Kuehne+Nagel Middle East & Africa
Kuehne+Nagel Saudi Arabia receives the new Unified Logistics License
- Among the top international and national logistics companies
- Simplified logistics procedures – contributing to the development of the transport and logistics industry in the Kingdom
Kuehne+Nagel Saudi Arabia has received the new ‘Unified Logistics License’ by the Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistic Services, H.E Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser. Lee I’Ons, President of Kuehne+Nagel Middle East and Africa and Mr. Scavuzzo, Managing Director, Saudi Arabia attended the inauguration ceremony in Riyadh.
Kuehne+Nagel, which operates in Saudi Arabia since 1977, considers as pivotal the implementation of efficient and highly innovative supply chain solutions, coping with the increasing logistics demand from its customers’ in key industries, such as e-commerce, healthcare, energy and hospitality. The acquisition of the logistics license, which consolidates activities by sea, air, road, contract logistics and customs clearance, is of strategic importance to Kuehne+Nagel’s continuous development in the Kingdom, driving at a fast speed the execution of its key initiatives. The Group is committed to actively support the Kingdom’s global role in logistics, by delivering value-chain solutions and promoting a sustainable and competitive economic development, in accordance to the Saudi Vision 2030.
Lee I’Ons, President of Kuehne+Nagel Middle East and Africa, says: “Saudi Arabia aims to become one of the world's top countries for logistics by 2030. With the new license by the Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services, Kuehne+Nagel will be able to fully support this ambitious vision.”
With more than 76,000 employees at 1,400 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in Sea Logistics, Air Logistics, Road Logistics and Contract Logistics, with a clear focus on integrated logistics solutions.