Logistics & Warehouses
HACCP - the certification of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points - is a process control system enabling the identification of food safety hazards in a production process and the implementation of stringent controls to prevent such hazards from occurring. Strict control and monitoring of every step of the process means less chance for hazards to occur and food businesses are able to assure the safety of the food products they produce. At NTDE, we are proud to confirm all our warehousing, logistics and distribution is fully HACCP certified.
No matter what your product, we can offer the appropriate warehousing space and conditions. From our largest depot in Umm Ramoul to our smallest in Sharjah, our three types of warehouses - normal, refrigerated and frozen - are scrupulously maintained and consistently monitored with multi-level systems to ensure seamless, reliable storage at any one of our eight locations across the UAE.
Normal: We have in excess of 35,000 square feet of normal warehousing space suitable for products that do not require low temperature storage.
Refrigerated: For products that need to be kept at a refrigerated temperature, we have more than 330,000 square feet of warehousing space across several locations with multi-layered monitoring and detection systems in place.
Frozen: We have 26,000 square feet of warehousing space across several locations to store products that require frozen conditions, with multi-layered monitoring systems in place to ensure correct temperatures at all times.
Hardware and Software System
At NTDE, we rely on PALM - an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution specially developed by our in-house IT team - to run our business. PALM boasts a fully-fledged multipack module, automatic upload of data from hand-held devices, warehouses and vehicle management, in-transit warehouse features for stock management, and a reporting tool for easy access to daily sales.Read more
Hardware and Software System
At NTDE, we rely on PALM - an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution specially developed by our in-house IT team - to run our business. PALM boasts a fully-fledged multipack module, automatic upload of data from hand-held devices, warehouses and vehicle management, in-transit warehouse features for stock management, and a reporting tool for easy access to daily sales. As such, the PALM system handles the entire operations of the group with ease. It’s fully integrated with sub-modules, supports multiple functions and currencies and also boasts the capacity to integrate other solutions such as warehouse management, salesperson hand-held terminal (HHT) solutions and third party logistics, and an error-free daily updating system allows systematic inventory month-end process to take place on the last day of each month.
As well as PALM, the NTDE IT team has also developed a comprehensive suite of solutions covering functions including retail operations, hospitality, automated management, laundry, function automation, garage activities, full administration and HR and more.
We are rightfully proud of our extensive, state-of-the-art fleet that is so vital to our operations. We can boast no less than five different types of trucks - normal, refrigerated, freezer, trailer and van - that allow us to provide exceptionally reliable distribution for a vast range of products. To go on infographic: Number of normal trucks: 60 Number of refrigerated trucks: 250 Number of frozen trucks: 40 Number of trailer trucks: 25 Number of vans: 110 Average distance travelled by each distribution vehicle per day: 250km
NTDE has been instrumental in achieving great success in the Middle East region for a number of the world’s most prominent brands and, as such, we are proud to say we have a number of extremely satisfied clients.
Tabasco; one of NTDE’s most prominent success stories. From distribution difficulties, less-than-ideal shelf positioning and out-of-stock issues to a consistently distributed household name with a solid reputation, NTDE was pivotal in changing the game for Tabasco in the UAE. Initial meetings between NTDE and McIlhenny Company - US owners of Tabasco - highlighted potential gaps in their current distribution arrangements and ascertained opportunities for improvement.Read details