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Business & Money | Friday 1 March, 2024 12:42 am |

Careem partners with RedBox to deliver packages in Saudi Arabia

Careem, the region's leading multi-service app, partners with RedBox, the largest parcel locker network in the MENA region, to offer a first-of-its-kind scheduled home delivery service for customers in Jeddah and Riyadh. 




Customers can now have their parcels delivered to a location of their choice during a specific time window within one hour by Careem Express, the logistics arm of Careem. It’s the first service to deliver packages from lockers to homes within one hour in Saudi Arabia and will enhance package delivery for customers in the Kingdom. RedBox has a wide network of smart parcel lockers in more than 50 cities in Saudi Arabia.




The partnership was signed at a ceremony between Dr Thamer Altuwaiyan, CEO of RedBox, and Amer Fakieh, Senior Commercial Manager at Careem, at RedBox's offices in Riyadh.




Amer Fakieh, Senior Commercial Manager, Careem, commented: “We’re thrilled to partner with RedBox to make it easier than ever for people in Saudi Arabia to receive their ordered packages. Thousands of customers have their orders sent to RedBox smart lockers across the Kingdom and now with Careem Express, they can get them delivered directly to their doorstep within one hour.”




“We know that customers today want delivery to be easy, contactless and affordable, and the integration between merchants, RedBox and Careem Express makes this possible.”




Dr Thamer Altuwaiyan, CEO of RedBox, added, "We are excited to introduce this innovative scheduled home delivery service to our customers. As the leading logistics company in Saudi Arabia, RedBox is constantly seeking innovative solutions to simplify and enhance delivery services. This partnership with Careem is a significant step forward in our mission to make parcel delivery more convenient, reliable, and tailored to the unique needs of customers in Saudi Arabia.”




Careem Express simplifies delivery operations with a reliable fleet of Captains and advanced sourcing and mapping technology supported by 24/7 care support. The swift delivery services provided by Careem Express support customers across UAE, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Today, more than 15,000 daily orders are delivered by Careem Express for businesses in Saudi Arabia.




The Careem Everything App offers multiple digital services in Saudi Arabia, including ride-hailing, car sharing, food delivery and home cleaning, serving over 10 million customers  in the Kingdom. More than 70,000 Saudi nationals use the Careem app to access flexible economic opportunities every month.




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