Oman Post, Salalah Free Zone sign MoU to facilitate logistics investment

Muscat - 

Two of ASYAD Group companies, Oman Post and Salalah Free Zone Co (SFZ), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate investment in the sultanate’s logistics sector. The agreement will serve stakeholders and vendors of both companies.

Oman Post will have an office based in Salalah Free Zone and its services will be promoted to SFZ investors. An initial 100 post boxes will be provided for investors and vendors, and based on business needs, Oman Post will later provide a full team at SFZ’s post office branch to provide tailored services.

The agreement was signed by Abdulmalik Albalushi, CEO of Oman Post and Ali bin Mohammed Tabouk, deputy CEO of Salalah Free Zone Co. The signing was also attended by Ahmed Akaak, ASYAD Group’s chief marketing officer, and Badar al Nadabi, group corporate support officer.

Albalushi said, “Our top priority is our customers and their evolving requirements. This MoU gives them easy access to Oman Post services, and enhances our network to serve the wider logistics sector. This service illustrates that we are delivering on our business excellence promise through collaboration with various sectors and, in this case, with one of our sister companies for the collective good of the sultanate.”

Tabouk said, “This agreement will boost the speed and efficiency of business processes in SFZ. Our aim is to provide integrated services with international standards and this MoU will help us achieve this. A tailor-made service such as this

will help elevate SFZ’s investment environment. We hope more stakeholders will be attracted to the free zone in line with Oman’s economic diversification plans, which will in turn create more jobs and business opportunities.”

Oman Post will carry out fast-track procedures to enable SFZ investors to obtain a PO Box and benefit from any post-related services. Oman Post will also provide a postal code number for SFZ.

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