24 MAR 2020
Riyadh – 24 March 2020: Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, today announced that its operations continue without disruption despite the current global coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the company has taken all the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its employees at its offices and onboard vessels.
Bahri’s offices in Saudi Arabia and around the world are operating as normal, and all of its liners are running to their schedule to continue servicing the company’s both local and international customers.
Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, said: “Despite the global situation, we are continuing to operate our offices and vessels to deliver on our commitment to our customers around the world. We also have robust business continuity plans to ensure that they receive the highest quality service without disruption. The health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance to us. We have put in place many measures to prevent and mitigate infection and transmission of COVID-19. We will continue to closely monitor the situation to make necessary adjustments to our operations if required and safeguard the welfare of our people.”
In addition to implementing infection prevention and control measures such as deep cleaning and disinfection of office premises, Bahri launched internal and social media campaigns to raise awareness of the coronavirus disease and recommended measures and procedures among its employees. The company’s safety and quality standards are benchmarks for the global maritime shipping industry. It has launched several initiatives to reinforce a culture of safety across the organization and is also working towards securing ISO 45001:2018 occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems certification.