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How 3PL is Beneficial to the Logistics Industry

3PL represents outsider coordinations. In the business and the administration of a flexible chain, this instrument begins when an association acquires outsider organizations to redistribute the working of its warehousing and satisfaction of its administrations. Table of Contents Why do we need 3PL:3PL vs 4PLDifference:Example of 3PLServices provided by 3PLTransportation Based Third Party Logistics Services […]

A Note On Optimal 3PL Selection In Logistics

The business condition has gotten unpredictable and extreme as the years progressed. Companies are happy to spend more in the quest for procuring amplified benefits over the long haul. Similarly, as we keep on discussing the drawn-out running of a business structure in the age of an extreme economy, it is basic to discuss how […]

An Ultimate Guide About Warehouse Barcoding

Since the barcode was utilized just to computerize the Supermarket checkout framework, the turn of events and the utilization of barcode tags have made some amazing progress. In this manner, the standardized identification has changed most enterprises, including the distribution center and coordinations industry. Instinctually, when placing in a distribution center administration framework (WMS) that […]

Covid-19 Response

Dear Valued Customers, employee and extended family of Al Sharqi’s As we continue to monitor the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 or Covid-19) situation and assess the impact on the global supply chain, We as Al Sharqi Shipping wanted to take this opportunity to reassure you that we remain committed to the safety and wellbeing of our customers, […]

UAE VAT 2018 – Customs Approved Agents

​Al Sharqi Shipping has always been on the forefront of government initiatives at our HQ in UAE, be it the first time the Dubai Port & Customs went live with their Dubai Trade online portal back in 2002 or Sharjah Port & Customs recently going online with their E-services. Now another feather to our cap is […]

UAE VAT Exempted 20 Designated Free Zones

We continue our in depth coverage of VAT for our Customers with another article highlighting the 20 free zones designated by FTA (Federal Tax Authority) throughout the UAE that will be exempted from VAT. According to different newspapers like Khaleej times, National Newspaper and Arabian Business, the FTA has listed seven free zones in Dubai, […]


The following are the frequently asked questions on Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE.   If you are unable to find an answer to your specific query, please visit the website of the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) at Table of Contents  What is VAT?When will VAT be implemented?How should I register for […]

VAT 2018 Compliance with UAE Customs

Dear Valued Customer, UAE has introduced VAT on January 1, 2018, for goods and cargo imported into UAE which shall be subjected to the VAT. Today we have compiled some instruction and guide for you to clear your Shipments in 2 hours or less from Customs. To ensure that your Inbound Shipments are cleared promptly […]


As you may already be aware the UAE has announced the introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) effective 1st Jan 2018 at a standard rate of 5%. VAT will be collected on taxable supplies and services in the UAE, wherever applicable. ​Effective 1st January 2018, all importers into the United Arab Emirates need to comply […]

CMA CGM honors Al Sharqi Shipping for the year 2016

Dubai, UAE —July 18, 2017—Al Sharqi Shipping received Top official from CMA CGM Office, Santosh Devasper, CMA CGM Commercial Manager; Manoj Kumar CMA CGM Export Trade Manager and Pradeep Vallath, Deputy Manager VIP Desk, at their HQ in Dubai to hand over the “Top Customer Award” for the year 2016. The award was handed over […]

Sharjah Business Summit 2017

Sharjah, UAE —May 17, 2017 Gulftainer, along with its logistics subsidiary Momentum Logistics, co-hosted the Sharjah Business Summit with prominent local government entities and a special invitation to Al Sharqi Shipping to be part of the interactive panel discussion to represent logistics industry, due to its 2 decade of association with the emirates of sharjah, […]

Maersk line’s Annual Platinum Award 2016

Al Sharqi Shipping was once again recognized as a top Maersk Line customer for the past year 2016. Dubai, UAE —April 19, 2017—Al Sharqi Shipping is honored to receive Maersk’s Platinum award for the year 2016 during an exclusive event which was held on a yacht against the beautiful backdrop of Dubai Marina’s Skyline in […]

Sharjah Seaports & Customs steps up efforts to expand e-services for supply chain industry

Al Sharqi Shipping along with couple of handful of companies are chosen to take part in the focus group to test out the new platform from Sharjah Seaports & Customs Sharjah Seaports & Customs has stepped up its digital efforts to expand the range of electronic supply chain services it offers to customers. The new […]

Al Sharqi Shipping : Year in Review 2016

This year was a huge one and we thank you for being a part of “Al Sharqi Shipping Family”. Your trust and confidence has strengthen us and made 2016 a memorable year. Here are some of our best moments from 2016. Table of Contents Al Sharqi Awards in 2016 Technology Advances in 2016 In the […]

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Leaders in Logistics 2016 : Disruptive Technologies & Their Impact on the Industry

Dubai, UAE —November 8, 2016—Director of Al Sharqi Atif Rafiq was on stage as a part of panel discussion on “Disruptive Technologies & their Impact on the Industry”. It’s important to discuss and share about the new trends facing logistics Industry and how to move forward into the digital. Within 10 years we will not […]

The National Newspaper SME Profile : Al Sharqi Shipping

Dubai, UAE —March 5, 2016—The National Newspaper featured Al Sharqi Shipping in an article highlighting the family business journey from its inception to the present times. The article highlights the logistics company’s humble growth from a small office in Dubai to overseas expansion in Africa and Asia, their use and leverage of technology to beat the big […]