MANAMA: Kanoo Logistics, a business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo (YBA Kanoo) Group, has launched a brand new logistics facility near the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
The state-of-the-art facility has a 100,000sqm yard including a 10,000sqm warehouse.
The multipurpose facility contains 500sqm of elevated staging area and 5,000sqm of parking space.
"We at YBA Kanoo and through Kanoo Logistics are always looking for solutions that will benefit our customers and will help their businesses grow, therefore we chose the area near King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam to build the new warehouse since it is an ideal location to store both imported and exported goods," said YBA Kanoo acting chief executive Fawzi Ahmed Kanoo.
Kanoo Logistics' network includes both dedicated and multipurpose warehouses in Saudi Arabia (Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh), UAE (Jebel Ali, DAFZA and Al Quoz), Oman (Muscat), and Bahrain, which have a combined capacity exceeding 40,000sqm of storage space.
It also holds open yard storage facilities in Saudi Arabia, comprising over 325,000sqm.
The network provides storage for a variety of products including the Petrochemicals and Automotive industries, as well as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and has a specialised hazardous chemicals facility in Dammam.
These warehouses and yards are in close proximity to ports in each of these locations.