Saudi Arabia
3.2 Saudi Arabia Transporters

The logistics industry in KSA is one of the major logistics markets in the world after UAE and is expected to be the next transshipment hub for Asian, African, and European countries, given the favorable location of KSA. Growth in the industry has been stimulated due to the high ease of doing business and ranked 89th position in the World. The industry is dominated by sea and land freight movements considering the strong position in oil exports and import dependency for all the essential products. The country has strong trade relations with Asian countries, European countries, and the US. Land freight is usually common with UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, and Egypt.

The competition in the logistics market in KSA can be divided on the basis of different service segments including Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics (Warehousing), and Express Delivery. Domestic and International players such as Bahri Logistics, Kanoo Terminal, Kuehne + Nagel, DB Schenker, DHL, Agility were identified to be dominant when it comes to air freight and sea freight, as they are associated with conglomerates or have a strong brand name in the global market.  Local domestic transporters dominate the road freight market on the basis of the type of fleets, number of trucks, prices, delivery periods, and more.

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