June 1 - The Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) has awarded a five-year 4PL contract in Al-Khafji, Saudi Arabia to Agility.
The contract has a potential value of USD17 million and will see Agility providing all inclusive on-site warehousing management and operation services, including material receiving and handling services, as well as opening, inspecting, labelling, marking, bar coding, transferring, storing, issuing and transporting materials to users at different units within Khafji. Housekeeping of yards and warehouses, documentation and inventory assistance, receipt of materials in addition to technical and administrative support services, material handling (containers loading and offloading, stuffing and de-stuffing) also form part of the contract.
A partnership between Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) and ARAMCO Gulf Operations Company (AGOC), the KJO conducts onshore and offshore activities related to exploration and drilling for oil and gas in the Divided Zone between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
Ali Mikail, CEO, Agility Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), Kuwait highlighted, "In addition to our existing freight forwarding, customs clearance and complete 4PL support, we provide KJO with all the logistics services they require. With Agility's intensive presence in the region and our comprehensive portfolio of specialized services; we are well equipped to support the growing demands of the fast paced oil and gas sector in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait."