Over 6,000 companies have established operations within Jebel Ali Free Zone, using it as a base to distribute their products to the GCC countries and beyond.
These companies have adopted this strategy with a view to improving their supply chain and gaining a competitive advantage in relation to their competitors.
Assume you work for a global company manufacturing electronic products which has factories in Japan (cameras), Malaysia (televisions), USA (music systems) and Spain (DVDs). The Company currently supplies its GCC distributors by shipping directly from factory to distributor in 20ft containers.
The Company has witnessed significant growth in the region and is exploring the possibility of establishing a Distribution Centre in Jebel Ali Free Zone.