Logistics parking facilities in Kuwait will be equipped with the latest ICT technologies
KUWAIT – October 31, 2021 – Agility, a leader in supply chain services, innovation and investment, has signed a MoU with Huawei, a leading provider of information and communication technology and infrastructure, to provide solutions for intelligent campus services in agility logistics Parks (ALP) to develop. Facilities in Kuwait and other locations.
The agreement was exchanged by official representatives from Agility and Huawei and represents the first step towards equipping ALPs with centralized information and communication technologies (ICT) and services that ALPs can transform into intelligent industrial locations.
Smart campuses use next-generation technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), which improve operational efficiency; Improving cybersecurity and physical security; and optimize the movement of goods.
The agreement includes the evaluation of technologies and systems that help manage visitor management and vehicle entrances; Create “smart roads” covered with WiFi; and improving safety in the ALP complexes.
The ALP and Huawei teams will work to identify the solution and innovation needs that will best optimize operations in each facility. ALP aims to increase management efficiency, lower operating costs, provide customers with a better service experience and provide more security, while generating less energy waste. Agility has started implementing these technologies in its logistics park in Mina Abdullah.
Nader Sakeen, CEO of ALP Kuwait and GCC, said, “Working with a leading provider of ICT technologies will give ALP an edge and allow us to provide unparalleled service to our customers in our facilities. Agility’s goals are in line with the ‘New Kuwait’ 2035 Vision, which aims to empower Kuwait’s industrial, logistics, craft and workshop sectors by providing the right business landscape and ecosystem. ”
“Sustainability is an integral part of our strategy and an essential element in the design of our facilities. We design our systems to lower energy costs and reduce waste. Not only are we building for Kuwait and its industrial sector, we are building. We’re also trying to build a more sustainable future for the next generation. We are excited to partner with Huawei in building future smart facilities in Kuwait and the region, “said Sakeen.
Huawei Smart Campus solutions help make commercial and industrial complexes safe, comfortable, efficient and environmentally friendly. The company’s technologies focus on digital security, smart property management and smart offices.
Liam Zhao, CEO of Huawei Gulf North, said, “We are proud to have the opportunity to support a leading supply chain services company like Agility with our world-class smart city solutions. With smart cities a priority on Kuwait’s national agenda, Huawei is committed to doing everything in its power to realize the country’s vision by empowering companies to further advance the country’s digital transformation through our advanced solutions. ”
Agility Logistics Parks is a global leader in the planning and construction of logistics parks and storage solutions. Logistics warehouses provide the basic infrastructure required by both multinational companies and local businesses that require storage, distribution, packaging, processing and light manufacturing space.
ALPs offer ambient and air-conditioned warehouses; Freezers and refrigerators; asphalt container storage areas; and shelf storage. In addition, Agility’s warehouses meet international environmental standards and have environmentally friendly building materials with energy-efficient roof and side insulation panels, wind-powered roof fans, skylights for natural light, and LED and energy-saving lighting.