- 12 November 2019
- Transport / Logistics Services
FedEx Express has extended its reach in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region by offering direct services to and from Oman.
FedEx has been working into Oman since 1993 through a local services provider. By offering its services direct, so FedEx gives Omani people and businesses access to a network covering more than 220 countries.
Jack Muhs, regional president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa said: “We see great potential as Oman continues to evolve into a key logistics powerhouse in the Middle East and beyond. Oman connects the East and West of the GCC region, and in addition to business-friendly conditions, the Sultanate has comprehensive initiatives to integrate its road, airport and port networks. With access to our unparalleled Middle East road network and the world’s largest air express network, FedEx Express connects Oman directly to the rest of the world.”
Oman’s government is investing heavily in the logistics sector as a means to drive economic growth, and FedEx’s announcement supports the government in its drive to grow employment in the sector.