Logistics Services

Julian DRozario

Julian DRozario

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Logistics services refer to the planning, execution, and management of the movement of goods, services, and information from the point of origin to the point of consumption. This includes activities such as transportation, warehousing, inventory management, and order fulfilment.

Logistics services are essential to many businesses, especially those involved in the production, distribution, and delivery of physical goods. They help to optimise the supply chain and ensure that products are delivered to customers in a timely and efficient manner.

The business activities that fall under Logistics Services are:

Logistics and Freight Services (5229.91): it involves the organisation and management of transportation operations, warehousing, and distribution. The activity includes forwarding of freight, arranging transport operations by rail, road, sea or air, group and individual consignment organisation, issuing and procurement of transport documents, customs agents’ activities, sea-freight forwarders, and air-cargo agents. The activity also involves brokerage for ship and aircraft space and goods-handling operations. This activity excludes activities such as courier services, motor, marine, aviation, and transport insurance provision, travel agencies, tour operators, and tourist assistance activities.

  • Third-party Approval (POST): After obtaining a license from Meydan Free Zone, it’s necessary to obtain third-party approval from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 5229.91 is exempt from this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 5229.91 is exempt from this requirement.

Logistics Consultancy (7020.15): This includes providing advice, guidance, and operational assistance to businesses and organisations on logistics matters, such as transportation management, warehousing and distribution, inventory management, supply chain management, and logistics planning. The provision of consultancy services may also involve designing accounting methods or procedures, cost accounting programs, budgetary control procedures specific to logistics, and providing advice and help to businesses and public services in planning, organisation, efficiency, and control of logistics operations.

  • Third-party Approval: No third-party approvals are required for this business activity.
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 7020.15 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 7020.15 is exempt from this requirement.

Other land transport (4920.00): It involves the movement of goods and people from one location to another on land. This can include activities such as road transport, including trucking, courier services, and local transport services like taxis and buses. This business activity is considered a critical component of logistics services as it provides a means of transportation for goods and services along the supply chain.
This business activity should be conducted outside UAE.

  • Third-party Approval: No third-party approvals are required for this business activity.
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 4920.00 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 4920.00 is exempt from this requirement.

Freight Transport By Road (4923.00): Freight transport by road is a logistics service that involves transporting goods and materials by road. It includes various types of haulage operations, such as logging haulage, stock haulage, refrigerated haulage, heavy haulage, bulk haulage, and the transport of waste materials. The service also encompasses furniture removal, renting of trucks with drivers, and freight transport by man or animal-drawn vehicles. However, it excludes log hauling within the forest, distribution of water by trucks, operation of terminal facilities for handling freight, crating and packing services for transport, post and courier activities, and waste transport as an integrated part of waste collection activities.

  • Third-party Approval (POST): After obtaining a license from Meydan Free Zone, it’s necessary to obtain third-party approval from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 4923.00 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 4923.00 is exempt from this requirement.

Sea and coastal water transport (5010.00): It involves the transportation of passengers or freight by sea or coastal waters. This includes the use of vessels designed to operate on the sea or coastal waters to transport passengers or freight. The transportation of passengers or freight on great lakes or similar types of vessels is also included. This business activity should be conducted outside UAE.

  • Third-party Approval: No third-party approvals are required for this business activity.
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 5010.00 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 5010.00 is exempt from this requirement.

Freight air transport (5120.00): It involves the movement of goods or cargo by air. This can be done on regular scheduled routes or on a non-scheduled basis. The activity also includes launching satellites and space vehicles as well as space transport. The renting of air-transport equipment with an operator for freight transportation is also included in this activity.

  • Third-party Approval: No third-party approvals are required for this business activity.
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 5120.00 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 5120.00 is exempt from this requirement.

Warehousing and Storage (5210.00): It involves the storage and management of goods and products for transportation and distribution purposes. This activity includes the operation of storage and warehouse facilities for all types of goods, including grain silos, general merchandise warehouses, refrigerated warehouses, and storage tanks. The storage of goods in foreign trade zones and blast freezing is also included. These services are essential for the smooth functioning of the supply chain and logistics network. The activity excludes parking facilities for motor vehicles, operation of self-storage facilities, and renting of vacant space.

  • Third-party Approval (POST): After obtaining a license from Meydan Free Zone, it’s necessary to obtain third-party approval from the Dubai Municipality.
  • Filing of Economic Substance Return: Business activity 5210.00 is required to fulfill this requirement.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance: Business activity 5210.00 is exempt from this requirement.

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