|[November 05, 2013]
Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Logistics, the leading provider of critical service parts logistics,
announced today that it is has opened a new distribution center in
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The state-of-the-art facility is located in
Dubai's Free Trade Zone, Jebel Ali (JAFZA), providing significant
reductions in taxes, duties and delays for international companies that
support mission-critical equipment in the Middle East. JAFZA is one of
the largest and fastest growing free-trade zones in the world.
"We have had a presence in the Middle East for nearly a decade, and that
has allowed us to develop valuable relationships and local knowledge in
regions where it is not possible to conduct business as an outsider,"
said Gary Weiss, Executive Vice President, Global Operations. "Our new
distribution center in Dubai is yielding immediate savings and service
improvements for our fast-growing clients."
Opened on July 1st, the new distribution center in JAFZA
serves a region encompassing a 2000-mile radius around Dubai, including
countries in the midst of building their technology and communication
nfrastructures such as Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi
Arabia. It serves as a hub for duty-free importation
and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their
inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East
and Northern Africa.
In addition to the new JAFZA distribution center, Choice Logistics
continues to operate a well-established strategic stocking location
(SSL) in Dubai that serves the region within driving distance. Choice
Logistics stores thousands of spare parts in its Dubai SSL and delivers
them precisely when and where promised to enable rapid restoration of
"We have been able to open SSLs very quickly throughout Eastern Europe
and the Middle East because of our relationships in these regions," said
Tracey Leonard, Vice President of Global Trade Solutions for Choice
Logistics. "The distribution center in JAFZA complements those efforts
and gives our clients the infrastructure they need to expand rapidly,
profitably, and confidently."
About Choice Logistics
Choice Logistics designs and operates service
parts logistics solutions for technology manufacturers and
third-party service organizations that repair and maintain
mission-critical systems. Its global network of strategic stocking
locations is linked by dependable transportation solutions, a unified
technology platform, and a performance-driven organization.
To learn why industry leaders such as Avaya, Bayer Healthcare, Cisco,
Dell (News - Alert), and EMC trust Choice Logistics for time-critical service offerings
that grow profitable revenues, strong reputations, and close customer
relationships, call 1-800-593-2108, or visit www.choicelogistics.com.
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