Today, BGL Cargo is proudly commemorating its 7th year anniversary. Seven years of unwavering dedication, commitment, and excellence in the cargo and logistics industry have propelled BGL Cargo to new heights of success. Since its inception, BGL Cargo has consistently delivered exceptional services, setting industry standards and building trust among its valued customers. This milestone is a testament to the hard work and determination of the entire BGL Cargo team, whose tireless efforts have ma
The Islamic New Year, also known as Hijri New Year, is approaching, and it will be celebrated on July 21. The Dubai Government has officially declared this day as a holiday, allowing residents and citizens to commemorate the occasion. The Islamic New Year marks the beginning of the lunar Islamic calendar and is a significant event in the Muslim community. It is a time for reflection, renewal, and gratitude, as Muslims remember the migration of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from Mecca to Medina.
Eid Al Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, is a significant celebration observed by Muslims around the world. In the year 2023, from June 27 to June 30, Muslims will come together to commemorate this joyous occasion with great reverence and enthusiasm. During the four-day celebration, families and communities gather to partake in various religious and festive activities. The festivities begin with the congregational Eid prayer, where Muslims unite in prayer and reflection, expressing
Philippine Independence Day is a significant national holiday celebrated every year on June 12th. It marks the day when the Philippines proclaimed its independence from colonial rule, specifically from Spain, on June 12, 1898. The road to Philippine independence was filled with the struggles and sacrifices of countless heroes and revolutionaries who fought for the country's freedom. Prominent figures such as Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, and many others led the charge for in
This year, Eid ul Fitr 2023 is expected to be celebrated on Friday, 21st of April 2023, or on Saturday, 22nd of April 2023. However, the exact date is subject to the sighting of the moon of Shawwal, 1444, the 10th month of the Islamic Calendar. Eid al-Fitr ('Holiday of Breaking the Fast’) is the earlier of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam (the other being Eid al-Adha). The religious holiday is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the mont
BGL Cargo held a grand Iftar feast at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront on April 15, 2023.The event was organized to mark the holy month of Ramadan, a time of spiritual reflection, fasting, and charitable giving for Muslims worldwide. The Iftar feast was a communal event where employees of BGL Cargo gathered to break their fast together. The event was a display of the company's commitment to promoting social harmony and cultural diversity in the UAE. The Iftar feast featured a lavis
This year, Easter Sunday will be observed on Sunday, April 9. This is based on the Gregorian calendar. However, note that many Eastern Orthodox churches follow the Julian calendar rather than the Gregorian. In 2023, Eastern Orthodox Easter will take place on Sunday, April 16 (Julian calendar date converted to the Gregorian calendar). Easter is one of the central holidays, or Holy Days, of Christianity. It honors the Resurrection of Jesus three days after His death by crucifixion. For ma
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm), prayer, reflection and community. A commemoration of Muhammad's first revelation, the annual observance of Ramadan is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam and lasts twenty-nine to thirty days, from one sighting of the crescent moon to the next. Fasting from dawn to sunset is fard (obligatory) for all adult Muslims who are not acutely or chronically ill, travelling, elderly,
2023 is a year of the Water Rabbit, starting from January 22nd, 2023 (Chinese New Year), and ending on February 9th, 2024 (Chinese New Year's Eve). The sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture. 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope. People born in a year of the Rabbit are called "Rabbits" and are believed to be vigilant, witty, quick-minded, and ingenious. Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year o
New Year is the time or day currently at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar’s year count increments by one. Many cultures celebrate the event in some manner. In the Gregorian calendar, the most widely used calendar system today, New Year occurs on January 1 (New Year’s Day, preceded by New Year’s Eve). This was also the first day of the year in the original Julian calendar and the Roman calendar. Other cultures observe their traditional or religious New Year's Da
We are pleased to announce that BGL Cargo has opened it's additional office last December 17, 2022. It was located at Office #306, Air Cargo City (Freight Gate 5), 3rd Floor, Block E, Dubai Airport Freezone, Dubai, UAE. This expansion is to be able for us to serve you better especially in Air Shipment.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries, is cel
BGL celebrated it's Christmas party last December 17, 2022 at Souk Al Marfa, Deira Island, Dubai. This made way for the team building and bonding not only of all the staff but including the higher management as well. BGL team participated in every game actively and competitively for the desire to win the prizes at stake. Through it all, the team have nothing but smiling faces and thankful words for this memorable event. This will be as part of BGL’s recognition for the hard work and dedication
This year, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has written a poem that describes 2022 as the Year of Distinction and Precedence. He hopes for the nation to move forward with determination, creativity and skill. Let us celebrate the occasion of UAE National Day with full enthusiasm and at the same, we must also feel proud to be a part of this wonderful nation. Happy National Day of UAE 2022!
