Al Manara Velocity Logistics is a Joint Venture between Velocity Ventures, UAE Investors lead by Mr Abdul Majid Al Fahim and a prominent India focused Private Equity Fund. The Venture is building a world class facility with unique combination of traditional Third Party Logistics with built in related Value added services (manufacturing, repacking etc) . This allows customers to bring in raw materials/ semi finished products, bulk packs and complete the last mile processes on site thus saving valuable time, transportation costs and overall landed cost.
Key highlights of this Venture are:
- The company has acquired over 3 million square feet of land in Dubai Industrial City
- 2 million Sq.ft is strategically located in the “Chemical Zone” and another 1 million Sq.ft is located in the “Food Zone”.
- The project cost of AED 310 million marks a serious commitment to the current project while still leaving significant scope for expansion at the current location after the Phase 1 of development.
Chemical Warehouse (Class 2 to Class 9)
It will be the largest single Warehousing Unit in the UAE and will be the only Chemical Warehouse with in-built high quality Value Added services in GCC.
The facility will consist of :
- 40,000 Pallets of Multipurpose Chemical Storage Facility and a large Drumming and Value Added Blending Facility in Phase 1
- Expansion to 60,000 – 80,000 Pallets of Storage in Phase 2
- Additional 1 million Sq ft reserved for customized built / dedicated facility
- Capability to blend, repack various chemical products and pack them into drum, IBC or shipping Tankers
- The facility will be capable of handling all classes of Chemicals from Class 2 to Class 9 and including Oxidized Products
- The facility can handle all categories of Chemicals in Liquid , Powder and Gaseous formats
- The facility will conform to all the local, regional and Global standards for Health, Safety and environmental aspects. SGS has been engaged at the design stage to ensure the facility complies to all the standards.
- The warehouse will be a member of HAZMAT USA.
Cold Store Warehouse (18° C to – 35° C)
It will be the one of the largest single Warehousing Unit in the UAE and will be the only Cold Chain operation with in-built high quality Value Added services in GCC. The facility will consist of:
- 40,000 Pallets of Multipurpose Cold Storage Facility and a Value Added Packing facility for handling Foods and Related Products in Phase 1
- 60,000 Pallets of Storage in Phase 2
- Will have the capability to repack bulk liquids, solid , powders into retail or consumer packs.
- Prepare fresh cut Salads
- The facility will be capable of handling all classes of Food Products
- Facility will have capability to pack various formats of consumer packs
- The facility is expandable and designed to be fully flexible
- The facility will conform to all the local, regional and Global standards for COLD CHAIN. SGS has been engaged at the design stage to ensure the facility complies to all the standards.
- The warehouse will be a member of Global Cold Chain Alliance, IARW, USA