Amazon Egypt, the Egyptian branch of the world’s leading e-commerce company, Amazon, is ramping up plans to expand its operations throughout Egypt. The plan was revealed during a meeting between Mohamed Abdel Wahab, CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), and Omar Al-Sahy, Director-General of Amazon Egypt, in the presence of Hala Aranda, Amazon Egypt’s Head of the Public Policy Sector.
The meeting focused on the development and expansion of the company’s business in Egypt. Amazon’s success has resulted in numerous job opportunities in a variety of fields, including customer service, technology, and operations.
Furthermore, the Amazon Egypt network includes a logistics center in Ramadan City with a storage capacity of more than 2.4 million cubic feet, as well as delivery stations in Cairo, Alexandria, Tanta, Ismailia, and Assiut, as well as customer service centers and administrative offices.
The two parties also explored opportunities to increase Amazon’s investment in Egypt to allow Amazon’s network centers and stations to deliver to 23 stations by the end of 2022, as well as several initiatives to support Egyptian products and local sellers to help the Egyptian economy grow.
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Abdel Wahab explored the various investment systems the company could use in its expansion plans to maximize the benefit to the Egyptian economy and create the best possible alternatives for the company at all operational levels.
Moreover, Al-Sahy stated that Egypt is very important to Amazon in the Middle East and that the company will continue to invest in transferring knowledge and experience and providing exceptional opportunities to its customers in Egypt.
Amazon’s services are distinguished by competitive pricing, a wide range of options, and quick delivery, with an emphasis on local knowledge and Amazon’s global expertise in innovation.
At the end of the meeting, Abdel Wahab emphasized the company’s eagerness to provide any support and facilities required for it to carry out its expansion plans and increase the volume of its investments in the Egyptian market to cement its role as a regional hub for investments in the Middle East and Africa.