AJEX Logistics Services, a Saudi-headquartered Middle East specialist in express distribution and shipping solutions, has been selected as an official partner for the second year running for the ‘Hajj without Baggage’ initiative. As part of the renewed partnership, AJEX will provide essential shipping and logistics services to transport Hajj pilgrims’ luggage to and from their destinations, enabling them to travel with greater ease and comfort.

Regarded as the world’s largest gathering of people, the annual pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca attracted 1.84 million pilgrims in 2023. This year, Hajj is set to begin on 14 June and end on 19 June. It is expected to receive a similar numbers of visitors.

In 2023, AJEX transported 20,000 bags as part of the initiative, with zero official customer complaints, losses, or damage. This year, thanks to its warehouses in Mecca, Riyadh, and Dammam, AJEX has managed to increase its capacity, so that it can transport up to 120,000 bags and gift packages to and from Mecca.

“Our customers can rest assured that with our automated sortation and baggage handling, combined with state-of-the-art tracking systems and online live updates, we ensure minimal errors in processing and provide our customers with the highest levels of transparency, reliability, and excellence,” said Maha Almadi, AJEX’s regional sales and special projects manager.