Establish a logistics business in Dubai, United Arab Emirates? This article is very useful for you and to all investors. There are various activities available based on the Scope of work that your company is going to be providing as operations activities. We decided to share these useful information to make things easier while choosing the most compatible Business Activity for your valuable business.
The Department of Economic Development listed Logistics, Warehousing and Cargo business activities that can be registered according to your Business needs as follows:
Freight Broker – 5229101
The Freight Broker Business activity is an Ideal Business Activity within the Transport, Shipping and Storage Business Activity Group. It is for firms that want to serve as a Liaison between individuals or companies that need Air, Sea and land transport services and the respective freight Forwarders.
General Warehousing – 5210002
The General Warehousing Business Activity is complementing the Shipping and Storage activities by offering a warehousing facilities equipped with loading and unloading to store raw materials, packing materials, semi or finished and ready goods. The Business Activity falls within the Transport, Shipping and Storage Business Activity group.
Air Cargo Services – 5224003
The Air Cargo Services Business Activity Includes firms specialized air transport of exported goods, such firms are allowed to receive goods from different parties as well as handling all related services such as warehousing, crating, unloading and sorting out, they coordinate with freight forwarders and air-cargo agents to reserve aircraft spaces and also arranging insurance formalities.
Such companies are not allowed to transport goods less than 30KG without approval from the General Postal Authorities.
Cargo Loading and Unloading Services – 5224001
The Cargo Loading and Unloading Services Business Activity Includes firms which provide services of cargo loading on and discharging from vehicles, ships or airplanes.
Suitcase and Luggage Packing – 5229009
The Cargo Packaging Business Activity Includes firms provide other parties with packaging and preparing cargo for freight transportation, as well as cargo moving to docks, also, wrapping and packaging personal effects and goods in warehouses prior to removing or restoring.
Sea Cargo Services – 5229017
Includes firms specialized in sea shipping of imported and exported goods. The role of such firms is to receive goods from different parties to arrange for shipping as well as handling all related services such as storage, packing, unloading and sorting out. The tasks of these firms involve also contacting shipping companies or agents to reserve spaces in ships and boats and arranging the insurance formalities.
Air Cargo Agent – 5229018
Includes agents of international airlines who are engaged in air cargo operations. They are authorized to reserve spaces for imported, exported or re-exported goods.
Cargo Transport by heavy trucks – 4923009
The Cargo Transport by heavy trucks Business Activity includes firms engaged in general cargo transport by 2.5 ton trucks or as per order.
Cargo Transport by light trucks – 4923010
Cargo Transport by light trucks business activity Includes firms engaged in general cargo transport, except that related to specialized activities, by 2.5 ton trucks or as per order.
All Business Activities above as listed by the Department of Economic Development are available to be registered as Mainland License. The Company should have a specific facility in accordance with the selected Business Activity in order to conduct Business accordingly.