Sultan Saif Al Suwaidi, Director of Air Cargo Centers Management, said top quality services offered encourage businesses to increase their commercial activity in Dubai. Image Credit: Supplied

As many as 81.162 billion items of goods, with an estimated value of Dh875.86 billion, including insurance and shipping costs, were handled by Air Cargo Centers Management in the first 11 months of the year.

The cargo centres include Cargo Village (customer service and inspection), Airport Free Zone (customer service and inspection), Emirates Post Inspection Center, Air Cargo Center at Al Maktoum International Airport (customer service and inspection), and Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC).

The company provides services to the air cargo sector including courier and e-commerce companies and airborne goods such as foodstuff, precious metals and stones.

“The customs centres under the Air Cargo Centers Management perform well to keep up with the growing external trade and the continuous expansion in e-commerce operations,” said Sultan Saif Al Suwaidi, Director of Air Cargo Centers Management.

“Dubai Customs ensures all the systems are updated and ready to cope with the increasing number of customs transactions, whilst maintaining top quality services to our clients. This will encourage businesses increase their commercial activity in Dubai, being a global hub for trade and investment.”

“We continuously develop our performance by equipping our centers with the latest equipment and technologies, and training our inspectors and staff following the latest trends in the field. These best practices help our clients increase their revenues and help us keep up with the rapid shift in global trade towards e-commerce.”