LogiPoint and NAQEL to Set Up KSA’s First Bonded Express Facility
LogiPoint and NAQEL have signed an agreement to establish the first Bonded Express Facility dedicated to e-commerce operations.
LogiPoint the Kingdom’s premier logistics parks developer and operator has signed an agreement with NAQEL Express - a subsidiary of Saudi Post Co and the largest last mile delivery provider in the country - to establish the first Bonded Express facility within LogiPoint Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port and will be dedicated to e-commerce operations.
In line with Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NDLIP), this facility will be the first of its kind at a Saudi Port dedicated to the clearance and fulfillment of express and e-commerce shipments.
Once completed the facility can handle inbound and outbound express shipments by sea, air and land transportation.
Farooq Shaikh, CEO of LogiPoint said: “The logistics sector in the Kingdom is transforming rapidly, and LogiPoint is Kingdom’s torch-bearer in achieving global competitive standards and in adapting a customer-focused approach.
“Signing of a long-term agreement with NAQEL Express to establish the very first bonded facility dedicated to e-commerce operations is testimony to the trust and confidence our customers pose in us for not only providing them with world-class logistics facilities, but also the eco-system that facilitates their service offerings.”
Mohammed Al Bayati, CEO NAQEL Express said: “With this expansion, NAQEL Express will further strengthen its service offering to e-retailers, on-line platforms and exporting companies around the world aiming to penetrate their target markets in Saudi Arabia and rest of the Middle East.”
The agreement was officiated in the presence of Captain Abdullah Al Zamee, The Director General of Jeddah Islamic Port, Mr. Mohammed Abdullah, The Director General Jeddah Islamic Seaport Customs.