Supply Chain & Logistics
The Transport and logistics sector is a significant sector and contributes over 13 % of Dubai’s GDP and 11 % of the GDP of the UAE and employs 204,000 people . The logistics sector in the UAE has its strengths its location, a world class infrastructure and a proactive business friendly government. UAE is home to some of the leading global companies in the field of transportation and logistics including DP World, Emirates Airlines, Ethihad, Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), and Dubai World Central. The UAE has over 40 areas designated as Free Zones and each of the seven Emirates has a major logistics initiative in progress. The Center for Excellence in Supply Chain and Logistics will focus on applied research in this cluster with a goal of making a contributing towards making the UAE a world class logistics hub.
Areas of Researchs
- Innovation Survey
- Benchmarking Logistics Activities
- Business Excellence in Logistics