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Aramex Announces Bashar Obeid as Chief Executive Officer

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Dubai, UAE – 19 November 2017:
Aramex (DFM: ARMX), the disruptive leader in the global logistics and transportation industry, today announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Bashar Obeid, currently Chief Financial Officer, as Chief Executive Officer of Aramex, to succeed Hussein Hachem.

Obeid joined the accounting and finance team at Aramex in 1993, and has since grown into several leadership positions including the company’s Financial Controller, Group Financial Controller, and finally Aramex’s Chief Financial Officer. He was a member of the team that oversaw Aramex’s public offering on the NASDAQ stock exchange and later on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM).

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Holland Driver Herschel Evans Accepts ATA Mike Russell Trucking Image Award

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America’s Road Team Captain Honored for Safety, Advocacy, Service

HOLLAND, Mich., Nov. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Trucking Associations honored Herschel Evans of Atlanta, Ga. as one of the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Image Award recipients on October 23, 2017 at the trade organization’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. Evans, a professional truck driver for Holland and an ATA Road Team Captain, is the driving force behind the Safety Drive for a Cure, a truck safety and skills competition benefitting the Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation.
Herschel Evans was chosen for “representing the industry through his role as an America’s Road Team Captain, lifetime commitment to safe driving, and his establishment of the Safety Drive for a Cure truck driving competition in support of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation which has grown to attract national attention and tens of thousands of dollars in donations.”

“Greatness can only be reached by those who strive for continuous improvement,” stated Scott Ware, president of Holland. “For the past five years hundreds of drivers have travelled from across the U.S.A. to compete in the Safety Drive for a Cure–improving their safety skills–focusing on safety, advocacy and service. Safety leaders such as Herschel help to make our nation’s highways safer for all of us.”

The Mike Russell Trucking Image Award celebrates companies, organizations, and individuals who creatively generate positive awareness of the trucking industry. The award was named in honor of the late Mike Russell, who supported the trucking industry and was a former ATA vice president of public affairs. Three additional 2017 winners include: Shannon Newton, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, industry nonprofit Truckers Against Trafficking and carrier Load One.

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We Are Investing In Technology

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This past weekend, our team at Midland Courier successfully upgraded our operational and administrative systems in order to serve you better.

Continuous improvement is a core value at Midland. We listen, learn, and pursue new ways to progress and develop. It is with that value in mind, and our vision to be the best service provider in the markets we serve, that we initiated project Fusion—a strategic initiative to significantly upgrade and enhance our business systems.

In order to improve our ability to deliver superior quality service, we partnered with several key vendors to build a solution that would enable us to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. For the past two years, we worked with our vendors to customize, build, and implement this system.

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Port Houston chassis tight post-Harvey

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18 SEP 2017 – The abrupt shutdown of supply chains ahead of Hurricane Harvey left many chassis out of position.

Motor carriers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) say intermodal chassis supply remains tight as supply chains rush to catch up from Hurricane Harvey’s disruption.

Although most chassis in the Houston area escaped damage, widespread flooding in the region and a six-day port shutdown left many chassis out of position while demand has surged since container terminals reopened on Sept. 1.

Port Houston has been handling container ships at a faster-than-usual clip since resuming operations. The port handled 40 container ships in its first two weeks of post-storm operation. Normal ship volume is about 14 per week.

Read more at gateway-group.com

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DB Schenker Opens its Largest Logistics Center in Madrid

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22-Million-Euro Investment in Network  Unifying land transport, air and ocean freight operations • New terminal employs more than 150 professionals

(Madrid/Frankfurt, November 2017) DB Schenker, the global leader in the field of logistics and transportation, has opened its largest logistics center in Spain in Madrid on a 60,000 m2 plot. It will be home to the domestic and international land transport and project operations, as well as the capital’s air and ocean freight. This new facility represents an investment of 22 million euros, which reflects the company’s strong commitment to continue growing in Spain.

DB Schenker currently has almost 1,000 employees in Spain who are divided among 71 branches, 29 of which are DB Schenker’s own offices, making it one of the country’s biggest transportation companies. This new terminal employs more than 150 professionals. The new terminal has been built based on highly sustainable energy-saving parameters.

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Aramex Announces Net Profits Growth of 13% in the Third Quarter 2017

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Dubai, UAE; November 05, 2017:
Aramex (DFM: ARMX), the disruptive leader in the global logistics and transportation industry, announced today its financial results for the third quarter ending 30 September 2017.

Aramex’s Q3 Net Profits have increased by 13% to AED 81.6 million, up from AED 72.2 million in Q3 2016. Revenues in the third quarter have also increased to AED 1,144 million, up by 9% compared to last year’s AED 1,050 million in Q3 2016. Excluding global currency fluctuations, especially the Egyptian Pound, Q3 2017 Revenues would have registered double-digit growth of 11%.

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