UAE: Courier Businesses Optimistic About the Future with E-Commerce Booming in the Region

SourceAl Bawaba

  Courier companies operating in the UAE see a promising outlook despite the challenging environment and said the industry will continue to flourish in the wake of the e-commerce boom in the region. Leading players and the industry regulator said online shopping not only generated demand for courier services but also created business opportunities and boosted operations for some existing courier companies. “We have seen an increase in demand for last mile deliveries in 2020 and expect this trend to continue into 2021,” said a spokesperson for Emirates Post. “At Emirates Post, we have increased our ecommerce parcel delivery capacity due to the higher number of online orders placed by UAE consumers. With this, we are supporting ecommerce growth with tailored solutions and our focus is on last-mile delivery. “We firmly believe that continued growth more...