Saudi Arabia, March 20, 2023 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of its FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deferred services will enable businesses in Saudi Arabia to expand their global reach in a cost effective and reliable way.
FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight are affordable, cross-border, customs-cleared, door-to-door services with a day-definite delivery. The services allow customers to save on less time-sensitive deliveries of shipments up to 68kgs using FedEx International Economy®, as well as medium to heavy shipments ranging from 68kgs to 1,000kgs using FedEx ......read more
• DuBox, an AMANA company, shifts 85% of construction from its Saudi sites to new Rabigh factory
• The founding of this factory is aligned with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which prioritizes economic diversification and sustainability
• Nearly half of the talent employed at the Rabigh factory is Saudi
Jeddah, KSA; 20 March, 2023: Leading regional design-build contractor AMANA is consolidating its leadership in modular construction with a new factory in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The factory is a response to the surging demand in the Kingdom for offsite manufacturing technologies enabled by DuBox and is vital to successful project delivery for the Kingdom’s raft of ambitious hospitality and entertainment projects. DuBox shifted 85% of construction from its Saudi megaproject sites such as ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s top logistics leaders will highlight key initiatives they are taking to ‘power the next wave of logistics excellence’ and make KSA a global logistics leader.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th March 2023: Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based logistics management software provider, is set to host the Limitless CXO Roundtable on the 15th of March, 2023, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Jeddah. The event will focus on "Powering the Next Wave of Logistics Excellence" through discussions on pivoting on customer experience and cost optimisation to accelerate business growth.
The exciting speaker lineup at Limitless CXO Roundtable comprises industry stalwarts from marquee organisations like Iyad Kamal, ex-Chief Operating Officer, Aramex and Advisor, Madhi HerzAllah, Home Delivery Director, eXtra, Mahdy ......read more
Qatar Airways freighter QR8960 operated from Doha to Shanghai on 5 March, managed entirely by female crew and female ground staff.
Doha, Qatar - Qatar Airways Cargo celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 5 March as its scheduled Boeing 777 freighter from Doha to Shanghai was operated entirely of a crew of made up of women. From the ground staff overseeing and handling the cargo, to the flight deck crew operating the flight, this is the first time a Qatar Airways Cargo freighter aircraft has operated with an all-female crew and all-female ground staff.
Captain Sarah Abigail Comerford from United Kingdom, First Officer Edith Mala Diop from France and First Officer Hedfa Mohammed Al Marri from Qatar operated the flight. The Boeing 777 freighter departed Doha with 100 tonnes of cargo destined for ......read more
United Arab Emitaes: Wiremind has won the multi-year contract to provide Qatar Airways Cargo with innovative sales and revenue management solutions from its comprehensive cargo product suite, to support the airline in its pioneering digitalisation drive.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading cargo airline has selected three solutions from Wiremind’s cargo management suite, following a thorough RFP process.
Using Wiremind’s Revenue Management system, Qatar Airways Cargo will benefit from advanced demand forecasts and optimised entry conditions, enabling the airline to maximise its entire network contribution and revenue.
The air cargo carrier will also have access to the newly launched Overbooking module, which leverages machine learning models to forecast the cargo show-up rate on the ......read more
With this partnership, customers in South Korea will have enhanced visibility of rates and capacity when booking their shipments on Qatar Airways Cargo.
Doha, Qatar - February 22, 2023: The world’s leading air cargo carrier has partnered with iNOMAD, a Korea-based cutting-edge air cargo platform.
The partnership with iNOMAD will enable better connectivity for one of the airline’s major customers in South Korea, Woojung Air and also help the airline increase its footprint in South Korea as SMEs operating with Woojung Air will be able to compare Qatar Airways Cargo’s offerings on the iNOMAD portal. Woojung Air is a prominent consolidator in South Korea and one of the top customers of Qatar Airways Cargo.
Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2023: Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi’s flagship deep-water port, has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for assembling the Largest shipping container logo/image.
The Khalifa Port team assembled 676 containers in the shape of AD Ports Group’s logo at its South Quay to earn the new Guinness World Records™ title. The total length of the logo formed by the containers was 1,000.4 metres, while the width reached 174 metres. This record nearly doubles the previous standard, set by Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar Terminal in 2017 with 359 containers.
