DHL, the world’s logistics company, hosted a special ‘Partners in Trade’ event on the importance of the Iraq and Afghanistan trade lane to customers in the UAE, as part of its continued efforts to facilitate and capitalize on regional trade lane relationships and partnerships.
The event, which took place at Dubai’s iconic Emirates Towers Hotel, was hosted by Frank-Uwe Ungerer, Country Manager for DHL Express in the UAE and Phil Armatage, Country Manager for DHL Express Iraq & Afghanistan, with unique insights into each market.
With over 50 high profile DHL customers from Dubai’s business community in attendance, as well as Ms. Hadil Al Moosawy, 3rd Consul for Iraq, and Mr. Abdul Hady Othman, Iraqi Business and Trade Attache, the event provided an ideal opportunity to talk openly about the challenges faced when shipping to Iraq and Afghanistan. As a result, the evening’s conversation covered several broad areas such as customs regulations and clearance process, reassuring DHL Express’ business partners and reinforcing DHL Express’ position as global leaders in express shipping.
Being the International specialists, we are always striving to offer our customers even better services to meet their ever changing business needs,” said Frank-Uwe Ungerer, Country Manager for DHL Express in the UAE. “This special ‘Partners in Trade’ event is an example of our continuous commitment to service excellence and superior logistics solutions, and further enables us to meet the needs of our customers, even when operating in challenging markets.”
Ungerer concluded, “As the global leaders in express shipping, we posses the expertise and know-how to overcome the difficulties faced when shipping goods through the trade lanes such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and that is what makes us the international specialists.”
DHL has been a pioneer in the Middle East logistics industry over the last 30 years through its innovation, service excellence and commitment to providing customers with superior logistics solutions.