Saudi Arabia to launch itself as the Global Logistics Hub

Every emerging market understands the importance of infrastructure, development as well as logistics – both critical to sustain economic growth and competitiveness. The demand in Saudi Arabia’s transport and logistics sector is expected to increase significantly in the future with industry experts predicting an approx. of 5% annual growth for international cargo, and up to 8% for air and sea cargo until 2020. Saudi Arabia is leaving no stones unturned to capture a good chunk of the same and establish itself as the trade and logistics hub of Middle East region connecting Asia, Europe and Africa.

Bricsa Consulting in association with HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Faisal Bin Abdulmajeed Al Saud as well as A’amal Group is hosting: 4th Annual Saudi Transfreight & Logistics 2019 at Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 9th — 10st September 2019.

Eng. Mohammad Al-Sakran — Aqaba Development Corporation, Jordan; Eng. Waleed AlGarni — Saudi Customs; Mr. Julio A. Maggi — AECOM, KSA; Mr. Jay New — Hutchison Ports, Dammam; Mr. Mazen Al-Homsi — International Air Transport Association (IATA); Mr. Andrew Hammond — Future Solutions Limited Company; Mr. Youssef Beydoun — Dubai Airports; Mr. Naval Sabharwal — Ramco Systems Ltd.; Mr. Yassin S. Al-Suroor — A’amal Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Dr. Craig Voortman — Center of Excellence for Supply Chain & Logistics (CESCL) as well as Mr. Gary Griffiths — The Greenbrier Companies, KSA will be addressing the audience at the conference.

The future of Freight & Logistics in Saudi Arabia in related to the various rail-road projects, multimodal as well as intermodal connectivity. The conference will also be discussing the challenges faced by the freight and logistics sector. It will also give a brief idea regarding the increase in trade services in connection to the sea-freight, land-freight and air-freight. Warehousing System Management, 3PL & 4PL logistics services, Port Community Systems, PPP and Rail-Road connectivity are also some of the major topics that would be explored at the conference. The upcoming summit brings together senior stakeholders to discuss the most pressing issues in the Middle East Region affecting the development of Freight & Logistics.

This forum is designed to connect major Freight Rail developers, Logistics-Supply Chain-Warehousing companies and the solution providers, including consultancies, project management firms and legal advisories a platform to discuss and debate best practices which can be instrumental in establishing Saudi Arabia as the global logistics hub.

Some of the key highlights to be discussed:

  • Establishing the Kingdom as a Logistics hub by integrating rail into freight sector
  • Nine-Point transformation logistics policy under Vision 2030
  • First SEZ ‘Integrated Logistics Bonded Zone at King Khalid International Airport
  • Potential role of ICT innovations in Port, Logistics, Supply Chain & Warehousing
  • Importance of projects such as Saudi Landbridge, North-South Rail, Saudi-Bahrain Rail Link and Fasah — Single Window Clearance
  • Role of Private sector Operators in Port ManagementRas Tanura Port, Jeddah-Islamic Port and Hutchison Port 

About Bricsa Consulting

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For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Aditi Jain

Marketing Executive at Bricsa Consulting

+91 22 4880 3400 Ext: 430


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