Commenting on this record-setting success, Saif Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Ports Cluster at AD Ports Group said: “We are proud of this remarkable achievement. Setting a new Guinness World ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo re-instates Penang (PEN) to its network, offering more than 70 tonnes a week to Malaysia’s second-busiest cargo airport
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo will recommence belly capacity services to Penang, Malaysia, effective 2 February 2023. Qatar Airways Cargo will operate an A330 passenger freighter to Penang via Qatar Airways’ passenger flights to Phuket, four times a week. This adds more than 70 tonnes of available capacity each week, that will feed into Qatar Airways Cargo’s extensive international network via its state-of-the-art Doha hub.
The service complements the existing seven weekly belly-hold flights to the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, providing customers with over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity from Malaysia.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has achieved 80.5 per cent OTP for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target
• The carrier surpassed its 85 per cent DAP target, achieving 86.6 per cent
• PharmaLife performance continued to outpace previous years, driven by the launch of new product features, a commitment to world-class standards and the establishment of Pharma Corridor 2.0
• 6 per cent more horses were moved via the carrier’s SkyStables product compared to the previous year
• The carrier received 25 awards in 2022 in recognition of its operational performance and contribution to pharmaceutical transportation, innovation, sustainability and CSR within the air cargo sector
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ......read more
• Consolidated Revenues of $27.0B, Down 2.7% from Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 11.8%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 14.1%
• Diluted EPS of $3.96; Adjusted Diluted EPS Up 0.8% Over Last Year to $3.62
• Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $1.62, a Per Share Increase of 6.6%, and Authorizes a New $5B Share Repurchase Program, Replacing the Existing Authorization
January 31, 2023 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced fourth-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues of $27.0 billion, a 2.7% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2021. Consolidated operating profit was $3.2 billion, down 17.9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2021, and down 3.3% on an adjusted basis. Diluted earnings per share were $3.96 for the quarter; adjusted diluted earnings per share of $3.62 were 0.8% above the ......read more
Agreement Opens Opportunities for Collaboration on Shipping, Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Port Management
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 January 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tosyalı, one of Turkey’s largest private steel producers, which has operations in three continents.
The MoU looks to establish the framework for AD Ports Group to collaborate with Tosyalı on a broad range of shipping, logistics, ports, and freight forwarding services, including potentially jointly investing in new port facilities to support its export operations.
With 30 manufacturing plants, including associates and joint ventures in Turkey, Algeria and Angola, Tosyalı has an annual ......read more
• A joint project by AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation to bolster the coastal city’s position as a regional tourism centre and gateway for travellers visiting the Red Sea
• H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, and H.E. Tawfiq Kreishan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration Inaugurate Aqaba Cruise Terminal
Abu Dhbai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2023: Under the patronage of Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, and H.E. Tawfiq Kreishan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration in Jordan, inaugurated the first and only cruise terminal in Aqaba today, coinciding with the arrival of the cruise vessel MSC Splendida ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has enhanced its customer service offering, restructuring its existing Customer Contact Centre team into two separate units focused on the UAE and the rest of the world
• As the latest step in Etihad Cargo's continuous improvement journey, the realignment of customer service operations aims to enhance the customer experience, improve response times and provide 24/7 support
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to customer service excellence through the restructuring of the carrier's Contact Centre Team.
To improve global customer service response times and support the UAE team to enable it to improve business conversion, Etihad Cargo has created two separate ......read more
Head of Terms Agreement will Establish a New Joint Venture to Manage Multipurpose Terminal at the Port of Luanda with UNICARGAS and Potential Collaboration on Port Development with the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 January 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) has continued its sustained strategy of global expansion, signing key strategic agreements with Angolan organisations to enhance maritime connectivity along Africa’s west coast.
In the presence of Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023, AD Ports Group entered into a framework agreement with the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola to begin collaboration on the development of maritime services and infrastructure across the ......read more
On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission
19, January 2023: On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission, Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Egypt Post, announced the issuance of a joint commemorative stamp in celebration of 50 years of bilateral relations between the UAE and Egypt. The stamp echoes five decades of respect and cooperation between both countries, as well as the depth of relations demonstrating the bonds of brotherhood and comprehensive partnership between the nations.
