July 24, 2024

Bahri-TKHS Partnership propels Logistics Support for KSA’s HA


Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced that its Bahri Logistics business unit has entered into a new agreement with TKHS, a global leader in specialized logistics services tailor-made for the luxury hospitality industry, for delivering a unique and powerful service offering for Saudi Arabia’s booming hospitality sector.

Bahri further added that under the terms of the exclusive agreement, Bahri’s Logistics will partner with TKHS to offer end-to-end pre-opening logistics support for hotel developers in the Kingdom. Thus, this alliance according to Bahri will power the scope for encompassing a full range of services from quality inspections of materials and equipment through to global freight, import customs clearance projects warehousing, and delivery services for furnishings and other equipment.

Bahri-TKHS KSA Hotel Developer Agreement

Additionally, Bahri Logistics will also offer ongoing logistics support for amenity distribution programs within the Saudi hospitality market. According to the industry sources, together, the two firms will contribute to the Kingdom’s drive for developing the Saudi tourism industry in line with the Vision 2030 goals of boosting visitor numbers and increasing the sector’s contribution to national GDP to 15% by the end of the decade.

Established in 1978, Bahri Logistics claims to be one of the top 10 Breakbulk carriers in the world and boasts a state-of-the-art multipurpose fleet with an average age of fewer than five years capable of handling rolling stock, heavy and oversized loads, and project cargo. The firm also offers regular Liner Services carrying RoCon cargo between the United States, Europe, and Saudi Arabia.

TKHS claims to be a leading turnkey logistics services provider that has contributed to the success of prestigious hospitality and mixed-use projects such as Crown Sydney in Australia, City of Dreams Mediterranean in Cyprus, and Ritz-Carlton Maldives, and Okada Manila in the Philippines. The company was established by its current CEO Samuel Wilson, who has more than 20 years of experience in pre-opening logistics for some of the world’s largest and most complex hospitality projects including Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and Venetian Macau.

Eng. Ahmed Ali Alsubaey, CEO of Bahri, commented: “We are pleased to enter into this agreement with TKHS, which creates a unique and powerful service offering for the Saudi hospitality industry. The new partnership reflects Bahri’s ongoing commitment to developing innovative services and solutions that contribute to both shaping the future of the Saudi logistics sector and strengthening the Kingdom’s economy. We look forward to working closely with TKHS to help empower the hospitality sector, in line with the goals of Vision 2030.”

Samuel Wilson, CEO of TKHS Holdings Limited, stated: “With Bahri Logistics robust shipping and freight-forwarding resources and strong local presence in Saudi Arabia coupled with TKHS’s market-leading expertise in managing complex, mixed-use, fast track projects, we are extremely excited to join forces. I have every confidence that this venture will be a major success for both parties, and that by working together we will be able to provide a unique service offering to hotel developers in the Saudi Arabian hospitality market.”

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