Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 21, 2017: AirWayBill, the peer-to-peer shipping platform has partnered with Careem, the region’s favourite car-booking app to be its official transportation partner in the Middle East and support carriers in getting their items to recipients, quickly and more efficiently. While terms and conditions do apply, users can avail of up to US$15 off their rides from the airport, when they’re connected through both apps.
For those who are excited at the prospect of their shipments arriving, buyers can meet the carriers at the airport to hand off the item, while the carriers are offered a ride home, without the hassle of having to arrange for a separate drop off. AirWayBill will send the promo codes of Careem to buyers and carriers whenever they have a shipment in process as a bonus to their agreement.
Khaled Sehly, co-founder and managing director, said: “Careem are renowned in the region for their innovative approach to getting people to their destinations in style and comfort, and we’ve opened a door to buying and receiving items in a more cost-effective manner than traditional methods. This all relies on the trust and honesty of a community of shoppers and travellers; it’s a mutual relationship that gets things and people moved around in comfort and with efficiency.”
Whether it’s a personal item from a friend, a ‘must-have’ designer handbag, or the latest hi-tech gadget, the AirWayBill and Careem partnership will ensure that users at both ends of the journey get the best treatment. Having launched in early 2017 AirWayBill has a community of 35,000 users in its target markets; the USA, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India and the UAE.