MUSCAT, June 4 – Oman Global Logistics (OGL) Group launched its brand identity Asyad the name that symbolises the leading marine role of Oman and its dominance of seas. As per its vision, OGL seeks to emerge among the top ten logistic service providers in the world by 2040 by joining hands with relevant stakeholders to turn the Sultanate into a global hub and contribute to the growth of the national economy. The group companies will be involved in providing number of integrated logistics services that promote innovation, diversity and confidence.
Asyad will own several logistic warehouses and spaces for light industries. The ports will serve as a competitive edge for trade routes for Asia, Indian subcontinent, Europe and MENA markets. It will provide connectivity network that meets the growing demand from more than 3,000 requests to transport to more than 52 port destinations.
This will help Oman save time and effort for transit goods. The Sultanate’s location on the main shipping route between East and West will facilitate access to these markets through a single safe and effective route.
The free and economic zones nearby provide a platform through which the company can nurture their businesses and benefit from the trade exchange, tax emption agreements as well as the FTA between the Sultanate and USA.
The second segment includes the operations and development of shipping services through Oman Shipping Company, Oman Rail and Oman Drydock Company, one of the biggest and most advanced ship repair docks in the Middle East.
The third trend focuses on activating public services through Oman Post, National Ferries Company, Oman National Transport Company and supervising marine training provided by Oman Maritime International College.
The National Logistic Strategy 2040 has identified a number of ambitions in which the share of the logistics sector in GDP is expected to reach RO 14 billion in 2040, with the creation of 300,000 jobs in the sector.
And the Sultanate to become the world’s leading indicators to be one of the top 10 countries around the world in the performance index of global logistics and industrial in 2040.
By Vinod Nair