Shaping the Future of e-tail
The Middle East e-commerce market is set to double to more than $69bn by 2020 according to a recent report by online regional payment platform PayFort. Of this UAE’s $27 billion e-commerce market and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s $22 billion market, will be the two largest markets dominating the region by 2020. As per a recent Gartner report 88 percent of UAE’s population are internet users with smartphone penetration at 78 percent however, only 15 percent of the businesses in the region have an online presence, and 90 percent of online shopping products are imported from outside the region. These statistics clearly show the tremendous opportunities that lie ahead for the online retail sector to grow.
EComm Arabia will be a platform to identify, learn and imbibe the best practice in managing Etail supply chains, overcoming the last mile delivery challenges, optimising distribution costs, optimising reverse logistics process, leveraging technology to enhance efficiencies and reduce costs. This learning will be shared by professionals and industry peers who have proven skills in this area.
As Middle East's focussed E Commerce Supply Chain Conference it will bring together all stakeholders of the sector including but not limited to e-tailers, technology providers, 3PL/4PL, Warehousing, Automation, Last Mile Delivery, Express, Packaging, Distribution Solution providers to meet, greet and transact business in the fast-growing MENA region. The event will attract 25 handpicked speakers to share deep insights into developing a cross border ecommerce with 100+ e commerce professionals from across the region.