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Event Date Mon Sep 9 +03 - Tue Sep 10 +03 (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Sep 9 1:00am - Tue Sep 10 1:00am
Location Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences
6623 Eastern Ring Rd, Ash Shuhada, Riyadh 13241, Saudi Arabia
Region EMEA

The global logistics market is estimated to be worth $15.5 trillion by 2024 and Saudi Arabia is leaving no stones unturned to capture a good chunk of the same and establish itself as the trade and logistics hub of Middle East region connecting Asia, Europe, and Africa.

As per a report, the global Third-Party Logistics (3PL) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 5 percent by 2020 along with an expected reach of 92.1 billion tons by 2024 in the global Transport & Logistics Industry.

Saudi Arabia's determination to become a leading logistics hub is grounded in its economic weight and privileged geographic location. KSA is the largest economy in the Arabian Peninsula, Levant, and Iraq region—accounting for 38 percent of GDP and 21 percent of the population. Its central location is optimal for distribution to the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, and East Africa, and the country resides directly on the Asia-to-Europe trade route, through which 12 percent of container trade moves annually.

Sea freight movement has majorly dominated the market for Logistics in Saudi Arabia. The increase in the trade scenario in the country has attributed to the increase in the percentage share of sea freight. The rising import and export value from other countries has triggered the demand for sea freight in Kingdom. The total container port traffic at Saudi Arabia port is 6,326,861 TEU as per a report published in October 2017.

The 4th Annual Saudi Transfreight & Logistics 2019 programme would be hosted for 2 Days in Riyadh on September 9th & 10th and it shall address the current opportunities and challenges in the freight and logistics sector in the Kingdom. We look forward to welcoming the interested participants to share the platform and be a part of the elite gathering looking towards a positive outcome.


2019 Speakers


HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Faisal Bin Abdulmajeed Al Saud


Ms. Farah Ismail
Advisor, Ministry of Economy & Planning, KSA

Mr. Abdulmohsen AlSalem
Head of Logistics Development, MODON

Eng. Waleed AlGarni
EPMO Director, Saudi Customs

Mr. Gary Griffiths
President – Railroad Operations and Equipment, GCC Region, The Greenbrier Companies, KSA

Mr. Tony Lavan
Operations Director, MAG (Manchester Airports Group), UK

Mr. Khurram Ali
Legal Director, Clyde & Co, KSA

Mr. Julio A. Maggi
Program Director – Saudi Customs Enterprise Program Management Organization, AECOM, KSA

Mr. Andrew Hammond
Managing Director, Future Solutions Limited Company

Mr. Jay New
CEO, Hutchison Ports, Dammam

Mr. Yassin S. Al-Suroor
Executive Chairman, A’amal Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mr. Youssef Beydoun
Head – Cargo Business Relationships, Dubai Airports

Mr. Saqr M. Ereiqat
Blockchain Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services, UAE

Mr. Naval Sabharwal
Vice President – Logistics, Ramco Systems Ltd.

Ms. Nadia Abdul Aziz
President, National Association of Freight & Logistics (NAFL), UAE

Eng. Mohammed Al-Masoud
Operations Department, Saudi Fund for Development (SFD)

Dr. Craig Voortman
Supply Chain Logistics Research Scientist, Center of Excellence for Supply Chain & Logistics (CESCL)

Mr. Maher Bayounes
Business Development Manager, Siemens Mobility, KSA

Eng. Khalid Al-Bakry
Member of Council of Saudi Chambers, National Logistics Committee, KSA

Mr. Gordon Lindsay
Regional Director, Middle East, Network Rail Consulting

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners

• Future Solutions Limited Co
• Modon
• Siemens

• The Greenbrier Companies
• Clyde & Co

• X2Logistivcs Networks
• G7N

• Oxford Business Group