GAC Qatar has been appointed as the third party logistics (3PL) partner for Losail Circuit Sports Club (LCSC), which hosts international motorsport events, such as the Grand Prix of Qatar and Grand Prix of Doha.
Work and planning for the 2021 races, due to take place at the Losail International Circuit in Doha on 28th March and 4th April respectively, are already fully underway, the company reports. GAC Qatar will handle the customs clearance, transportation and freight services for all cargo, including bikes, spares, tyres, fuel, garments, broadcasting equipment and merchandise. GAC will also provide the logistics workforce and handling equipment needed to ensure the smooth running of operations at the circuit. Two dedicated aircraft charters will be handled by the GAC Qatar sports logistics team, with more shipments by air and sea to follow.
“GAC has been the logistics provider to Losail Circuit Sports Club for over ten years,” says Daniel Nordberg, GAC Qatar’s General Manager. “Our team is all revved up and ready to kickstart the 2021 season with LCSC.” GAC Qatar is a leader in sports logistics, having been the official logistics partner for the Doha Asian Games in 2006 and Pan Arab Games in 2011. “We continue to invest in our assets and develop service offerings to add value to our sports logistics customers,” adds Nordberg.
Established in 1979, GAC Qatar is the country’s leading customs clearance agent with an in-house team of 30 customs brokers covering all Qatari ports.