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Kevin Ennis

dnata Cargo
United Arab Emirates







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Our Freight forwarding activities are operated by two companies - SDV and Freightworks.

Incorporated in mid-2008, SDV UAE is a joint venture between several organizations: dnata, The Kanoo Group in the UAE, SDV International Logistics in France and SDV Bolloré Africa Logistics (a subsidiary of Bolloré – a highly diversified, independent industrial group that ranks among the world’s top 10 in transport and logistics).

This joint venture has created one of the UAE’s largest logistics solution providers, operating in 99 countries and employing over 26,000 employees. This extensive network guarantees end-to-end control.

Established in 1975, Freightworks, our other Freight Forwarding business, is an international freight forwarder and logistics provider in Dubai, UAE. It is a joint venture between dnata and The Kanoo Group. Along with a wide range of transportation and logistics solutions, Freightworks provides commercial and private removal services to local and international destinations. They also handle project cargo planning, AOG/aircraft parts logistics and exhibition handling, while linking the supply chain requirements of customers through their network of partners worldwide.

Our cargo teams handle over 2.8m tonnes of cargo every year
Our cargo operations serve 198 airlines around the world
We provide cargo and logistics services at 41 airports around the world

SDV's Services

  • Customer services and operations for handling personalized services for direct sea and air cargo
  • Project handling and trans-shipment
  • Storage services
  • Sea and air chartering

Freightworks' Services

  • Logistics - third party logistics services
  • Line - NVOCC sea freight operations
  • Project - cargo planning shipment
  • ART- movement of art installations, locally and internationally
  • Expo - exhibitions and logistics services
  • Mover - household and commercial moves, locally and internationally
  • Warehousing - storage, inventory and distribution services
  • Link - rapid, secure road transportation