GAC Dubai has started construction of a new contract logistics facility which will see its total capacity serving local and regional markets increase to over 200,000 pallet positions.
The facility in Dubai South adds to the company’s existing facilities in the Jebel Ali and Dubai Airport Free Zones.
GAC asserts that it opened the Middle East’s first distribution centre in Dubai in 1993, claiming that its 103,000 sq m “GAC Logistics Park” is still one of the region’s largest and most advanced facilities.
The 72,900 pallet warehouse in Dubai South will be capable of serving customers in sectors such as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), food and beverage, in addition to healthcare and beauty products classed as dangerous goods. GAC plans to offer an “extensive range of Value Added Services”.
The site is expected to commence operations in January 2018.
If this news article has been of interest, you might also like to download Ti’s Global Contract Logistics 2016 report. Published on an annual basis, it features industry-leading research into developments and innovations within the global contract logistics market. The report also provides analysis of global, regional and country level contract logistics market sizes, as well as detailed profiles of some of the leading logistics providers.
The world's largest collection of global supply chain intelligence