The stamp launch is consistent with Emirates Post Group’s commitment to advancing the UAE's objectives of enhancing partnerships and strategic alliances with Arab and foreign nations, particularly Egypt. The UAE aims to explore more potential prospects to ......read more
• From 2 February 2023, Etihad Cargo will operate an additional direct freighter service to Shanghai, bringing the total number of freighter flights to eight per week
• Etihad will also introduce an additional passenger flight to Shanghai from the same week, bringing the total cargo capacity out of Shanghai to 850 tons per week and the total number of direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and China to five per week
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, will further expand its capacity offering to the Chinese market with the introduction of an additional weekly Abu Dhabi – Shanghai freighter flight from 2 February 2023.
The additional freighter service to Shanghai will increase the carrier’s weekly ......read more
2022 saw the launch of Qatar Airways Cargo’s groundbreaking concept “The Next Generation” and its new web platform “Digital Lounge”
The cargo carrier launched two more WeQare chapters in 2022: Chapter 3, Let’s Stand Together and Chapter 4, Diversity
DOHA, Qatar - With an overall tonnage of more than 1.7 million tonnes in 2022, Qatar Airways Cargo serves more than 170 destinations, of which 70 have a dedicated freighter service, ten more than in the pre-Covid period, Qatar Airways Cargo can boast an impressive growth last year.
In 2022, Qatar Airways Cargo successfully managed a broad range of demanding shipments. With an overall 84,000 tonnes of pharmaceutical products transported, including 4,000 tonnes of vaccines and over 1200 tonnes of COVID vaccines, the cargo carrier has ......read more
Following seven wins across its integrated clusters at the Harvard Business Council International Awards 2022, AD Ports Group celebrates its employees’ consistent commitment to excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 December 2022: AD Ports Group has been awarded 7 Harvard Business Council International Awards achieving top winner status for the 2022 second cycle. Out of all participants, AD Ports Group stood out as their result scores were the highest of all other entities that entered the competition.
The Harvard Business Council International Awards is the global standard for total quality management and continuous improvement. This platform offers organisations from around the world the opportunity to tell their success stories of achieving organisational excellence, adopting best practices and providing services ......read more
Agreements Open Negotiations for Land in KEZAD to Establish a Logistics Hub and Customs Zone, and the Development of a Single-Window Solution and Other Digital Services in Kyrgyzstan
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 14 December 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has signed two major agreements with the Government of Kyrgyzstan to promote trade and strengthen economic ties with the Central Asian nation.
Under the first agreement, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has entered negotiations with AD Ports Group to secure more than 300,000 square metres of land within the Khalifa Economic Zone Abu Dhabi (KEZAD) to develop and operate a logistics hub and customs area. Based within KEZAD’s Free Zone, the project will facilitate the import and export of cargo to ......read more
• Etihad Cargo's partner, DSV, has become the carrier's first transport and logistics partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to offset the carbon emissions of its shipment
• Etihad's first NetZero transatlantic flight from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi utilised SAF combined with SAF Book & Claim, demonstrating the potential to utilise current technology to achieve net-zero aviation
• The NetZero flight, operated with Etihad's Boeing 787 "Greenliner" programme, incorporated SATAVIA technology to prevent warming aircraft contrails
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced that DSV Global Transport and Logistics has become the carrier's first partner to purchase ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has been awarded CEIV Pharma Recertification by IATA following a rigorous audit of the carrier's QMS, processes and procedures, and also the carrier’s hub infrastructure and equipment.
• IATA CEIV Pharma recertification demonstrates Etihad Cargo's adherence to IATA TCR, WHO guidelines, EU GDP and other pharmaceutical regulations.
• Since first achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification in 2019, Etihad Cargo has introduced new features for its PharmaLife product, which currently connects more than 1,330 CEIV Pharma and GDP Pharma-certified trade lanes, ensuring all pharmaceutical shipments are safe and secure at every stage of the journey.
• Etihad Cargo’s compliance to CEIV Pharma standards spans operations in its existing and upcoming facilities, ......read more
AED 2.5 Billion Strategic Investment also Offers Exposure to Maritime Activities in the Mediterranean Region and Port Facilities in Spain
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has acquired Noatum, a global integrated logistics platform with a presence in 26 countries and LTM revenue and EBITDA of AED 6.91 billion (EUR 1.80 billion) and AED 555 million (EUR 145 million), respectively.
