DHL Global Forwarding, international provider of air, ocean, and road freight services, and CFC Fertilizers and Chemicals (CFC Fert) and its technical partner Evergrow Company for specialized fertilizers have signed a MoU to enter into global strategic partnership agreement on the development of exclusive logistics solutions for CFC Fert/Evergrow groups, covering all aspects of the company’s logistics needs across the globe in line with their growth plans.
The MoU was signed by Amadou Diallo, CEO Middle East and Africa at DHL Global Forwarding, Tobias Maier, CFO DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa, and Ahmed Khalifa – CFC Fert Group CEO, and Mohamed El Kheshen, Evergrow Group Chairperson and Managing Director.
Amadou Diallo, CEO – Middle East and Africa at DHL Global Forwarding, said: “We are delighted to be supporting CFC Fertilizers and Chemicals as it embarks on the next stage in its global expansion journey. DHL has the proven expertise in handling the logistics needs of the fertilizer and chemicals sector across the world, in line with the safety, environmental regulations, as well as the storage and transportation requirements for the industry. DHL’s global footprint, ably backed by its world-class systems and innovative solutions, will be a major enabler in CFC’s plans to become a global leader in its domain.”
Commenting on the agreement, Khalifa said that this logistics partnership will support CFC Fert Group’s current operations, and our new investment plans to build new phosphate and potassium based Fertilizers and Animal Feed complexes in Egypt and North Africa during the coming 3 years in addition to our commercial expansion plan the 4 Commercial Hubs “CFC Fert Hubs” in Egypt, UAE, Tanzania, and Brazil.
Elkheshen commented: “We are pleased to collaborate with DHL as our logistics partner. At Evergrow, we have been looking at scaling our logistics operation to even greater levels of performance and DHL was the natural choice, in view of their industry expertise, their global footprint and knowledge. We look forward to working closely with DHL to achieve our global expansion and growth plans.”
Diallo said: “As part of the agreement, DHL Global Forwarding will manage all logistical movements, as well as import requirements across CFC Fert/Evergrow ’s operations globally. In addition, DHL will also implement a programme of transformational improvements and accelerated digitalization to support the company’s future growth plans globally.”
“There is a need for customized products and services in the fertilizer and chemicals logistics sector – something that requires smarter, more flexible and more automated logistics concepts. DHL has in place logistics advances that can be adapted to the special requirements of the chemical industry with CFC Fert/Evergrow,” he added.