Haji Abdullah Alireza & Co. Ltd.
Haji Abdullah Alireza & Co. Ltd The House of Alireza (also known as Beit Zainal) is the oldest family business in Saudi Arabia, with a history dating back over a century and a half. Its founder, Zainal Alireza, began trading from Jeddah in 1845 with the importation of foodstuffs, textiles and other merchandise from around the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent.These activities were later complemented by the acquisition of agencies of the shipping lines that carried these commodities.
The Company's involvement in the shipping industry dates back over a century. Jeddah is the operational base and headquarters of the Maritime Division and handles ports of the Western region namely, Jeddah, Yanbu, Rabigh and Jizan. The Eastern region is served from Dammam which looks after the ports of Dammam, Ras Tanura, Jubail, Ras Mishab, Rahima and Ras al Khafji. Central region is covered by the Riyadh office. The cargo at Riyadh is handled through the dry port of Riyadh.
The Maritime Division is ISO 9001:2000 certified and has a reputation for efficient handling and husbanding of all types of vessels – container ships; RORO; reefers; break-bulk, product and module carriers; tankers; pilgrim vessels, etc. It offers a comprehensive range of services, including customs clearance and arrangements for onward transport of cargo to inland destinations in the Kingdom.
The Maritime Division has an independent International Freight Forwarding and Logistics department. It handles imports, exports and offers solutions to all aspects of transportation and shipping needs of clients. It has experienced staff with knowledge to handle cargo from any where in the world to any global destination.