Jakarta, February 4, 2022 - J&T Express, an international express delivery service company announced at the LEAP Summit - a leading global technology event in Saudi Arabia that it will establish MENA regional headquarters in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and build the largest smart logistics industrial park. in the region together with eWTP Arabia Capital and other partners.
Jet Lee - Founder of J&T Group, delivered the keynote address via video at the Summit announcing that J&T Express will establish the MENA regional headquarters in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and build the largest smart logistics industrial park in the region. Jet Lee stated that the industrial estate will meet the growing logistics demand in the region, serve J&T Express customers and partners, and enhance the delivery service experience.
Representing the government of Saudi Arabia, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the smart logistics industrial park project with J&T Express and eWTP Arabia Capital which was also attended and witnessed by H.E. eng. Khalid Al-Falih - Saudi Arabian Minister of Investment, H.E. eng. Abdullah Alswaha - Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia, President of GACA - Mr Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, and Chairman of the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP), Member of the Council on Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) - Mr Faisal Alkhamisi .
By signing this project, J&T Express is committed to cultivating professional talent, investing in advanced technology and equipment, and building the largest smart logistics industrial park in MENA in the next ten years, making Saudi Arabia a global hub and strategic operations center for all regional markets. The logistics park will include world-class sorting centers, automated warehousing systems, air cargo terminals, e-commerce industrial parks and modern industrial parks. This will provide the most advanced technology-based services to its ecosystem partners in the near future and drive strong growth in the local retail and manufacturing sectors with the aim of making Saudi Arabia an important gateway bridging Asia, Europe and Africa and helping Saudi Arabia achieve Vision 2030 This initiative is also strongly supported by the venture capital MENA eWTP Arabia Capital and other partners.
In January 2022, J&T Express expanded its business in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With its own distribution network and local warehousing system, J&T Express has managed to achieve even coverage in both countries.
Since its establishment in 2015, J&T Express has often referred to a global mindset. With its unique operating model and active business expansion, J&T Express has rapidly built its delivery network in 10 countries throughout the Pan-Asia Pacific region to meet user demand for cross-border services that continues to increase. J&T Express will continue to explore opportunities in emerging markets as part of its global strategy to connect the world with greater efficiency and bring logistics benefits to all.