Global Travel Retail Leader Selects GAC Dubai
Lagardère Travel Retail has appointed GAC Dubai’s Contract Logistics team to handle a range of goods sold at Duty Free retail stores at airports in Saudi Arabia and the future Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC).
Under the multi-year agreement signed by the two companies commencing March 1st, 2019, GAC Dubai will take care of the port haulage, receipt, storage, pick/pack, transportation, customs clearance and Federal Tax Authority documentation for goods including chocolates, fine foods, fashion, beverages, electronics, cigarettes and cigars, personal care, perfumery and make-up. The companies expects to manage approximately 17,000 SKUs (stock keeping units) across a variety of product types and will also handle the formalities required for the storage and handling of some categories of beverages on behalf of Lagardère Travel Retail.
Part of GAC Dubai’s contract logistics facility at Dubai South will be dedicated exclusively to the account, and a G + 5 interlock mezzanine deck with multiple aisles and shelves is being constructed for better product segregation and picking. Approximately 3.5 million picked units of goods are expected to be handled by GAC Dubai every year under the contract .