One of China’s largest express courier companies, UDA Express, is expanding its operations in the region by setting up shop in EZDubai, an e-commerce free zone in the heart of the South Dubai logistics district.
UDA Express, one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and logistics services, was founded in 1999. It controls 59 self-contained distribution centers in China covering 3,835,000 square meters and more than 30,000 stores in 30 country.
Last year, UDA Express achieved a 16.61 percent market share in the domestic express industry, while its market value reached $18.7 billion on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
In his comments, Mohsen Ahmad, CEO of Dubai South Logistics District, said, “We are delighted that UDA Express has chosen EZDubai as its headquarters for its operations in the MENA region. In our quest to uncover market trends, we work diligently to adapt our solutions and facilities to meet the aspirations of our customers to enable them to grow and thrive in competitive markets.
“The establishment of UDA Express will reiterate our leading position in attracting international logistics and e-commerce players to conduct business and drive the growth of the logistics industry locally and globally.”
Robert Zhang, President of UDA Express – Middle East and North Africa, said, “EZDubai’s strategic location, advanced logistics facilities, optimal business solutions and capabilities that cater to all kinds of companies will consolidate our goal of becoming the leading international logistics service provider and express delivery service provider in the Middle East.
“We are confident that with our further expansion, the company will complement its network in the Middle East and connect to our existing network in China, providing direct and efficient logistics solutions to customers in China and the Middle East.