Diwali will be celebrated on October 24, 2022.Diwali is a festival of lights and is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The festival usually lasts five days, or six in some regions of India, and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika. May the mirth and merriment of the magical festival of lights give you endless moments of Joy and Love. HAPPY DIWALI!
India's Independence Day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the provisions of the 1947 Indian Independence Act, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect. India retained King George VI as head of state until its transition to a republic, when the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950 (celebrated as
Saturday, July 30, will be an official paid holiday for all private sector employees in the UAE on the occasion of Islamic new year (1444H). The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) said this is in line with the decree issued by the UAE Cabinet to unify the official holidays of public and private sectors in 2021 and 2022. Unified holidays mean that Emiratis and expats working in government departments and private companies are entitled to the same official days off for national
The UAE announced that a four-day break as official Eid Al Adha holidays. According to the ministry of Human Resource and Emiratisation (Mohre), the holiday would be from Friday, July 8,till Monday, July 11. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two official holidays which are celebrated within Islam. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of obedience to Allah's command. To our Muslim Brothers and Sisters wishing you a cheerful and spiritual Eid Al-Adha Muba
BGL cargo are glad to be part of the celebration of 124th Independence Day of the Philippines with the Theme: “Kalayaan 2022: Pag-Suong sa Hamon ng Panibagong Bukas (Rise Towards the Challenge of a New Beginning)", celebrated last June 26, 2022 held at Zabeel Hall 2, World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE. Although many of us have experienced different kinds of hardship and loss, we also experienced the unity, positivity, compassion, and selflessness of many of our Filipino brothers and sisters as the
The Philippine Flag Days' is part of the 124th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Philippine Independence on June 12, 2022. This year's celebration is anchored on the theme" Kalayaan 2022: Pagsuong sa Hamon ng Panibagong Bukas (Rise Towards The Challenge of A New Beginning).
Eid al-Fitr, is the earlier of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam. The religious holiday is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. May the festival of breaking the fast put all the magic of love and happiness together.
Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. Let this Easter be the festival of recuperation of your soul and appreciate the greatest gift of life. Have a HAPPY EASTER!
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar that follows the lunar cycle. Fasting is also one of the five pillars of Islam and the basic idea behind fasting is to practise self-restraint. During the holy month of Ramadan, apart from fasting, the Muslim community also does charity and engage in humanitarian activities.In Ramadan, people all over the world perform Roza with their friends and family. The festive month continues for 29-30 days and ends with Eid-ul-Fitr. The month of Ramadan h
We are glad to be part of WCA World Middle East Regional Conference 2022 held at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE last February 21 - 24, 2022. It was nice to finally meet our members and able to formulate business strategies under the "new normal" to maintain the standard of our service globally.
2022 is the Year of the Water Tiger. The tiger is known as the king of all beasts in China and is associated with bravery, confidence and strength. Also known to be strong-willed, opinionated and stubborn. Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. May this Chinese New Year brings you happiness, wealth, longevity and good fortune.
