Fast Logistics Solutions Group (FLS) has announced its launch in Dubai and the appointment of industry veteran Peter Scholten as CEO. The company has announced its service offering, including scheduled air cargo services, air cargo charter solutions, international ocean freight, multi-modal air-sea-land door-to-door solutions, customs clearance, 3PL warehousing and distribution services.
In 2014 FLS Group generated US$200 million revenue with airfreight volumes at 45.000 tonnes and ocean freight volumes at 20.000 TEUs. FLS Group employs 700 staff (500 in UAE) in a network of 40 offices across UAE, Africa and Asia.
Speaking at the launch, Al Ameen, chairman and founder of the group, said: “With the vast industry experience we come with, we are looking to foray into the untapped segments of the industry.”
Al Ameen introduced the company’s new CEO, Peter Scholten, and said that the company was looking to cash in on the rich industry experience Scholten brings with him.
Speaking on the occasion, Peter Scholten commented, “This is a great, challenging opportunity for me. After working 20 years for cargo airlines on several locations in the world, I am excited to return back to forwarding and logistics. Leading and expanding the activities of FLS Group to a global company from a strong home base in UAE is a fantastic challenge for the years ahead.”