Oman’s Khazaen Dry Port (KDP), a joint venture between Asyad Ports and the private sector, has launched a less-than-container load (LCL) shipping operation to meet the needs of its customers, especially small and medium sized businesses.
KDP inaugurated the new service by successfully delivering the first LCL shipment of industrial equipment to Gulf Agency Company – Oman, processing the shipment from its entry through Sohar Port to unloading and storage in KDP’s container terminal.
Reflecting on the the value of this addition to KDP’s service portfolio, Juma Al Maskari, Executive Director at KDP, explained that, “Introducing quality services at competitive prices is our main focus, and LCL is a targeted solution that addresses the needs of smaller businesses and entrepreneurs in line with Asyad Group’s policy.”
As the first to benefit from the LCL solution, Manohar Chandan, Senior Manager Freight and Energy Services at GAC, said: “We found the exact service we needed delivered by KDP at competitive rates and with great efficiency. This experience has been a huge success and proved that working with KDP offers us optimal support and robust supply centres closer to our customer base ensuring supply chain sustainability for GAC.”