When looking back at 2021, we may remember this year as the year of social responsibility. As the world has been struggling against the COVID-19 pandemic the times have been tough for many. Despite personal hardships, millions of people have joined forces to protect others from the pandemic and it keep the societies and businesses up and running as best as they can. As the new year upon us, this support and care will warm our hearts and help us on the way forward.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the people around the world. Wishing you a joyful holidays spent with your families and loved ones. This year has been tough and unexpected things happened. But may we still remember the real meaning of Christmas Season. It is thanks giving and sharing of love and support, that we needed now more than ever. From the bottom of our hearts, we are hoping that this year’s remaining days will be great for all of you. May we never lose hope that better days
As part of BGL’s recognition for the hard work and dedication of all the staff, we celebrated our Christmas party last Dec. 17, 2021 at Al Barsha South 1, Dubai. This made way for the team building and bonding not only of all the staff but including the higher management as well. Letting go after a stressful year due to pandemic it will be a great motivator to work hard in the coming year. BGL team participated in every game actively and competitively for the desire to win the prizes at stake.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, declared 2021 as the ‘Year of the 50th’. It is the golden jubilee of the UAE. This year to celebrate the 5o years mark for the country. This is the happiest moment in the history of the UAE. We are very happy to see the country in one of the topmost famous countries in the world. The celebration for this 50th year of Dubai will be celebrated in a historic mood. The country will mark the anniversary celebrations of its coming into th
Another mission was accomplished today, November 13, 2021 with our chartered flight to Colombia, we highly appreciate the support of our valued clients. BGL Cargo Express can provide an excellent service all throughout the world.
The auspicious Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is here. It is celebrated all around the globe by different communities and brings a lot of excitement, joy, and prosperity. Diwali holds significance for Hindus as it symbolises the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and happiness over sorrow.
On September 16, 2021 BGL Cargo Express celebrated its 5th year Anniversary held at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers. For 5 years, BGL has been offering a total logistics services worldwide. On this occasion we want to thank all our employees, business partners and clients who stand with us all the times. Without all of your support we wouldn't come this far. Looking forward for more glorious years of success ahead.
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced Islamic New Year holiday for the private sector on Thursday, August 12. The Islamic New Year, also called the Hijri New Year or Arabic New Year, is the day that marks the beginning of a new lunar Hijri year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the Islamic year is observed by most Muslims on the first day of the month of Muharram.
The United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) government declares four-day holiday break from July 19 to July 22, in celebration of Eid Al-Adha ( Festival of Sacrifice ) one of the most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. The festival remembers the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son when God ordered him.
Today, May 20, 2021 marks another significant milestone for BGL as we are able to successfully operate a chartered flight from Sharjah, UAE to Johannesburg, South Africa. The said chartered flight utilized 767-200 aircraft with 27 tons of cargo on board. Operations in Sharjah airport went smooth all throughout with the exceptional coordination between our team and theirs. BGL’s attitude of positivity and resilience amidst the global pandemic made this project possible, thanks to the support of
The Festival of Eid Al Fitr indicating that the Ramadan comes to an end started on May 11 (Tuesday) and will end on May 15 (Saturday). Therefore, UAE workers will have a long weekend waiting for them. Due to COVID-19 only approved mosques can held Eid prayers. Physical distancing and wearing of mask will be strictly observed. As the Ramadan on year 2021 wraps up, may our Muslim brothers and sisters have found peace and reflected upon their lives during the past month. We wish them safe and pro
As we celebrate another month of Ramadan from April 13 (Tuesday) until May 12 (Wednesday) 2021 under a pademic, let us keep in mind that everything happens for a reason. Things that are going on is temporary and soon we can hope for brighter days to come. It's the time to care more on each other and show kindness to everyone. May we use this holy month, to seek help through prayers and strengthen our faith that this too shall pass and claim the victory against this virus. May our Islamic br
As another Lenten Season comes to an end. May we experience the true meaning of this yearly holiday and reflect on our lives this Holy week. Sacrifice, Redemption, and Salvation was gifted to everyone during this Easter Sunday. It encourages us to be hopeful after dark moments and to lean on in the light that we have. Happy Easter to all! We're wishing you a blessed and a safe one.
