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Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Delivery service OTO expands into Egypt

STARTUP WATCH- US-based delivery service OTO has expanded its operations to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman looking for a piece of the market helping brick and mortar retailers ship online orders to customers, according to a press release (pdf). The OTO platform receives retailer’s orders and fulfills them from the nearest store or hub, boasting delivery times of two hours inside cities, and two days between cities, it claims. The startup signed strategic agreements with stores such as the Body Shop and Arabian Oud as well as over 70 global and regional delivery service providers such as DHL, Aramex, and Careem, making OTO the largest integrator for last mile delivery services in MENA.

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