The total purchase consideration (Enterprise Value) for 100% ownership amounts to AED 2.5 billion (EUR 660 million), implying an LTM EV/EBITDA of 4.6x. This value and earnings accretive acquisition, which significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global footprint and positions it among the leading logistics and freight forwarding companies in the world, will be fully ......read more
16 November 2022
In collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), Emirates Post Group (EPG) issued a commemorative stamp in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Award.
Three illuminated images are featured on the stamp, representing the visual passion, which has been passed down through three generations of Dubai’s leaders and the pillars of the UAE’s leadership – The late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Founder and Patron of the HIPA.
Abdulla M. Alashram, Group CEO of Emirates Post Group, said, “It ......read more
Globe Air Cargo USA will be celebrating this month 30 years of unequalled success in the North America market.
Globe Air Cargo USA, a subsidiary of the ECS Group, counts on an amazing team of 61 proud and loyal airfreight professionals working from 8 offices strategically located in all the major US gateways: New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Miami. Owing its longevity and prosperity to its ability to cover a worldwide network of destinations, local market knowledge and strategic relationships with a wide range of influential logistic partners, Globe Air Cargo has always been a leader in providing technology and business intelligence to its airline partners.
Globe Air Cargo success story first started in 1992. Back then, Astrid Artho was in charge of the operation, and one ......read more
CargoAi, airfreight’s fastest growing digital enabler, and Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), announce a pioneering partnership which enables freight forwarders and their clients to significantly reduce the carbon emissions of their cargo transport through the voluntary purchase of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. Freight forwarders arrange transportation for the cargo of other companies and can play a pivotal role in reducing the carbon emissions associated with such cargo transports.
As of November 2022 onwards, CargoAi offers the possibility to purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel when booking a cargo transport. This can be done in the booking flow - either after a booking is confirmed or when the cargo is being tracked. This complements ......read more
AED 2.9 billion Strategic Investment Expands Feeder and NVOCC Services Globally, Offering Unrivalled Regional Network
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% equity stake in Dubai-based Global Feeder Shipping (GFS), a global container shipping company.
The total purchase consideration for the 80% stake amounts to AED 2.9 billion (US$ 800 million), implying a 100% Enterprise Value of AED 3.7 billion (US$ 1.0 billion), with the acquisition being fully funded through a new acquisition loan.
This earnings and value-accretive strategic investment significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global feeder shipping footprint and contributes to its long-term strategy to become one of the world’s premier short-sea and feeder ......read more
‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ will support subsea inspection, repair, and maintenance works
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21, October 2022: SAFEEN Group’s offshore division, part of AD Ports Group, has announced the acquisition of a support vessel to enhance the Group’s subsea service capabilities.
Built in 2014, the vessel will operate under the name ‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ and will undergo an extensive conversion prior to commencing operations, including installation of an integrated dive system to support pipeline repair and maintenance.
The vessel has a successful track record in projects in the Middle East, where it has provided a range of support services including subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) works.
‘SAFEEN ......read more
20 October 2022 – Doha: GWC, one of the largest logistics services providers in the region, has successfully transported Thuraya and Suhail to the Panda Park in Al Khor.
These two giant pandas have been gifted by China to Qatar as a token of friendship and to celebrate Qatar hosting the FIFA World CupTM, which begins on 20 November 2022.
GWC was responsible for the ground logistics and delivery once they arrived in Doha. This included customs clearance and transport from Hamad International Airport (HIA) to the Panda Park in Al Khor.
The pandas were transported in two closed temperature-controlled trucks, with temperature set to plus five (+5oC) to plus ten (+10oC) degrees centigrade.
GWC’s expertise in transporting precious and endangered species was tested and successfully passed test runs from the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 17 Oct. 2022: Al Seer Marine (ADX: ASM), a global player across multiple marine sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered a strategic joint venture with the leading maritime solutions Dutch company, Damen Shipyards and DTec Industries, a global pioneer in the industrial partnerships and financial services based in Singapore, respectively.
The Joint Venture between the companies will combine the best maritime talent in the industry and help position the UAE as the industry center of excellence. Working with regional partners in the Middle East and those in the international community, the strategic joint venture will implement their key success formulas to ventures and local partnerships to successfully sell, build and maintain high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective marine vessels in ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital Lounge will provide the gateway to its Next Generation services: simplicity, scope, and security were the carrier’s guiding principles in the redesign of its web platform.
