Qatar’s leading asset-based supply chain management company, Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) has solidified its position as the fastest growing logistics company in the middle east by winning the “Best Logistics Infrastructure in the Middle East 2012” title at the Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA 2012).
Mr. Shebl El-Khayatt, Director – Logistics Village Qatar received the award at a gala ceremony held at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel and Resort, Dubai.
The awards, held last week was the 6th Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA 2012) in Dubai, are designed to recognize those Middle East logistics industry’s achievements over the past 12 months. The event saw a total of 17 awards handed out across a range of logistics companies in the Middle East.
Mr. Shebl said that the award acknowledges GWC efforts in building the Logistics Village Qatar (LVQ) to support the growing needs of the logistics industry in State of Qatar. LVQ is Qatar’s largest and most modern Logistics Village which became operational in 2011.
Designed to be an integrated and self-contained full-service logistics center for its customers, the LVQ provides a comprehensive suite of logistics solutions such as multi-purpose and dedicated warehouses, container yards, open yard, transportation and freight forwarding services. Administrative buildings as well as residential and recreational facilities are also part of the master plan designed to serve the needs of all stakeholders in logistics, including service providers, clients and their personnel.
Built on a site of 1 million square metre, the LVQ is well supported by cutting-edge IT infrastructure, 24X7 high security and fire protected gated community, international best practices and globally accepted quality management standards. The modular spaces at the LVQ can be tailored to meet each customer’s complete logistics needs. The versatile logistics center has enabled GWC to offer practical and flexible bespoke solution.
At GWC, we are proud to be involved with this truly exceptional logistics village, which has prepared us to serve the nation that’s clearly present and visible on the globe. With the LVQ facility, we are creating a paradigm shift in GWC’s capabilities and market position.
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