai-based digital freight forwarder will leverage TradeLens solutions to accelerate secure digitization in ocean logistics News | Supply Chain Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:42:56 +0400 Ajman Free Zone launches staff incentive programme Initiative aimed at further enhancing human capital development News | Supply Chain Mon, 20 Jul 2020 08:41:51 +0400 Noon to go head-to-head with Deliveroo, Talabat, Uber Eats, Zomato Founder Mohamed Alabbar has criticised industry players for 'robbing' F&B operators News | Supply Chain Mon, 20 Jul 2020 08:35:06 +0400 Volga-Dnepr launches direct cargo route between China and Europe Air freighter is picking up on growing demand for e-commerce shipments between Europe and China News | Supply Chain Sun, 19 Jul 2020 01:05:35 +0400 ZonesCorp to merge with Abu Dhabi Ports Abu Dhabi Ports to foster an integrated business environment to facilitate greater industrial diversification and support Abu Dhabi’s position as a global centre of trade and industry News | Supply Chain Sun, 19 Jul 2020 12:56:46 +0400 Zero commission Deliveroo rival to launch in India BOLT will operate as a no commission food delivery service in multiple Indian cities News | Supply Chain Sat, 18 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Dubai Airports CEO anticpates ‘rapid rebound’ at DXB Paul Griffiths gives his predictions for tourism in the UAE as lockdown is eased around the world News | Supply Chain Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0400 Dubai Exports expands footprint to support emirate’s exporters 24 representative offices have been established around the world with AVIAREPS to facilitate and expand Dubai’s exports and economy News | Supply Chain Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:54:34 +0400 CHEP rolls out first pallet pooling solution in Jordan The CHEP pooled pallet model effectively replaces the traditional white wood pallet pool News | Supply Chain Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:51:29 +0400 Moro Hub inaugurates Smart Cities Command and Control Centre Moro Hub's new centre provides services in Intelligent IoT Platforms, Cyber Security and Managed Services News | Supply Chain Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:02:42 +0400 Dubai Customs discusses better cooperation with global partners in Covid fight Virtual meetings held to discuss how to support the global trade flow and supply chains during pandemics News | Supply Chain Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:57:45 +0400 New tech to help logistics workers socially distant Andy McBain, EMEA Head of Regional Mobile Computer Product Management and App Partners, Zebra Technologies, offers his insights on social distancing and technology News | Supply Chain Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:54:57 +0400 Retail supply chains still overly reliant on paper processes Only 15% of retailers’ supply chains are prescriptive or autonomous, claims new research News | Supply Chain Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:49:27 +0400 RTA inaugurates Dubai Route 2020 Metro Alstom-led consortium delivers extension of Dubai Metro Red Line News | Supply Chain Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:58:19 +0400 Etihad looks to UAE supply chain in refreshed procurement strategy New programme will favour local vendors in Etihad’s procurement process News | Supply Chain Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:52:03 +0400 Why data literacy is key to surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution Dr Nick Jewell, Director of Product Strategy, Alteryx, offers his insights on the importance of data literacy in evolving industry News | Supply Chain Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:27:27 +0400 MENAP logistics sector offered recruitment support Candidate.ID partners with Hamilton Resourcing for MENAP News | Supply Chain Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:22:01 +0400 Safeen Tiger makes inaugural voyage from India The vessel left Khalifa Port on Wednesday, heading to DPW’s Jebel Ali Terminal before proceeding to upper Gulf ports News | Supply Chain Fri, 10 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 UAE-based FMCG importer expands e-commerce offering Partnerships with the likes of Amazon, Noon, Sprii, FirstCry and MumzWorld to offer brands with low online penetration the opportunity to increase sales News | Supply Chain Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:43:24 +0400 EPISODE 2: Restarting the Supply Chain Jens O Floe, chief executive officer, Red Sea Gateway Terminal, talks about the expansion plans for the future News | Supply Chain Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:00:08 +0400 DATA: End-user paying preferences when buying fresh food When it comes to buying fresh food, 53% of customers use cash-on-delivery News | Supply Chain Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 Amazon launches Home Services in the UAE Amazon Home Services offers services including cleaning, mobile repair, pet grooming, car washing and furniture assembly News | Supply Chain Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:43:00 +0400 REVEALED: World’s first cargo A380 Converted superjumbo can hold nearly 60 tonnes of cargo as air freight demand replaces passenger traffic News | Supply Chain Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:34:05 +0400 Why the Middle East is headed towards the top of the logistics league table The size and capacity of deep-sea container ships on the Asia-Middle East route doubled from 9,000 containers in 2010 to 18,000 containers in 2020 News | Supply Chain Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:33:14 +0400