WHO WE ARE
SOLS 2040 The Sultanate of Oman Logistics Strategy 2040, known as SOLS 2040, is the program developed by the OLC team of experts. It outlines a strategy that embraces the contribution of logistics to Omani GDP growth, the market share of goods that flow into the region, related employment growth, employment opportunities and job-creation, the position of Oman on various logistics and industrial indices, and the global perception of Oman in relation to logistics.
In defining of the strategy outlined in SOLS 2040, the OLC team has outlined a mandate for us at Asyad.
At OLC, we have a mandate which clearly aims to establish Oman as a global logistics hub by driving the implementation of SOLS 2040 in order to formulate a national markets development plan. At the same time we are committed to coordinating and supporting trade facilitation reforms that drive the implementation of next-generation technologies as well as national human capital development efforts.
WHAT WE DO
Trade facilitation is the principal key in unlocking latent logistics potential in any economy. Without it, cargo and therefore business will move elsewhere.
Market development is a key pillar of OLC strategy. Our aim is to formulate a market development plan at a national level and manage its implementation to achieve the SOLS 2040 goals and targets.
Human Capital development is a key pillar of SOLS 2040. We are committed to stimulating employment demand, enhancing work environments and capacity, and to creating partnerships in logistics and its related industries.
Technology is a key strategic enabler of the NLS. In focusing on improving and increasing utilization of transport and logistics technology throughout both our supply chain and the Oman economy, our objectives are to identify and adopt innovative logistics technologies and leverage technology to confer a globally competitive advantage.
Implementing the logistics strategy which require an empowered implementation organization to oversee the change management process. This involves re-engineering processes, implementing projects and inducing culture and behavioral change. To effect this change, the executing organization - is known as the Oman Logistics Center (OLC). The OLC commence the implementation of the strategy across government ministries, agencies and industrial sectors.
The OLC will have the same mandate namely to:
• Execute and supervise the implementation of SOLS 2040 - and make logistics a core economic driver for the Oman economy.
• Realize the ambitions set out in this document.
• Encourage the private sector to invest in and develop logistics competence in Oman.
• Administer, improve and develop the logistics sector in accordance with the best international practice.