Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 60 - Page 11

NEWS

Uber joins forces with Paymob to broaden in-app payment solutions in Egypt

Ahmed Khalil , General Manager , Uber Egypt , commented : “ Egypt ’ s accelerated shift towards a cashless society and financial inclusion has made expanding payment options on the Uber app an important step towards availing access to more people . Partnering with Paymob is a strategic decision , empowered by technology , to facilitate a seamless experience for users , while integrating unbanked drivers within the digital economy .”

Uber has announced its partnership with Paymob , a digital payment service provider , to expand payment options on the Uber app , in a bid to financially integrate a broader base of Egyptian drivers and riders , and as another step towards enhancing financial inclusion through ridesharing technology , complementing Egypt Vision 2030 .

Through the partnership , riders can now top up their wallets on the Uber app using various payment methods , allowing them to plan for their trips in advance .
Omar El-Gammal , VP Global Business Development , Paymob , stated : “ We are delighted that Uber chose Paymob to broaden its in-app payment solutions which works greatly to proffer secure , seamless , and convenient payment solutions . We believe that the cooperation with Paymob would certainly allow a larger base to pay conveniently with their preferred payment method and contribute to attracting a larger segment of consumers digitally .”

Savoye partners with INCUBE as distributor of ODATiO WMS and TMS software in MENA region

SAVOYE , a global warehouse automation integrator and supply chain software publisher , has expanded its international reach by signing an agreement with a recognised software solution provider , INCUBE company . strengthen our position as a provider of supply chain and logistics solutions . With INCUBE as a partner , we are confident that our solution will create more impact on the supply chain and logistics sectors as they play vital roles in the region ’ s economic development .”

Sari Kaylani CEO , INCUBE , said : “ As INCUBE continues to expand its products portfolio , we see that the addition of the Savoye products allows INCUBE to complete its offering of top-notch supply chain solutions .”
INCUBE , is one of the Middle East and North Africa ’ s premier supply chain mobility solutions provider and has now become the first distributor and integrator for Savoye software solutions in the broader region .
According to the agreement , INCUBE is now distributing and integrating ODATiO , cloud native software for the supply chain , combining Warehouse Management System ( WMS ) and Transport Management System ( TMS ), developed by Savoye .
Alain Kaddoum , Managing Director , Savoye Middle East , said : “ This strategic partnership with INCUBE will definitely advance and
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