The dark store business is growing at an impressive pace in Saudi Arabia.
— Nikhil Agarwal
Dubai, Dubai, Dubai, 16 September 2022 /EIN Presswire.com/ — A population of over 33 million and an internet penetration rate of over 90% partially explains this growth. Dark store business model Other reasons are common in kingdoms. These include the convenience of online ordering, the ability to deliver homes, the acceptable performance of dark stores, the business environment, and the availability of the infrastructure required for e-commerce operations. Professionals in consulting services know that the growing attractiveness of the industry is rapidly attracting more business interest. Many players will participate and the competition will be fierce. Regulation becomes necessary when an industry reaches a certain size and has a significant impact on society and the economy.
Earlier this year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s concerned regulatory authority – Municipalities and Rural Affairs and Housing (MOMRA) stipulated the conditions that dark store or cloud store businesses in the country must maintain. The stated terms must be incorporated within one (1) year from the date of notice. This rule applies to retail businesses, dark store grocery stores, and ghost kitchens that operate with a policy of “closed doors” (dark store concept) located in malls. By definition, this rule also applies to existing supermarket brands seeking to open dark store operations. Supermarket consultants are well aware that this expansion strategy is already commonplace.
As per requirements, dark store needs designated areas for various operations. Separate areas must be designated for pickup and delivery of inventory. The same rules apply to sorting and packing operations. A toilet is a must. The essence is to ensure better service to customers, properly dispose of inventory, prevent product loss and quality deviations, and maintain appropriate workplace safety conditions.
In light of these requirements, two areas of work that are important to companies are layout planning and business process management (BPM). As a retail and e-commerce consultant, YRC he has been assisting companies with BPM layout plans and SOPs (standard operating procedures) for over ten years.
In layout planning, YRC assists dark store businesses in layout design of stores, warehouses and fulfillment centers. In doing so, we take into account each client’s unique constraints and specifications, as well as external requirements. Their goal is to help clients optimize their spaces to match their marketing strategies and operational requirements.
“SOP creation/SOP implementation support” is one of YRC’s representative services. The goal is to help businesses become robust, process-oriented enterprises that differ from loosely defined work environments. They help establish operational routines and achieve cross-departmental coordination. Creation of SOP manual.
YRC is Retail and e-commerce business consulting A brand with over 10 years of experience and an up-and-coming international presence. They have consulted for over 500 clients in over 20 industries. YRC will put professional layout planning experts and experienced SOP consultants on the project.
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