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Optimized Logistics for Recycled Automotive Parts | A Case Study

Optimized Logistics for Recycled Automotive Parts | A Case Study

Seamless Multi-Modal Transportation Solutions


This case study showcases Al Sharqi’s strategic approach to transporting a complex shipment of used engines, spare parts, and body parts for the recycling and automotive industry from the UAE to Kazakhstan, transiting through China. Al Sharqi developed a tailored solution that not only met but exceeded the client’s logistical requirements

Customer Challenge

The client needed to transport a variety of recycled automotive parts in one shipment, requiring meticulous planning and coordination.



The key challenges included


  • Sourcing a Shipper Owned Container (SOC) due to a lack of mainline containers
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient stuffing of diverse commodities into one container
  • Managing a multi-modal transportation route that involved sea, rail, and truck to reach the final destination in Kazakhstan via Shadong, China

Our Solution

Al Sharqi’s integrated logistics strategy included several critical steps:


  • To overcome the scarcity of mainline containers, a SOC was procured, ensuring the client’s shipment could proceed without delay and cross-stuffing.
  • We orchestrated a comprehensive door-to-port service, including multi-modal transportation solutions tailored to navigate the complex route from the UAE to Kazakhstan via China efficiently.
  • Specialized cargo stuffing techniques were employed to maximize space utilization and protect the varied automotive parts during transit.
  • Leveraging our expertise in landlocked country logistics, we ensured seamless transit through sea, rail, and truck, overcoming geographical and logistical barriers to deliver the shipment to its final destination in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Customer’s Benefits

The custom solution provided significant advantages to the client, including:


  • Efficiency in Consolidation
  • Seamless Multi-Modal Transportation
  • End-to-End Logistics Management

This case study exemplifies our dedication to innovation, customer satisfaction, and the ability to navigate complex logistical landscapes, reaffirming our position as a trusted partner in the global logistics industry.

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