DOHA, Qatar –The first step in Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital transformation journey is visible with its brand-new website released in May this year. The new website boasts of a brand-new design which offers simple navigation, intuitive positioning of information backed with robust security. Since the new website is cloud-based and requires fewer clicks to source relevant information, it also boasts of a lower carbon footprint than its predecessor.
In accordance with its VISION 2027 and through its partnership with Salesforce, Qatar Airways Cargo has now pioneered its next generation Digital Experience ......read more
• New ADQ FWD paper identifies key investment areas to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry
• UAE logistics market on upward trajectory with projected 8.41 percent growth by 2026*
• Catalysts for digital transformation within the industry include digitized customer interactions, improved operational efficiencies, enhanced data ecosystems, increased door-to-door business and public-private partnerships
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 04 October 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, today published its ADQ FWD paper, which examines the opportunities and areas for investment to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry in the UAE, promoting economic competitiveness and sustainable growth in the region.
With the UAE’s logistics ......read more
● Al Mansouri: Launching the Maritime Network is one of our key initiatives in preparation for the next 50 years, especially since the maritime sector contributes more than AED 90 billion annually to the UAE’s economy
● Al Malek: The Network is a result of unifying all strategic sectors as we seek to create an inclusive and comprehensive platform for all the key industry players to enhance our maritime capabilities and influence the development of the industry globally
Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2022: The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has launched the UAE Maritime Network initiative, which aims to support international maritime organisations and promote the UAE as a global maritime hub and an ideal environment for maritime investments. The initiative supports the Ministry’s efforts ......read more
The third edition of the event will emphasise the latest trends observed in the oil and gas industry post-pandemic and during the ongoing geopolitical crisis
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 23 September 2022: The Saudi Maritime Congress, scheduled to take place on 28 – 29 September, 2022, is all set to bring together some of the leading maritime organisations in the region under one roof. Held at the Dhahran Expo, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s leading maritime event will spotlight the recent developments and unprecedented challenges in the oil and gas markets in Saudi and beyond.
During the 3rd edition of the much-awaited event, prominent figures in the energy sector will provide insights about the energy market that has rebounded strongly throughout 2021. Panellists will highlight the state of the industry ......read more
Through strong partnerships with globally acclaimed networks, the company is well equipped to handle the largest global sports event in 2022
Doha, 19 September 2022 – Bin Yousef Cargo, Qatar’s leading logistical provider, has reaffirmed its readiness and preparedness to handle the logistics of the largest and most anticipated global sports event set to be held in Qatar this year.
The interjections of global supply chains triggered by COVID-19 and reinforced by the war in Ukraine and unstable economic atmosphere have led the cargo and freight forwarding industry to take a turn into an obstacle course filled with several challenges chief among them the high cost of shipping, lack of cargo space, long transit time and low frequency of air cargo, among others. Amidst such unstable ecosystem, Bin Yousef Cargo has ......read more
The Kingdom’s leading maritime event seeks to support the sector and facilitate partnerships between the academic sector and major maritime organisations to qualify competent professionals
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 18 September 2022: Scheduled to be held in Dhahran Expo in Dammam, the third edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress is all set to enhance the capabilities of the industry’s workforce, and develop the theoretical and practical knowledge of aspiring professionals in the Kingdom by giving them an opportunity to interact and learn from leaders in the sector.
One key focus area of the event’s strategic agenda is improving the region’s maritime education standards, reinforcing its support for economic diversification, investments in promising sectors, and reducing dependence on oil ......read more
The refreshed and reinvented event will now include Logistics for the first time since its inception
UAE – Dubai – 15th of September 2022: Seatrade Maritime will bring its flagship Middle East conference & exhibition now titled Seatrade Maritime and Logistics Middle East back to Dubai in May 2023, under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, as part of UAE Maritime Week.
The maritime exhibition and conference – including Logistics for the first time – has been a firm fixture on the maritime calendar since 2003. The refreshed, re-invented and all-encompassing event will be the centerpiece of UAE Maritime Week connecting buyers and suppliers in the maritime & logistics community from 16-18 May to be filled with new features and improved core experiences.
