Middle East logistics hub: RHS Logistics



The Rais Hassan Saadi (RHS) Group have been at the very forefront of the emergence of Dubai as a shipping and logistics hub since they started operations in 1910 with a primary focus on shipping and freight forwarding. 102 years later, the company has evolved into the regional powerhouse it is today with diverse interests across the region.

RHS Logistics, the 3pl division of the group was launched in 1998 and has cemented its status as an innovative market leader, with leading edge facilities in Dubai Airport free Zone, Jebel Ali Free Zone and an upcoming (UAE Dhs) 300 million development that will house 120,000 pallet locations in Dubai World Central, home of Logistics City the innovative government sponsored project to develop a regional multi modal logistics platform.

DWC is the new and latest development of the UAE’s Logistics infrastructure, which houses the Al Maktoum International Airport. It is strategically located adjacent to the seaport and the Free Zone of Jebel Ali. These centres of excellence will enable customers to operate through all modes of transport, including sea, air and rail, linking with Dubai International Airport, Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum International Airport to the developing infrastructure of the nation’s capital Abu Dhabi

Saleem Rais co-owner and Director of Rais Hassan Saadi Group commented: "We decided to enter in to the logistics sector to complement our growing business portfolio.

Dubai has a perfect geographical position, which has been further complemented by the continued investment by the government to create one of the only genuine multi modal distribution platforms in the world.

We have invested and will continue to invest in first class infrastructure because we believe the strategy and direction of the Dubai logistics sector is clear to see, purchasers of logistics services demand the highest levels of service capability and Dubai is well placed to serve that requirement."

Richard Bell is the General Manager of RHS Logistics and has been responsible for the development of the company since inception. Bell
Comments: "For me there is no doubt that Dubai is the most dynamic location in the world right now to be a logistics service provider."

" RHS will continue to develop infrastructure that complements the evolving nature of the Logistics offering in Dubai. We would not be able to do this without the commitment of the officials in DWC, they are proving that private and public development can work hand in hand to achieve the vision of a world class logistics platform supported by sophisticated logistics

The logistics DC infrastructure is well supported and managed by sophisticated information systems capable of providing supply chain solutions from origin to destination. The systems are continually upgraded with latest trends in the supply chain process and in information technology. The IS focus has always broadened to cater various supply chain requirements from international customers. This is achieved through a Project Management approach to deliver sustainable competent cost effective systems solutions to various products that are handled in the 3PL inventory.

RHS Logistics use Exceed 4000 as the main WMS supported by in-house developed reports, tools that enable an efficient business data handling. Radio Frequency (RF) broadband terminals and barcode technology are used for warehouse operations. 24/7 inventory access through the broadband of Internet provides seamless transparent real time information to the customers and thereby increased reliability of their business stock with us.

RHS Logistics is a ‘Supply Chain Systems Integrator’, which got experienced resources, systems and infrastructure on its own and integrates well with the complementary host systems to provide a comprehensive, secured, accurate origin-to-destination supply chain solution. This is achieved by global standards of Electronic Data Interchange (EDIs) between the systems. The EDI increases speed and efficiency of the transfer of business data between the systems. More accurate data provide more efficient Supply chain decisions. We believe that the prompt processing of accurate data leads to less reworking of transactions within the systems.

An automated paper-less environment is one of the highlights of RHS Logistics. Our common business information data handling methodology ensures that our customers have shorter lead times for their product information, new product deliveries, enabling them to explore new markets & Global partners.

RHS Logistics has a clear social commitment towards maintaining a green environment by replacing paper-based operating environments with technology and thereby reducing CO2 emissions.

RHS Logistics follows clear policies on the Security, Safety and Quality of the Infrastructure, process and procedures. RHS Logistics is TAPA-A certified and follows stringent security policy to ensure the best safeguard of the assets. The security infrastructure is well equipped by CCTV cameras and 24/7 surveillance by security agencies patrolling within the premises of the warehouse.

Being a ISO 9001:2008 certified company RHS Logistics’s quality policy ensures continual improvement on the processes with constant process audit and corrective actions. RHS Logistics follows a strict QHSE (Quality Health Safety Environment) controlled and monitored by the Dubai Government.

RHS Logistics is rated 5* by the DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodity Centre, Dubai Government).

RHS Logistics business experience extends to various industry segments like Electronics, Telecommunications products, Computing Products, Garments, Pharmaceuticals and many more. Value Added Services that enhance product value for customers done in RHS warehouse include software functional testing on products, kitting, bill of material based activities, barcode printing, RFID tag printing and RFID data identification. RHS Logistics holds the client in high regard and seeks to understand current and future customer’s needs, requirements & strive to exceed expectations

RHS Logistics, the 3 PL and the Supply chain systems integrator operating from the Middle East with a global vision looking forward its winning streak operating with latest technology and with rich experience on diversified product handling in our high Quality, sophisticated infrastructures.