FedEx Express has selected Abdul Latif Jameel Group (ALJ Group) as a new global service provider in Saudi Arabia as of January 2015, for its international inbound and outbound services to and from 220 countries and territories.
“Abdul Latif Jameel Group is proud to be selected as the global service provider of the globally renowned FedEx Express brand in Saudi Arabia. Our Group’s 60 years of logistics experience, combined with our customer-centric approach, are the pillars that will support FedEx Express in becoming the premier transportation provider in the country, and a vital contributor to the Saudi Arabian economy,” said Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel, chairman and president of Abdul Latif Jameel Group.
FedEx has been active in Saudi Arabia for more than 20 years. The country’s demand for international cargo is expected to grow by 5 per cent and 7 to 8 per cent for air and sea cargo, respectively, through 2020.
“This strategic relationship with Abdul Latif Jameel Group aligns with our ‘customer first’ philosophy that defines our commitment to make every FedEx experience outstanding,” said David Ross, senior vice-president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa operations. “Together, we will grow the business and deliver excellent service to customers.”