Thakral Gulf FZE (TGF), a free zone enterprise in Jafza, is part of the diversified Singapore-based multinational Thakral group, one of the largest and most respected business houses in the world. The group, which operates across a wide range of business segments, offers end-to-end supply chain solutions, including freight forwarding – air/ ocean and project cargo movements. Thakral, which opened its doors for business in Jafza in 1991, has vast experience and deep resources. Moreover, it believes in innovation and utilising technology to meet the ever-changing and dynamic needs of its customers.
TGF was one of the first contract and 3PL logistics service providers in the UAE and has evolved into a highly respected and agile supply chain provider catering to diverse industry sectors from electronics and electrical through to FMCG and automobiles.
TGF has a large warehouse facility of 30,000sqm comprising units of 3,000sqm and 2,000sqm to cater to its customers’ comfort levels by focusing on project movements, in addition to a temperature-controlled facility of 500sqm. There are dock levellers on all loading bays at the front and rear of the facility. The facility adheres to strict health and safety norms and is environmentally-friendly, ensuring the health and safety of its personnel as per international guidelines.
Catering to various type of cargo such as breakbulk, racking and project cargo, TGF deploys the state-of-the-art Warehouse Management System (WMS), which is capable of maintaining real-time track of inventory and prompt order compliance. The warehouse also incorporates a surveillance system and 24×7 physical security.
Commenting on how Jafza has helped Thakral Group to conduct its business and grow as a company in the UAE, Dr Manmohan Singh Rehsi, Chief Operating Officer (COO), said:
“Jafza has played a very significant role in Thakral Group’s growth due to strategic location and logistical framework. The facilities have helped us to successfully establish our operations in the free zone by providing our business needs with International standards along with an efficient operating environment. Also, Jafza has provided hassle-free regulations in terms of corporate taxation, ease of import and export, along with the comfort of completing paperwork through an online Dubai Trade portal. The significance the Jebel Ali Port in respect of international trade has led it to be a major factor in our success and our ability to achieve our corporate objectives.”Dr Manmohan Singh Rehsi