An integral part of The BDP Experience is our deeply rooted belief that we — all 5,000 of us — are a global family. We take the extra step and go the extra mile to deliver the best global logistics solutions for our customers. From time to time, we feature the offices from which the BDP Experience emanates, highlighting specialties, key accomplishments, and fun facts.
Today, we'd like to introduce you to BDP Morocco as told by Country Manager, Abderrahim MSAIDI.
Location: Headquartered in Casablanca, we are situated on the western side of the country, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Casablanca is hailed as the biggest city in the Kingdom of Morocco. Additionally, it is one of the biggest and most significant metropolitan areas in Africa, in terms of finance, business and demographics. Our second office is located in Tangier, where Tanger-Med port, the biggest port in Africa.
Why the Office’s Location Matters, Strategically, to BDP and Its Customers: In the dynamic heart of Morocco's largest city, our Casablanca office is a central, easily accessible location. It allows us to manage new business and sustain all servics offered by BDP Morocco. Just a short walk from downtown, Boulevard Abdelmoumen, the office's street, is lined with various businesses from Import-Export companies, Brokers, finance, banking and insurance, and is also a key arterial road to the Casablanca port, Old Medina,
Key Accomplishments: 2018 marked BDP Morocco's third year in business. We have a team of 14 very dedicated employees managing a variety of accounts, both big and small. We've managed logistics for the first exporter of Roch Phosphates and Fertilizer in the world, the first exporter of Vegetable Oil in Morocco, and the first exporter of Minerals in Morocco.
Office Specialties: Chemical/petrochemical healthcare, energy, retail, oil and gas, aeronautic and automotive industries, and industrial project logistics.
Best Food Options Nearby: International and Spanish food restaurant “Casa Jose”; The Famous Sea Food restaurants at the Port (Oestria and Restaurant du Port); the Casa Port International Food Court with all kind of cuisines; small family restaurants across the street with delicious Moroccan menus.
Office Décor Sample: A modern, innovative open-space office, with bright decoration and warm business colors offering comfortable and contented facilities.
Favorite Film: “Ocean’s 11”; The absolute best for recognizing the stages of team development, and evidence of what can happen with the right people on the right team at the right time.
Favorite Sport: Soccer, boxing
Favorite Music: The Jacksons 5 and Sting
What Makes BDP Morocco Special: Our team and people: We're a young, devoted and engaged team, driven by ambition and determination!