Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Dubai, November 1st, 2011 – Regional Value-Added Distributor, Aptec Holdings, announced today that it officially launched its Technology Logistics Services. The group’s Newly Established Subsidiary is a fully licensed and authorized 3rd Party Logistics business, approved by both the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai and the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA). The Company will operate under the name of  @ Advanced Logistics Services L.L.C. (ALS) and through its network of 6 owned and leased high-tech warehousing and support facilities in United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Lebanon.
ALS is targeting Information & Communication Technology (ICT) companies entering the region or improving its local footprint and services.  ALS’ services and solutions will cover Contract Logistics, Domestic Transportation, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Management & Consultancy, Custom Brokerage & Clearance Services, IT Assembly and Reverse Logistics (RMA & Service) – a Logistics End-to-End support!

With over 30 Years of ICT Distribution experience, Aptec has the Know-How and Infrastructure to support the ICT Businesses that operate in Computers & Peripherals, Consumer electronics, Telecommunications, Semiconductors, Supplies & Consumables and Healthcare IT Equipment.

ALS understands the race against time for efficient deliveries and continuously challenges itself to improve and enhance its service levels to the highest standards possible. ALS aims to be the leading ICT Logistics Services company in the Middle East, through outstanding customer service, ICT market knowledge, innovation and professionalism, achieved by a well-motivated and highly experienced team who are proud of what they are, what they do and how they do it.

Dr. A Ali Baghdadi, CEO & President of Aptec Holdings, said: “Even in times of Cloud Computing and Online Services, Technology companies require efficient supply chain solutions. With product obsolescence speed increasing quarter by quarter, there is only a narrow window of time left to get products to market - or risk taking a loss. Aptec has been ever since keen to support its Partners in many areas and this is another initiative to help them grow their business and focus on business development.”

“We are very proud to have built a set up that will allow our Partners, such as Vendors and Resellers, to benefit and participate from our Logistics know-how and support them to turn their technology supply chain into a competitive advantage by working closely with ALS”, says Mario M. Veljovic, Operations & Services Director at Aptec Holdings.

About APTEC
Aptec Holdings (
www.apteconline.com ) is one of the largest technology Value-Added Distributors in the Middle East. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Aptec creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company offers a wide range of solutions and services to more than 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading IT and Telecommunications manufacturers, covering Computers, Data Centre, Virtualization, Storage, Security, Networking, Software, Hardware, Services and Telecommunication. From its offices and warehouses in 11 countries, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Kuwait, Pakistan and with more than 650 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 20 countries. The group comprises a number of specialist companies to ensure a clear market segment focus. APTEC provides Value-Added solutions and products to resellers from top ICT brands; Track Distribution is a distributor of Enterprise solutions based on Cisco and Oracle range of solutions; ATS (Advanced Technology Services) is an IT consultancy serving vendors and channel partners in the region; ALS (Advanced Logistics Services) provides logistics and reverse logistics services in the areas of IT, electronics and telecommunications to 3rd parties.

For More Information please contact:
Svetlana Sorokina - Regional Marketing Manager
Tel: +9714 3697 111 
Mob: +97150 4503894
Email: svetlanas@aptecme.com