Alshaya's Regional Distribution Centre receives Recognition Award from Dubai Customs for outstanding support and contribution

Dubai, UAE, 24 May  2013: Logix, the Dubai based 50,000m2 Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) owned and operated by M.H.Alshaya Co., has been recognised at an annual Dubai Customs’ ceremony for its achievements in the successful management of its logistics and supply chain operation.

Dubai is leading distribution hub for the region and Logix was one of five logistics operations recognised by Dubai Customs, a government depart of the emirate of Dubai, for its contribution and support. Alshaya was recognised in two award categories; Retail and Logistics, for its successful implementation of international logistics and customs standards in partnership with Dubai Customs. The customs administration cited the team’s successful development of customer services, use of resources, simplification of procedures as well as its consistently effective management of in and out bound shipment volumes, shipment containers and compliance to regulations.

Commenting on the recognition, Tony Arnold, Senior Vice President of Logistics at Alshaya said, "We work extremely hard to ensure our logistics and distribution operations are of the highest international standards. We are delighted that the Shipping and Operations teams at Logix have been recognised for their professional management by our partners at Dubai Customs. We look forward to continued collaboration."

Logix is a core part of the supply chain managed by Alshaya, the leading international retail franchise company, which operates over 70 international brands and manages over 2,500 stores in 19 markets. The RDC acts as the primary distribution centre for Alshaya in the MENA region, annually distributing over 460 million units to stores across the market and serving the needs of diverse customers by supplying everything cosmetics to t-shirts to sofas.