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Dubai Logistics City (DLC) is a free zone area dedicated exclusively to the logistics requirements of Dubai’s bustling business environment. Set on an area of 21.5 square kilometers, it is a part of Dubai World Central and situated next to Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jebel Ali Port and the new Al Maktoum International Airport.
DLC is the world’s first multi-modal integrated logistics platform which caters to every mode of transport necessary for value-adding operations in supply chain, including light manufacturing and assembly.
It offers a range of innovative logistics solutions to customers who require quick and efficient freight services for their complex logistics issues. It has 16 air cargo terminals that expedite air freight services across different sectors and the capacity to turn over 12 million tons of air cargo annually.
DLC Office Park has 400,000 square meters of rentable office spaces. These spaces are sublet as units of 100 square meters each. The Office Park is located outside the customs bonded area which provides unrestricted public access. There are 18 office buildings in the park that are linked to the Emirates Road, and a smooth flow of operations is facilitated with a dedicated road system that separates professional cargo flows from public traffic within the DLC forwarder area.
This free zone area incorporates a competent range of service providers, forwarders, integrators and airlines within the community. It has custom designed multi-client warehouses with turnkey logistics facilities. DLC also provides plots to industry and trading companies which self-operate their distribution centers with integrator facilities for final assembly.
DLC also offers its clients 100% ownership, free capital transfer and zero taxes. With its world-class facilities and infrastructure, customers get the commercial independence they need to deliver 24-hour logistics services, truly an exemplary in logistics solutions.
• DLC is a part of Dubai World Central next to Jebel Ali Free Zone
• Free zone area has custom-built logistics warehouses, facilities
• It has an annual turnover capacity of 12 million tons of air cargo
Source: Zenifer Khaleel, Special to Properties
The writer is a freelancer