Technology

Telematics Conference MEA answers key questions
Real-time communication, monitored behaviour, reduction of accidents, reduction of operating costs, fuel savings, safety improvements – these are the plethora of benefits of telematics, a widely misunderstood technology in the GCC market
DP World uses Infor solution to power new global intelligence network
DP World selects Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network as the technology backbone to power its Global Supply Chain Platform Initiative
e2log digitises the oversized cargo sector in the GCC
e2log has built a digital ecosystem for the door to door shipping of oversized cargoes in the Middle East
Careem joins global on-demand transport aggregator Jayride
The announcement comes after Jayride successfully completed a pilot program involving more than 3,500 booked passenger trips.
LTS unveils MENA growth strategy for Fleet Management IoT solution
The new expansion strategy was unveiled by Bader Juwaied, chief executive officer of LTS, at the recently-held Saudi International Exhibition and Conference for the Internet of Things (IoT) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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.
Majid Al Futtaim digitises Carrefour shopping, plans automated warehouse
Carrefour now has one digital platform that integrates over 100,000 products on its website, in-store kiosks and tablets, and mobile app, and will automate its back-end logistics to support it.
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.
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
GAC enhances cyber security with awareness course
The Group initiated a mandatory worldwide Cyber Security Awareness course conducted through the GAC Corporate Academy last year.
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.

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