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“Hosting Hypermotion in Dubai during Expo will significantly drive the global conversation forward around the future direction of logistics and mobility. I’m looking forward to meeting the world-class operators, innovators & critical thinkers who will be attending the show.”

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About Dubai South

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Dubai South is an integrated airport city that spans across 145 sq. km. Developed around Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA), Dubai South is a mixed used property offering capable of accommodating around 1 million inhabitants and 500,000 jobs. The project was first developed in 2006 to cement Dubai’s position as a global aviation capital, which aimed to maintain and grow the emirate’s successful position as a global hub for trade, logistics, and investment. Operating from Dubai South enables businesses to enjoy proximity to Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port and the Al Maktoum International Airport, the world’s largest airport in the making--giving business the superior edge in terms of time saved and significant reduction in operational costs. Dubai South’s Logistics Corridor, which runs across a 200km sq. custom bonded zone, connects air, land and sea, setting a new global standard for goods handling 4 hours from sea to air.

Dubai South’s Free Zone key features include:

  • One-window operation that ensures ease of business set up
  • Smart office solutions from shared facility to permanent offices.
  • Flexible lease options
  • Variety of license activities in trading, logistics, aviation, services, and more
  • Dual licensing applicable
  • Minimum paperwork
  • On-site visa and licensing authority
  • E-portal to ease business process through online service


Offering smart services in line with Smart Dubai 2021 strategy, Dubai South’s Logistics District was established to bridge the gap in the global supply chain system. The District boasts of a dedicated state-of-the-art airport-seaport corridor, allows cargo to be moved from port to airport in just 20 minutes. Apart from providing global connectivity through land, sea, and air, it also offers advanced infrastructure that is capable of supporting the seamless flow of goods, products, and services. The District also provides warehousing solutions that facilitate flexible storage.

These solutions also include:

  • Shared warehouses from 80 to 15,000m² with flexibility to sub-divide and combine units
  • Purpose built warehouses from 2,500 to 5000 m²
  • Built- to- suit solutions Plot leasing plans

Within the Logistics District is, a 920,000 square-meter purpose-built e-Commerce zone. EZDubai offers a range of logistics facilities and business solutions for multinationals, small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The main key components of the e-commerce zone include

  • E-Fulfilment Centres
  • Last Mile Centres
  • Supply Centres
  • Repair & Return Centres
  • Data Centres plot

To know more visit :

The EZDubai E-commerce Report

EZDubai E-commerce zone at Dubai South Logistics District has launched a report on Dubai’s E-commerce industry in the MENA region.

The EZDubai E-commerce Report is part of their commitment to shed light on the driving factors that contributed to the growth of the e-commerce sector in the UAE and the MENA region. It highlights all the upcoming opportunities for logistics players to expand their operations as e-commerce continues to be an upward trend in the UAE.

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Podcast on UAE's growing e-commerce sector with Dubai South

Hypermotion Dubai - Podcast episode 1 Accelerating opportunities for women in the digital age

Listen to the Hypermotion Dubai podcast with Mohsen Ahmad, CEO - Logistics District, Dubai South to learn more about Dubai's ecommerce strategy that aims to consolidate the emirate’s status as a global logistics hub and accelerate opportunities for online commercial growth. 

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