e-commerce

DHL Express collaborates with EHang on last-mile drone delivery
The EHang drone has already taken its inaugural flight for a DHL customer, making DHL the first international express company to provide such a service in China.
Atran launches new e-commerce air cargo service for Alibaba Group
Atran Airlines' new route guarantees cargo capacity between Hangzhou and Riga for Cainiao Network
Majid Al Futtaim considering 'long target list' of e-commerce M&As
Majid Al Futtaim is predicting 1.5 million online orders this year, up from 4,000 in 2017
Comment: Handling peak season challenges in e-commerce logistics
Faris Fallouh, global express operations director, Aramex International talk us through the challenge of handling peak season demand in an e-commerce logistics operation.
Aramex’s Q1 hit by currency volatility but UAE e-com sees double-digit growth
Aramex says that if it weren’t for the currency fluctuations, it’s revenue growth would have been closer to 8% for the quarter.
RedCargo, Oman Air sign agreement to grow e-commerce cargo in the region
Oman Air senior vice president commercial cargo Mohammed Al Musafir says the partnership will expand Oman Air’s reach in Asia.
5 things e-com retailers should look for in an online inventory management system
Its main features should include centralised user interface, full automation, automated stock checking and others
Aramex inaugurates new e-commerce fulfilment centre in Dubai
It features new technologies including a ‘Pick to Light’ system, which uses light-directed picking technology to improve accuracy and efficiency, and an automated conveyer belt system.
Swisslog launches new ItemPiQ e-com MHE at Seamless Middle East
It’s a fully automated picking solution that combines a Swisslog gripper system with new technology that can pick up to 1,000 items per hour, Alain Kaddoum, general manager for Swisslog Middle East told delegates.
DHL Express set to expand operations to EZDubai, Dubai South’s new e-com zone
This latest development is aligned with DHL Express’ efforts to build facilities with easy access to major ports and airports for faster delivery of its services.
UAE e-com platform AWOK gears up for expansion following AED110-million financing
Investor says AWOK.com is well-positioned to become the region’s 'next unicorn' as e-com platform raises US $30-million in first external round of financing
Last mile tech start-up FODEL aims to solve GCC’s parcel delivery problems
FODEL offers a network of pick-up locations as an alternative to home delivery, enabling customers to receive orders when it suits them.

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