Dubai – MENA Herald: Freight Systems, the Dubai-based global freight forwarding, logistics and supply chain company, today broke ground for an advanced warehouse and distribution center in the Logistics District of Dubai South.
The ground breaking ceremony saw various senior representatives – from the Government of Dubai, Dubai South, clients, partners and employees – in attendance. The keynote address was given by Mr. David Phillips, Managing Director, Freight Systems Group.
As per the agreement, Freight Systems will build a state-of-the-art logistics facility by 2017.
The facility will be constructed over 21,762 sq. mt. of land, and will have a built-up area of 12,944 sq. mt. It will feature a 5,000 sq. mt. cold storage zone to maintain temperature-sensitive goods, primarily related to retail, pharmaceutical and healthcare. The facility will have approximate 40,000 pallet locations in a G+10 configuration. It will deploy cutting-edge technology and automation solutions to optimize workflow processes and minimize delivery times.
Mr. Phillips said, “At Freight Systems, our approach is simple: identify customer needs, provide timely solutions, measure customer satisfaction and improve the service speed. Our planned facilities at Dubai South are calculated to help us achieve higher degrees of excellence and allow us closer collaboration with our customers by offering them services that are always top of the line.”