Dubai, May 19, 2013: Al-Futtaim Logistics, the market leading Logistics solutions provider, walked away with two of the biggest awards at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2013 ceremony organised by ITP Publishing, to honour the achievements of companies and individuals in the Middle East logistics industry.

The Al-Futtaim company was awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award’ for its exceptional business performance, increased customer satisfaction, employee numbers, services and products and brand awareness.

Al-Futtaim Logistics also won the highly commended award for ‘3PL Service Provider of the Year’ for its consistent delivery of world class services, evidence of exceptional performance in the field of supply chain management, including storage, distribution and value added services.

The SCATA 2013 awards, which were held recently in Dubai, covers a total of 16 categories across the logistics, sea freight and air cargo sectors. Nominations are invited online and assessed by prestigious panel of experts, from the Middle East logistics industry.

Tom Nauwelaerts, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Logistics said: “We are proud to win these two important awards and credit this achievement to the commitment and hard work of every associate at Al-Futtaim Logistics. These awards will encourage us to innovate and look at ways to improve our overall solutions to our customers.”

Al-Futtaim Logistics has previously won the Best Importer at the MELA (Middle East Logistics Award in 2008 and 3PL Service Provider of the Year award at the SCATA awards in 2010 and the Warehousing and Material Handling Provider of the Year Excellence Award 2013.

About Al-Futtaim Logistics
Established in the 1980s, Al-Futtaim Logistics is an Al-Futtaim group company based in Jebel Ali, UAE. The company is a leading supply chain management and one of the region’s largest and most respected logistics service provider with global reach through its strategic alliances. Al-Futtaim Logistics has many years’ specialised experience in several key sectors and has a comprehensive understanding of the complexities involved in providing solutions for: Automotive, Retail, Humanitarian, Project Cargo, Heavy Lift and Break Bulk, Industrial Solutions, People Transportation, Relocations and International Moving. The company’s service capabilities extend to Freight Forwarding & Customs Clearance, Warehousing & Contract Logistics, Good Transportation & Distribution and People Transportation. Since February 2012, Al-Futtaim Logistics is fully certified by DNV on ISO 9001-2008.  The company has won a host of awards including the Best Importer at the Middle East Logistics Award in 2008, 3PL Service Provider of the Year Award at the Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2010, Warehouse and Material Handling Company of the year Award at the Middle East Trade & Export Excellence Awards 2013, the prestigious Outstanding Achievement of the Year and the Highly Commended 3PL Service Provider of the Year awards at the SCATA 2013 awards.

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