Total Freight inaugurates 6,500sqm warehouse in DWC

Total Freight is planning to increase global footprint and grow by 25% in 2015

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Total Freight International inaugurated its state-of-the-art warehouse facility at Dubai World Central, the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis. Total Freight Logistics Centre will facilitate cargo warehousing and distribution as well as a number of value added services including co-packing, re-packing, re-labelling and assembly to service various verticals of the logistics business.Spread over 6,500 sqm within the Logistics District of Dubai World Central, the warehouse is equipped to accommodate 8,500 pallet positions. Its designated temperature controlled space has an initial capacity of 600 pallet positions that can be further expanded based on requirement. The fully Wi-Fi integrated warehouse will additionally provide customers with access to real time information on the status of inventory.

Saajin Salim, Director-Business Development, Total Freight International, said: “The inauguration of our facility at Dubai World Central is a stepping stone to our growth in the region. DWC’s strategic location – its connectivity with Jebel Ali seaport via the Logistics Corridor and its close proximity to Al Maktoum International Airport – makes it an ideal hub for the logistics industry and a natural choice for the expansion of our business. The new facility will not only serve to improve our sea-air operations but will also facilitate speed of delivery and enhanced services to our partners. I am confident that we are well on our way to achieve our targeted 25 percent business growth over the next year.”

Total Freight Logistics Centre was inaugurated by Esmail Salim, Managing Director, Total Freight International, in the presence of Yousef Al Khaj, Director, IPR Department, Dubai Customs; Khalid Mohd Al Hinai, Vice President, Cargo Commercial (EK), Middle East, GCC and Iran; Esmail Kasim, a logistics expert having formerly held various senior positions at Dubai Customs since 1965; and Mohsen Ahmad, Vice President, Logistics District, Dubai World Central.

The first company out of Dubai Cargo Village to build its own facility at Dubai World Central, Total Freight International is part of the World Freight Group and has a global presence in 120 countries serving more than 400 ports and airports across the world.  The company is planning to set up an office in Uganda in 2015 to expand its offering to include sourcing.


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