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Officials at the launch of the new joint venture.

OBS Group, Legendre set up Dubai-based logistics JV

DUBAI, 28 days ago

OBS Group, a diversified group based in Dubai, and France-based Legendre Transport & Logistic Group have announced the launch of a new joint venture to tap into the opportunities in the logistics market across the GCC.

The new company, Legendre-BinSulaiman, is headquartered in Dubai and is an equal partnership between the two companies.

Legendre-BinSulaiman has already acquired an impressive portfolio of clients during the last few months and hopes to lead the sector with its services, expertise and market know-how.

OBS Group has been active in the region’s transport and logistics industry for many years through its subsidiary OBS Global Logistics. With the formation of Legendre-BinSulaiman, OBS Group is now looking to take the offering to their current and future customers to a more efficient level and obtain global reach, a statement said.

Based in France, China, Vietnam and West Africa, Legendre Transport & Logistic Group is known for its proficiency in multimodal transport, industrial packaging, industrial transfer, storage, and other related services. By associating itself officially with OBS Group, the Legendre Transport & Logistic Group confirms its international expansion, particularly in the Middle East, where it has been operating for the last nine years, the statement said.

Legendre-BinSulaiman combines regional expertise with international premium standards to offer top rank transport and logistics solutions to its customers, in the Middle East and worldwide covering over 182 countries. The company has set new standards in the logistics and supply chain industry by addressing the region’s needs for sophisticated and efficient offerings such as reverse logistics, it said.

The two groups also combine their specialties in various sectors, to name a few, water treatment, renewable energy, beauty and cosmetics, automotive as well as the world of fine art and events, and can meet the needs of transport, logistics and packaging.

Dr Omar Bin Sulaiman, Chairman of the OBS Group, stated: “We are pleased that this significant growth opportunity has advanced from a joint venture with Legendre Transport and Logistic Group. Our progress in the logistics industry demonstrates further the strength of our dynamic and versatile business model, enabling us to support and meet the local demands of our customers in their territories”.
Legendre Group international director and member of the board of directors of the Legendre Group Benoît Honnart has been handed over the reins of the new company.

Highlighting the importance of the company’s collaboration with OBS Group, Honnart said: “We are collaborating with a strong and well-known partner with regional insight. We want to use our expertise to cast a wider vision at these changing markets.” – TradeArabia News Service
 




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