SAL Saudi Logistics Services opens bigger & better new station in Jeddah
JEDDAH, KSA—SAL Saudi Logistics Services – a member of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation – recently unveiled its new Jeddah Station which is designed to increase SAL’s annual cargo capacity to over 800,000 tons while providing retailers and companies new premium cargo services at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.
The event was inaugurated under the patronage of Eng. Saleh Al-Jasser, Saudi Minister of Transport & Logistics. SAL Board Chairman Fawaz AlFawaz pointed out the launch of the new extension at Jeddah Station comes in parallel with the National Industrial Development Program (NIDLP) – one of Vision 2030’s most prominent programs – seeking to transform the Kingdom into a global logistics hub to diversify its economy and create more business opportunities.
AlFawaz said the project highlights the real potential of SAL in terms of ground-handling and other bespoke logistics solutions needed at airports to strengthen Saudi’s global connectivity.
SAL CEO Hesham Alhussayen said the new extension spans over 61,000 square meters, adding more high-quality services to its existing wide range of ground handling services in addition to different state-of-the-art cargo facilities in accordance with international standards.
Alhussayen noted the new extension perfectly provides comprehensive import and export services, medical and food cold chain services, dangerous cargo services, and valuable cargo services under world-class security measures and ultramodern automated ground-handling systems.
The new extension also features effective cold chain facilities and new spacious storage
facilities with an impeccable infrastructure for special and highly sensitive cargo.