Freight forwarder opens new facility extension
Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new warehouse extension in the Logistics District of Dubai South.
Kuehne + Nagel has had a presence in Dubai South since 2006 and the latest move shows its commitment to a growing Dubai.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), led the inauguration of the new warehouse.
The new warehouse is intended for high-value industries that the company serves in the UAE and the region.
The aim of the extension is to further boost Dubai’s global competitiveness through state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities in the logistics sector.
Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of DACC and Dubai South, said: “We congratulate Kuehne + Nagel for this new milestone, which enables them to serve high-value industries.
“This move further reflects the attractiveness of the Logistics District as an ideal environment for regional expansion and a strategic location to connect to the global markets with its easy access to various ports of entry, including air, sea and land.
“We continue to build our strengths to facilitate and enable our strategic customers to fully engage in implementing their business strategies and achieve success.”
Thorsten Pook, managing director of Kuehne + Nagel UAE and Oman, said: “The extension of our warehouse campus in Dubai South Logistics District underlines our strong commitment to the UAE and the Middle East and provide outstanding logistics services to our customers.
“We recognise the tremendous growth potential of the Middle East and situating our operations in Logistics District is the ideal choice to drive growth for our customers and significantly contributing to the efficiency in their value chain.”
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