The drive, part of DP World Middle East and Africa’s commitment to community support, was launched in the Horn of Africa and is expected to benefit more than 3,000 families in Djibouti, Puntland and Somaliland.
The three organizations began the partnership to help parents involve their children in the spirit of selfless giving at their earliest stages of development, and to de-clutter their homes of toys that children have outgrown.
In a usual month, DB Schenker moves more than 100,000 tonnes of consumer and retail goods into the UAE. During Ramadan, this can increase to 130,000 tonnes.
More than half of respondents said they use food delivery apps, such as Zomato and Talabat, and online shopping apps, such as Noon and Amazon, more during the month of fasting.
Fero aims to ensure that this is no longer a worry for the many organisations that are actively putting an effort into contributing to the community.
For Fabiano Luz, division head, retail, Nabil Foods, planning the logistics of Ramadan to ensure product availability starts six months in advance
Faris Fallouh, global express operations director, Aramex International talk us through the challenge of handling peak season demand in an e-commerce logistics operation.
Patchi is in its busiest delivery cycle of the year during the two weeks before Ramadan, while also preparing for the opening of its new distribution hub in DIP.
Indian FMCG giant Hamdard Laboratories contracts Multiplex for distribution of RoohAfza soft drink in UAE.
Nestlé Middle East is expecting demand for its food and beverage products to surge by more than five times over during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Etihad Airways hosted an Iftar for 10,000 workers at the Saadiyat Accommodation Village in Abu Dhabi on Monday 6 July.
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