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AirwayBill launched in Middle East to ease e-commerce logistics The easy-to-use app was created by Saudi entrepreneurs at Silicon Valley, and promises faster deliveries at lower costs by using travellers to fuel the app. All you have to do is download the app, register, post your request, and accept a traveller’s offer to bring the item.

AirwayBill launched in Middle East to ease e-commerce logistics

AirwayBill app uses international travellers to bring e-commerce goods into the Middle East, reducing delivery costs and opening up cross-border deliveries.

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FOCUS: GCC logistics firms are not taking digitisation seriously

FOCUS: GCC logistics firms are not taking digitisation seriously

Digital pricing and improved offer designs unleash significant revenue potential in the Middle East logistics sector.
 
Kurita water treatment sets up MENA HQ in Jafza

Kurita water treatment sets up MENA HQ in Jafza

Kurita has establish a regional headquarter for its Middle East water treatment in Jafza to manage its operations more efficiently, enhancing its presence in the region.
 
Noon gets in position for Amazon fight with new CEO

Noon gets in position for Amazon fight with new CEO

Noon, the Middle East’s soon to be launched e-commerce platform, founded by Mohamed Alabbar, has announced the appointment of Faraz Khalid as its Chief Executive Officer.
 
SAP and Saudi Aramco launch business marketplace

SAP and Saudi Aramco launch business marketplace

SAP is partnering with Saudi Aramco to create a new solutions platform to enable Saudi Aramco to launch a digital business marketplace with thousands of Saudi Aramco buyers and suppliers in partnership with SAP Ariba.
 

 

Akgida expands CEVA logistics contract across Turkey

Akgida expands CEVA logistics contract across Turkey

CEVA Logistics has signed a new agreement with Akgıda to expand the transportation of its products across Turkey.
 
Globe Express Services invests in its GCC employees

Globe Express Services invests in its GCC employees

Globe Express Services (GES) has placed education and training of its employees among its most important investments and plans to expand these activities in its Middle East operations.
 
Aramex plans to take advantage of last mile demand in Ethiopia

Aramex plans to take advantage of last mile demand in Ethiopia

Aramex has expanded its operations across Ethiopia to cater to the country’s rapidly growing needs for express logistics and last-mile delivery solutions.
 
SOUQ-Amazon integration underway says Mouchawar

SOUQ-Amazon integration underway says Mouchawar

The acquisition of SOUQ.com by Amazon was completed this week, while work to fully integrate the two companies is progressing well, says SOUQ co-founder and chief executive Ronaldo Mouchawar.
 
Uber meets AirBnB for logistics as new Trukkin app launched in GCC

Uber meets AirBnB for logistics as new Trukkin app launched in GCC

Trukkin Middle East has launched its new cloud-based B2B platform that unites customers with shippers and truckers in the Middle East region in just a few clicks.
 
DHL partners with Tarabot to boost Saudi CSR initiatives

DHL partners with Tarabot to boost Saudi CSR initiatives

DHL Express has partnered with Tarabot in Saudi Arabia to provide medical support to patients struggling to cover the cost of medical treatments by providing safe and comfortable transportation from their homes to the treatment locations.
 
UPS plans more hybrid vehicles, use of renewable energy in ambitious sustainability goals

UPS plans more hybrid vehicles, use of renewable energy in ambitious sustainability goals

UPS plans to use more hybrid vehicles and increase use of renewable energy in ambitious sustainability goals aimed at reducing emissions by 12 percent by 2025.
 
Logistics industry dead last in strategic digitisation

Logistics industry dead last in strategic digitisation

The degree of digitisation in the logistics industry is still not very high – in fact, it only came in tenth in an industry ranking, putting it dead last amongst the ten economic sectors studied.
 
CEVA Logistics opens an office in Myanmar

CEVA Logistics opens an office in Myanmar

As part of its strategic expansion in the emerging Mekong markets, CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies, has opened its office in Myanmar's capital, Yangon.
 
Evergreen guarantees freight space for Alibaba members

Evergreen guarantees freight space for Alibaba members

Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba.com to provide Alibaba.com members with the option of booking sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices.
 
FLS-KAA deliver 12 caravans for Iraq oil & gas client

FLS-KAA deliver 12 caravans for Iraq oil & gas client

Iraqi members, FLS-KAA has recently delivered 12 furnished caravans, each measuring 12.3 x 3.5 x 3.5m, from Karachi in Pakistan to the Rumaila Oil Field in Basra.
 




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