Tandem Global Logistics the comprehensive international network of independent logistics operators, recently announced that they are further expanding their coverage in the middle east.
Tandem Global Logistics welcome Al-Rashed International Shipping Co.’s office in Iraq to their network while in Saudi Arabia Kanoo Logistics, who was a founding member of the network have opened a new facility in the port of Dammam to strengthen their warehousing capabilities.
Al-Rashed International Shipping Co. is the largest shipping and logistics company in Kuwait and has operations throughout Iraq, and several other countries in the surrounding region.
With the addition of Al Rashed’s office in Iraq as the exclusive partner in the country, Tandem are able to expand their global coverage. The Al-Rashed United Shipping Services has three main locations: a head office in Basra, a warehouse at the Khor Al Zubayr Free Zone and a port office outside Umm Qasr Port.
Kanoo Logistics in Saudi Arabia, a business group of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA) have recently opened a new state-of-the-art warehouse facility near the King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. The strategic location at the Port of Dammam is focused on customers to increase their business in the immediate region and beyond.
The new climate controlled warehouse facility is 10,000m2 in the area and is built on a 100,000m2 with approximately 10,000 pallet spaces available. It features 24-hour CCTV indoor and outdoor, along with the latest safety equipment such as sprinklers and showers, there is also parking space of 5,000m2.
As well as high-quality storage options, YBA Kanoo offers end-to-end logistics support services such as customs clearance, transport, value-added activities, and freight forwarding.
Managing Director of Tandem Global Logistics Network, Frits Schouffoer said, “We are confident that these developments create new opportunities for all of our 80 cooperative Tandem partners, both the new partner and the new assets will contribute substantially to connecting businesses in this important region to the rest of the world.”