Shipa, the digital logistics and e-commerce arm of Agility announces the opening of a state-of-the-art e-fulfillment centre in Kuwait.
08 August 2021, 12:00 AM
31 August 2021, 12:00 AM
Shipa’s new e-fulfillment centre is located in Sulaibiya, near the country’s major transportation links, the facility contains 12,000 pallet positions and 30,000 bin locations.
This gives merchants and brands the infrastructure and services they need to capitalise on the explosive growth in e-commerce and online sales across Kuwait and the GCC.
It leverages the operational expertise of Agility, a leading global logistics provider, and the integration technology of Shipa’s last-mile delivery network, serving GCC markets.
The Shipa facility offers non-bonded, racked and bulk 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.
The facility also has temperature-controlled storage, including dry and refrigerated storage. Shipa adheres to rigorous Quality Health Safety, Security and Environment (QHSSE) standards.
Henadi Al-Saleh, Chairperson of Agility said, “The GCC ecommerce market is likely to double to $50 billion by 2025, according to AT Kearney, and a strong logistics backbone is going to be essential to realising that growth. Agility is investing in ecommerce enablement and infrastructure across the region, and is excited about Shipa’s new e-fulfillment centres in Kuwait and the UAE.”