Logistics and transportation solutions provider Aramex has announced that its Saudi division is entering into a strategic partnership with Al-Dawaa Medical Services Co. (DMSCO), the exclusive owner of Al-Dawaa Pharmacies.
The agreement will look to expand the logistics provider’s presence in the Saudi market, provide a new service to the e-commerce sector and extend additional services to Al-Dawaa Pharmacies’ clientele.
The first phase of the partnership will enable Aramex to launch service centers within 20 branches of Al-Dawaa Pharmacies distributed across Saudi Arabia; the second phase will see Aramex expand to hundreds of branches within the Al-Dawaa Pharmacies’ pharmaceutical network.
The collaboration is part of Aramex’s commitment to enhancing its accessibility and enabling customers to receive their shipments and parcels with ease. In addition, the agreement will enable customers to return e-commerce shipments by delivering them to service centers located across the pharmacy’s network. The arrangement will also serve Al-Dawaa Pharmacies’ strategy, which focuses on offering new and innovative solutions to its customers and partners.
Commenting on the partnership, Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Alnowaiser, general manager at Aramex Saudi Arabia, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with Al-Dawaa Pharmacies (DMSCO). Our collaboration reflects a commitment to expanding Aramex’s presence across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and enhancing the services we provide to customers and suppliers in the e-commerce market.
“The strategic nature of today’s collaboration mirrors Saudi Arabia’s tremendous economic transformation, while meeting our customers’ demand for a convenient and accessible service. We look forward to expanding our collaboration with a large section of Al-Dawaa Pharmacies’ network across the Kingdom in the near future.”
Mohammad bin Saad Al Faraj, executive manager at DMSCO, commented, “We are proud that Al-Dawaa Pharmacies is in a position to constantly provide its customer and partner base with innovative solutions. Partnering with one of the world’s leading brands is crucial as we look to develop our customer service and experience. Our vision is to be the first destination for our customers’ diverse cosmetic, medical, personal care and healthy nutrition needs.
“The Kingdom is witnessing tremendous growth in the e-commerce sphere and we believe that our collaboration with Aramex will empower its development. By leveraging our network, the logistics sector is set to strengthen its contribution to the country’s economic development and growing e-commerce sector.”