Tag Archives | Logistics

Baghdad-based Orderii Receives Pre-Seed Funding

Orderii, a cross-border e-commerce platform closed a 6-figure pre-seed round in October 2022. The platform provides logistics services for sought-after goods only available on foreign sites. Founder and CEO of Orderii, Shakir Ayad Al Jammas (pictured below), commented: "We have been serving the Iraqi customer for several years now, enabling them to purchase products from […]

Jordanian Truckers Lament Trebil Closure

By Simon Kent. Last Summer, the Jordanian government closed the Trebil border crossing with Iraq as fighters from the so called "Islamic State," also known as Daesh, took control of huge areas of Anbar in Iraq. Jordan's Ministry of Transport subsequently forbade truckers to transit into Iraq, causing over 300 million Jordanian Dinars worth of […]

Yezidis Discover ISIS Supply Route

By Simon Kent. According to fighters from northern Iraq's Yezidi ethnic minority, ISIS or "Daesh" have opened a new supply route from Syria to Mosul, which enters the northern occupied city from the south and moves through at Ba'aj, south of Sinjar. Yezidis currently working with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have been observing the route, which […]

Agility Wins $80m Majnoon Contract

By John Lee. Kuwait-based Agility Public Warehousing company, has announced that through its fully owned subsidiary in Iraq has been awarded a 3-year logistics contract from Shell Iraq Petroleum Development B.V. As part of this contract, Agility will be managing all related freight forwarding services for the contract from different locations around the world into […]

CEOs Attending IAECL Cargo Exhibition

State authorities and CEOs of all major airports in Iraq will congregate at the Iraq airports expansion ,cargo ,logistics conference. The Ministers and the CEOs who have expressed their interest to participate are , Minister of Housing & Reconstruction- H.E.Kamaran Ahmed Abdullah , Minister of Interior, Kurdistan - H.E.Karim Sinjari,Minister of Trade and Industry - […]

Unrest in Iraq - the Risk of Contagion

With unrest in several Arab cities, many in the region are worried about the risk of contagion. The latest flashpoints are Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan and Algeria; but is Iraq vulnerable as well? The people certainly have a lot to complain about. Electricity The heat and increased use of air conditioning put a major strain […]