EZW, Jafza win top ME logistics award
Dubai, July 6, 2009
Economic Zones World (EZW) was presented with the 'Innovator of the Year' award, and EZW subsidiary, Jafza walked away, for the third consecutive year, with the ‘Best Logistics Park (Sea)’ award at the recently held Mela awards.
Mela 2009 recognised stellar performers in the Middle East logistics industry in 22 air, sea, land and rail award categories.
One of the most prestigious awards for the night, 'The Innovator of the Year' was presented to EZW and Jafza for experiencing a breakthrough year in innovation within the Middle East’s logistics industry.
The Free Zone infrastructure offerings have evolved over the years and it now offers sustainable customised build-to-suit warehouses.
This year Jafza introduced an innovative warehousing/retailing facility, part warehouse and part showroom, ideal for product display as well as storage and distribution, a concept never seen before in a regional Free Zone.
The company’s flexible, fully furnished office spaces, its recently re-engineered world-class customer care facility with personalised client services, comprehensive mail-room facility and its new Customer Notification System were among the several deciding factors that won over the judging panel at this year’s Mela Awards.
Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World received the award for EZW while Talal Al Hashemi, managing director, UAE region accepted the award of behalf of Jafza.
"We have continuously innovated, adapted and molded Jafza into an attractive proposition for regional and global businesses, which is a key factor of its success," commented Hareb.
"Striving for excellence has always been at the forefront of our strategy, both internally and with our customers and stakeholders. Our new sustainable developments and innovative service offerings are a reflection of our commitment to our clients."
"Receiving not one, but two Mela awards is an honour. The recognitions give me the confidence that our dedicated team is well positioned to raise the bar and steer the company to success in the future," she added.-TradeArabia News Service