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syncreon and RHS Logistics announce co-operation in Dubai

syncreon has announced plans to launch its first operation in the Middle East.

In cooperation with locally established company RHS Logistics, syncreon technology will set-up a Fulfillment centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, servicing a major global hi-tech company.

Housed in an RHS owned facility, the business will be located in Dubai’s JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone) and is scheduled to launch in June 2008.

“With over 90 years of commercial and business experience in the UAE, the RHS Group understands this marketplace intimately. For syncreon to be able to leverage their knowledge of local procedures and established network in this market seemed a natural fit.” stated Colin Enright, syncreon technology COO.

“RHS has successfully grown its logistics business in the last 10 years by working closely with other logistics providers in the UAE, and we are happy to continue this trend with syncreon. syncreon’s experience with the unique customer requirements and RHS Logistics’ strength in operating in the region will lay the foundations for a solid platform that will enable the customer to grow their business in this expanding market.” stated Richard Bell, General Manager RHS Logistics.

Services provided by syncreon’s Dubai Fulfillment Centre will include receiving of sea containers, VMI (vendor managed inventory) activities, outbound fulfillment with value add services, and handover to local distributors.

About RHS Logistics:

The firm of Rais Hassan Saadi was founded in 1910 and ranks amongst the leading commercial enterprises in Dubai.

RHS Logistics represents the 3PL division of the RHS Group of companies, operating out of Dubai’s Jebel Ali Duty Free Zone.

The RHS Group is a privately owned shipping and distribution company with representative offices throughout the Arabian Gulf and CIS states. Holding Lloyds Accredited ISO 9001:2000 certification, the company is organized into several operating divisions and employs approximately 1,000 trained and experienced personnel. The head office is based in Bur Dubai

About syncreon:

Formed in January 2007 by the merger of Walsh Western International and TDS Logistics, “syncreon” is a specialised provider of highly customised supply chain solutions and integrated material handling services.

Maintaining an operating presence in 12 countries on 4 continents syncreon has a geographically diversified global footprint and employs over 10,000 people. The head office is located in Dublin, Ireland.

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