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August 2021

Logistics Role Enabling Qatar’s MSME Sector

July 2021

GWC reports H1 2021 financial results

Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC), Qatar’s leading logistics and supply chain solutions provider, reported net profits of QR108 million, during the six-month period ending on June 30, 2021.

The company also achieved total revenues of QR624 million and earnings per share stood at 0.18 Qatari riyals.

“H1 2021 results and the performance of all our divisions reflect the company’s resilience and commitment to offer world-class logistics services to our customers in spite of challenging times,” stated Sheikh Abdulla Bin Fahad Bin Jassem Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman, GWC.

“We remain fully committed to our customers and shareholders and with the backing of our infrastructure, expertise and diligence, I am confident will continue to develop and evolve toward reaching our long-term goals,” remarked Ranjeev Menon, Group CEO, GWC.

He further added that the Company will also continue to stay focused on profitability through innovation, sustainability and digitalisation while actively managing their portfolio.

Additionally, the development of the 1.5 million square meter Al Wukair Logistics Park, which offers a whole suite of supply chain solutions to micro, small and medium enterprises has been progressing well. This Logistics Park due to its central location, close proximity to the airport and the port, coupled with seamless offering of logistics services will be the main distribution hub for handling the World Cup logistics.

July 2021

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Regional Supporter GWC marks 500-day countdown

With the big kick-off now just 500 days away, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Regional Supporter and Official Logistics Provider GWC (Q.P.S.C.) has marked the milestone by highlighting the scale of its work surrounding the tournament. A fleet of GWC trucks made their way to the iconic Al Bayt Stadium to form an oversized number 500 in celebration of the occasion.

The Qatar-based leader in supply chain solutions is collaborating with FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC to implement logistics services before, during and after the competition, which will take place from 21 November to 18 December next year.

“Strategic partnerships will play an essential role in a successful FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. We are very grateful to GWC for their support,” FIFA Director of Marketing Jean-François Pathy said. “It is also great to see one of our Regional Supporters deploying its expertise and infrastructure in such a creative way to celebrate this milestone.”

Ranjeev Menon, the Group CEO of GWC, said: “We live by the virtues of quality and safety, and we take pride in what Qatar is doing to make this event an unprecedented success, as well as our responsibility and role as the Official Logistics Provider.”

A marque of GWC Group

“By providing a whole suite of world-class logistics services, we will align our efforts with Qatar’s vision for making this FIFA World Cup a great success. The past 18 months have been challenging for the whole world and Qatar 2022 will provide us all with a message of resilience and hope, and the spirit of emerging victorious against all odds.”

With 9 July 2021 marking the 500-day countdown, GWC has outlined how 3,800,000m² of logistics infrastructure, a global freight-forwarding network and more than 1,200 specialist vehicles will support the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East.

GWC will be involved extensively in the tournament operations, from venue logistics, broadcasting and cold-chain logistics to shipping, customs clearance, transport and warehousing. It will offer end-to-end tracking and execution, from point of entry to point of use, and highly coordinated reverse logistics.

GWC previously served as a National Supporter and the Official Logistics Provider for the FIFA Club World Cup 2019™.

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