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Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch The $1bn launch, with financial backing from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has been beta-testing its site for the past two months and finalising launch plans.

Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch "within weeks"

The much-anticipated launch of Mohamed Alabbar’s ecommerce venture Noon.com is “just weeks away”, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed.

 •   Mall for the World e-com platform debuts in Middle East
 •   Souq.com expands e-com logistics with 6-million books
 •   SOUQ.com and SAP to boost GCC e-commerce


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Amazon buys Souq.com for reported half a billion

Amazon buys Souq.com for reported half a billion

Amazon.com Inc has agreed in principle to buy UAE-based online retailer Souq.com, one of the best-known names in the Middle East's online shopping market, for half a billion dollars, according to reports by Reuters.
 
DP World to benefit from Panama Canal expansion

DP World to benefit from Panama Canal expansion

DP World Group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has met with the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela to explore logistics opportunities relating to the expanded Panama Canal.
 
Kuwait’s Agility expands Singapore contract logistics

Kuwait’s Agility expands Singapore contract logistics

Agility has acquired a two-story warehouse close to Changi International Airport, giving it more than 600,000 square feet of warehouse space in total in Singapore.
 
Fetchr buys Bahrain courier company in expansion push

Fetchr buys Bahrain courier company in expansion push

YBA Kanoo’sS KRT courier division has been acquired by Fetchr to elevate service levels for its customers with new technological solutions.
 

 

Mall for the World e-com platform debuts in Middle East

Mall for the World e-com platform debuts in Middle East

‘MallfortheWorld’ has announced that consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now have access to over 150 of the leading retailers in the US through its app, marking its foray into the Middle East.
 
REPORT: Impala and MCL form strategic partnership

REPORT: Impala and MCL form strategic partnership

Impala Terminals Middle East and Master Consol Line (MCL) have announced a strategic partnership that plays to the strengths of both businesses.
 
Mateen Express raises salaries despite uncertain market

Mateen Express raises salaries despite uncertain market

Mateen Express Iraq has increased the salaries of its entire staff by average of 5.8% this year, despite what it calls a challenging market outlook.
 
Logistics Middle East Awards deadline extended

Logistics Middle East Awards deadline extended

Due to a surge in last minute nominations, the deadline for entries to the Logistics Middle East Awards 2017 has been extended to March 12th.    1 Comments
 
5 reasons to nominate in Logistics Middle East Awards

5 reasons to nominate in Logistics Middle East Awards

The Logistics Middle East Awards provide you and your team with a range of benefits, including improved brand awareness and greater scope for PR opportunities (finalists are generally covered in the magazine) to name but a few.
 
RSA Logistics wins Gulf Customer Experience Award

RSA Logistics wins Gulf Customer Experience Award

RSA Logistics received the Gulf Customer Experience Award for delivering outstanding customer experience through innovation and business impact at the Gulf Customer, Digital and Employee Experience Awards.
 
Deadline approaching for Logistics Middle East Awards

Deadline approaching for Logistics Middle East Awards

The Logistics Middle East Awards are a celebration of excellence for the great and the good of the supply chain and logistics communities in the Middle East and nominations close on March 5th.
 
Details released for 2nd GCC Logistics Conference

Details released for 2nd GCC Logistics Conference

Participation of top level speakers confirmed for 2nd GCC Logistics Conference in Bahrain.
 
SCATAs re-branded as Logistics Middle East Awards 2017

SCATAs re-branded as Logistics Middle East Awards 2017

This year the hugely popular Supply Chain & Transport Awards (SCATAs) have been re-branded to better reflect the evolving nature of the Middle East logistics industry.
 
Dubai RTA commissions first studies in Hyperloop system

Dubai RTA commissions first studies in Hyperloop system

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has commissioned the first provisional studies under its deal with US-based research firm Hyperloop One.
 
SOUQ.com and SAP to boost GCC e-commerce

SOUQ.com and SAP to boost GCC e-commerce

UAE e-commerce retailer SOUQ.com and SAP partner to streamline online retail logistics and accelerate real-time transactions and fuel Middle East e-commerce.
 




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