DP World targets 700 tech employees in India by mid-2023

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DP World continues its rapid growth in the Indian technology market, with the launch of its latest innovation center in Gurugram, which will soon house 240 employees working on critical solutions for global supply chains. The new hub, approximately 17 km southwest of Indira Gandhi International Airport, will house development teams working on DP World’s latest cutting-edge trade and logistics solutions to revolutionize the way trade flows through every link in the global supply chain, creating stability. , safety and profitability for freight owners.

This is the latest commitment to technology from the global supply chain solutions provider and a testament to the rapidly growing pool of tech-focused talent in India. The opening follows the successful launch of new technology centers in Hyderabad and Bangalore earlier this year, capitalizing on growth opportunities in India.

“At DP World, we are focused on developing industry-leading applications and solutions to solve real-world business problems. In every industry we operate in, commerce is shifting from analog to new digital solutions. Our teams will be able to build and test new solutions – from design to execution – helping to automate business flows. We invest heavily in end-to-end logistics, trade finance, e-commerce and market access, all for the benefit of freight owners. Additionally, efficiencies can be achieved in supply chains by using IoT to execute operations, digital twins to monitor activities and the movement of goods through alternative modes of transportation using optimization techniques. These are just a few examples of how technology helps realize DP World’s vision.

Pradeep Desai, CTO of DP World

DP World’s presence has grown rapidly to match its digital commerce ambitions. The company started with just 50 employees in India working on technology solutions at the start of 2021. This number has already grown to over 450 with the opening of three centers this year. As this exponential growth continues, the workforce is expected to reach 700 employees by the middle of next year.

The country’s digital economy is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2025, and its pool of tech professionals is growing rapidly. DP World will tap into this resource, nurturing the brightest minds in India by enabling them to co-create solutions from scratch and taking ownership of the software development process from start to finish. Engineers will evolve while working on exciting technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning to automate business flows.

DP World is leading the acceleration of this trend, helping to increase efficiency and transparency. DP World’s global logistics solutions open markets for traders, while financial solutions such as Trade Finance by DP World – an online platform – connect lenders with borrowers around the world who finance their business ambitions.

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