Consumers in the Middle East love to shop, and shoppers in countries such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt have shown a penchant for ecommerce shopping. Iyad Kamal, COO of global logistics and transportation solutions provider Aramex, explains why customers in the Middle East are willing to wait 3 to 4 days for slower shipping from the U.S.
Hermes has announced new actions to strengthen its parcel business in Russia. As part of its overall European expansion strategy, the retail and logistics services provider has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia. Under the terms of the agreement, DPD will continue to handle logistics transport services in Russia.