Al-Futtaim Logistics was the winner of ‘Cold Chain Service Provider' at the Logistics & Transport Awards 2021 held by BNC publishing in Dubai on 28th September.
The awards recognise past triumphs and acknowledge the future strategies of logistics and supply chain companies in the region.
Recognition goes to companies that demonstrated the most innovative practices, creative logistics solutions and are the most dedicated in providing superior service across the cold chain spectrum.
Raman Kumar, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Logistics said: "Moving and storing temperature-sensitive packaged food and beverages requires continuous commitment and dedication to the highest quality standards. Our operational precision maximises the replenishments for our clients, whilst optimising their supply chain cost effectiveness, which has become even more important to our customers in today’s market conditions. Thanks to our associates, loyal customers and the management team for their continued support.”
Al-Futtaim Logistics operates a state-of-the-art cold storage warehousing facility located in Jebel Ali South Free Zone. The multi-temperature facility ranging from +18°C to -22°C has scalable space for the growing needs of our customers. The facility incorporates world-class warehouse management technology including capturing all the attributes of the products combined with double-deep storage that optimises space utilisation and enables high throughput. The cold store has been designed for piece and pallet picking, value added activities such as product regulatory compliances, date coding, Arabic labelling to cater to the ‘speed-to-market’ orders. The facility also offers a dedicated onsite office for local authority thereby fast-tracking local authority registrations and food sample inspections to ensure product integrity, compliances with stringent municipality standards, including the ISO Food Safety Management practices.
As an integrated 3PL service provider, Al-Futtaim Logistics offers time-critical air freight and direct store deliveries in multi-compartmentalised, temperature-controlled vehicles that provides end-to-end transparency of the condition of the products from door to door. All our fleet is fitted with vehicle monitoring technology to ensure supreme temperature integrity for the consumers. Out of the box solutions also include local services for customers who require product registration and documentation services, making it easy to avail all the services from a single 3PL.
Al-Futtaim Logistics’ momentum and adaptability to changing consumer preferences in the F&B logistics sector has ensured sustainable growth and expansion of services from UAE, to KSA and Oman.