▸ PAYFORT and DHL Express partnership will cover eight countries in the MENA region including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE
▸ The partnership will enable regional businesses to go global without limitations and eliminate the use of physical cash for payments by using local digital payment methods
Amazon’s PAYFORT has today announced a new partnership with DHL Express in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The partnership has been formed in a move to allow customers across the MENA region to complete shipment payments online in their local currencies via debit and credit cards, at the same time protecting them from fraudulent usage and other security issues.
This new partnership of PAYFORT and DHL will enable regional businesses to go global without limitations and eliminate the use of physical cash for payments by using local digital payment methods including Mada card or SADAD in Saudi Arabia, KNET in Kuwait and Meeza card in Egypt, along with Apple Pay in the UAE and more.
PAYFORT and DHL Express partnership will cover eight countries in the MENA region including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The new online payment feature has commenced in Jordan, Egypt and Lebonan with the rest of the countries to follow soon.
“PAYFORT is delighted to announce this partnership with DHL, which will help consumers and businesses across the MENA region pay for logistics and delivery services more efficiently in their own local currency,” said Omar Soudodi, Managing Director of PAYFORT
“In line with our mission to build robust payment experiences in the MENA region, this partnership aims to simplify the process for thousands of customers that trust DHL to deliver their time-sensitive shipments to recipients all over the world.” Soudodi added
“The era of digitalization and ecommerce is on the rise and is transforming today’s world into a cashless society. At DHL Express MENA, we provide different online solutions that facilitate shipping and logistics for both businesses and individuals. Having PayFort as our payment partner will help us improve the overall customer experience as they are offered more convenient methods to pay and book for our services, including the payment with local debit cards. Cashless payments provide more security and faster transaction time for businesses and offers consumers more convenience and flexibility when sending and or receiving shipments” said Ali Thabet, Regional Director-eCommerce MENA at DHL Express
PAYFORT’s operational expertise, scalability and industry-leading services and solutions empower DHL to focus on driving an increase of the Electronic Payment Ratio (EPR), decreasing the cost of payment transactions, enhancing conversion ratios, as well as increasing acceptance in the region via all payment methods.
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