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Milaha, DSV Sign Exclusive Agency Agreement

Milaha, the Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate, and DSV, a Denmark-based provider of global transport and logistics, have signed an agreement by virtue of which Milaha will become the exclusive agent for DSV in Qatar. The agreement will significantly expand Milaha’s presence on the global logistics scene and will provide access to +1,000 offices, terminals and warehouse facilities in more than 80 countries.
Commenting on the agreement, Milaha’s President and CEO Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai said: “We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with DSV, one of the largest 3PLs globally. Milaha will greatly benefit from the wider network access that this agreement gives us and which will allow us to enhance our service offerings to our clients in Qatar and elsewhere. At the same time, DSV will find in Milaha a reliable partner with a significant presence in Qatar and a solid track in quality customer service.”
Mr. Michael Carstensen, DSV Middle East Regional Director and UAE Managing Director, said: “As a customer-focused organization, the cooperation with Milaha will enable us to reach our customers in one of the fastest developing economies in the Middle East. We are looking forward to the synergies that will result from this agreement.”

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