H.E Eng. Hassan ......read more
The event brought together industry leaders and clients from top eCommerce brands to share best practices
September 15, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, organised its first ever eCommerce Annual Conference today (September 15) that brought together industry leaders and clients to share ideas and discuss new trends in the sector. The inaugural event was held at Emirates Post Group headquarters in Dubai with Anchanto, a multinational SaaS technology firm that enables multichannel selling and eCommerce logistics, as the partner sponsor.
The conference discussed the main trends in the eCommerce industry like winning brand tactics for faster growth, different ways organisations can adapt to benefit from continued digital acceleration, how to meet the complexities of eCommerce ......read more
Pushing the ceiling of digital transformation by accelerating the adoption of high-quality communication systems in the maritime sector
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 14 September 2022: Latest innovations and adoption of new technologies within the maritime sector are at the top of the agenda of the 3rd edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress. The event aims to present the most prominent developments related to accelerating digital transformation and adopting advanced technological solutions in all operations within the sector.
The conference that will be held on September 28 & 29, 2022 at Dhahran Expo in Dammam aims to provide the optimum ways to open broad horizons for developing business models whilst exploring opportunities to employ big data capabilities and smart technology solutions within the maritime sector.
Ali ......read more
120 industry experts, academics and policy makers from 21 countries converge on UAE’s capital to Address Key Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges
Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2022: The second edition of the International Pharma Logistics Masterclass is taking place at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi this week, where 120 participants will gather for a five-day intensive programme of presentations, debates and practical workshops focused on key challenges for pharma logistics and pharma supply chains.
This year’s edition is a unique international joint initiative organized by the HOPE Consortium, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, the University of Antwerp and Pharma.Aero. With the full support and active contribution of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the collaboration brings ......read more
February 7, 2023: Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Louvre Abu Dhabi, launched a special commemorative stamp that highlights the significance of the museum in celebrating the long-standing cultural heritage of the UAE. The stamp further emphasises the pioneering position of Louvre Abu Dhabi as a hub for cultures and human civilisation, along with being a sanctuary for arts, museums ......read more
22 November 2022; Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, issued commemorative stamps to celebrate the award’s 25th anniversary, document its journey and introduce its activities.
Obaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Emirates Post Group, said: “We are honoured to collaborate with the Dubai International Holy Quran ......read more
October 18, 2022: As part of Emirates Post’s ongoing network expansion strategy aimed at increasing the number of locations and channels for customers the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has launched new "Emirates Post Kiosks" in some of Dubai’s leading shopping centres including The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Al Waha Mall, and Madina ......read more
The partnership aims to enable universal access to genomic-driven wellness and longevity
June 22, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has partnered with Dante Genomics, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, to facilitate the availability of advanced genomic services across the UAE in line with the nation’s vision of ......read more
June 09, 2022: Emirates Post Group and the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah signed a partnership agreement, to provide clients of the Public Prosecution office with seamless delivery services.
Under the agreement, the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah will take advantage of Emirates Post Group’s extensive network to provide convenient and quick delivery services to its customers. ......read more
June 8, 2022: Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) eco-friendly zone warehouses have received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification after fulfilling all the requirements prescribed within the LEED rating system as created and maintained by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED certification program is administered by the Green Business Certification INC.
The criteria ......read more
Latest customer and tech-driven portfolio showcased under three categories, ‘eCommerce,’ ‘Digitization,’ and ‘Sustainability’
May 31, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, launched today (Tuesday, May 31, 2022), its latest range of advanced services as part of its broader customer-digital, and ......read more
98.8% average delivery time estimate accuracy and over 90% success in delivery on the first attempt throughout 2021
May 23, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has been awarded the ‘Amazon Best Carrier of the Year 2021’ in MENA region by Amazon, the company’s last-mile delivery solution partner.
The award comes in ......read more
April 29, 2022: Emirates Post has been closely monitoring and coordinating with the relevant authorities, in addition to running awareness campaigns on social media in an effort to combat the spread of fraudulent schemes circulating among customers. Emirates Post advise customers to exercise extreme caution when interacting with emails claiming to be from Emirates Post.
