Our History

Our Logistics Journey started with the rise of United Arab Emirates, as an emerging market in the Global Economy in the late 1970’s. 

Established in 1979, with a vision to create a privately owned and locally operated Shipping and Logistics Solutions provider in the United Arab Emirates, by late Mr. Salem Saif Saqer Al Mehairbi and late Mr. Ken Swan, Abu Dhabi Shipping Agency LLC started as an agent for Norassia Shipping Line in Abu Dhabi and evolved to become one of the prominent logistics provider for manufacturers and service providers alike. Since inception in 1979, Abu Dhabi Shipping Agency LLC,has over 4 decades of particular expertise in Supply Chain and Third Party Logistics(3PL) management focused on delivering superior values to all our stakeholders. 


Lines of Business

Abu Dhabi Shipping Agency LLC’s Global Logisitcs Foot Print spans over 144 countries worldwide through reliable, proficient and experienzed network partners, covering Major and Emerging Markets in all continents. Four (4) decades of particular expertise in the Supply Chain and Third Party Logistics(3PL) market place, has led to our diversification into several services facilitating International Trade and Logistics from and to the United Arab Emirates with superior access to 144 destinations worldwide.





Abu Dhabi Shipping Agency LLC, has been working closely with manufacturing companies in the United Arab Emirates including but not limited to Steel, Oil & Gas, Paper, Aluminium Etc. for over a decade. ADSA offers a range of tailored solutions covering air, ocean and land freight forwarding, specialized transportation, warehousing and distribution solutions to cater to the day to day requirements of importation & processing of raw materials to exporting of finished goods worldwide.


The shipping of time and environmentally sensitive cargo, including but not limited to Food Products require a particular expertise in special handling and timely delivery to ensure production and processing of Food Products are done at the right place and at the right time. ADSA offers solutions of air, ocean and land freight forwarding, bulk-vessel clearance and discharge, express custom clearance and distibution solutions specially tailored to assist local and international food manufaturers and suppliers alike to process and deliver their products on time and in a proficient manner Worldwide.

Dangerous Goods 

Dangerous nature of certain goods specially in the Defense, Aviation and Chemical industries require indepth expertise in special handling, documentation and safe delivery of the cargo door-to-door. Our team of well-nurtured professionals and experienced international partners ensure that all your DG requirements are handled with utmost efficiency to ensure the cargo is transported and delivered on time.


Our close consortium with BAHRI Logistics, the national shipping line of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and several other NVOCC operators, together with our own fleet of Air Suspension trailers, gives ADSA the capability to provide completely tailor made logisitcs solutions to ensure your project and heavy cargo movements within in United Arab Emirates is handled in a safe, professional and efficent manner. 


Our Commitment

From management staff who create, coordinate and plan your logistics and supply chain requirements, to our experienced operations and execution crew who knows exactly how, when and where to deliver your requirements – we prioritize and deliver your requirements with professionalism and efficiency.

We strive to meet your requirements beyond expectation and we remain loyal to you, your needs and your time. That’s what, we at Abu Dhabi Shipping Agency LLC run and operate on.



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