Aramex inaugurates new express courier handling unit at Riyadh airport

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Aramex, a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, has launched a new express courier handling facility at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, in line with its Saudi expansion plans.

The facility, located in the Model Cargo Village at KKIA, is equipped with the latest automated parcel sorting systems with a capacity to handle up to 100,000 shipments per day. It is directly connected to the Saudi Customs Clearance systems, which will significantly reduce the time needed to clear the shipments and deliver them to their final destination.

Aramex built the new express courier handling facility on a 5,900 sqm land located in the Model Cargo Village. The new facility is equipped with technologies to serve Aramex’s growing customer base more effectively and efficiently and in line with the company’s continuous efforts to improve and streamline its operations and facilitate services for both B2C and B2B clients.

Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Nowaiser
Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Nowaiser
GM – Aramex, Saudi Arabia

“We are confident that this facility will boost the competitive advantage of Aramex in the Kingdom and promote its leading market position. The launch of our new facility comes in line with Aramex’s plans to continue expanding and ramping up its operations in KSA, which is one of the most important markets for us. It will also contribute to accelerating the process of clearing and delivering parcels and thus enhancing the overall customer experience.”

Mr. Othman Aljeda, Group CEO of Aramex, said “Since establishing its operations in KSA, Aramex proved to be an active partner in the Saudi society and gained the trust of various sectors through its high-end innovative solutions and services.”

Aramex is expected to soon receive the Ground Services Provider Certificate (GACAR 151) issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation. The project was fully implemented in accordance with the highest standards of operational safety, ensuring compliance with all local laws and regulations and other related government requirements, including the Saudi Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, the General Authority of Civil Aviation, and the Riyadh Airports Company.

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