Our Strategy

To achieve these ambitious targets, Saudi Logistics Hub has developed a strategy based on three pillars:

  • Infrastructure Saudi Logistics Hub is driving over $35 billion worth of capital expenditure in the Kingdom’s infrastructure by 2030, across ports, airports, railways, roads and logistics platforms:
    • Ports – 29% cargo capacity expansions
    • Airports – 650% goods capacity and 265% passenger capacity expansions
    • Railways – 33% railway network expansions
    • Logistics Platforms – Over 60 platforms across 50 locations
  • Processes & Procedures In addition to enhancing the country’s physical infrastructure, the infrastructure plan also lays the groundwork for streamlining and automating border crossings and logistics processes:
    • Customs clearance process from 24 hours in 2019 to 2 hours by 2022
    • Stakeholder compliance prior to consignment arrival from 22% in 2019 to 80% by 2022
    • Percentage of manual inspections from 48% in 2019 to 10% by 2022
    • Services available in the single electronic window from 33% in 2019 to 100% by 2022
  • Sector Reforms Saudi Arabia is reforming the transportation and logistics sector across all modes in order to improve service quality and increase private sector participation:
    • Overall regulations improvements
    • Port sector reforms
    • Rail sector transformation
    • Air cargo sector liberalization and airports privatization
    • Special Economic Zones
    • Logistics players funding improvement
    • Human capital development programs