Kout Food Group Opens Distribution Center at Agility Logistics Park in Sulaibiya
Retailer will use Agility’s modern logistics facility to store and distribute
KUWAIT – June 21, 2021 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced today that Kout Food Group (KFG), which manages restaurant operations and international franchise brands in Kuwait, has inaugurated its 16,000 SQM warehouse for a storage, distribution center, and truck parking at the Agility Logistics Park (ALP) in Sulaibiya.
KFG will establish its distribution center in Agility’s recently completed 26,000 SQM logistics warehouse, which was developed by ALP. The facility is the largest logistics warehouse in Kuwait.
KFG will use the ALP facility to store and distribute its goods, including food, near food and non-food products in the distribution center. From the ALP, KFG will deliver to its restaurants and Al Homaizi Fresh Productions and Al Homaizi Family companies. KFG’s fleet of 25 trucks will deliver from the distribution center at the ALP to its stores and restaurants across Kuwait.
Nader Sakeen, CEO of ALP Kuwait and GCC, said: “We are pleased to welcome KFG to our premises, and congratulate them on the establishment of the distribution center at our ALP in Sulaibiya. Agility is a leader in the design and construction of logistics parks and warehouses. We deliver large-scale projects that help accelerate growth and enhance operational efficiency for companies in Kuwait, whether they are multinationals, leading national and regional businesses, or small and medium-sized companies.”
KFG Deputy CEO Amin Mohammed said: “We are proud to launch our new and modern distribution center in cooperation with Agility. We believe we have the best of both worlds, a state-of-the-art warehouse built to meet our standards and requirements provided by Agility, along with the best warehouse equipment provided by our team at KFG. We look forward to a fruitful relationship with Agility from our new facility.”
Left: Amin Mohammed, Deputy CEO, KFG; Right: Nader Sakeen, CEO of ALP Kuwait and GCC
In Sulaibiya, the ALP features built-up, international-standard warehousing and logistics facilities that serve leading multinationals, government as well as small and medium-sized businesses operating in Kuwait.
The advanced design and layout of ALP’s logistics warehouses give customers the ability to store more goods in less space while also utilizing state-of-the-art technology and systems that ensure smooth management of inventory and flow of goods. The facility is a multiple-temperature warehouse. ALP tenants are able to use them for storage, distribution. The Sulaibiya warehouse will also house the largest freezer and chiller rooms in Kuwait at nearly 7,000 SQM.
ALP provides its customers with ready-built warehouses; built-to-suit warehouses; shared facilities; and open storage, laydown, and truck and car-staging yards. The logistics park also includes ambient and air-conditioned warehouses; freezers and chillers; concrete paving container-yard storage; and racked warehouses. Agility’s warehouses meet international environmental standards and feature eco-friendly construction materials, using energy-efficient roof and side-insulated panels, wind-driven roof fans, skylights for natural lighting, along with LED and energy-saving light fittings.
Agility is a global logistics company with $5.3 billion in annual revenue and 26,000+ employees in more than 100 countries. It is one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers, and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a pioneer in emerging markets and one of the largest private owners and developers of warehousing and light industrial parks in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Agility’s subsidiary companies offer fuel logistics, airport services, commercial real estate and facilities management, customs digitization, and remote infrastructure services.
About Agility Logistics Parks
Agility Logistics Parks is one of the largest private owners and developers of warehousing and light industrial parks in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. It funds, builds and manages world-class facilities and infrastructure that help companies operate in the world’s fastest-growing markets. Agility Logistics Parks’ parent, Agility, is a pioneer in emerging markets and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a publicly traded company with $5.3 billion in annual revenue.
About Kout Food Group
Kout Food Group started its operations in Kuwait in the year 1981 with the much-loved creation of Hungry Bunny. Since then the Kout Food Group is currently engaged in the operation of international and locally inspired restaurants in Kuwait, catering services, import and export of food related items and representation of foreign companies. Within Kuwait, Kout Food Group manages and operates internationally recognized brand names of Burger King, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Applebee’s, and Burj Al Hamam. Moreover, Ayyame, and Scope A Cone, Fol ‘ o Yasmine, Melting Point and Fley Fley are part of the home grown concepts.
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