Turgay Sarikaya, DHL Jordan Country Manager and Mohammad Hashem Murtada, Vice President of Airport services, Royal Jordanian
DHL Express, the world’s leading cross-border express services provider, has signed an exclusive agreement with Royal Jordanian Airport Services by which DHL Express Jordan become the only company in the country to have a license to collect goods from airplanes at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport through Royal Jordanian directly & without any third party handling services.
The announcement was made following a special signing ceremony at the airport, which was undertaken by DHL Jordan Country Manager Turgay Sarikaya, and Mr. Mohammad Hashem Murtada, Vice President of Airport services, on behalf of Royal Jordanian.
The contract covers the import and export of materials from the DHL Jordan Gateway, enabling DHL Express Jordan to offer enhanced transit time performance as part of its continued innovation, service excellence and commitment to providing customers with superior logistics solutions.
“This forming of our new partnership with Royal Jordanian Airlines marks a significant milestone for DHL Express Jordan as it enables us to further enhance our competitive position and abilities to provide the highest level of service to customers in Jordan,” said DHL Jordan Country Manager, Turgay Sarikaya.
“Since first establishing services in Jordan 30 years ago, DHL has continuously strived to invest in the region to keep pace with increased demand from customers. The gateway, which was the first airside facility of its kind in Jordan, has been offering DHL customers a 24/7 customs clearance service since it launched in 2007 and now, with this agreement, is further facilitating our goal to provide customers with superior logistics solutions.”
Mr. Murtada at Royal Jordanian added: “This is an important step forward for the country’s logistics industry and Royal Jordanian is delighted to have been able to help make it a reality. As the first company to be granted permission for direct access to airside, DHL Express Jordan has again shown itself to be the driving force behind logistics innovation and advancement in Jordan.
DHL has been a pioneer in the Middle East logistics industry over the last 30 years through its innovation, service excellence and commitment to providing customers with superior logistics solutions.