The National Housing Awards were held at a central London hotel, and representatives from Isos and SCATA
were thrilled to be announced as the winners of the Best Partnership Award.
Commenting on the prize Abdullah Belhoul, Managing Director of Dubai Industrial City said: "We are very pleased to be recognized by SCATA
2013, the leading event for the Middle East logistics industry.
RK: The SCATAs
are the only leading industry awards in the Middle East region.
stands for Stocksfield Community Association Trading Arm which was set up in 2012 and has been working on the project with social housing provider Isos which helped it access funding from HCA (Homes and Communities Agency).
Prior to the winning of the SCATA
, Emirates SkyCargo had won the high-status 'Cargo Airline of the Year 2013' award from Air Cargo News.
It is the third consecutive year that Dubai Airports has won the SCATA
award and the fourth consecutive at MELA.
The project is the first of its kind in the country to be led by a community group, with SCATA
- Stocksfield Community Association Trading Arm - working with social housing provider Isos to deliver it through a so-called Community Land Trust.
Al-Futtaim Logistics has previously won the Best Importer at the MELA (Middle East Logistics Award in 2008 and 3PL Service Provider of the Year award at the SCATA
(Supply Chain and Transport Awards) awards in 2010.
Commenting on the success of the evening Buhazza said"Maximus Air Cargo's success at SCATA
was indeed a great honour and reflects the hard work and expertise that the Maximus team have channeled into building what is now the region's strongest all cargo airline.
Now on its third year, SCATA
aims to raise the profile of the industry in the region, and reward those that have made significant contributions to its progress and development.
The award, Jebel Ali's fourth in six years, was received on behalf of DP World by Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer, DP World, UAE Region, at the SCATA
annual gala attended by hundreds of supply chain industry leaders.
awards companies in the logistics, sea freight and air cargo sectors for expertise in offering unrivalled express logistics services.