Tuesday 6th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

K+N expands Middle East aerospace hub

Kuehne + Nagel is to expand its Dubai Aerospace hub with the new customers Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and Avtrade.

The hub at Dubai Logistics City provides warehousing and distribution services as well as spare parts logistics for the Middle East & Africa region.

It can provide a range aerospace services including inspection, warehousing of aircraft spare parts and tooling, as well as inbound and outbound logistics.

“Our new distribution centre is in a prime location to serve our customers,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Product Support. “Al Maktoum International is projected to be the world’s largest airport and appears poised to become the preferred business aviation airport in the Dubai area. The state-of-the-art facility within the fast-cycle logistics environment of Dubai South will enable us to more efficiently address customer requirements.”

Jamie Brooks, commercial director of Avtrade said: “We are pleased to be teaming up with a leading, world class logistics company like Kuehne + Nagel. The services they offer in the UAE will enable Avtrade Dubai to increase its inventory and expand the first class component support and supply it provides to customers worldwide”.