Logistics Middle East Power List 2021
Abdulrahman Al Hatmi, GCEO, Asyad discusses
how Asyad is helping develop Oman’s
logistics sector into a world-class industry
ASYAD SHOWCASES ITS PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIP PLANS ON GLOBAL STAGE
During a high-level panel discussion on the realities of logistics today, Abdulrahman Al Hatmi, Asyad Group CEO, highlighted that the Group`s priority is to maximize returns by focusing on its core integrated logistics services and divesting non-strategic assets. He also reaffirmed the Group’s ongoing efforts to enable private companies to offer their services to its business units, be it through direct investment or public offering.
Asyad Group CEO stressed that the Group navigated the pandemic challenges and showed exceptional resilience with no significant downtime, thanks to a world-class infrastructure and innovative solutions added to Asyad’s service lineup by opening new direct import lines and maritime services. These capabilities were instrumental in positioning Asyad Group to adapt to consecutive crises, while major players in leading countries, such as the USA and China, struggled to weather the storm.
Al Hatmi addressed sourcing questions that arose in light of lessons learned from COVID-19, stating that onshoring may not be a realistic solution due to capacity, inflation and cost restrictions. Instead, the Group CEO called for exploring multiple sourcing and putting in place business continuity mechanisms to hedge against potential crises. He further underlined the need to strengthen co-operation between countries and businesses.
The Group CEO concluded in an interview with Al Jazeera Channel: “Omani ports proved their readiness, despite the challenges, to face economic downturns and meet food security and commodities’ requirements as Asyad succeeded to maintain its operational efficiency and competitiveness while expanding its strategic partnerships with various global maritime lines during COVID-19.
AS ASYAD GROUP CONTINUES TO PLAY A LEADING ROLE IN NURTURING A COMPETITIVE LOGISTICS SECTOR OMAN’S MAJOR PORTS AND FREE ZONES SEE MOMENTOUS COMMERCIAL AND OPERATIONAL GROWTH IN 2022
Asyad Group, Oman’s flagship integrated logistics provider, has announced momentous operational growth in the Sultanate's free zones and major ports of Salalah, Sohar and Duqm during 2022.Read more
ASYAD GROUP AND THE ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY OF OMAN LAUNCH INSIGHTFUL LECTURE SERIES ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Asyad Group and the Environment Society of Oman (ESO) have joined forces to launch an insightful series of lectures that shed light on the challenges facing Oman in its fight to tackle climate change.Read more
ASYAD LINE BOLSTERS SHIPPING CAPABILITIES TO MEET GLOBAL DEMAND: NEW ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY VESSEL AND WEEKLY OPERATION OF THE INDIA EXPRESS SERVICE
Asyad Line, part of Asyad Group, announced two new additions to its maritime and shipping capabilities, a brand-new vessel added to its sizeable commercial fleet and an increase in the frequency of oneRead more