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GWC delivers equestrian logistics for Doha event

DOHA, November 8, 2017

Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC), a leading logistics provider in Qatar, has successfully delivered equestrian logistics operations for the upcoming Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) – Doha Final Tour.

The event, which will start tomorrow (November 9) and conclude on November 11, is being organised by Al Shaqab (Member of the Qatar Foundation).

The services provided by GWC Equestrian included the transport of a total of 91 world-class show horses consolidated in Liege, Belgium, over two charter flights that arrived on November 6 and 7, said a statement.

Additionally, the team has provided value added services such as reservations arrangements, health permits for participating horses, customs clearance at both ends of the journey, tarmac supervision, and. Each of the flights transporting the horses included a veterinarian and 10 groomsmen to ensure the horses’ safety comfort as they rode in the flights ‘air stables’, it said.

GWC chairman Sheikh Abdullah bin Fahad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani said: “We are proud to be handling such an international project which positions Qatar as an international host destination for the international sports and equestrian events earnestly.”

GWC Equestrian has done the consultation services for the transportation of the horses according to the international safety standards, said a statement.

All logistical operations has been executed according to a fully integrated plan to ensure the focused transportation of horses, equipment, and equestrian related assets, it added.

GWC has recently announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2017, achieving QR157.26 million ($41.03 million) during this period, in its net profits. The company’s gross revenues registered QR695.13 million ($181.38 million) at the end of the period, while earnings per share increased to QR 2.68 ($0.7) in the first three quarters of 2017, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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