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DB Schenker mobilises in GCC for Ramadan logistics rush
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.
Saudi pharmacy chain sees e-com boost following omnichannel deployment
Redbox Digital delivers scalable, robust omnichannel capability for Saudi’s largest pharmacy retail chain, Nahdi
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
ALS supplies KSA automation system to pharma retailer
Drugstore chain Al-Dawaa implements KNAPP’s automation solution including a Track & Trace system
Walmart counters Amazon with next-day shipping in select cities
Walmart is the largest company in the United States by employee count (2.3-million), while Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world and the second largest employer in the United States.
DHL Express and Vinculum Solutions team up for GCC cross border e-commerce
This will enable local e-commerce retail providers to grow their businesses by extending their reach to overseas markets through a simple, dynamic and effective solution with the potential to build an international consumer base.
Majid Al Futtaim’s digital innovation awarded Retail Supply Chain of the Year
The company was recognised by the judging panel for its agility despite its size, with ground-breaking efforts in e-commerce and new automated Distribution Centres in Dubai.
Dubai beauty retailer KOJ goes solar with Yellow Door Energy
The solar plant will generate 7,100 megawatt hours of clean energy in the 20-year lease duration, equivalent to reducing 3,100 metric tons of carbon emissions or removing 680 vehicles from the road.
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
Wholesale and retail market index good news for UAE 3PLS in 2019
The wholesale & retail sector saw the strongest overall improvement in business conditions at the start of 2018, rising to 56.3 on the index.
FedEx: E-commerce drives high expectations for holiday shipping
There is a consensus among experts that e-commerce is a fundamental part of retail today, and an essential driving force for holiday retail-sales growth.
Al Manama supermarket closures impact FMCG supply chain
One 3PL alone is owed more than AED1.4-million by the group, and there are more than 40 suppliers alleging non-payment.

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