General traders are the companies that buy goods, maintain the stock and then sell them to consumers. There are many companies in the UAE that deal with general trading. They are leaders in importing and distributing a wide variety of goods for which they are popular worldwide for supplying an exclusive range of products to the international market. There are several food and non-food based products that these companies trade in. The general trading companies maintain in-depth relationships with suppliers, consumers and partners to conduct their business successfully. Countries from which the UAE companies import the consumer products include the United States, Europe, Australia, North America, South America, Middle East and others.
The large clientele base of general traders based in the UAE include hypermarkets, canteens, convenient stores, groceries, hotels, restaurants, confectionary shops, wholesale shops, bakeries, ship chandlers, catering companies and others. These companies supply different variety of products such as raw materials, meat, FMCG products, ingredients, dairy products, pastry ingredients, bakery ingredients and others. These companies have state of the art storage facilities to maintain stock of these products such as chiller store, frozen store and dry store where products are stored at different temperatures. Different general trading companies deal with the supply of different products. For example, some of the trading companies based in the UAE also sell personal care items, hrebs and beverages apart from supplying foods.
Coffee, dairy fats, fruits, vegetables, bakery ingredients, grocery products, pasty ingredients, confectionary items, honey, sugar products, oil, lipids, vinegar products, retail chocolate, frozen confectionery, non-food products, dry items, dairy products, dairy fats and others are some of the examples of a range of products sold by the general traders. Beverages including juices, water and others are what these companies trade in. To distribute these products to various retail stores all across the UAE, they utilize several fleets of vans and trucks that ensure timely delivery and safe transportation of these items. They are widely known and well reputed in the international market for supplying quality goods. They enjoy distribution rights for a variety of local and international brands for which they are the considered as the leading suppliers.
Some of the general trading companies are also involved in trading supplies for decoration and party occasions. Whether the event is small or big, they can arrange all the required supplies for all kinds of occasions. For both personal and corporate events, these companies can supply all the decorative items including balloons, costumes, streamers, confetti and others. These supplies are perfect for outdoor or indoor party occasions and can include items such as candles, trees, balloons, banners, lightings, glitter ornaments and others. A wide variety of disposable products are also supplied by these companies that are perfect packaging solutions meant for various industries such as retail, food and others. The general trading companies can supply various disposable products such as garbage bags, aluminium foils, paper products, dispensers, hand carry bags, floor cleaners, toilet rolls and others.
The construction and building related materials are also supplied by the general trading companies such as tiles, steel, timber plywood, heavy construction equipment and others. Apart from this, a number of confectionary products supplied by the UAE companies include pulses, spices, canned vegetables, dry fruits, peanuts, canned fruits and others. There are a number of leading names based in the Emirates that are known for their established relationship with clients and partners through a worldwide network. They play an important role in nurturing the local brands and make their businesses prosper in the international market. Other than promoting their own products, the trading companies also represent products from other companies and countries. These companies are certified in the sale and distribution of food, confectionary, construction materials, hotel supplies and almost all kinds of goods.