etihad-railFurther developing its ever – growing customer portfolio, Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of  the UAE’s national railway network – announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (Hellmann).

The MoU will allow Hellmann to use the rail network for their needs in the region.

The MoU, which was signed by H.E. Dr. Nasser Al Mansoori, CEO of Etihad Rail and Madhav Kurup, CEO of Hellmann Middle East & North Africa, will facilitate the efficient cross – border transport of goods to Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.

Germany – headquartered Hellmann is one of the largest family – owned companies in the logistics sector with a global presence that covers more than 150 countries worldwide. In the Middle East, Hellmann’s approach of tailoring vertical solutions to meet industry – specific needs has allowed for growth of over 40% last year alone. By adding a GCC – rail solution to its existing supply chain offering in the GCC, Hellmann will enhance its supply chain capability to its global and local customers for their transportation needs, especially those who use Dubai as the Hub for the region. Moreover, the agreement is aligned with the commitments of both companies to provide environmentally sustainable services.