Emirates Post engages Hurricane Commerce to boost e-commerce expansion globally


New partnership supports efforts in enhancing UAE’s position as a global logistics hub

Peter Somers, CEO of Emirates Post

Emirates Post has entered a strategic partnership with UK-based Hurricane Commerce, a market leader in providing secure cross-border e-commerce solutions, as part of its ongoing efforts to ramp up its global e-commerce services and ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction. The partnership is in line with Emirates Post’s goal of becoming a multinational business-to-consumer (B2C) post and parcel service provider and contribute to enhancing the UAE’s position as a leading global hub for trade and logistics.

Through the partnership, Hurricane Commerce will enable Emirates Post to apply leading data solutions for its international business unit to develop modern services to customers. This also coincides with Emirates Post’s ongoing investment in digitization across all its systems and processes to accelerate its transformation into a global commercial operator.

Peter Somers, CEO of Emirates Post, said: “This partnership is part of our investment in our international parcels expansion as we strive to become a strategic gateway for cross-border e-commerce traffic. This is one of our top priorities at Emirates Post, and to achieve this will require that we work with the best in the industry, hence our partnership with Hurricane Commerce. The knowledge and experience of the Hurricane team and the quality of their data solutions will enable us to take a monumental leap towards fulfilling our cross-border e-commerce growth strategy.”

Martyn Noble, CEO of Hurricane Commerce, remarked on the partnership: “The team at Emirates Post are known in the Middle East as leaders and innovators and they have exciting plans on becoming the region’s e-commerce hub. We are delighted to become the official e-commerce data partner of Emirates Post.”

David Spottiswood, Co-Founder of Hurricane Commerce, added that Emirates Post sees the importance of applying data solutions not only to ensure flawless cross-border trade, but also to provide its customers with the best services and experience. “With the global e-commerce industry implementing new rules and regulations at an ever-increasing rate, such an action taken recently by Emirates Post has never been more relevant,” he concluded.