Abu Dhabi Airports Signs with DHL for a Warehouse at the Logistics Park
Sunday, 22 December 2013
Abu Dhabi Airport Business City, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, operate the airport free zones and business parks as part of the Emirate’s plans to establish itself as a business hub within Abu Dhabi 2030 vision.
ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi Airports announced today an agreement with DHL to lease a 2,880 square meter warehouse located at the Logistics Park.
The newly launched Abu Dhabi Airport Business City is operating three main facilities and services; the Logistics Park, the Business Park and the Business Centre, each aim in developing the future “aerotropolis” at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Mohammed Al Bulooki, Abu Dhabi Airports’ chief commercial officer said, “Abu Dhabi Airports looks forward to supporting DHL as it works to increase its footprint at Abu Dhabi Airports. The advantages of location and the efficient “one-stop-shop” services at Abu Dhabi Airport Business City make it the right business partner for such global companies, and will enable them to realize the benefits of locating near the gateway to the Capital.”
Frank-Uwe Ungerer, country manager DHL Express UAE, added: “As the world’s leading logistics company, we are always keen on expanding and engaging with the right partners across the 220 countries that DHL currently covers. That is why DHL decided to enter Abu Dhabi Airport Business City, with its full range of necessary services and facilities to cater to the needs of any business.”
“As Abu Dhabi is set to become one of the leading commercial and industrial cities in the world, it is becoming attractive for long-term developments and businesses to establish a presence in the Emirate as it expands progressively and sustainably. DHL was the first logistics company to enter the UAE and Middle East back in 1976 and we look forward to continuing to enhance our presence and offer a wide range of logistics solutions throughout this region and beyond.”
The Logistics Park, has a total area of 114,000 square meters with over 85 percent occupancy according to Abu Dhabi Airports.