Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL) has launched its operations at the Model Cargo Village at King Khalid International airport.

This integrated logistics project provides general and specialised handling services for cold chain goods, perishables, medicine, cars and hazardous materials, including express and air mail as well as e-commerce shipments.

The facility runs on an area of 42,000 square metres and includes a 20,000 square metre area of warehousing with an area of 6,600 square metres dedicated to export goods, 6,500 square metres for e-commerce and 5,200 square metres for cold storage shipments. The capacity of the entire facility can reach 450,000 tonnes a year. Handling operations are performed through 16 loading docks and the facility has been equipped with state-of-the-art technology.