This research program assesses how the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia might better position itself to achieve its objective of being a global logistical hub. It will analyze the current status and future of freight transportation in the Kingdom from global and local perspectives.
Saudi Arabia has stated its intention to become a global logistical hub by developing its transportation infrastructure to increase economic diversification. It is one of the top priorities of the Transport Ministry, as set out in the National Transformation Initiatives and the KSA Logistic Hub plan.
The project will address the following questions: