GAC Jordan Celebrates 25 Years of Top Quality Services & Total Shipping and Logistics Solutions

Published May 23rd, 2010 - 12:09 GMT

 GAC Jordan, part of the GAC Group and a leader in shipping and logistics services celebrates this year 25 years of commitment to rendering top quality services and total shipping and logistics solutions to customers and their businesses.

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Alaa Batayneh, Minister of Transportation, represented by Secretary General Mr. Mohanad Alqdah, the anniversary celebration took place on Wednesday May 19th at the Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel, and was attended by Björn Engblom, Chairman of GAC Group, Capt Lars Säfverström, GAC Group President, Rudain Kawar, CEO of GAC Jordan and Ghassoub Kawar, Managing Director of GAC Jordan, in addition to GAC Jordan customers and partner, and numerous media representatives.

Market Leader
Rudain Kawar stated, “Over the last 25 years GAC Jordan has gained a reputable standing in the shipping market, especially in the RoRo market and Cruise Ships area. As the exclusive shipping agent in Jordan for Eukor Car Carriers, we are proud to be number one in the Jordanian market in the RoRo sector. It is thanks to the support of our customers, partners and staff members that we have sealed our position in the market as a leader in shipping and logistics services.”

GAC Jordan was founded in 1985 as a partnership between GAC Group, a world leader in global shipping, logistics and marine services, and local partner, Kawar Group. With two offices in the Kingdom strategically located in Amman and Aqaba, GAC Jordan covers all cargo destinations within the Kingdom and neighboring countries and was ranked the Kingdom’s leading shipping agency in 2008 for RoRo ships and cruise ships, based on the total number of calls and volumes handled.

Global Network and Service Standards
Björn Engblom, stated, “Being part of the GAC Group provides GAC Jordan with access to global connections with over 300 offices and more than 9000 staff worldwide, manifested in its slogan ‘wherever you go.’ GAC Group has been building its reputation in the shipping, logistics and marine markets since 1956, and we are very proud of the accomplishments GAC Jordan has made over the last 25 years and its commitment to providing customers with world standard quality services.” 

GAC Jordan was recently awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification from DNV, one of the leading global providers of accredited management system certification, which is a continuation of the previous ISO certifications GAC Jordan has obtained since the year 2000. GAC Jordan received the Certification in recognition of its standardized best practices, ability to satisfy quality requirements and to enhance customer satisfaction.

Commitment to Health, Safety, Security and Environment
As a sociably responsible company, GAC Jordan is committed to the local community in more than ways than one, which include the adoption of a child through the SOS Children's Village Association of Jordan, actively participating in the INJAZ program to educate teenagers on the job market, and providing numerous donations to charity organizations and various initiatives.

As part of its commitment to maintaining a healthy, secure and safe environment for the community, GAC Jordan implements various paperless systems, recycles paper and conducts regular training courses for staff members covering topics on personal health, CPR, fire fighting and many others.

GAC Jordan is dedicated to further building on GAC Groups “Vision Y – Global Values” business strategy, which aims to develop GAC’s financial performance and internal matters, enhance customer service and provide additional trainings for employees, signifying GAC’s ability to provide a truly global solution for its customers and partners.


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