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25 November, 2010

Al-Futtaim Logistics to provide colleague transport for InterContinental Hotels Group at Dubai Festival City

Al-Futtaim Logistics receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Al-Futtaim Logistics, the market leading supply chain management solutions provider, today announced a new contract to provide corporate transportation solutions for the InterContinental Hotels Group, Dubai Festival City.

The Al-Futtaim group company will move over 1000 colleagues per day from their accommodation to their offices using six brand new 30-seater Toyota Coaster buses. The colleague transportation will see Al-Futtaim Logistics move employees from InterContinental Hotel, Al Badia Golf Club, Crowne Plaza Hotel, InterContinental and Residence Suites seven days a week.

Tom Nauwelaerts, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Logistics said: “This contract represents a significant milestone in Al-Futtaim Logistics’ history. Our demonstrated capabilities, well established transport experience in the UAE, solid infrastructure and competitive pricing model were key elements in the decision being made in our favour. We are confident IHG staff will travel in absolute comfort in our new Toyota buses.”

Tom Meyer Area General Manager for InterContinental Hotels Group Dubai Festival City said: “We are extremely proud to partner with the leading logistics provider in the country. We are confident Al-Futtaim Logistics will deliver safe, comfortable and on time services for our colleagues, so they can in turn deliver great experiences for our hotel guests. We look forward to a long, and mutually benefitting relationship with Al-Futtaim Logistics.”