On March 18, BGL Cargo Express LLC officially obtained its license from UAE’s EMIRATES POST (Authorized government entity for parcel deliveries) to provide courier delivery services throughout the UAE. BGL will provide for China’s cross-border e-commerce and trading partners: air transportation, ocean freight, customs clearance, warehousing, local delivery, and one-stop logistics solutions for the first-haul cargo, and strive to create a one-on-one “air freight” and “sea freight”
It is with great pleasure to announce the opening of BGL Cargo’s branch office in Hong Kong this January 2021. This measure comes as part of our continuous efforts to extend our reach and make our logistics services as widely available as possible. This expansion will be beneficial to service Hong Kong and its surrounding networks in their freight forwarding and transport needs.
As the year 2020 ends, we will finally move on to the next year 2021. New Year for a lot of us means new hope, new beginning and new chance. We can now leave the past challenges we had and be ready and excited for the new ones. Now that we have survived this year, we comeback stronger and wiser. Happy New Year to all the folks around the world! The year 2020 may not be our best year, but it taught us a lot of life lessons, and for that we can be grateful. May we face 2021 with a brave heart,
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the people around the world. Wishing you a joyful holidays spent with your families and loved ones. This year has been tough and unexpected things happened. But may we still remember the real meaning of Christmas Season. It is thanks giving and sharing of love and support, that we needed now more than ever. From the bottom of our hearts, we are hoping that this year’s remaining days will be great for all of you. May we never lose hope that better da
National Holidays in UAE for public and private sectors start from December 1(Tuesday) to December 3 (Thursday) 2020 followed by a two-day weekend having five days free from work. Celebrating the 49th UAE National Day and UAE Commemoration Day. December 1 will be the Commemoration Day of the UAE. It is called the Martyr’s Day in remembrance of the high-born descendant of the UAE. The sacrifices they give in order to bring greatness and protect the Nation will be commemorated. And on Decembe
2020’s Diwali celebration will be celebrated on Nov. 14, 2020 (Saturday) at 2:17 pm and will finish at 10:36 am on Nov. 15, 2020 (Sunday). Feasting will start on Nov. 13, 2020 and ends on Nov. 16, 2020. This feast day is the Indian festival of lights, expressing good over evil in religious aspect. Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that is enjoyed by most Indians regardless of faith: indus, Jains, Buddhists, and Sikhs. Every year, houses are cleaned, often renovat
October 29, 2020 (Thursday), was announced to be the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (Peace upon Him) by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and Federal Authority for Government Human Resources making it a one-day holiday for both the public and private sectors. The long-weekend will end on November 1 (Sunday) as working hours will resume on that day. Prophet Muhammad was the final messenger of God and the last prophet in Islam. In remembrance of his birthday Muslims send their bles
This year’s Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year) will be a holiday on August 23, 2020 Sunday for both public and private sectors. Works will reopen on August 24, 2020 Monday as stated by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) Hijri New Year also called as Awal Muharram is being celebrated yearly by the Muslim community for it signifies the Islamic New Year’s Day and the extraordinary journey of Prophet Mohammed from Mecca to Medina began or what they called ‘Hijra’.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government declares four-day holiday break from July 30 (Thursday) until August 2 (Sunday) this year, in celebration of Eid-al-Adha. Eid-al-Adha is a festival celebrated by Muslims all over the world in remembrance of Prophet Ibrahim's (Abraham) faithful obedience to Allah by sacrificing everything even his own son Ishmael. During the feast family would sacrifice a cow or a ram and share within their family, relatives and the poor. This is done by the Muslims to a
The Philippines held the 122nd Independence Day last June 12, 2020. The battle against COVID-19 is, after all, prominent in this year’s government-crafted theme: “Kalayaan 2020: Tungo sa Bansang Malaya, Nagbabayanihan, at Ligtas” (Towards a Free, United, and Safe Nation). This year’s celebration of 122nd Independence Day on United Arab Emirates (UAE) was done viritually, by Filipino Community Leaders. The show was filled of different kinds of entertainment with touch of Philippine cul
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan which is declared from May 24-26, 2020 in the UAE. This year’s festivity is very different from the normal due to the lockdown imposed by the governments amid the Covid-19 pandemic, all people are obliged to stay at home to avoid the spread of the virus. However, the spirit and the meaning of the event will always be in the hearts of our beloved Muslim brothers and sisters which is th
BGL Cargo takes pride to declare that starting from April 23, 2020 we are a certified IATA Cargo Agent thus gaining more business relations with the airlines globally. We can guarantee world class service with the assurance of secured business now that we are a part of this prestigious organization. IATA provides agents with industry recognition of their financial and professional competence while airlines gain access to a global distribution network of approved agents to sell their product.
