Friday 22 October 2021

Dubai South's e-commerce free zone to add four new facilities

DUBAI, 25 days ago

EZDubai, the fully dedicated e-commerce free zone strategically located in the heart of Dubai South’s Logistics District has announced that four new facilities of 270,000 sq ft are currently under construction.
Preparing for future demand, these are being built to complement the 1,300,000 sq ft already developed and handed over, said senior company officials ahead of the two-day Seamless Middle East 2021 expo which kick off on September 29 in Dubai.
The UAE is taking giant strides to become the fastest-growing e-commerce market in the Middle East, with a domestic e-commerce sector set to contribute AED12 billion to the local GDP by 2023, they stated. 
The e-fulfilment centres located in EZDubai supported by market demand has created a need for proximity last-mile centres within the cluster. 
Staying ahead of the curve, EZDubai is constructing two last-mile centres to support the business generated by the big market leaders, said the officials. 
Such last-mile centres successfully support the customer journey, enabling cluster benefits and cements EZDubai’ s position as a regional hub for e-commerce players from across the world. 
Dubai South has consistently supported sustainability measures across all its facilities and is further surpassing its efforts by aligning with the government’s vision of ensuring sustainable development. 
Subsequently, through its continuous upgrades to its infrastructure, EZDubai is commissioning district cooling infrastructure. The infrastructure will reduce the carbon footprint as well as benefit clients by optimizing cooling costs and creating a healthy, efficient work environment. 
Mohsen Ahmad, CEO of the Logistics District at Dubai South, said: "We are delighted by the growth of EZDubai over the past two years since its inception. Due to increased demand, we are continuously developing additional facilities to ensure that our discerning partners receive the best services."
"At Dubai South, we understand that structural change in the service economy is an inevitable affiliation of economic growth; therefore, we presented a distinctive business model that paves the way for our valued clientele to benefit from economies of scale within EZDubai to ensure the lowest possible cost for every successfully fulfilled order," he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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