Hürth | 17.10.2022

S.A. TALKE in Saudi Arabia reaches 20 million safe working hours

TALKE, one of the world's leading providers of logistics solutions to the world of chemicals, is celebrating an important safety milestone in Saudi Arabia. S.A. TALKE, a joint venture with Saudi Sisco and Al-Jabr Group, reaches 20 million safe working hours without lost time injuries. This award underlines the high focus on safety throughout the TALKE Group.

The company celebrated this special event with all its employees at an official ceremony. Alfred Talke, Group Managing Partner and shareholder of TALKE, congratulated the employees as one of the three shareholders present: "Reaching 20 million working hours without lost time is a great milestone for our joint venture and our group as a whole. The fact that we were able to achieve this is mainly due to the commitment and safety awareness of the employees After all, they are the ones who live our culture, organisational structures and processes, which are designed for safety, on a daily basis. My special, personal thanks go to all of them and I congratulate them on this prestigious achievement." Not wanting to rest on its laurels, S.A. TALKE continuously analyses and improves its safety concepts.

Founded in 2003, S.A. TALKE focuses on logistics solutions for the most important product flows from manufacturers in the Middle East to end consumers in Asia and Europe. TALKE supports the activities of this regional joint venture with its global positioning, extensive network and expertise from over 75 years of pioneering work in chemical logistics. In addition, S.A. TALKE draws on TALKE's expertise in the planning, construction and operation of logistics sites.

About S.A. TALKE

S.A. TALKE is a joint venture company between Germany-based TALKE, the SISCO group from Jeddah and the Al-Jabr group from the Eastern Province. Established in 2003, S.A. TALKE made a pioneering move by entering the first on-site outsourcing relationship in the region. Offering a full range of specialized logistics services to the Chemical and Petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, S.A. TALKE ensures the highest standards of Safety, Service and Quality in all operations.

Leveraging on TALKE’s global competence in design, construction and operation of logistic sites as well as capitalize on wide network knowledge, S.A TALKE provides supply chain solutions including on-site/off-site operations, packaging, storage, transport, complemented by a wide range of value-added services focused on the logistics of chemical products.


TALKE is one of the world's leading providers of logistics solutions for the world of chemistry. More than half of the world's top 50 chemical companies already rely on the services of this family-owned company, founded in 1947. TALKE unites 4,600 people on three continents under its roof. With pioneering spirit, expertise, and dedication, they turn chemical logistics into a catalyst for future success. Responsibility and safety are key drivers: TALKE thinks and acts in terms of generations - for a better society, for a sustainable environment, and for healthy and satisfied employees.

Today's core competencies are transport, packaging, storage and handling of hazardous and harmless substances of all aggregate states. TALKE also advises on, designs and implements logistics processes, buildings and facilities. Digital services round out the portfolio of customized customer solutions. Offering all these competencies from a single source along the entire supply chain is a unique selling point of TALKE and a key customer benefit.

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