FirstCry to set up fulfilment centre in Dubai South’s ecommerce zone
FirstCry, India’s largest specialist e-commerce store for baby and kids products and a parenting community platform will be setting up a fulfillment centre at EZDubai, Dubai South Logistics District’s e-commerce zone.
July 30, 2019: FirstCry, India's largest specialist e-commerce store for baby and kids products and a parenting community platform will be setting up a fulfillment centre at EZDubai, Dubai South Logistics District's e-commerce zone. The free zone will enable the online shopping company to deliver goods faster to its customers across the country.
FirstCry is the latest addition to the host of companies benefitting from the ready-to-operate fulfillment centers in Dubai South, reducing the setup time to start operations by three months. The company is set to take advantage of the proximity of the facility to Al Maktoum International Airport to manage shipments coming from overseas and provide customers with wider choices of products for babies and kids.
Mohsen Ahmad, CEO, Dubai South's Logistics District, said, "We welcome the presence of FirstCry in EZDubai as part of our growing portfolio of companies benefitting from advanced logistics facilities and dedicated e-commerce offering in the free zone. This latest development further boosts Dubai's vision in building a leading global e-commerce hub serving the Middle East and neighbouring regions. India's largest online retailer for children's apparel, FirstCry is strategically positioned to cater to many consumers in the UAE and the Middle East looking to widen their choices in this segment."
EZDubai is a 920,000 square-meter purpose-built e-commerce zone recently, designed to attract the world's leading e-commerce companies and benefit from the sophisticated logistics facilities and business solutions provided by Dubai South to multinationals, small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Speaking on this development, Supam Maheshwari, founder & CEO, FirstCry noted, "In the past 9 years, FirstCry has become the most loved brand for parents in India. We promise to win the same love with parents in the UAE. We look forward to our partnership with EZDubai to help us build a globally integrated and efficient supply chain, thereby making available the largest and most curated product range with the fastest delivery promise for all parents in UAE."
The dominant presence of FirstCry in India, with a customer base of more than 10 million parents, is a result of its pioneering omnichannel footprint involving web, app, close to 400 brick and mortar stores. In the UAE, FirstCry plans to start with its web and app services.