Outsourcing the supply chain

Minter, Paloma
June 2008
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/27/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 26, p66
The article reports that the Saudi Arabian international logistics firms are investing heavily in their warehousing and distribution networks. Evidently, the government is trying to redress the balance with projects including the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) in Riyadh which going to have a large logistics zone. According to Hussein Hachem, chief executive officer of Aramex, the government is investing excess revenues from the high price of oil into roads and ports.


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