Release Date: 13 March 2012
Release ID: 5405
Alistair Arthur, Group Managing Director at TPC Global, will relocate to the United Arab Emirates to develop the company’s business in the Middle East. Alistair will oversee the continuing growth of logistics partnership Momentum tpc, based in Dubai. Momentum tpc is a joint venture between Scottish logistics service provider TPC Freight Management and Momentum Logistics of Sharjah.
Having already racked up over 23 years of his 33-year career overseas in Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates for organisations such as J F Hillebrand and Merzario, Alistair will be returning to focus on developing bespoke logistics solutions for specific market sectors in UAE and the Gulf region:
“TPC and Momentum’s joint expertise in transportation, warehousing and customs clearance alongside their strengths in their respective markets has resulted in considerable business growth over the past six months. We are now looking to actively develop new business opportunities in the UAE and around the Gulf.”
TPC Global provides complete global logistics solutions across the food; wine, beers and spirits; engineering; chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. The Scottish logistics solutions group, which includes tpc Freight Management Limited, Thistle International Freight Limited and Thistle International Couriers, provides all or part of the freight process including seafreight, airfreight, overland freight, project cargo, bulk distribution, hazardous goods, warehousing, courier services, insurance and logistics consultancy.
Momentum, the Sharjah based subsidiary of Gulftainer, has been offering a wide range of logistics services since 2008 including freight forwarding, transport, warehousing, container cleaning and repair and project movements, with offices throughout the UAE and Gulf region and with rapidly expanding activities in Iraq.
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