Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development – Government of Dubai, has brought select third party logistics (3PL) providers to its partnership network as part of extending world class, value added services and capabilities to exporters in Dubai.
“As a government facilitator of trade in Dubai, we are constantly seeking ways to provide value added third party services, such as Credit insurance, Product Certification etc. to exporters,” CEO of Dubai Exports Engineer Saaed Al Awadi said.
“In 2011, our partners in Product Inspection, Certification and Testing directly facilitated our members in Dhs50 million worth of exports through various value added services. In 2012, those exports reached nearly Dhs130 million within the first eight months. We look forward to achieving greater successes with our new 3PL partners,” Al Awadi added.
Global Shipping & Logistics (GSL) is a leading 3PL provider, strategically located in DIP. “GSL’s customer loyalty, extensive experience, quality, and integrated infrastructure have made the company the custodian of many premium global brands and multinational corporations. Through this partnership with Dubai Exports we aim to provide value added services to both manufacturers and traders seeking 3PL services, thereby facilitating their contribution to the nation’s GDP,” said Khalid Al Shirawi, CEO, GSL.
“The new 3PL partnership will be a significant addition to Dubai Exports’ initiatives to promote exports and re-exports of local firms and facilitate their access to new markets,” Al Awadi added.
Logistics being an integral part of the export process, the partnership will also allow exporters to enhance operational efficiencies and gain cutting edge market knowledge.