Better business opportunities come with social responsibility and adherence to the standard procedures. With this, we are proud to announce that we have secured our DG Accreditation from GCAA last February 17, 2020. Our highly trained staff can efficiently execute this kind of shipment in accordance to the rules set by the authorities. Our clients don’t need to worry now that we are licensed to handle and assist them with their Dangerous Goods cargos from documentation, packaging and labell
In relation to BGL’s commitment to social responsibility, our team opened our door to send aid to the victims of Taal Volcano eruption. The donations were consolidated and were sent to the Philippines last February 13, 2020. BGL is thankful of having the chance to be of service to the people who were displaced due to this unfortunate calamity.
As part of BGL’s recognition for the hard work and dedication of all the staff, we celebrated our Christmas party last Dec. 20, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Deira. This made way for the team building and bonding not only of all the staff but including the higher management as well. Letting go after a stressful year will be a great motivator to work hard in the coming year. BGL team participated in every game actively and competitively for the desire to win the prizes at stake. Through it all, the
FIATA represents an industry with almost 40,000 freight forwarders and logistics companies worldwide, the largest non-governmental organisation in the field of transportation with global influence. BGL is honoured to have been accredited by FIATA on November 17, 2019 that has led us to reach out to more business partners within the organization. This has also enable us to improve the quality of our service while adhering to their standard trading conditions.
BGL has grown into a total logistics service provider in a short span of time and along with this our professionalism and credibility matter the most. We became a member of National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) on November 17, 2019. We believe that being a member of this organization will provide us the security with our transactions and bigger opportunities to work along with the local freight forwarders and logistics companies in the UAE.
One of the most important events in the Filipino community anywhere in the world is the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day. This was held in Dubai last June 14, 2019 at the World Trade Center. Thousands of participants and attendees gathered to witness the celebration of the Filipino culture. Organized by the Philippine Consulate, the said event was filled with spectacular performances and showcased the Filipino culture and history. BGL was one of the sponsors and with that, we a
It is a privilege to be a part of the Bayanihan 2018 held at the Dubai World Trade Center last December 21, 2018. The Bayanihan Festival is one of two main events of the Filipino community and the Philippine Consulate General every year with the objective of promoting unity and solidarity among the community. Being one of the sponsors, BGL welcomed all the kabayans in their booth with freebies and surprises. One lucky winner was selected for the grand prize of free box and shipping to anywhere
The Pinoy Winter Festival event was held last December 7, 2018 in Zaabeel Park to highlight the iconic Philippines’ Christmas tradition. Filipinos’ talent for song and dance shined at activities such as the Christmas Caroling Competition, Filipino Schools Drum & Lyre, Tugtog Pasko Dance Contest, and the Filipino Bands Presentation. BGL became a part of the said memorable event as one of the sponsors which was attended by more than 5,000 participants and attendees. Give-aways and BGL souven
BGL Cargo supported the Enduro Bike Competition which was held in Fujairah last November 30, 2018 and was organized by the Filipino Community. There were 200 participants and around 500 attendees for the said event which BGL sponsored the free box and shipping for the grand prize. Physical marketing and distribution of business cards to every participants and attendees were conducted by BGL representatives to reach out to the Filipino community and let them know the services we can offer. I
BGL Cargo Express began its operations in the UAE particularly in Dubai on September 19, 2016 as a freight forwarder and customs broker. We are a team of specialists manned by experience, innovative, dedicated, and dynamic people who are well trained and highly experienced in logistics, shipping, consolidation and forwarding industries. Backing the company is a very reliable, aggressive, and professional network of agents and principals abroad; hence, our customers are assured of the most effic