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Bahri deploys data-driven solution to boost ops

RIYADH, September 28, 2016

Saudi Arabia-based Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has introduced a maritime industry-first ‘data innovation’ platform to enhance productivity, unlock opportunities for growth and transform the shipping industry.

Termed “BahriData”, the innovative model is intended to improve the company’s operating performance and drive data innovation within the global shipping industry.

The announcement was made during the company’s participation in Breakbulk Americas, an annual gathering of project and breakbulk cargo owners, and specialized transport and logistics providers.

Bahri also announced plans to open its second North American office in Houston. Operating from its Baltimore office since 1992, Bahri General Cargo operates six new state-of-the-art multipurpose vessels with an average age of less than 3 years on a regular liner schedule all uniquely designed to carry Project, Ro-Ro, Break Bulk and Container Cargo in a single voyage. Of these four vessels connect the US to Saudi Arabia and major ports in the Middle East Gulf, Indian Sub-Continent and Mediterranean.

Steven Blowers, country manager – USA, Bahri General Cargo said: “Bahri General Cargo has a novel approach to its focus on optimal cargo mix and is the leading direct RoCon liner service provider from the US to the Middle East and Indian subcontinent making this corridor one of the most profitable routes for Bahri. Through our innovative data innovation model - BahriData - we are gearing up to make more informed decisions, and be fully prepared to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.”

“With the opening of a second office in the U.S. in Houston, home to one of the busiest ports in the world, Bahri General Cargo coupled with its data innovation models will look to provide unmatched customer experiences through the provision of leading, technology-driven, value-added onshore and offshore services”, added Blowers.

Bahri is exhibiting at Breakbulk Americas 2016, now in its 27th year and the largest exhibition of its kind in the Americas, bringing top-tier shippers together with breakbulk and project cargo service providers. – TradeArabia News Service

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