Empost takes off with new Cargo and Logistics service
Continuing its efforts to offer high quality services to customers, Empost, the UAE’s national courier company announced the launch of its Cargo and Logistics service offering air, land and sea freight operations through the Logistics division of Empost. This service will enable Empost to expand into a higher degree of customer services and will surely improve the level of proficiency.
Sultan Al Midfa, CEO, Empost said, “The new Cargo and Logistics service will provide Empost customers with regional and global transportation networks, specifically tailored to their requirements to offer reliable, prompt, secure, efficient and profitable solutions. We are aiming to offer a comprehensive global supply chain solution that will reduce costs, improve customer service, reduce inventory investments and speed up product delivery.”
The portfolio of services offered by the land, air and sea freight division includes flexible International land options from standard to expedited services; Door-to-Door and Airport-to-Airport forwarding Sea-to-Air transhipments and Air-to-Air transhipments, Customs Clearance, Ware House & distribution and Land transportation within UAE and the globe.
Online management tools for shipment tracking, and time bound and guaranteed air freight services, with flexible options for shipment and delivery ranging from 24 hours to seven days, depending on the urgency of the shipment.
“The expertise of Empost’s personnel and the company’s competitively priced solutions will encourage a plethora of businesses to include sea, land and air freight services in their operations. Empost’s new services are the perfect solution to enable businesses to efficiently move goods very rapidly along the supply chain,” said Rohan De Silva Director, Cargo and Logistics
Empost’s sea freight service operates in association with a variety of global ocean freight and transportation providers and is designed to combine the economies of ocean freight with the speed of air freight. The service can handle any shipment size, such as full container loads to less than container load, special equipment and oversized cargo, with the additional guarantee of personal cargo monitoring until the freight’s arrival at the desired destination.
Both air, land and sea logistics services will facilitate communication by sourcing all incoming and outgoing logistical needs through one point of contact on a 24/7 basis. The booking and tracking system will be EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) compliant and CCN (Cargo Community Network) based, enabling Suppliers and Customers to communicate directly to improve Data integrity and generate significant cost savings.
“We will provide streamlined freight forwarding to book shipments, arrange for pickup and delivery and manage shipping documentation from any point of origin to any point of destination around the globe either by Air, Sea or Land freight. We have the expertise to facilitate the entire forwarding process according to the requirements of our Customer needs in addition to the requirements of the Import and Export countries,” Al Midfa added.
“Through innovation and service excellence, Empost Cargo and Logistics is perfectly positioned to become the best logistics provider in the region,” Al Midfa concluded.
Empost was established in May 1997 to fill a gap in express courier services in the UAE. Over time, Empost has evolved into a diverse service organisation with an effective international distribution network and infrastructure. It has a domestic fleet of over 475 vehicles and specialised staff offering personalised professional services.
Some of many Empost products include Ezimail post office box clearance service; Mandoub comprehensive government PRO services; Empost Stores all over the UAE that provide access to Empost Courier services as well as postal and stationery products; and Empost Direct which is a range of specially-tailored direct mail marketing services.
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