Maqta launches services via Single Window

Dr. Noura Al-Dhaheri, CEO of Maqta Gateway
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Updated 25 March 2020

Maqta launches services via Single Window

Maqta Gateway, developer and operator of the first port community system in the UAE and a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has announced the launch of industrial zone services through its Single Window platform, in partnership with ZonesCorp, the UAE’s largest operator of purpose-built economic zones.
The new partnership aims to eliminate the need for customers to visit ZonesCorp service centers in Abu Dhabi and Al-Ain to conduct processes and transactions, eliminating more than 150,000 physical trips annually. Through the Single Window platform, customers will now be able to process multiple services and requests digitally, including: Inquiries on contracts and investments, information on worker residential cities, work permits and residency services.
Dr. Noura Al-Dhaheri, head of digitalization cluster at Abu Dhabi Ports and CEO of Maqta Gateway, said: “We are pleased to collaborate with ZonesCorp. to enhance customer experience by providing digital services that will play a major role in optimizing processes and significantly reducing paperwork, administration and processing times.”

We are committed to providing innovative solutions to our customers and continue to explore ways to facilitate trade in Abu Dhabi and contribute toward its sustainable economic development plans.”


Lulu initiates faster delivery in KSA, partners with various food delivery apps

Updated 30 March 2020

Lulu initiates faster delivery in KSA, partners with various food delivery apps

RIYADH: LuLu, the region’s top retailer, joined hands with various delivery partners to further widen the reach and speed up its online grocery delivery, in view of the current curfew restrictions all the over the country to combat corona virus.

As part of the new initiative, shoppers can now order their groceries through popular apps, such as Hunger Station, To you, Careem now and Wasel. LuLu has created an exclusive list of essentials and daily groceries from which shoppers can order for speedy deliveries at their doorsteps.

Commenting on the new initiatives, Shehim Mohammed, Director of LuLu Hypermarkets in Saudi Arabia, said: “In wake of the current pandemic, we are exploring all possible avenues to ensure that residents in the Kingdom get their orders as quickly as possible. Apart from the food delivery apps, we have also tied up with Aramex, Samsa and many rent-a-car companies to expedite the delivery of online shopping orders.”

Hunger Station and To You has gone live with LuLu groceries on 29th March and others will be up and running in the next couple of days as confirmed by the authorities.

“We are fully aware of our responsibilities as a leading retailer and have ensured that our stores and warehouses are well stocked. We are working very closely with government authorities, suppliers and logistics partners to ensure uninterrupted and sustained supplies while maintaining the highest standards of hygiene, health and safety. We thank all our shoppers for their support and urge them to remain calm and stable, as there is absolutely no need for any anxiety or panic,” added Shehim Mohammed.