Despite being recently formed, GPL was successful in acquiring two key assets that will serve as the foundation of the future growth of the platform. The acquisitions of Abdul Muhsen Shipping and So-Safe Logistics companies happened simultaneously in December 2014. GPL acquired majority stakes in both entities and aimed to retain key management through stock ownership thus aligning the interests of the management and the company’s shareholders. Both companies are profitable and operational as of December 2014 and will be driven by the seasoned experience of the CEO of Abdul Mushen Shipping who has more than 22 years of logistics experience. Moreover, in 2016, GPL established a bus transportation company which today serves 5,700 students across 10 schools. In June 2017, GPL acquired a 60% stake in Century Express Courier Services, a UAE-based courier company with an estimated capacity of 715,000 shipments per annum.