Matrah Cold Stores LLC signs five-year 3PL service agreement with Agility in Oman
Matrah Cold Stores LLC (MCS), a W J Towell Group Company, has signed a five year agreement with Agility (the new name for PWC Logistics) for the provision of 3PL services in the Sultanate of Oman.
Under the terms of the agreement, Agility will supply MCS with warehousing, inventory management, transportation and other value added services. Out of its depots in Ghala, Sohar, Nizwa, Salalah, Al Kamel and Muladha, Agility will also provide multi-temperature storage, transportation and handling facilities.
Agility is a leading global logistics provider with over 20,000 employees in 450 offices across 100 countries around the world. Supported by a comprehensive network of warehousing facilities, transportation and freight management services, Agility provides customer’s with personalized service and flexible solutions tailored to meet their individual business needs.
MCS is a leading grocery distributor in the Sultanate that services international brands such as BAT, Reckitt Benckiser, Masafi, Kellogg’s and Colgate Palmolive.
Chris Clark, Country Manager for Agility in Oman, said: “We are delighted to partner with MCS who are the recognized leaders in the grocery distribution business in Oman. Grocery distribution is a very complex business and 3PL providers are a vital part of the supply chain. With our expertise and specialized capabilities we can facilitate their distribution operation and minimize associated costs. We thank MCS for trusting us with their business and look forward to a long standing partnership with the company.”
Dominic Myers, General Manager MCS, explained “Agility is seen as our partner in providing logistics services to MCS and ultimately to our customers. We identified several benefits by outsourcing to Agility. It has been the vision of MCS to continually improve our supply chain ensuring that fresher products and a greater range of products are available throughout the Sultanate. This logistics partnership will compliment our dynamic sales force, enable us to provide greater focus on developing our business and through Agility we now have the capacity to grow at a much faster rate”.