Feb 4, 2013  CEE

Almajdouie Group involved through JV in securing big project for Etihad Rails

Almajdouie Group has through Almajdouie’s JV company, MaxXLogistics, secured a big project for the Etihad Rail in UAE for the shipment and handling of rail wagons.

Almajdouie’s JV Maxx considers this project as a big achievement for them as it is a long-term project that would bring significant revenue for the company. This achievement and success in handling the project were the fruit of MaxXLogistics team’s hard work and teamwork.

Maxx will be handling the shipment and transportation of rail wagons which will be used in Phase 1 of the Etihad Rail Project, which will link Shah-Habshan-Ruwais rail line in the Western Region of UAE for the transport of granulated sulphur. The first shipment of wagons arrived at Mina Zayed and transportation to its destination started in the month of January 2013.

Etihad Rail Project is a government-owned project and is in partnership with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) which aims to deliver significant strategic benefits such as providing a secure transportation link between UAE and its GCC neighbors.

MaxXLogistics is a joint venture between Almajdouie (Saudi Arabia) and Sinotrans Limited of China with headquarter based in Jebel Ali, UAE. Maxx focuses on offering 3PL services which offers full span of logistics services that includes warehousing (Ambient and Temperature-controlled), distribution, freight forwarding, overland transportation, FCL & LCL shipment consolidation, project logistics as well as door to door logistics services, and other value-added services. Maxx is fully-equipped with all resources including latest technology like WMS with RFID system, etc.

Almajdouie’s JV, MaxXLogistics has around 23,415 CBM storage capacity in warehouse including 17,448 CBM Ambient and 5,967 CBM Temperature-controlled storage capacity.

Source: Cargo Equipment Experts, CEE

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