February 22 - Bahri has signed a contract with Saudi Rail Company (SAR), for the provision of transportation and shipping services as well as Customs clearance support through Bahri Logistics, one of the six business units within the group.

According to Bahri, as part of the agreement, Bahri Logistics will provide SAR with transportation and shipping services for all types of cargo and an electronic system to track all shipments from the country of origin to the final destination in warehouses or worksites of the company.

It will also make the necessary arrangements with the respective port of import or export through Bahri's network of offices and agents, and also offer consultancy services in the field of maritime transportation.

Ahmed Mohammed Al-Ghaith, president of Bahri Logistics, said: "The contract also falls in line with Saudi Arabia's 2030 Vision, as Bahri is constantly working to strengthen and expand its services to further reinforce the transportation sector in the Kingdom and play an important role in the Kingdom's economic diversification efforts. We are confident this deal will positively contribute to the Kingdom's economic growth."

The agreement was by signed by Al-Gaith and Khalid Abdulrahman Abanami, chief financial officer and designate executive vice president of common services at SAR.