Ikea opens first Middle East distribution centre in Dubai
Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, inaugurates Ikea distribution centre in Dubai (Supplied)
Published Wednesday, May eighteen, 2016 Ikea Group has opened the very first distribution facility of its in the Middle East in Dubai included in the plans of its to grow across the area.
Located in Dubai South, the brand new device is spread more than 100,000 square meters of storage space, that is the same as nearly twenty football pitches.
The framework is made up of 120,000 cubic meters of racking, and also eight degrees of storage distributed across two modules of operations. It’s believed to have somewhat more than 10,000 steps simply to move all over the brand new facility. ikea
Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, said: “At Dubai South, we’re ideally positioned to aid organizations of all the sizes in fulfilling the logistical challenges of theirs. We do this by providing purpose built, completely customizable solutions, offering them the flexibility to work and expand the companies of theirs in the very best way possible.”
Abdeldaziz Kadri, Managing Director of Ikea DC Dubai, said it is the very first immediate buy by the number in the Middle East.
“The new distribution center is going to enable the organization to supply fast moving goods better to retailers across the GCC, lowering handling bills in addition to shipment times,” said Kadri.
The brand new Ikea Distribution Center has already been your office for over 200 personnel, and it is generating numerous possibilities for regional vendors. They’re working collectively with the target to correct product availability in Ikea stores and maximize client satisfaction.
Nowadays you will find 7 Ikea merchants in the GCC: 2 in the UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), 1 in Doha (Qatar), 3 in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Dhahran and Jeddah) plus 1 in Kuwait City (Kuwait).IKEA Yas Island named when the brand’s first-ever’ reference store’ globally
As with the Swedish furniture retailer’s global effort to improve consumer experience and find out additional commercial success through the stores of its, IKEA Yas Island based in Abu Dhabi, is now the brand’s first-ever’ reference store’ in the planet.
“We are proud to call IKEA Yas Island the original guide store on the planet as the shop is among the very best illustrations of exactly how creating a determined group of co workers and a comprehensive implementation of the IKEA commitments and requirements causes an excellent offering for the customers,” affirms Vinod Jayan, managing director – IKEA UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Egypt
While acknowledging the IKEA Yas Island staff for the contribution of theirs, he adds, “We think that the reason why the IKEA Yas Island team unique is the enthusiasm of theirs for retail, individuals as well as the buyer, in addition to a definite commitment the IKEA way. We’re delighted they’re the original recognised reference store in the world.”
IKEA Yas Island opened the doors of its in 2011 as one of 2 merchants in the UAE. The accolade was provided to IKEA Yas Island store as it effectively implemented the brand’s global concepts making sure community relevance within the industry of its, meanwhile empowering the co workers of its and motivating additional retailers. The worldwide dream for Inter