Cargo Services was founded as an international freight forwarding
company with a long-range strategy of providing comprehensive
and integrated logistics and materials management services
for international project forwarding.
entire infrastructure - its systems, services, facilities
and personnel – has developed largely in direct response
to the transportation needs of Saudi Arabian industrial, commercial
and public sectors.
Namma provided total
logistics services including International Freight Forwarding,
Customs Clearance and Transportation to several companies
of SABIC Group, namely Ibn Al-Baytar, Safco, Samad, Kemya
and Hadeed. Currently, Namma is handling total movement of
cargo from worldwide locations for Saudi Chevron Petrochemical
Co., Gulfguard, Saudi Crane, Middle East Power Company, Middle
East Battery, Saudi Bea Fasteners and many other companies.
Additionally, Namma Cargo has executed various prestigious
projects in Saudi Arabia for many local and overseas CLIENTS,
Project for Parsons International,
Furnace Project for Technip/KTI Demag,
Project for Air Products-UK,
Expansion Project for Chiyoda/CCC,
Debottling Project for Prichard Al-Bassam.
Petrochemical Project for Fluor Daniel/Chiyoda
Plant Expansion Project for M. S. Al-Suwaidi
and Urea Plant Project for Tecnimont
Ralph M. Parsons
SADAF KFIP Project
for Fluor Arabia Ltd.
ABB Lummus Project
for Saudi Aramco Berri Gas
SAMAD DOP Project
for Mitsuibishi Kakoki Kaisha
Brown & Root
SADAF Expansion Projects
Upgrade Project for JGC
Ibn Rushd Aromatics
& PTA Plant Project for Bechtel
Gasoil Gas Unit Turbine Project for Foster Wheeler.
Over the years, Namma Cargo Services has executed various
prestigious projects for Saudi Aramco for many overseas clients,
specializing in moving heavy and oversized cargoes of any
size from worldwide locations to the project site in the Kingdom,
such as, ABB-Lummus-Aramco Berri Gas Plant Project, Saudi
Techint Shaybah-Abqaiq Pipeline Project, Parsons-Aramco Uthmaniyah
Gas Plant Expansion Project, McConnel Dowell-Riyadh Refinery
Computer Upgrade Project, McConnel Dowel Rastanura/Dhahran
FPP Project, Techint-Hawiyah Aramco Pipeline Project, CCC-Hawiyah
Gas Plant Project for Aramco, Prichard Al-Bassam for Shedgum
Bottleneck Project and particularly we are doing two major
projects for Snamprogetti – Rastanura Kuff Condensate
Fractionation Project and Haradh Arabian Light Crude Increment-II
Project. In addition to this we have been awarded by Saudi
Arabian Saipem the Aramco Project Sales Gas to Yanbu AY-I
project shipping has over the years been Namma’s principal
focus, the company also proudly services many large and small
Saudi commercial exporters and importers. Namma’s strong
traffic expertise, advanced IT capabilities and rigid attention
to documentation details make the company attractive to commercial
as well as project shippers.
Although many factors
contribute to Namma’s development, the key to the company’s
growth and success today is the quality and dedication of
its employees, all of whom are geared to respond to clients
requirements with a sense of urgency. Namma employs more than
700 full time personnel.
Our project division
handles comprehensive logistics services. These services include
forwarding of materials and equipment for petrochemical plants,
fertilizer plants, refineries, power plants, and other heavy
industrial complexes. Namma offers a full spectrum of forwarding
services for both ocean and air transportation from worldwide
locations. The international routings are carefully examined
to determine the safest and most economical mode of transport.
In conjunction with our overseas agents and joint ventures,
Namma arranges for cargo clearance and customs formalities
at ports of discharge.
Furthermore, in recognition
of our customers’ reporting needs, Namma has developed
POLEP system [Purchase Order Logistics and Expediting Program],
a computerized cargo tracking information system. Utilizing
our in-house developed POLEP system, customers can avail the
facility to expedite, process and monitor [24 hours a day
and 7 days a week] each purchase order line item from its
issuance until the final delivery of the shipment at the destination.
This is paramount to Namma’s success in becoming the
first choice of Saudi customers in filling their global logistics
In more specific detail,
Namma clears and delivers shipments completely through our
computer network, which includes the duty exemption process,
translation and preparation of Customs Declaration, document
preparation in conformation to duty exemption listing, and
pre-shipment clearance activities, when required.
To respond to the specialized
needs of customers, Namma has acquired SITA network, enabling
access to all international airlines and worldwide partners
for data interchange, thus widening Namma’s total communication
network. When rapid transit times and sophisticated tracking
systems are necessary, Namma can meet this demand easily.
As our customers’
distribution needs grew, we expanded our warehousing capabilities.
Our warehouse and export divisions provide a full range of
services to meet all requirements for ocean, air and domestic
shipments. Our operations are equipped with highly skilled
personnel, experienced in packing cargo pieces and personal
effects shipments. Varying packing methods are adopted to
ensure full safety of materials throughout the door-to-door
At present Namma has
eight offices throughout the Kingdom, namely Al-Khobar [headquarters],
Jubail, Riyadh, Jeddah, Yanbu, Bahrain Causeway, Al-Batha
Border, Tabuk and Rabigh. Above all, Namma has personnel, equipment,
technology, and Kingdom-wide presence to successfully manage
logistics requirements of the Saudi community.