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.
As part of noon.com's one year celebrations, Mohamed Alabbar, who is also the founder and chairman of Emaar Properties, went ‘back to the floor’ to field phone calls, pack boxes for delivery and deliver packages to surprised customers.
New entrant to the extremely competitive e-com logistics space noon.com is focusing on integration and automation of processes as it seeks 100% coverage in the UAE and KSA.
The online retailer has already developed proprietary technology that allows it to collect and deliver shipments more easily, and will soon be hiring more Saudi Arabian nationals for its last mile operations.
Noon.com will perform order fulfilment for Middle East customers ordering products on eBay.
FarEye is already enabling Digital Logistics for Noon.com and expects e-commerce to become significant revenue stream in Middle East.
The Middle East’s newest online retail platform, Noon.com, is now live in Saudi Arabia, just a few weeks after launching operations in Dubai, where it’s main Distribution Centre is located.