(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Dubai April 28 - Dubai-based logistics company Aramex announced a 14% increase in net profit in its Q1 2014 financial results today.
Profit rose from Dhs69.3 million in Q1 2013 to Dhs78.7 million in Q1 2014.
The company's revenue for the quarter grew 6% year-on-year to Dhs852 million from Dhs803 million in Q1 2013.
Aramex said its performance was driven by growth in key geographies in the Middle East sub-Saharan Africa and Asia in express logistics and freight.
"Despite recent concerns over growth prospects in emerging markets our continued focus on delivering against strategy has enabled us to achieve record profits once again" said Hussein Hachem CEO of Aramex.
"We will continue to aggressively invest in our core markets. We will be actively pursuing acquisitions in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia expand our oil and gas services in North and East Africa and will continue to build on our e-commerce proposition through the remainder of 2014" he added.