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Emirates SkyCargo signs eCommerce MoU

Dubai eCommerce CityDUBAI: 18 November, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo has signed an MoU with Dubai CommerCity (DCC) – a free zone dedicated to eCommerce in the MENA region.

Launched last month, DCC is a joint venture between the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) and the wasl Asset Management Group.

Emirates SkyCargo and DCC said they plan to develop new solutions for the global eCommerce sector.

"Every day Emirates SkyCargo transports a large volume of eCommerce shipments as part of our mail or general cargo offerings. We are progressing to the next step where we cooperate more closely with e-retailers with the ultimate aim of getting products to customers even more quickly and cost effectively," explained Nabil Sultan, Emirates' divisional vice president Cargo.

"Dubai CommerCity, with its focus on e-commerce, can be an ideal platform for us to develop and roll out new solutions as well as technology that can be used to improve the speed, efficiency and safety of e-commerce shipments," he continued.

DAFZA director general Mohammed Al Zarooni added: "We are confident that [Emirates SkyCargo] will be a major boost to our strategic goals of making Dubai CommerCity a unified platform for government, administrative and Customs services and logistics to help meet the needs of the e-commerce sector.

"The cooperation between Emirates SkyCargo and Dubai CommerCity will enable us to strengthen Dubai's position as a global hub for e-commerce operations and provide a value-added logistics experience which, in turn, can drive the growth of both parties," he said.

The MoU was signed by Mohammed Al Zarooni and Nabil Sultan with Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and CEO, Emirates airline and Group.

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