Aramex

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About Aramex

Aramex (Arabic: ارامكس ’arāmaks) is a global transportation and logistics services company providing a variety of express, logistics, freight forwarding and domestic distribution services. The company was established in 1982 and is headquartered in Amman, Jordan. Aramex also provides a number of retail services including mail-order catalog services and mail forwarding services. Aramex was founded by Fadi Ghandour in 1982, where its name was acronym of "ARab AMerican EXpress" before its brand name Aramex. In 1982 Mr. Ghandour began operations as an express wholesaler to North American express delivery companies such as FedEx, Purolator, Burlington Northern, Emery, and Airborne Express with DHL as its main competitor in the region. In 1990, Aramex co-founded the Overseas Express Carriers (OEC) network, along with Airborne Express, an alliance of independent global express companies that functioned as a worldwide delivery network for its members to compete with larger companies. In 1997, Aramex was listed on the NASDAQ and was the first international company in the region to do so. In 2002, as Aramex was celebrating its 20th anniversary, it was approached by Abraaj Capital and

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