Logistics and transport is a trillion-dollar industry globally including cargo transportation, delivery and ride-hailing services. New advancements are being introduced in the industry to meet up the evolving market challenges. The companies are focusing more on perfecting their service with innovative solutions like fleet management systems.
Transportation business is considered the backbone of a country’s economy. UAE being the center of global attraction relies heavily on its logistic and transport industry. There are many international and local transport companies in UAE. Let us discuss ten of them in detail.
Global Shipping & Logistics:
Global Shipping & Logistics was established in 1975 for providing shipping services beyond the borders of UAE. It is one of the best logistics companies in the country. In 2005, the company was rechristened GSL. The business has a strength of around 700 employees and hundreds of different types of vehicles. GSL has modern temperature controlled warehouses providing preservation of highly demanding equipment at temperatures as low as -60°C.
Allied Transport Company:
Allied Transport Company is one of the pioneers in the logistics business in UAE. It was established in 1972 specializing in inland freight transportation. The company has a fleet consisting of more than 1000 trucks and 2800 trailer beds. With fully designated GPS tracking and fleet management systems, ATC enables its customers to track shipments by themselves.
Al Sahra Transport LLC:
Al Sahra Transport is amongst the largest carriers in UAE with an experience of over 20 years. It provides transportation services in different regions of the Middle East and North Africa. The clients of Al Sahra Transport mainly comprise of industries like construction, pulp, paper, oilfield, petrochemical etc.
Al Futtaim Logistics:
Al Futtaim Logistics is one of the forerunners of the transport business in UAE. Its history dates back to 1955 with the establishment of Al Futtaim Logistics. The company has grown immensely over the years and has become a multi-billion conglomerate. With 42,000 employees, Al Futtaim Logistics is active in different sectors including automotive, real estate, finance and retail.
Famous Star Transport:
Famous Star Transport is a well—established transport company based in Dubai UAE. It was established in 2010 to provide different types of road transportation services. They have a huge fleet mainly comprising of buses that are chartered by companies for their employee transportation. Their buses are also available for rent on a daily and weekly basis.
Emirates Logistics LLC:
Emirates Logistics LLC is another prominent name in the UAE’s transportation industry. It is headquartered in Dubai with 5 branches spread across UAE. Emirates Logistics LLC was established in 2002. Since its inception, it has been providing excellent transportation services covering sea freight, air freight, sea-air cargoes, overland transportations etc.
Zam Zam Transport:
Zam Zam Transport was founded in 2000 that deals with renting various types of vehicles for short and long terms. Their fleet consists of around 250 different types of vehicles ranging from buses to luxury and economy class vans. Zam Zam transport provides transportation services to employees and students to and from their residences.
Mubarak & Sons General Transport LLC:
Mubarak & Sons Transport is a Dubai-based company offering a wide array of logistical and transportation services. It was established in 1975 and has been serving the different industries including power sector and Oil and Gas sector. Their fleet contains a wide variety of vehicles ranging from flatbed trucks to tipper trucks.
Airlink International UAE:
Airlink International UAE is a globally recognized transportation company established in 1976. Its services range from freight forwarding and event logistics to personal and corporate ticketing. The state of the art 3PL and 4PL warehousing services of Airlink makes it a fully reliable option for safe transportation of cargo.
Cool Freights Transport:
As the name suggests, cool freights transport provides transportation services for refrigerated goods. For the past 30 years, the company has been catering to the delivery of perishable items containing fruits, dairy products, beverages, pharmaceuticals etc. Cool Freights Transport contains state-of-the-art thermally protected trucks and vans with a loading capacity of up to 10 tons.
With the development of infrastructure, the transport business around the globe is booming. The new advancement in working methods like the deployment of fleet management systems has also enhanced efficiency. With more industrial development, the future of logistics and transport looks pretty bright around the globe.