Al-Futtaim Logistics Scales Up F&B Logistics Services
Al-Futtaim Logistics, a part of Al-Futtaim Group, has recently announced a major expansion of its food and beverage logistics services.
The announcement comes as the company scales up its services to meet the needs of e-commerce and marketplace clients with all-inclusive last-mile home delivery solutions.
Raman Kumar, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Logistics said: “At Al-Futtaim Logistics, we are offering integrated F&B solutions, including inbound freight, local services, cold store warehousing, value-added solutions, and temperature-controlled home deliveries for F&B manufacturers & distributors whose ambitions are to expand their footprint in the UAE and across the border.
"We extend our appreciation to key partner Emirates Skycargo, for enabling the industry platform along-side the Gulfood Exhibition.”
Dennis Lister, Vice President, Cargo Commercial Development of Emirates Skycargo said: “We are committed to supporting the cross-border logistics of food and beverages across 6 continents.
"Being present at Gulfood 2021, with partners such as Al-Futtaim Logistics, was important for us not only to physically meet with our customers in the safe environment that was created by the organisers but also to demonstrate our commitment to this incredibly important industry segment.”
A recent report by Fitch Solutions expects consumer spending on food to grow in 2021-2024, at an average annual rate of 3.8% with bread, rice and cereals having the strongest growing category at 4.3% CAGR.
Al-Futtaim Logistics is one of the leading Food & Beverages 3PL logistics service providers in the region. The 300,000 sqm of warehouses are strategically located in the UAE, within proximity to cross-border connectivity.
With nearly 40 years in the retail logistics sector, Al-Futtaim Logistics is the preferred partner of choice by multinational food & beverage brands.