Cargo delivery company World Post, being headquartered in Dubai, offers wide range of logistic services from the UAE to the Gulf countries. In May 1981 in the city of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, six Middle East countries – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman – have signed an agreement on political and economic cooperation, known as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). All these countries have similar cultures and values, lifestyle and tastes, as well as connected economies. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman have the most prosperous economies in the region with fast growing markets. This fact issues new challenges to infrastructure. However, the Gulf countries accept it and make multibillion dollar investments that stimulate trade and international cargo delivery and shipping within the GCC.
How does World Post deliver from the UAE to the Gulf countries(GCC)?
World Post offers all kind of delivery services, including routing, packaging, cargo delivery to the airport or port, customs procedures, freight transportation, as well as tracking of shipment and its final delivery from the UAE to the Gulf countries. The GCC, being located at the intersection of the major Western and Eastern economies, owns a well through-out infrastructure together with perfect air and sea connection. These aspects make the Gulf region attractive for doing business and opening new opportunities. And here comes World Post shipping service that arranges cargo transportation for the partners of the GCC from Emirates.
World Post offers the following types of cargo delivery from the UAE to the Gulf countries:
- air freight
- sea freight
Air Freight from the UAE to the Gulf countries(GCC)
The high demand on air freight from the UAE and overall commercial activity in the region has resulted in developing aviation both civil and cargo and establishing first-class national airlines, such as Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways. Nowadays, the Gulf serves as a central air transportation hub and a key link between the east and west. Both passengers’ and cargoes’ air traffic is steadily increasing in the GCC so that it is thought to surpass all other countries of the world. The UAE and Qatar have advanced and complex airports with perfect infrastructure that enables fast and easy cargo shipping from Emirates through the Gulf region.
Dubai International Airport, the UAEThe Dubai International Airport is considered the largest airport within the Gulf countries and is the sixth busiest cargo airports in the world. The airport is situated 4.6 km east of Dubai and takes a land territory of 2,900 ha. The cargo terminal at Dubai International Airport is particularly outstanding. The most of the cargoes for Asia and Africa regions are passing through its cargo village facilities. The cargo mega terminal occupies an area of 35,000 m2 and handles 3 million tons per year.
Al Maktoum International Airport, the UAEAl Maktoum International Airport or Dubai World Central is an international airport in Jebel Ali that is situated 37 kilometers southwest of Dubai, the UAE. At the moment it is being developed for EXPO 2020. Once completed, Al Maktoum will be the world’s largest international hub with capacity for more than 160 million passengers per year and a multi-modal logistics center for 12 million tons of cargo that will amaze by its area and sophisticated modern design, not ever seen in the world.
Hamad International Airport, QatarHamad International Airport represents the only one international airport in Qatar, located south of Doha. However, it owns one of the most sophisticated cargo terminals not only in the Gulf region, but also worldwide promoting global cargo shipping businesses. Hamad International Airport has a cargo capacity of 1.4 million tons annually. The two-floor building of the terminal occupies an area of 55,000 m2 with warehouse spaces, low storey systems, offices and shops. Moreover, the facilities correspond to the highest world’s standard, ensuring complete freight safety and security with applied cutting edge scanning technologies.
Muscat International Airport, OmanMuscat International Airport is the main international airport in Oman and is situated in Seeb, 32 km from the old city and capital Muscat. In 2018, a new cargo terminal has been opened at the airport. The terminal has fully automated facilities with modern IT solutions and the newest man-machine interface. It is equipped with cold-storage and freezer-storage facilities, as well as places for dangerous and hazardous cargoes. Each freight is passing x-ray check aiming at providing safe and secure services for international cargo deliveries.
Bahrain International Airport, BahrainBahrain International Airport represent an extremely important air transportation hub in the region. It is located on the inland Al Muharraq, seven km north of Manama, the capital of Bahrain. Recently, the new cargo area has been built which is equipped with the modern technology and systems. It has enhanced air freight handling capabilities. Thanks to the close position to Bahrain Logistics Zone, Bahrain International Airport is able to serve wide-variety of cargo from air, land and sea. The airport’s terminal handles about 38,000 tons of air cargo per year.
Sea freight from the UAE to the Gulf countries(GCC)
Sea freight form Emirates to the Gulf countries goes smoothly thanks to the fact that tremendous amounts are invested in port infrastructure within the region. The increased cargo volumes and container movements, as well as growing trade volumes set new challenges for the Gulf countries. It is worth saying that the Gulf successfully copes with it, opening new cargo terminals, expanding port infrastructure and applying the newest technologies. Thus, there are at least 35 major ports and the GCC has become an international hub, connecting Europe, Africa and Asia.
Port of Salalah, OmanThe Port of Salalah is by far the biggest port in Oman that is located on the Arabian Sea of the northern part of the Indian Ocean. Due to its strategic location at the crossroads between Asia and Europe, the port serves East Africa, the Red Sea, the Indian Subcontinent and the Persian Gulf markets. After the improvement, the Port of Salalah has significantly increased its annual cargo handling capacities – dry bulk cargo to 20 million tons, general goods to 140 million tons, and liquid cargo to 6 million tons accordingly.
Jebel Ali port, the UAEJebel Ali is considered the busiest and best-equipped port with the mega terminal in the Middle East and it is in the top 10 best container ports all over the world. Moreover, it owns the biggest man-made harbor in the world, 71 berths and large dry dock. Jebel Ali is a multi-modal transportation hub that offers sea, air and land freight, has the biggest logistics facilities. The port is a home for over 80 weekly shipping services and it connects more than 150 ports from all over the world.
Port of Shuwaikh, KuwaitThe port of Shuwaikh is the most important port in Kuwait, situated west of Kuwait City and it lies on the southern shores of Kuwait Bay of the Persian Gulf. Its cargo terminal occupies an area of 260 000 m2 with 21 berths, which is designed for receiving imported or re-exported freight. Shuwaikh’s port facilities are equipped with the modern and sophisticated systems. The port serves containers Ro-Ro, breakbulk cargo vessels and bulk carriers.
Khalifa Bin Salman Port, BahrainRepresenting the main sea port within the Kingdom of Bahrain, Khalifa Bin Salman Port is situated 13 km to the east of Bahrain International Airport. Strategically located at the heart of the GCC, it encourages trade within the Gulf region. There are passenger terminals, roll-on/roll-off ramps and general cargo facilities at the port. It occupies an area of110 ha and processes an 1,800 m-quay with a 900 m2-container terminal that allows to accept the largest oceangoing container vessels.
Hamad Port, QatarHamad Port is the main seaport of Qatar that is situated south of Doha in the Umm Al-Houl area. The port handles general cargo, bulk grain, livestock and vehicle traffic. Hamad Port has modern facilities with the cutting edge systems implemented to serve the largest cargo vessels, cruise vessels, coastguard vessels and a marine support unit. There are three main terminals that are capable for two million TEUs annually. Thanks to the developed rail network, the port connects together the Gulf countries.
World Post cargo delivery service in the Gulf countries(GCC)
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