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.