The Logistics Sector in KEZAD

The Logistics Sector in KEZAD is the region’s advanced centre for storage, distribution and third-party logistics services to serve major markets in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. This sector is a multi-phased development, allowing for unit sizes and designs to match the growing requirements of businesses.

Unique Value Propositions

KEZAD Group provides unique value for each sector to ensure that clients remain competitive and are able to focus on their business growth.

A Growing Industrial Base in KEZAD

A Growing Industrial Base

KEZAD Group plays an important role in Abu Dhabi's economic vision that identifies building an open, efficient, effective and globally integrated business environment as an immediate priority. Setting up at KEZAD enables businesses to take advantage of the strategic location, faster access to markets, low setup and operational costs, flexibility in scale of operations and efficient investor support services.

  • Over 170,000 m2 of pre-built facilities in the economic zones.
  • New facilities of over 96,000m2 under construction.
  • Dedicated build-to-suit facility under development – 250,000m2.
  • Additional port-side facilities such as Container Freight Stations and Warehouses.

Outstanding Access to Domestic and Global

Outstanding Access to Domestic and Global Markets

A world-class transportation infrastructure underpins KEZAD’s multimodal connectivity, ensuring access to global, regional and local markets and suppliers. A meticulously planned, state-of-the-art industrial and logistics hub, KEZAD provides connectivity through 2 major global ports, 5 international airports, multi-lane express highways and upcoming rail networks.

KEZAD’s strategic location between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the two most important commercial hubs in the region, enables KEZAD to connect around 75% of UAE’s population within a 90-minute driving distance along congestion-free 8 lane highways, contributing in89% of the country’s GDP.

Khalifa Port

Khalifa Port

Strategically located halfway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Khalifa Port is the first semi-automated, deep-water, container port in the GCC region. Fully owned by AD Ports Group, the port handles container cargo, general cargo, roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) as well as break-bulk cargo. Connectivity is at the core of Khalifa Port’s uniqueness. It serves multiple shipping lines, offers direct links to all key international destinations, and over 1,000 port-to-port connections and links an intermodal transport network facilitating efficient transportation and logistics across sea, road and air. The port will also be the first in the UAE to be linked to the new Etihad Rail network, which is currently under construction.

Pre Built Warehouses and LIU

Pre-built Warehouses and LIU Offering Ease of Business Setup and Efficient Operations

Pre-built warehouses of the Logistics Sector in KEZAD have been designed to be fully flexible combinations that are made available in terms of size, layout and specifications. These pre-built facilities offer warehouses ranging from 300m2 to 50,000m2. Each unit has been carefully designed to be efficient for the installation of clients’ storage or racking systems. Units can be chosen with offices and loading access at the same end of the building or at opposite ends to suit clients’ preferred business workflow.

Key Advantages

Significant Cost Saving

  • Over 75% of the zone services are free of cost
  • No direct income tax for corporates and individuals
  • Customs duty exemptions on imports of raw material and capital goods for manufacturing
  • Simplified online processes and better supply chain visibility through Maqta Gateway portal
  • Only 5% VAT applicable on local consumption
  • Power tariff starting at AED 0.17/kwh with visibility on tariff for next 10 years
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Flexibility of Scale

  • Ability to increase footprint in phases
  • Option to operate for the local and regional and global markets through free zone and domestic economic zone facilities
  • Flexibility in lease tenure, structuring etc.
  • Ready core infrastructure to support from very small to very large projects
  • Future ready development with provisions for expansion and integration with new projects
  • High quality maintenance and upkeep to ensure longevity and zero redundancy
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Speed to Market and Proximity

  • Faster Project Initiation
  • Simplified and flexible company formation
  • KEZAD Group as the single interface for all approvals
  • Project management and construction services available from KEZAD Group
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Growing Community

  • Spread over 550km2
  • Multi-modal transport links
  • Clustered approach with shared amenities for better planning and leaner development for customers
  • Dedicated areas for SME’s, Logistics, Offices, Repairs
  • Multiple Residential, Social Areas, Landscaped Parks, Leisure Facilities
  • Planning initiated for on-site Labour Accommodation, Community Centre, Truck Plaza
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Global Connectivity

  • On major trade routes connecting Europe and Americas with Africa, South Asia and Far East
  • Seamless regional connectivity in GCC and GAFTA markets
  • Close to major economic zones of Abu Dhabi and Dubai
  • Easy access to two mega ports and five international airports

Significant Cost Saving

  • Over 75% of the zone services are free of cost
  • No direct income tax for corporates and individuals
  • Customs duty exemptions on imports of raw material and capital goods for manufacturing
  • Simplified online processes and better supply chain visibility through Maqta Gateway portal
  • Only 5% VAT applicable on local consumption
  • Power tariff starting at AED 0.17/kwh with visibility on tariff for next 10 years
KEZAD

Flexibility of Scale

  • Ability to increase footprint in phases
  • Option to operate for the local and regional and global markets through free zone and domestic economic zone facilities
  • Flexibility in lease tenure, structuring etc.
  • Ready core infrastructure to support from very small to very large projects
  • Future ready development with provisions for expansion and integration with new projects
  • High quality maintenance and upkeep to ensure longevity and zero redundancy
KEZAD

Speed to Market and Proximity

  • Faster Project Initiation
  • Simplified and flexible company formation
  • KEZAD Group as the single interface for all approvals
  • Project management and construction services available from KEZAD Group
KEZAD

Growing Community

  • Spread over 550km2
  • Multi-modal transport links
  • Clustered approach with shared amenities for better planning and leaner development for customers
  • Dedicated areas for SME’s, Logistics, Offices, Repairs
  • Multiple Residential, Social Areas, Landscaped Parks, Leisure Facilities
  • Planning initiated for on-site Labour Accommodation, Community Centre, Truck Plaza
KEZAD

Global Connectivity

  • On major trade routes connecting Europe and Americas with Africa, South Asia and Far East
  • Seamless regional connectivity in GCC and GAFTA markets
  • Close to major economic zones of Abu Dhabi and Dubai
  • Easy access to two mega ports and five international airports

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