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Amazon in Egypt

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I know Souk.com is part of Amazon but this development will help the economy.... 8)
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200 ... -in-egypt/


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Do they know about the electricity cuts and crappy internet reliability. Also the work force which always takes excess time off for funerals, weddings and rests! So many international companies have tried to prevail and eventually walked away shaking their heads.
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MCDonalds sorted it Amazon seems to get it done as did Henry Ford.
Work or die, that's the key word... 8)
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BBLUX wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:16 pm
Do they know about the electricity cuts and crappy internet reliability. Also the work force which always takes excess time off for funerals, weddings and rests! So many international companies have tried to prevail and eventually walked away shaking their heads.
Surprises me that they reckon there’s a good market for e-commerce in upper Egypt. Apart from the points you mention Egypt wouldn’t be on my agenda as a place one could rely on anything arriving intact and on time...or indeed at all! :lol:

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May be drones are the answer to delivering the goods. It would certainly be entertainment for the locals and if tracked would stopped delivered items being nicked :D :D :D

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crewmeal wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:13 am
May be drones are the answer to delivering the goods. It would certainly be entertainment for the locals and if tracked would stopped delivered items being nicked :D :D :D


No chance.

The authorities are paranoid about the possibility of surveillance by anything aerial....even kites.

Having drones buzzing about carrying God-knows-what would be their worst nightmare :lol:

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newcastle wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:44 am
crewmeal wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:13 am
May be drones are the answer to delivering the goods. It would certainly be entertainment for the locals and if tracked would stopped delivered items being nicked :D :D :D


No chance.

The authorities are paranoid about the possibility of surveillance by anything aerial....even kites.

Having drones buzzing about carrying God-knows-what would be their worst nightmare :lol:
So true. I did some aerial photography for some of the Egyptology missions back around 2010 - 2012. We had to jump through all sorts of hoops to get permissions for each job. By 2013 (time of Morsi) I was advised it was best to stop completely. Something to do with MB using drones for some reasons.
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Addresses would be a good start, but hey do we want to bring Egypt into
the 21st Century ? ......... 8)
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