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New GAC Bahrain warehouse and office building opened
Latest investments part of future growth strategy Bahrain-Tuesday, October 10th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] GAC Bahrain has opened its new warehouse and office building as part of its long-term strategic planning in response to anticipated growth of the Kingdom’s logistics sector. The 3,200 square metres, 3,019-pallet position ambient racked warehouse in Hidd, Bahrain Investment Wharf, replaces the company’s previous leased facility in Salmabad. The new office building and warehouse complex enjoys easy links to its main operational areas, airport, seaport, ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard) and the King Fahd Causeway. GAC Bahrain’s Managing Director Pontus Fredriksson notes that the Kingdom is the gateway to Saudi Arabia, the region's single largest economy, and boasts a well-developed transport infrastructure and strong regional connectivity. “The logistics sector in Bahrain is performing well and it is set to grow further. The purpose-built warehouse, which can be expanded to accommodate future growth, will help meet this demand,” he adds. GAC Bahrain also operates 1,500 sqm and 1,404 sqm of bonded warehousing facilities at the airport (GLS) and seaport (BLZ) respectively. 2017 marks its 60 years of operations in the Kingdom. Editor’s Notes About GAC Group GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals. Established since 1956, the privately-owned group employs over 9,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide. Connect with GAC Photo Gallery: Hot Port News: Facebook: LinkedIn: Google+: Contacts GAC Middle East Germaine Ng Communications Manager - Middle East Mobile: +6596652725 Email: GAC Group Esther Oon-Bybjerg Group Corporate Communications Director Mobile: +6596911076 Email: Hweesan Teng Senior Manager, Corporate Communications Tel: +656327 9612 Mobile: +6591299412 Email: Or BLUE Communications Simon Phillips Senior Consultant Tel: +44 (0)1865514214 Clare-Marie Dobing Consultant Phone: +44 (0)1865514214
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