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GPCA Supply Chain Conference: Land Transportation Needs Improvement

11:13 AM MDT | October 26, 2010 | Peck Hwee Sim in Bahrain

The road network connecting ports needs to be improved, to realize the full efficiency of Saudi Arabia’s ambitious infrastructure expansion project, said Aamer Alireza, CEO at Red Sea Gateway Terminal (Jeddah) at the second GPCA Supply Chain Conference, which ended today in Bahrain. “One area of neglect is the last mile of supply chain,” Alireza says. Improving the road system in and out of ports, by building a rail network and raising efficiency of trucking--a weak area in the supply chain--is of paramount importance, he says.   Saudi...

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