Souq.com first in Kingdom to offer same-day delivery service

Updated 08 September 2019

Souq.com first in Kingdom to offer same-day delivery service

Souq.com 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, Souq.com 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 Souq.com.”
Souq.com 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.
Souq.com offers a safe online shopping experience with secure online payments, and option to pay cash on delivery.


Aster Sanad Hospital leaping forward toward the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 — Creating a Healthier Tomorrow

Updated 27 January 2020

Aster Sanad Hospital leaping forward toward the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 — Creating a Healthier Tomorrow

  • Aster Sanad Hospital, an Aster DM Healthcare venture is in the North-East Ring road at the heart of Riyadh with an easy access to the Airport and in proximity to the Saudi Red Crescent
  • Embodying the principles and standards of Aster DM Healthcare Group, Aster Sanad Hospital is accredited by Saudi Central Board of Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (CBAHI) in Riyadh

DUBAI: Aster DM Healthcare network is a 33+ years old Organization spread across 379 establishments in 9 countries and has transitioned into being one of the fastest growing Organizations across the Middle East, India and Far East with several JCI accredited Hospitals, Clinics and Diagnostic Centers.

Aster Sanad Hospital, an Aster DM Healthcare venture is in the North-East Ring road at the heart of Riyadh with an easy access to the Airport and in proximity to the Saudi Red Crescent.
This aids in quickly serving the Trauma and Road traffic accidents through our Multidisciplinary team of Neurosurgeons, Cosmetic, Spinal and Maxillofacial Surgeons. We are one among the very few hospitals to have the Traffic Police Office (Muroor) attached to our premises for the seamless care and the documentation with the Traffic police.

Embodying the principles and standards of Aster DM Healthcare Group, Aster Sanad Hospital is accredited by Saudi Central Board of Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (CBAHI) in Riyadh and delivers high quality medical care to all the Insurance companies and the classes.

We serve 30+ different Patient nationalities with our 100+ Doctors from 20+ different countries, encompassing the Minimal Invasive Laparoscopic General Surgery/Weight Loss Surgeries (minimal stay in the Hospital) to the Advanced Surgeries.

This leading Multi-specialty hospital has been equipped with advanced Medical Equipment like the Bipolar TURis Machine in Urology for operating Big-sized Prostate gland enlargement in Males with a Center of Excellence in Renal Stones extractions. Other unique services in the Gulf region include the Hyperbaric Therapy (Pure Oxygen Therapy) for faster wound healing in Diabetics, Sports medicine and Aviation space, in close collaboration with our high-end Orthopedics Dept.

Aster Sanad is well positioned as one of the largest private healthcare providers for Normal and Cesarean deliveries with a 35 bedded Level 3 Neonatal ICU (managing cases beyond 550 grams baby) and Pediatric ICU. Strategic partners and as a top preferred Healthcare provider with reputed Government Hospitals tenders and contracts.

Our 24/7 Emergency room with Cardiac Catheterization Lab is backed with a strong Non-Invasive Cardiology Dept that caters to the low risk Cardiac cases stratification with a Non-Invasive CT- Coronary Angiogram. Patients that are more prone to the Heart Attacks and Cardiac Arrest cases are tackled by Coronary Angiogram/Angioplasty at par with international excellence outcomes (with an average Door to Balloon time of less than 60 minutes.)

Newer Services include the Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Men and Women’s Health, Electrophysiology for Irregular Heart Rhythms, Neuro/Cardiac Interventions for Vascular and Thoracic injuries, Dental Implants and the Hollywood Smile. Expansion pipeline of Aster in KSA is in the offing with our Annex Building under Design & Construction, planned to open 2020-2021.