Agility welcomes UAE retailer to logistics hub

LuLu Hypermarket, a major retailer in Kuwait, has opened a fulfilment centre at Agility Logistics Park (ALP) in Doha, Qatar.

The new 7,400-square-metre logistics centre will function as an exclusive e-fulfilment centre and as the logistics hub for the company’s growing e-commerce activity in Kuwait.

The new facility includes the latest in smart warehousing technologies such as automated sorting and storage, which organises all products based on their categories, from fresh and frozen foods to other non-grocery products.

“We’re pleased to welcome Lulu Hypermarket at their new facility at ALP in Doha,” said ALP Kuwait and GCC CEO, Nader Sakeen.

“The state-of-the-art facility has been built-to-suit meeting Lulu’s standards and requirements, and the advanced design gives them the chance to store more goods in less space.

“In Kuwait, ALP works with companies of all sizes, from SMEs to multinationals – we know how to deliver warehouses that mean everyone’s needs.”

The new logistics hub at the ALP in Doha is expected to strengthen Lulu Hypermarket’s operations with safe, convenient, and faster service. The logistics hub will allow the retailer to organise orders and deliver them to customer’s quicker.

Lulu Hypermarket will also utilise its fleet, which is custom-made and fitted with three temperature-controlled compartments for frozen, chilled and ambient requirements to preserve the freshness as well as and food safety standards.

In Doha, the Agility Logistics Parks feature built-up, international-standard warehousing and logistics facilities that serve leading multinationals, government as well as small and medium-sized businesses operating in Kuwait.

ALP provides its customers with ready-built warehouses; built-to-suit warehouses; shared facilities; and open storage, laydown, and truck and car-staging yards. The logistics park also includes ambient and air-conditioned warehouses; freezers and chillers; concrete paving container-yard storage; and racked warehouses.

Agility’s warehouses meet international environmental standards and feature eco-friendly construction materials, using energy-efficient roof and side-insulated panels, wind-driven roof fans, skylights for natural lighting, along with LED and energy-saving light fittings.

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