Agility-backed Shipa establishes 2 eCommerce centers in Dubai

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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Kuwait-based Agility’s digital logistics and eCommerce arm, Shipa has launched two state-of-the-art eCommerce fulfillment centers in Dubai to handle online orders and deliver shipments to customers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain.

The centers at Jebel Ali Free Zone and Dubai Investment Park will enable global and regional brands to take advantage of the rapid growth of eCommerce and online sales in the GCC region.

Shipa’s 60,000 square meter fulfillment center in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) and a second 20,000 square meter facility in Dubai Investment Park feature a combined 2,000 pallet positions and 10,000 bin locations. Both utilize the operational knowledge and technologies of Agility, a leading public-traded global logistics company.

The centers provide bonded and non-bonded storage, inbound air and ocean stock replenishment, pick-and-pack services, customer technology integration and APIs, local and international returns services, and integration with cross-border and last-mile transportation vendors.

Jeremy M Skyrme
Jeremy M Skyrme
CGO – Shipa

“The brands that get the customer experience right in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and across the GCC will be the ones that succeed. Shipa’s world-class fulfillment centers give them services and solutions that ensure a fast, efficient, mistake-free flow of goods from the first mile to last mile — the keys to guaranteeing customer satisfaction and repeat business.”

Hassan Mikail, Middle East CEO of Shipa eCommerce said, “Shipa is widening their service offering to meet changing market dynamics. We are delighted that Shipa is leveraging the full scope of the Agility JAFZA and DIP capabilities to further support global and local businesses.”

Shipa

Shipa is a digital logistics platform that helps businesses, entrepreneurs, and consumers to tap into the global economy. It is the innovation arm of Agility, one of the largest logistics providers in the world. Shipa eCommerce handles eCommerce fulfillment, delivery, and returns across the Arabian Gulf for merchants based in the US, EU, Asia, and the Middle East.

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