AJEX Logistics Services, a Middle East specialist in express distribution and shipping solutions, has launched several new services for customers in the UAE in line with its strategic growth plans. AJEX customers in the UAE can now enjoy both domestic and international end-to-end integrated logistics services connecting B2B and B2C customers across the UAE, GCC and internationally.
New services available include Domestic and E-commerce Express Solutions, which offers same day and next day delivery services across all seven emirates for B2B and B2C customers; International Road Express, connecting the UAE to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia; International Road Services to the GCC, Egypt and Jordan; in addition to worldwide freight forwarding and cold chain solutions.
Since the start of its operations in the UAE in July 2022, AJEX has hired 40 local staff members, opened three new facilities, and launched a 17-vehicle-strong fleet, with each vehicle having a varying capacity of between one to 20 tons, to support its expansion. Its current facilities include its UAE-based headquarters located in Jebel Ali industrial zone, offices in Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), and a warehouse in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), which combined total 11,000 sq. ft.
AJEX's expansion plans for 2023 in the UAE include opening a fourth facility located in close proximity to Dubai International Airport to support its operations, adding a further 50 vehicles to its fleet and 50 staff members by the end of Q1. By the year's end, AJEX plans to expand its fleet to reach 100 vehicles and 140 staff members. AJEX is firmly committed to ensuring a diverse team from the front line all the way through to senior management, with eight nationalities represented and a gender ratio of 18% female in its UAE team, with plans to increase that figure to 30% this year.
“Since the start of our operations in the UAE in 2022, we have been pursuing a bold growth strategy as part of our wider Middle Eastern expansion plans. In this short time, AJEX has demonstrated the strength of its operations and logistical expertise, successfully securing a client base that includes diverse sectors including E-commerce, fashion retail, electronics, cosmetics, automotive and construction,” said Nabeel Alkharabsheh, General Manager at AJEX Logistics Services, UAE.
With a commitment to providing reliable and cost-effective services to its customers, AJEX is one of the only logistics companies to provide in-house B2B and B2C custom clearance services in the UAE and Saudi Arabia for both imports and exports for added efficiency.
“2023 will be a critical year for AJEX as we grow our team, expand our UAE facilities, and develop our customer base. As we do so, we look forward to gaining the trust and confidence of our customers as we support their logistics and shipping needs with reliable, customer-centric, end-to-end solutions,” Alkharabsheh added.
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