Saudi Arabia First In The MENA Region To Get Amazon’s Support In Establishing Logistics Start-Ups
Saudi arabia– Saudi Arabia is the first country in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region to host Amazon’s flagship program aimed at establishing logistics startups and creating job opportunities within the logistics sector.
Launched in collaboration with Monsha’at – the General Authority for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), the program aims to establish more than 30 new local start-ups and create hundreds of job opportunities during the program’s first three years.
The program was announced during a ceremony held at Monsha’at’s headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Authority’s Governor Eng. Saleh Al-Rasheed and Ronaldo Mouchawar, Vice President of Amazon MENA, also attended the ceremony.
Amazon’s Global Delivery Service Partner program
Amazon’s Global Delivery Service Partner program aims to encourage local entrepreneurs to set up and manage their own logistics businesses and deliver Amazon packages to customers. Saudi Arabia will benefit from this program.
Saudi entrepreneurs can take advantage of different benefits, including a specific delivery volume from Amazon, access to the company’s delivery technology, and hands-on training. Saudi entrepreneurs will also get discounts on a suite of assets and services like Amazon-branded vehicles, branded uniforms, and comprehensive insurance.
Who can join the program?
Saudi nationals with 5 to 10 years of professional experience in operations roles such as managing events, operations, and construction can join the program. Workers interested in starting their own delivery business in the country can also apply for the program. Any motivated and hardworking individual with no prior background in delivery services can also join the program. They can apply through the following link www.amazon.sa/DSP.
Reportedly, Sahal Shuaib is the first Saudi entrepreneur to join the Delivery Service Partner program. He said, “This is an excellent opportunity to learn while I grow my own business.” Monsha’at Governor Saleh Al-Rasheed said, “SMEs are a key contributor to the national economy of the country.”