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P O Box 37, Dammam 31411
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Email: krishna.kumar@kanoo.com

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S. Krishna Kumar

General Manager

Kanoo Logistics offers global freight-forwarding and end-to-end multimodal supply chain solutions to a variety of industry segments

Kanoo Logistics has forged a strong reputation as a reliable and trusted logistics company capable of efficiently moving freight around the globe.

With a presence throughout the GCC, and facilities in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE (Dubai, Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi), Oman, and Qatar, its decades-long experience, combined with YBA Kanoo’s loyal network of partners, gives it a unique position as a provider of multi-modal international logistics. Its backbone of experienced and trained staff is equipped to handle the full complexities of the supply chain business, within the region and beyond.


With over three decades of experience in air cargo, Kanoo Logistics is an IATA/ FIATA certified agent offering services at all key airports in the GCC. All air cargo is checked through its General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)-certified pre-scanning facility for export by personnel holding the required dangerous goods regulations (DGR) certifications. As a member of the Aviation Logistics Network (ALN), its logistics arm is also experienced in handling HUM, VAL, LIV through its in-house customs clearance facilities at all key GCC airports.


As a pioneer in the region’s shipping industry, YBA Kanoo has strong relationships with shipping lines through a network of global partners that allow it to offer effective supply chain solutions for all sea cargo requirements. With bonded warehousing facilities in key ports in Dammam and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is able to offer deconsolidation services, with tracking and reporting of cargo statuses; break-bulk shipment handling; multi-carrier option for full container loads (FCL) and less than container loads (LCL) to optimise cost and time; and in-house customs clearance facilities at all leading ports in the region.


Kanoo Logistics provides a wide array of transport solutions using equipment such as flatbeds, curtain-sided trailers, and low bed specialised tank trailers. Its offerings also include port pullout and cargo deliveries, national transportation, cross-border transport to different GCC countries, and in-house customs clearance facilities at key land borders such as Batha and the King Fahd Causeway.


Kanoo Logistics’s network includes both dedicated and multipurpose warehouses in KSA (Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh); UAE (Jebel Ali, DAFZA and Al Quoz); Oman (Muscat); and Bahrain, which have a combined capacity exceeding 40,000 m2 of storage space. It also holds open yard storage facilities in Saudi Arabia, comprising over 325,000 m2. It provides storage for petrochemical and has a specialised hazardous chemicals facility in Dammam. These warehouses and yards are located in close proximity to ports in each of these locations and are well secured, safe operations with regular inventory management and reporting services.

Project Logistics

Kanoo logistics provides project logistics for leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies, with a dedicated and highly experienced staff managing project timelines, and providing customs clearance and transport of heavy cargo to and from local and remote sites.

Motorsports, Events & Exhibitions

Kanoo Logistics provides complete ground logistics for the Gulf Air Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, including customs clearance (inbound and outbound), deliveries (specialised transport), re-export, ground handling, aircraft palletising, and stuffing and de-stuffing containers. It also oversees a number of services for other motorsports events, including test drives.

Its operations also cover the logistics management and collection duties for major expos such as the annual Jewellery Arabia exhibition, in addition to opening customs bonded areas, and liaising with local authorities.

Liquid Chemicals

Freight forwarding of liquid chemicals is available through ISO-certified tank containers, with operations encompassing a full range of services such as customs clearance, transport, ocean freight, and last mile deliveries. Kanoo Logistics manages its own fleet of 550 tank containers, including special tank containers, and can offer leasing solutions as well as tank container cleaning, testing, periodic inspection, and storage facilities for ISO-certified tank containers.


The Automotive arm offers customs clearance and delivery of vehicles of all varieties, including cars and mini-buses, yard storage of vehicles with security, CCTV and inventory management, as well as value-added services such as PDI, tyre rotation, inspection, and air filling. Its spare parts management service includes item warehousing and delivery.

Value-added Services

Kanoo Logistics also offers packaging/repackaging and labelling services; cleaning & shrink-wrapping; cross docking; consolidation; de-consolidation; and consultancy services.



Commercial Manager - KSA & Bahrain

Yousif Al Manea

Phone: +973 17828619 / +973 39430503
Email: yousif.almanea@kanoo.com

KSA - Jeddah

Sultan Khalifa

Phone: +966 50 5676789 / +966 12 2636171 Ext. 418
Email: Sultan.khalifa@kanoo.com

KSA - Dammam

Faisal Al Maghlouth

Phone: +966 530508883
Email: faisal.almaghluth@kanoo.com

KSA - Riyadh

Michael Nickson

Phone: +966-112414039 / +966-555074239
Email: michael.nickson@kanoo.com


Mahmood Rasti

Phone: +973-17828651 / +973-38030380
Email: mahmood.rasti@kanoo.com

UAE & Oman

Arshad Salahuddin

Phone: +971 588292643 / +971 42996466 Ext: 214
Email: arshad.salahuddin@kanoo.com

Motorsports, Exhibitions & Events Logistics

Richard Fullarton

Phone: +973-17828630 / +973-39910219
Email: richard.fullarton@kanoo.com


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