YRC offers assistance in fulfilling two key dark store requirements in the KSA

YRC offers assistance in meeting two key dark store requirements at KSA

Dark store businesses are growing at an impressive rate in Saudi Arabia.

YRC is a Management Consulting Company, especially for the BC Sector. Empowering Retail and E-Commerce Businesses”

—Nihil Agarwal

DUBAI, DUBAI, DUBAI, September 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With a population of more than 33 million and an Internet penetration of more than 90%, it explains in part this growth of dark store business models in the realm, other reasons are generic: the convenience of online ordering, the home delivery feature, acceptable levels of performance from dark stores, business-friendly environment, availability of the infrastructure base necessary for the operations of electronic commerce etc. In retail and e-commerce consulting services, experts know that the growing appeal of the industry is also quickly attracting a lot of commercial interest. Too many players jump and the competition intensifies. Regulation becomes necessary when an industry reaches a certain size and begins to have a greater impact on society and the economy.

Earlier this year, the relevant regulatory authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing (MOMRA) established the conditions that must be maintained by dark store or cloud store companies in the country. The established conditions must enter into force within one year from the date of notification. The rules will apply to retail stores, dark grocery stores and ghost kitchens that operate under a ‘closed door’ policy (dark store concept) and are located on commercial streets. Under that definition, the rules would apply even to any existing supermarket brand that intends to start dark store operations. Supermarket consultants are well aware that this expansion strategy is already popular.

According to the requirements, dark warehouses must have designated areas for different operations. Separate areas should be marked for inventory receiving and pickup for delivery. The same rule applies to sorting and packing activities. Restrooms are mandatory. The essence is to ensure better services to customers, proper inventory management, avoid loss or deviation of the quality of the merchandise and maintain adequate safety conditions in the workplace.

In the context of these requirements, two important areas of work for companies are design planning and business process management (BPM). As retail and e-commerce consultants, YRC has been helping companies with their design planning and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for BPM for over 10 years.

In layout planning, YRC assists dark store companies in designing the layout of their stores, warehouses, and distribution centers. In doing so, they take into consideration the unique limitations and specifications of each customer and external requirements. His goal is to help clients achieve space optimization in alignment with their marketing strategies and operational requirements.

‘SOP development and SOP implementation support’ is one of YRC’s flagship services. The goal is to help companies become strong, process-oriented businesses, distinct from a vaguely undefined work environment. They help establish operational routines, achieve interdepartmental coordination and develop SOP manuals.

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About YRC
YRC is a retail and e-commerce business consulting brand with more than 10 years of experience and an incipient international presence. They have consulted more than 500 clients in more than 20 verticals. YRC deploys professional design planning experts and experienced SOP consultants on your projects.

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