The Middle East’s transportation industry including the $10 billion (Dh36. 8 billion) logistics and express mail market is set for more competition, consolidation and privatisation in the coming five years, a study from The National Investor (TNI) said.
“Following the worldwide convergence towards ‘one stop shop’ supply chain and logistics management solutions, we believe the transportation industry in the Middle East is on the verge of revolutionary developments such as consolidation and privatisation,” said the comprehensive research report obtained by Gulf News. The report comes in the wake of the ongoing initial public offering (IPO) of Arab International Logistics Company that plans to acquire Aramex International.
The Middle East logistics market is valued at more than $10 billion with the GCC market accounting for about 10 per cent of this. The UAE accounts for roughly 35 per cent of the GCC but Saudi Arabia leads with a 55 per cent share.Read More