Tuesday, March 30, 2010

CEVA Logistics To Expand Presence In Mid-East

New Warehouse Confirms 'Continued Commitment to the UAE'
Shipping News Feature

DUBAI – Global supply chain management company CEVA Logistics is to have a purpose built state-of-the-art warehouse and office facility built in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai.

According to CEVA the new warehouse will support their growth strategy in the Middle East, which is focused on increasing its customer base by offering shared user services, thus realising cost and operating efficiencies.

Speaking of the new development Shamsudeen Ahmed, CEVA’s Regional Vice President, Middle East, said: “The new facility is a solid demonstration of our continued commitment to the United Arab Emirates and growing our footprint in the region, and it delivers infrastructure that is tailored to meet the stringent quality and environmental standards expected.

“This new facility has been developed to host a range of business sectors with special key details included in the design that cater for the region’s key growth sectors such as healthcare, retail, consumer, technology, aerospace, automotive, industrial, oil and energy.”

The development will cover a total area of 122,127 sq m in the South Zone of the Jebel Ali Free Zone and in addition to standard warehousing will feature over 25,000 sq m for an Ambient Centre and over 37,000 sq m to the Temperature Control Chamber catering to the requests of customers operating in specialist markets such as the healthcare, retail, consumer and technology sectors.