Abu Dhabi's KIZAD launches first 'on demand' warehousing

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) has announced the launch of the first “on-demand” warehouse solutions offering in the Middle East.

The move has been taken in response to the demand for more flexibility from retailers, shippers and logistics companies, it said in a statement.

The newly inaugurated KIZAD Logistics City offers warehousing services in a pay-per-use model which allows potential customers to avoid capital expense.

It offers free zone and non-free zone warehousing solutions spanning over 1.3 million square feet, equivalent in size to about 17 soccer fields. The warehousing is suited to luxury goods, high-value retail items, food and pharmaceuticals with each unit having its own dedicated loading yard with ramp access for forklifts and ample on-site parking, the statement added.

All facilities can be booked on demand, without the need for long-term lease contracts and are available for a range of business needs, starting from 10,000 square feet.

Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “The rapid expansion of e-commerce in the region and same-day delivery models are reshaping warehousing needs.

"We wanted to get ahead of the curve and provide a smart, on-demand, seamlessly connected warehouse hub for everybody, from e-commerce giants to small retailers and entrepreneurs.”

Arabian Business.com Contribution Time: 14-Mar-2018 10:48 (GMT)
Arabian Business.com Last Update Time: 14-Mar-2018 10:48 (GMT)

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