first in Kingdom to offer same-day delivery service first in Kingdom to offer same-day  delivery service
Updated 08 September 2019 first in Kingdom to offer same-day delivery service first in Kingdom to offer same-day  delivery service has taken a step forward for e-commerce in Saudi Arabia by introducing same-day delivery service.
Becoming the first e-commerce company in the Kingdom to offer such a service, will now deliver Fulfilled by Souq (FBS) products to customers in both Riyadh and Jeddah on the same day.
For SR24 ($6) and no minimum order requirements, customers can enjoy the service if they order before 12 p.m.
Saleem Hammad, the company’s general manager for Saudi Arabia, said: “At Souq, we are always focused on the customer and giving them the easiest, fastest and most convenient shopping experience. We are delighted to bring our new same-day delivery service to customers in Riyadh and Jeddah, so they can now have their favorite ‘Fulfilled by Souq’ (FBS) products delivered to them within hours of ordering.”
Hammad added: “We believe that deploying innovation that allows for same-day delivery is a significant step forward, allowing customers to choose from a large assortment of products and categories. This, coupled with the ease of use on our app and website, further makes our customers’ online shopping experience even more seamless and enjoyable.”
Amr Abdul-Aziz, an entrepreneur and owner of Derma.KSA1, who sells his products on Souq, said: “Same-day delivery means I can provide better service to customers as I am now able to get my products to them even faster. The guarantee to provide the customer with the purchased item on the same day also allows me to manage my inventory better. In our fast-paced world, it’s great seeing that customers don’t have to wait for days to receive their favorite products. Customers can get what they want, when they want and, on their terms, all with” is an online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region, featuring more than 9.4 million products across 31 categories. It attracts over 45 million visits per month, with localized operations in the Kingdom and Egypt. offers a safe online shopping experience with secure online payments, and option to pay cash on delivery.