Middle East Updates – Capricorn sets up New Office and Warehouse in UAE

The year 2009 saw Capricorn soaring to heights with the setting up of two more establishments in UAE within a very short span of time. Capricorn’s first overseas office in UAE was established in June 2003 with its headquarters in Dubai. In the year 2006(December), to strengthen its network in the Middle East, Capricorn Logistics Pvt Ltd commenced operations at the Sharjah Freight Centre. While the Dubai Clock Tower office standing at the heart of Dubai City forms the hub of all sales activities, the Sharjah office caters to the Northern Emirates like Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and et al. The third office which came up in the Jebel Ali(Free Zone) in 2007 became instrumental in providing complete logistic solutions like Air Freight, Sea Freight, Customs Brokerage, Re-Labeling and Re-Packing, 3PL, Internal Transfers, Free Zone Transfers and Land Transportation to the Free Zone Companies. In fact, Capricorn has entered into a strategic tie-up with the local companies for providing finest 3PL services at Jebel Ali Free Zone, the Logistics hub of the Middle East.

Apart from the existing Clock Tower office at Dubai, Capricorn Logistics took up the new Mega Terminal office at Dubai Cargo Village on 26th February, 2009. The Cargo Mega Terminal is one of its kinds offering ATA Facility (Agents Transfer Authority) to clients in Dubai Cargo Village thus enabling prompt cargo delivery. Initially the Dubai Cargo Terminal was capable of handling over a million tones of cargo per annum. However with ever-increasing demands and growth rates escalating, additional cargo handling facility has been set up. Currently the Cargo Mega Terminal can handle over five million tonnes of freight annually. With specialized cargo handling systems and equipments and ATA facility the Dubai Cargo Terminal boasts of modern and integrated logistics amenities.

Capricorn’s new Warehouse in Sharjah Industrial Area became operational from 1st March, 09. With hundred and fifty pallet locations, proper inventory management capacity with professional racking system to locate the cargo and a specialized work force, the Sharjah warehouse of CLPL offers state-of-the art warehouse operational facilities. However Capricorn’s journey of delighting the customers doesn’t stop here! The installation of another brand new warehouse with 3PL and Consolidation facilities in the Dubai Logistics City (the world’s first integrated logistics platform) is on the cards! Steadily extending its network and establishing its footprints in Middle East, US, UK South East and other parts of the globe, Capricorn is turning out to be one of the major logistic players offering world-class SCM services to its valued clients.