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Transiting Construction Materials from Baku, Azerbaijan to Riyadh via Dubai | A Case Study

Transiting Construction Materials from Baku, Azerbaijan to Riyadh via Dubai | A Case Study


In a complex operation that spanned continents, a leading fit-out contractor in the construction industry faced the challenge of efficiently managing the procurement, storage, and timely delivery of finished furniture from Baku(GYD) to Riyadh (RUH), with a temporary storage phase in Dubai (DXB). This case study delves into how our comprehensive logistics solutions ensured that the project materials arrived at their destination on schedule and in perfect condition with a layover in Dubai.

furniture from Baku(GYD) to Riyadh (RUH)
From Air to Freezone, Every Mile Optimized

Customer Challenge

The fit-out contractor required a logistics partner capable of handling a shipment of 6 tons of finished furniture needed for a Hotel Construction project.


The key challenges included

  • Need for fast import clearance
  • Temporary duty-free storage in Dubai
  • Precise timing for the re-export to Riyadh to align with the project’s timeline

The complexities of navigating international shipping regulations, coupled with the urgency of the delivery and the need for cost efficiency, underscored the need for a tailored logistics solution.

Our Solution

Cargo Shipment

Our solution was meticulously designed to address each aspect of the customer’s challenge:


  • Fast Clearance at DXB Airport: Leveraging our expertise and strong relationships with local authorities, we ensured the swift clearance of the shipment, completed at 3 AM, allowing for immediate progression to the next phase.
  • Quick Transfer to Freezone Storage at JAFZA: The shipment was promptly transferred to our dedicated storage facilities in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), where it benefited from duty-free storage, preserving the financial efficiency of the operation.
  • Re-export to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Depending on the project’s schedule and requirements, we orchestrated the re-export of the shipment to Riyadh, offering the flexibility of air or land transportation to best suit the project’s timeline and budget.

Customer’s Benefits

This logistical orchestration provided the customer with multiple benefits:



  • The expedited clearance and transfer processes ensured that the furniture arrived at the temporary storage and subsequently at the final destination within the required timeframe.
  • Duty-free storage in JAFZA significantly reduced the financial burden on the client, making the operation more cost-effective.
  • The option to re-export via air or land offered the customer the flexibility to choose the most suitable and cost-effective mode of transportation, all while providing real-time tracking and updates for peace of mind.

This case underscores our commitment to delivering excellence in logistics solutions, ensuring project success across international borders, and reinforcing our position as a trusted partner in the construction and fit-out sector.

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