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September 2018

GWC Hosts United States Embassy at Logistics Village Qatar

July 2018

GWC Records 10% Growth in Net Profits for H1 2018

GWC (Q.P.S.C.), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, concluded its first half of 2018 with an impressive rate of growth of 10% in its net profits, achieving QAR 116 million, as compared to QAR 105 million by the end of the same period in 2017. The company also registered an increased revenue of QAR 622 million at the end of the period. Constantly seeking the best interest of its shareholders, the company’s earnings per share also increased to QAR 1.97 in the first six months of 2018, a 9% rise from 1.8 during the same period in 2017.

“GWC has positioned itself as a instrumental element of Qatar’s self-sufficiency plans, offering its unique level of expertise and wide spanning infrastructure, supporting the local economy and thereby realizing our purpose; to continue as the provider of choice for logistics services in Qatar, and ensuring our shareholders the best possible returns,” stated GWC Chairman Sheikh Abdulla bin Fahad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al-Thani.

The company’s various divisions have taken decisive action to maintain optimal operations across the board, reviewing alternative routes, and leveraging the strength of its international freight network, in addition to providing express courier services as the authorized service contractor in the State of Qatar for an international courier giant. The company was aided by increased activity for its freight solutions and contract logistics services offered at the Logistics Village Qatar (LVQ), the GWC Bu Sulba Warehousing Park, and the Bu Fasseela Warehousing Park, all forming part of its 3 million square meters of logistics infrastructure in the nation.

The company’s confidence in the local market is evidenced by its continuing investment and development of new product lines to serve the Qatari economy, most recently with the launch of LEDD Technologies. The new technology provider that equips clients with the technology services and solutions needed to enable their business transformation needs, based on experience and skills recognized by Microsoft for its outstanding achievements in leading Qatar’s digital transformation.

July 2018

GWC receives Microsoft Digital Transformation Award

GWC (Q.P.S.C.), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, was recognized by Microsoft for its outstanding achievements in leading the company’s digital transformation, during an Award ceremony at the digital giant’s annual suhoor held on May 29, 2018.

The “Digital Transformation Award Ceremony” event sheds light on the local organizations who accomplish amazing feats in the face of a new, more complex and competitive digital world, setting the technology agenda for the industry, and helping shape the business transformation in Qatar.

GWC continuously relies on information technology to achieve its strategic and business aims. In 2018, the company established its new technology subsidiary, LEDD Technologies, as a means to equip clients with the technology services and solutions needed to enable their business transformation needs locally. During the award ceremony, Senior Director of Corporate IT at GWC and General Manager of LEDD Technologies, Mr. Maged Kamal received the award on behalf of the company.

“We are grateful to be recognized for our commitment in setting the agenda and leading the wave on the country’s pursuit of digital transformation, with a special emphasis on logistics-based solutions,” stated Mr. Maged Kamal, Senior Director of Corporate IT at GWC and General Manager of LEDD Technologies. “Proper digital transformation in business is now a direct need that must be addressed economy wide if we are to meet our commitments and reach our goals as set by the Qatar National Vision 2030,” he added.

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