DHL Express Opens New Service Centre in Ras Al Khaimah
DHL Express, the global leader in express and logistics services, has expanded its presence in the UAE market following the opening of its new Service Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, which was inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Chief Executive Officer of Master Investment Group.
This new addition to DHL’s extensive network of facilities in the UAE, has been strategically located to support the company’s growing client base in the Northern Emirates.
Commenting on the opening of the new Service Centre, Mike Barrett, Vice President of Operations for DHL Express UAE explained: “We are proud to be adding yet another Service Centre to our extensive number of locations across the UAE.
"Our new facility in Ras Al Khaimah stands testament to the company’s ongoing efforts to continue strengthening its local presence to offer our customers the best level of service, efficiency and logistical support that defines DHL’s operations.”
The new 600sqm facility is ideally located between Al-Hamra and RAK city, and will be equipped with a full Inbound and Outbound shipment process flow along with a retail service point to accommodate walk in customers.
The facility is set to accommodate 8 courier routes, with potential for further growth over the next few years, and meets security regulations as set out by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), the world’s leading supply chain security body.
Continued Mike Barrett: “As new Free Zones open up, RAK is becoming a key destination in the Northern Emirates. Our new location is designed to cater to the growing market and increase DHL’s overall footprint, helping us achieve our goal in aiding small businesses grow from local to global.
"Equipped with ample parking, which makes it extremely easy for customers to visit, the new facility is set to allow for later pick up and earlier delivery times for our customers, reducing travel-related carbon emissions and increasing business productivity.
“We see RAK as a great opportunity and a very exciting and growing part of the UAE, and look forward to being closer to our customers as we support the growth of the Emirate."