UAQFTZ: Enabling Future Ready MSMEs in the UAE with State of-the-art Warehouses

UAQFTZ: Enabling Future Ready MSMEs in the UAE with State of-the-art Warehouses

June 05, 2023

UAQFTZ: Enabling Future Ready MSMEs in the UAE with State of-the-art Warehouses

The UAQ Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ) is making significant strides in expanding its infrastructure to cater to the ever-increasing demand for warehouse facilities in the UAE. With its strategic location, versatile business licenses, cost-efficient warehouses, favorable business environment, and commitment to providing top-notch amenities, UAQFTZ is a logistic hub for businesses across various industries. 

The introduction of new warehouses, available in sizes of 500 sq m and 300 sq m, accompanied by a robust electricity supply of 100 KV, demonstrates UAQFTZ's dedication to meeting the diverse needs of its growing client base.

This article explains the benefits of these warehouses, which are:

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The new warehouses are designed to offer businesses an optimal environment for their operations. These facilities boast modern and functional architecture, allowing for and operations. Additionally, select units come with attached office space, a pantry, and toilets for added convenience and functionality. The warehouses, which are telecommunication, electricity, and water infrastructure ready, provide ample space to accommodate businesses of different sizes, ensuring flexibility and scalability as companies grow and expand their operations within the Free Trade Zone. 


Lowest Operating Costs

With a sprawling area of 5 million square feet, UAQ Freezone offers warehouses that boast the lowest operating and warehousing costs. This advantage makes it an ideal choice for businesses looking to optimize their operational expenses. Moreover, the strategic location of UAQ Freezone enhances distribution efficiency, allowing businesses to easily reach their target markets. This benefit is particularly advantageous for both small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large industries, as it provides them with a competitive edge in terms of cost-effectiveness and accessibility.

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Customisable Warehouses

The warehouse units at UAQ Free Trade Zone offer a range of sizes to accommodate diverse business needs. Whether you require a compact space or a larger area, there are options available to suit your requirements. The sizes vary from 100 sq. m. for smaller operations to 300 sq. m. and 500 sq. m. for businesses needing more extensive storage and operational space. This flexibility allows businesses of different sizes and industries to find the perfect fit for their specific needs within the Free Trade Zone, promoting growth and scalability.

High-Power Electricity Supply

Recognizing the importance of reliable power supply in today's technology-driven world, UAQFTZ has equipped the new warehouses with high-power electricity at 100 kV. This robust electricity infrastructure ensures that businesses can operate seamlessly without any disruptions. From manufacturing plants to e-commerce fulfillment centers, the warehouses can meet the power demands of diverse industries, enabling them to focus on their core activities without worrying about power shortages.

Safety and Security

To ensure the safety and protection of businesses and their assets, the Free Zone provides unparalleled security measures. The premises are equipped with 24-hour surveillance through CCTV cameras, maintaining a constant watch over the area. Additionally, proper safety machinery is in place, including fire alarm systems and firefighting equipment that adhere to international building standards. In the event of an emergency, fire exit doors are strategically positioned to facilitate safe and efficient evacuation. 

Location Advantage

Situated in Umm Al Quwain, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), UAQFTZ enjoys a strategic location that provides easy access to major airports, seaports, and road networks. The Free Trade Zone's proximity to Dubai and Sharjah enhances connectivity and enables businesses to tap into the thriving markets of these cosmopolitan cities. Moreover, UAQFTZ's location along the Arabian Gulf coastline offers businesses the opportunity to leverage maritime trade routes, further bolstering their import and export capabilities.

Business-Friendly Environment

Beyond the physical infrastructure, UAQFTZ has fostered a business-friendly environment that nurtures growth and encourages innovation. The Free Trade Zone offers a range of incentives and benefits to attract businesses, including 100% foreign ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, exemption from corporate and personal income taxes, and zero customs duties on imports and exports. These favorable policies create a conducive ecosystem for companies to establish their presence, expand their operations, and compete on a global scale.

Supportive Services and Amenities

UAQFTZ goes beyond providing warehouses and attractive incentives; it also offers a comprehensive range of support services and amenities to facilitate business operations through Amaal, its exclusive channel for value-added services. From streamlined company setup procedures and efficient licensing processes to reliable IT infrastructure and advanced telecommunication services, the Free Trade Zone ensures that businesses have access to the resources they need to thrive. Additionally, UAQFTZ provides dedicated customer service and assistance, ensuring that businesses receive prompt and personalized support.

UAQ FTZ: The Most Cost effective Logistics Hub for MSMEs in the UAE

The UAQ Free Trade Zone's expansion of infrastructure, particularly the introduction of new warehouses, shows its commitment to meeting the evolving needs of businesses. With its state-of-the-art facilities, high-power electricity supply, business-friendly environment, strategic location, and comprehensive support services, UAQFTZ positions itself as a prime destination for companies seeking to establish a strong presence in the UAE and the wider Middle East region. As UAQFTZ continues to invest in its infrastructure and enhance its offerings, it remains dedicated to fostering business growth and contributing to the economic development of the region.



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