News: A truck ban in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, was reinstated on Sep tember 8 2013, as the sheikhdom' s schools reopened their doors for a new term. The local government implemented the ban in an effort to cut congestion, and reduce the risk of students and their parents being involved in road accidents while on the school run, Zawya reports. Police will monitor roads near schools at the start and end of the day.
BMI View: The UAE is expected to continue to see strong growth in 2013, across all of its freight modes. The country is rapidly developing one of the world's top logistics markets through investments in ports, airports, rail and free trade zones. These are utilised by the country's air freight and logistics companies, which are becoming a familiar presence throughout the world, serving the globe from their UAE hubs.