Barloworld Logistics celebrates 10 years
Dubai, October 3, 2011
Barloworld Logistics, part of the 109-year-old South African conglomerate Barloworld, celebrated its 10th anniversary across its international offices today (October 3).
Over the last decade Barloworld acquired several regional logistics leaders in the Middle East, Far East, Europe and Southern Africa, to offer smart supply chain solutions to leading brands, a statement from the company said.
Frank Courtney, CEO for Barloworld Logistics International business, said: “Like any ambitious journey, 10 years ago we started out to expand strategically and within a decade’s span, we are well positioned in strategic locations to offer the smart supply chain solutions to our existing and potential clients.”
“The companies we acquired in the respective markets were regional leaders and have been in the market for several decades. The cumulative experience is far greater and Barloworld Logistic is capable to offer solutions to manage complex supply chains,” he said.
Barloworld Logistics comes from a consultancy space with execution capabilities. As a supply chain management professional, it designs, implements, analyses, integrates and optimises end to end supply chain management solutions.
Courtney reiterated the company’s strategic position saying, “At Barloworld Logistics we are committed to creating extraordinary solutions that exceed expectations and deliver exceptional results. Our strategy is simple. We align our client’s supply chains to their business strategy. In other words, we ensure that our clients have the right operations, resources and capabilities to implement their strategies and realise their vision.”
“We are focused on creating and implementing smart supply chain solutions for our clients. Our overarching goal, now and in the future, remains smart logistics and supply chain solutions that deliver on our clients’ strategies and objectives,” he said. – TradeArabia News Service
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