Emirates Post asserted ......read more
CRS’ pursuit to be accredited in the UAE is a testament of the national maritime sector’s capabilities, which attracts leading global maritime companies
Dubai, UAE, 18th April 2022: As part of its role in regulating the maritime sector in the UAE, the Maritime Administration at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Croatian ......read more
Following last year’s well-perceived first Masterclass on Pharma Logistics - an international joint initiative between the air cargo industry and world-renowned academic institutions – a second edition will be launched in 2022 at Khalifa University’s Abu Dhabi Campus. Apart from highlighting the current critical aspects of pharma logistics, this Masterclass aims to create a ......read more
After the successful implementation in ocean freight, customers can now easily book GoGreen Plus for air freight
The launch is a key milestone in making the global logistics industry greener
GoGreen Plus is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's mid-term sustainability roadmap for 2030, working towards net zero emission by 2050
Thomas Mack, Global Head of Air Freight at DHL Global ......read more
The 23,500 -sqm facility provides end-to-end aftermarket solutions for EV batteries
An ideal plug-in option for the region's EV circular economy supply chain, DHL clients get cost-effective, compliant, and safe battery storage solutions
Dubai, UAE - March 2, 2022: The region’s first-ever electric vehicle (EV) and battery logistics hub is now open in ......read more
Kanoo Africa, a segment of Kanoo Shipping—a division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo—has been nominated to provide logistics and shore support for the Weddell Sea Project.
The Weddell Sea Project is an expedition that aims to locate the ‘Endurance’ which was trapped in the ice during Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1915).
The expedition ......read more
Five certificates by TÜV NORD reaffirm Group’s organizational efficiency and quality management system
February 2, 2021- Emirates Post Group (EPG) has strengthened its position as an organization that adheres to the highest standards of quality, productivity and efficiency after being recertified and was awarded an ISO 9001:2015 certificates for another three years by TÜV ......read more
First international philatelic exhibition in the region showcases wide range of stamp collections of cultural and historical significance
January 24, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, ended with great success on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, coinciding with Expo 2020 Dubai, the event ......read more
Seminars staged during event, including forum on role of postage stamps in promoting world peace
January 21, 2022: A large number of stamp and coin collectors and enthusiasts gathered on the second and third days of the ongoing ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ in Dubai to take part in the global event’s forums and activities. Hosted by Emirates Post Group in ......read more
Emirates Post Group issues stamps to commemorate region’s first international philatelic exhibition
January 19, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, hosted by Emirates Post Group and the Emirates Philatelic Association, kicked off today (Wednesday, January 19, 2022) at the Dubai Exhibition Centre in the Expo 2020 site in ......read more
174 competition class frames from 27 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, America, and Oceania
January 10, 2022: Emirates Post Group in collaboration with the Emirates Philatelic Association will host the ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition,’ from January 19-23, 2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre Expo 2020 located at the venue of ongoing world exposition. ......read more
End-to-End Services for Staff Residential Communities Including New Developments and Property Management Solutions
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 January 2022: AD Ports Group has announced the launch of KIZAD Communities Development & Services Company, a project that aims to champion the staff wellbeing across the full value chain. KIZAD Communities will provide integrated ......read more
January 3, 2022: Recognizing the cultural legacy of postage stamps and the role they play in promoting, preserving, and commemorating the heritage and national history of a nation, Emirates Post Group unveiled– commemorative stamps in celebration of the Palace of the Nation, 'Qasr Al Watan'.
