last mile

Autonomous Vehicles: the future of doorstep deliveries
Kushal Nahata, CEO & co-founder, FarEye, looks at the future of autonomous vehicles and their role in consumer-demanded doorstep deliveries
Zomato’s UAE-wide operations sold to Delivery Hero for $172 million
The deal comes as Zomato looks to beef up its infrastructure in India, but it wont be existing the UAE entirely
The future of cash on delivery in the MENA region
In order for COD to grow further, and therefore support the e-commerce eco-system further, Faris Fallouh, global express and ground operations director at Aramex looks at the five things couriers in the GCC need to do.
Dubai-based Mile raises seed funding for its delivery and logistics management platform
Mile was founded in 2016 by Shawar Javed and Fawad Ahmed and offers a suite of delivery and logistics management products to small and medium-sized businesses in UAE.
GCC e-com platform noon.com launches in Egypt with beta site and new Fulfilment Centre
The platform has launched a beta site for the country and is opening a fully operational Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) in Greater Cairo’s Abu Rawash area.
Quiqup gets US $12.9m to expand same-day delivery in UAE and wider GCC
Quiqup is a tech scale-up building a decentralised, AI powered last-mile logistics infrastructure to power same-day delivery services for retailers and restaurants.
Chalhoub Group: the hybrid retailer
Chalhoub Group is taking its pursuit of excellence in retail logistics into the digital sphere in Saudi Arabia, with FarEye as a key technology partner for the last mile
Last mile supports Aramex's Q4 net profit despite one-off payment hit
Logistics company announces a 7% fall in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2018 due to a one-one impairment payment
DHL study reveals winning logistics strategies for the last mile
With more than 600-million more people forecast to live in urban environments by 2030 and new technologies creating opportunities for both service enhancement and disruption, online retailers and their logistics partners are being challenged to embrace bold new approaches in order to survive and compete.
SOUQ opens third UAE fulfilment centre ahead of Christmas rush
The 23,000 square metre facility enables sellers to have a Souq.com store and ship their products to different customers, the company, which was purchased by Amazon last year, said in a statement.
Aramex launches crowd-shipping solution Aramex Fleet in Saudi Arabia
Saudi nationals are invited to join the Aramex Fleet platform through the official website: fleet.aramex.com.
Three trends that will disrupt the Middle East’s supply chain industry in 2019
As we approach 2019, Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, examine the four major supply chain and logistics trends that are going to impact businesses in the MEA region.

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