Souq.com, one of the region’s largest online retail and marketplace platform has introduced the same day delivery service. The service offers same day delivery for “Fulfilled by Souq” (FBS) products in Dubai ordered before 3 pm. The company also has plans to expand the services to other cities in MENA in the future. Further,
According to the company, a global survey by online transaction security firm Trustev found that 56 percent of consumers aged 18-34 prefer a same-day shipping choice. In addition, a similar survey by Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates found that 64 percent of millennials are more likely to make an online purchase if same-day delivery is an option.
“These figures are particularly important to the region as the UAE and KSA together account for 75 percent of e-commerce transactions in the GCC. This latest initiative is set to fulfill the customers’ demand for the same day delivery, further strengthening Souq.com’s leadership position in the e-commerce industry,” said the company in a statement.
Ronaldo Mouchawar, Souq.com CEO & Co-Founder commented: “Our primary objective is to deliver the highest quality products and a service as efficient and quick as possible to our customers. With the Fulfilled by Souq (FBS) program, we manage the fulfillment and logistics for third-party sellers, saving them time and money, and our home-grown logistics arm Q-Express as well as our partnership with Wing.ae provide us with the most efficient delivery service in the region with real-time order tracking. We believe that our same day delivery and Souq delivery promise initiatives are a huge step forward in corresponding supply with customers’ demand and further making online shopping experience seamless and enjoyable.”