Drones in Shipment

A Drone: A delivery drone is an autonomous vehicle, often an unmanned aerial vehicle used to transport packages, food or other goods. Drones have been in the delivery business since they were invented, delivering data, imagery, and, more recently, ordnance. Drones for delivering parcels and all types of goods are receiving massive investment from some really…

Saudia Cargo transports Formula-E to the Kingdom

Saudia Cargo has for the second year in a row transported the World Championship Formula-E cars, that took place between November 22nd and 23rd at the Historical Diriyah, carrying 67 cars in four shipments totaling 375 tons. Formula-E cars departed from Milano, Italy and Doncaster, United Kingdom, to King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh. Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak, Saudia Cargo’s…

The Agile Supply Chain

The modern supply chain grows increasingly complex with each passing day. The digitization, focusing on fundamentals and change, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and many other factors are transforming how the supply chain functions. Once, the lean supply chain was considered to be the most effective form of manufacturing and supply chain management. However, a new concept in supply chain…

Abu Dhabi hub Etihad

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo have announced plans for a major airfreight facility boost for the Middle East airline’s hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The partners will implement a “multi-phased cargo infrastructure development” strategy, starting with the imminent upgrade of Etihad’s existing air cargo terminal facilities on the Southside airport perimeter. The program…

How Big data is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management?

An example of big data might be petabytes (1,024 terabytes) or exabytes (1,024 petabytes) of data consisting of billions to trillions of records of millions of people—all from different sources (e.g. Web, sales, customer contact center, social media, mobile data and so on). Today’s companies face overwhelming reams of endless data flooding in from a broad range of channels.…

Automotive Logistics

Automotive Logistics is increasing its focus on the Middle East and Africa with a new conference and increased editorial coverage Automotive Logistics is launching a major conference focusing on the growth and opportunities for the automotive supply chain across the Middle East and North Africa, and its key logistics and trade links globally. Vehicle sales…