Jafza emerges as a preferred free zone for e-commerce execution and sale
Accelerating the UAE’s rapidly evolving e-commerce ecosystem, Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the first and largest free zone ecosystem for logistics and commerce, has become a destination for fulfillment and e-commerce sales in the MENA region.
Jafza presents his outstanding performance in the region at Seamless Middle East 2021.
As part of the event that highlights opportunities in e-commerce, retail and fintech solutions, the free zone presented its offer for e-commerce execution and explained how the regulatory changes and consumer demand create new opportunities for existing and new regional businesses.
Unique environment for e-commerce in the MENA region
Today, Jafza announced new offerings for e-commerce fulfillment companies, reaffirming its role in building wholesale and retail businesses and strengthening its position as the preferred free zone for e-commerce in the Arab Emirates. united, in the GCC and in the wider region.
Execution facilities range from 300 to 1000 m², with flexible rental terms, helping businesses establish and grow their businesses in the MENA region.
Additionally, proximity to parcel delivery consolidation centers and e-commerce marketplaces like Amazon and Noon provides operators with greater time flexibility and cost efficiency.
The location of Jafza, which offers businesses a single bonded zone, connecting Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) and Jebel Ali Port, creates an optimal environment for cross-border e-commerce activities.
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Retail and wholesale marketers have experienced a boom in demand for online goods as well as a transformation in business operations to focus on serving customers.
Companies operating in Jafza can optimize consolidation and fulfillment services for the MENA region while benefiting from unmatched connectivity and logistics efficiency.
All of these factors translate into inexpensive and fast fulfillment services and increased customer satisfaction.
Jafza, with support from Dubai Trade, has developed digital logistics solutions that ensure efficient operations for free zone partners. These solutions have helped e-commerce businesses operate seamlessly despite the disruption caused by the pandemic.
Abdulla Bin Damithan, CEO and Managing Director of DP World – UAE Region and Jafza, said, “With the ever-changing business landscape, e-commerce has become an indispensable part of the global retail framework.
“Driven by the ongoing digital transformation efforts and the UAE’s wise leadership under the ‘Projects of the 50’ principles, the country has remained at the forefront of the digital revolution.
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“DP World, UAE region, has consistently complemented national efforts, stimulating the economy and providing innovative solutions that contribute to its continued growth.
“Jafza’s pioneering facilities and services are already delivering benefits to more than 1,700 partners engaged in e-commerce. We will continue to optimize our ecosystem to deliver an integrated digital experience from receipt to last mile delivery.
“Our main goal is to underscore Dubai’s long-term commitment to facilitate regional and global trade growth. “
The e-commerce sector in the UAE has shown immense potential, registering a market value of $ 4 billion in 2020 and an increase of 53% year-over-year.
During the same period, Jafza himself contributed almost 50% of the trade value, with a total trade of $ 2 billion.
The free zone has leased nearly four million square meters of space to local and global e-commerce companies, which is seven times the size of the total indoor area of the Dubai Mall.
Jafza offers flexible establishment options to set up operations in the free zone without any disruption.
Jafza has also worked closely with Dubai Customs to deliver its digital e-commerce platform to provide paperless cross-border transactions in accordance with regulations.
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