Hayleys Advantis, Trustworthy Group break ground for ICD facility in KIZAD | Daily News

Hayleys Advantis, Trustworthy Group break ground for ICD facility in KIZAD

Managing Director, - Ruwan Waidyaratne, Chairman, CEO of Hayleys, Mohan Pandithage, CEO  of Abu Dhabi Ports, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi and others at the event
Managing Director, - Ruwan Waidyaratne, Chairman, CEO of Hayleys, Mohan Pandithage, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi and others at the event

Hayleys Advantis Limited (Advantis), in partnership with Dubai based Trustworthy.ae Group, recently broke ground at theirfirst Inland Container Depot (ICD) facility, in Abu Dhabi.

Advantis is to manage and operate a state of the art Inland Container Depot (ICD) and Third-Party Logistics (3PL) facility being developed by Trustworthy.ae Group, in the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD).

This is Advantis’ first foray into the Middle Eastern market, having established its footprint across the Asian region. The company brings forth over two decades of experience in ICD and 3PL management, with it operating multiple facilities across Asia.

“I must thank the Trustworthy Group for their expeditious action which has led to us breaking ground at this facility within the span of a few months of signing this agreement,” said Mohan Pandithage, Chairman and Chief Executive, Hayleys PLC. Mobilization work on the facilities will begin this month with the ICD becoming operational in June 2019. Spread over a built-up area of 40,000sqm along with 25,000sqm of open yard storage, the 3PL facility will be ready for business by the first quarter of 2020.

“Trustworthy.ae Group’s investment in building the ICD and 3PL facility in KIZAD demonstrates our continued commitment to the UAE,” said Abdul Lathif, Managing Director, Trustworthy.ae Group”.

The ICD will offer washing, cleaning, repairs and certification for containers with an operational capacity of 1,500 to 1,800 trucks per day.

Managing Director of Hayleys Advantis Limited, Ruwan Waidyaratne said, “This being our first project in the Middle Eastern region, we are intent on making a meaningful impact by utilizing the experience and expertise we have developed over the years, by operating in multiple countries in the Asian region.”

The two facilities will feature state-of-the-art equipment that will help improve transit time and reduce costs for the trade.


 

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