The stamp – which simulates the mesmerizing dome at the Palace – ......read more
Key partnerships, Enhanced Infrastructure and Industry Support Positioned Leading Company for Further Growth in 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 December 2021: AD Ports Group emerged from a challenging 2020 , when the global shipping industry was disrupted by COVID-19, to build a strong trajectory of growth throughout 2021, achieving a series of historic milestones and expanding ......read more
December 27, 2021– Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the General Authority of Sports, has announced the issuance of the commemorative stamp titled ‘UAE Sport in 50 Years’ in celebration of the nation’s milestones in sports over the last five decades. The stamp showcases the most significant achievements of Emirati athletes in the regional and global sports ......read more
December 23, 2021: Emirates Post Group has released commemorative postage stamps in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ministry of Interior and in conjunction with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee. The new stamps celebrate the Ministry’s journey and achievements over the past 50 years in maintaining security and safety in local communities and helping enhance the quality of life ......read more
UAE ranks fourth out of 169 countries in DHL Global Connectedness Index
DHL Global Connectedness Index on track to rise in 2021
Dubai, UAE; December 22, 2021: In a special report on the 10th anniversary of the DHL Global Connectedness Index, DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business highlight strong links between global connectedness and prosperity. The United Arab Emirates is ......read more
Initiative forms part of Group’s celebration of UAE’s Golden Jubilee
December 14, 2021: In line with its celebrations of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Emirates Post Group (EPG) recently launched the "Postcards to Space" initiative in partnership with 'Club for the Future', a private foundation established by Blue Origin, 'UAE Space Agency', 'Mohammed ......read more
Recognizing the seafarers as “the unsung heroes of global trade” due to their immense contribution to maintaining the continuity of global maritime operations amid all challenges
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11, December 2021: The UAE has once again extended its support to the cause of seafarers’ welfare through its collaboration with the International ......read more
December 09, 2021: Emirates Post Group’s (EPG) GCEO Abdulla Mohamed Alashram welcomed the first cohort of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence’s (MBZUAI) Executive Programme led by Professor Eric Xing, President of MBZUAI, during a visit at EPG’s headquarters on Tuesday December 7, 2021. The visit provided an opportunity for EPG to showcase the ......read more
Group celebrates nation’s achievements over the past five decades
December 1, 2021 – As part of its celebration of the UAE’s 50th National Day and commemoration of the nation’s achievements over the past five decades, Emirates Post Group has issued nine commemorative stamp issuances comprised of eight souvenir sheets, and one stamp sheet.
Seven souvenir sheets follow ......read more
EPG to utilize blockchain technology for digital stamp collectibles linked to a traditional stamp
November 28, 2021- In commemoration of the UAE National Day 2021, Emirates Post Group (EPG) has raised the bar on postage stamp issuance by becoming the first in the region to issue non-fungible token (NFT) stamps.
EPG is set to unveil this groundbreaking generation of stamps on December 2 with ......read more
New partnership with electric delivery logistics start-up seeks to explore and test future proof of concepts
November 25,2021- Emirates Post Group (EPG) has announced its latest collaboration following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which it signed with BrightDrop Solutions LLC (BrightDrop), a new business from General Motors, reimagining the commercial delivery and logistics industry for ......read more
New ‘Emirates Post Service Point’ provides options to customers to pickup & drop off courier shipments in select ZOOM stores
November 20, 2021: Emirates Post, UAE’s official postal operator and leading express provider, announced that it has partnered with ENOC Group to enhance customer experience in its last-mile delivery services in line with its leading drive to ......read more
Mustafa: “Since its inauguration in 2014 until 2020, the terminal witnessed a growth of 55 per cent, receiving a high volume of cruise ships”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2021: DP World’s Mina Rashid won the award for the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the 14th consecutive year at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021. The award has reaffirmed the ......read more
The marine rail bridge will connect Khalifa Port with the UAE National Rail Network
08 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, announced the completion of 50% of the construction works of the marine rail bridge in the UAE, as part of Package B of Stage Two of the UAE National Rail Network. The marine rail bridge ......read more
November 06, 2021- Emirates Post Group, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality, issued a set of commemorative stamps featuring the Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site in Dubai, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the UAE. The stamps bear images of a “Golden Ring”, “Gold Crown Model”, and “Pottery Storage Jar”, all of which represent the most ......read more
October 31, 2021: Abdulla Mohammed Alashram, GCEO of Emirates Post Group (EPG) honored the winners of the 50th International Letter Writing Competition that was themed “Write a letter to a family member about your experience of Covid-19" and organized by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), in a ceremony held at EPG’s headquarters in Dubai.
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October 26, 2021: Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, received from Emirates Post Group (EPG) a commemorative People of Determination postage stamp during a special ceremony held at the Sustainability Pavilion of the Expo 2020 Dubai. The official presentation of the stamp was held in the presence of Emirates Post Group’s GCEO Abdulla Mohammed ......read more
October 17, 2021- Emirates Post, UAE’s official postal operator and leading express provider, has launched its newly developed application during the GITEX 2021, a leading global technology exhibition and conference which attracts consumers and traders on areas of information, communication and technology. This digital solution provides customers with more location options, enhances the ......read more
DUBAI, 16 October 2021 – His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai, has been presented with the commemorative stamps of Expo 2020 Dubai, issued by the Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai.
His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan received the collection from Abdulla ......read more