Strengthening The Chain
Gulf Business|May 2018

Girish Nair, managing director of Elite Airborne Express, speaks with Gulf Business about the evolution of the region’s logistics and supply chain industry, and how it might develop in the months to come

How pleased are you with your company’s performance in the past 12 months?

“The past year has been good for Airborne. Among our achievements have been improved IT software, real-time delivery updates and expansion of our delivery network within the UAE. These have contributed to our overall performance. The opening of a new Airborne office in Bahrain was also a key development for us last year.”

What have been the most exciting developments for the region’s logistics sector, and what will be the main opportunities in the coming months?

“The e-commerce industry has been growing at a fast pace across the UAE and wider GCC. This in turn has benefitted the logistics industry for domestic delivery requirements, as well as the import and re-export of e-commerce shipments. The growth of e-commerce is expected to continue, and high volumes are expected over the next few years.

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