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How to save a sale with efficient warehouse operations
Mark Thomson, director of Retail & Hospitality EMEA, at Zebra Technologies, looks at the important role an efficient warehouse plays in retail sales in the Middle East market.
Customs World develops RIISE customs platform for global use
RIISE will be rolled out globally to give different countries a cost-effective and sustainable customs system that allows them to effectively and transparently manage core customs activities and conduct trade in the global market.
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.
Honeywell launches warehouse voice-directed productivity solution in GCC
The worker-focused software is integrated with SAP Business One, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform designed for small and medium enterprise distribution centres.
Qafila pioneers digitisation of freight forwarding in Dubai
Qafila enables customers to get pricing and shipment options instantaneously and track their shipments from origin to destination.
Dubai Angel Investors leads AED1.5m investment in logistics platform WIMO
WIMO was founded in 2017, has offices in Dubai and Riyadh, and has regional expansion plans
Oman Air Cargo goes live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB
The cargo arm of Oman’s national airline has gone live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB solution after adopting the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) electronic air waybill (e-AWB) standard.
Agility to invest US $100-million in ‘Shipa’ digital logistics platform
Agility is investing US $100-million in its new digital arm Shipa.com as survey finds 78% of SMEs want to see their logistics move online.
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.
DP World joins global shipping and port operations blockchain consortium
According to a joint statement, the new platform aims to connect various stakeholders, including carriers, terminal operators, customs agencies, shippers and logistics service providers, to enable collaborative innovation and digital transformation in the supply chain.
Tranzone FZCO Pharmaceutical deploys Infor WMS in JAFZA warehouse
Infor SCE was installed and implemented to help the company handle and monitor more than 10,000 pallets within three different storage areas depending on item categories.
Maritime’s digital dilemmas: navigating transformation across the ecosystem
Pieter Zylstra is director of digital transformation for the Middle East & Africa at Orange Business Services; he was a panel speaker at the recent Seatrade Middle East 2018 conference in Dubai

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