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November 2017

Longines Global Champions Tour Logistics Delivered by GWC Equestrian

GWC (Q.P.S.C.), the leading logistics provider in the State of Qatar, has successfully delivered the equestrian logistics operations for the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) – Doha Final Tour in November 2017, organized by AL SHAQAB (Member of the Qatar Foundation). The services provided by GWC Equestrian included the transport of a total of 91 world-class show horses consolidated in Liege, Belgium, over two charter flights that arrived on November 6 and 7, 2017.

GWC Chairman Sheikh Abdullah bin Fahad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani stated: “We are proud to be handling such an international project which positions Qatar as an international host destination for the international sports and equestrian events earnestly.”

GWC Equestrian has done the consultation services for the transportation of the horses according to the international safety standards. All logistical operations has been executed according to a fully integrated plan to ensure the focused transportation of horses, equipment, and equestrian related assets. Additionally, the team has provided value added services such as reservations arrangements, health permits for participating horses, customs clearance at both ends of the journey, tarmac supervision, and. Each of the flights transporting the horses included a veterinarian and 10 groomsmen to ensure the horses safety comfort as they rode in the flights “air stables”.

GWC has recently announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2017, achieving QAR 157.26 million during this period, in its net profits. The company’s gross revenues registered QAR 695,13 million at the end of the period, while earnings per share increased to QAR 2.68 in the first three quarters of 2017.

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