KUALA LUMPUR – UOB Malaysia announced on 26 November that it has partnered Dropee, a leading business-to-business e-commerce solution provider, to help retailers and wholesalers digitalise and optimise their businesses while saving operational costs.
As part of the collaboration, the Bank has launched UOBxDropee, an exclusive package offering one-stop access to a range of financial solutions that cover cash management and trade finance as well as complimentary access to UOB Business Internet Banking Plus (UOB BIBPlus).
The Bank’s customisable cash management solutions will enable Dropee customers to manage their
receivables and payables in a more efficient manner, thereby managing their financial accounting with
In addition, UOBxDropee offers fee waivers for real-time gross settlement systems via UOB BIBPlus
that include Interbank GIRO, Real-Time Electronic Transfer of Funds and Securities (RENTAS) and foreign telegraphic transfers. Businesses will also enjoy preferred rates for fees and charges for UOB Malaysia’s trade finance solutions . These benefits will enable them to achieve greater cost-efficiencies.
Under the collaboration with Dropee, UOB Malaysia’s wholesale banking clients will also get a 20 percent discount on the monthly subscription fee 3 when they sign up for Dropee’s online trading solution. The solution will enable them to buy supplies and to sell their products online more conveniently.
Ms Ng Wei Wei, Managing Director and Head of Wholesale Banking, UOB Malaysia, said the collaboration with Dropee underscores the Bank’s commitment to help companies accelerate their digitalisation journey amid the current business environment.
“The COVID-19 containment measures have prompted more consumers to shop online and this in turn
has compelled businesses to go digital sooner rather than later. We are excited to work with Dropee to
fast-track companies’ transition from the traditional brick-and-mortar to online channels.”
“The collaboration demonstrates our focus on providing the right financial solutions and connecting our
clients to the relevant products and services our ecosystem partners have to offer. It also reflects our
transaction banking capabilities in delivering real value to our clients, especially amid a challenging
Founded in 2017, Dropee has processed more than 100,000 purchase orders and is continuing to grow
its presence in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector. Through Dropee’s software-as-a-
solution (SaaS) service, Dropee Direct, businesses can set up their own business-to-business e- commerce portals that come with features such as wholesale order management and inventory tracking on a single platform.
Ms Lennise Ng, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Dropee, said the company strives to help
businesses go digital as seamlessly as possible.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant disruption to many Malaysian businesses, especially
the retail SMEs. With this partnership, Dropee aims to help businesses navigate these difficult times by
extending their cash flow to keep them afloat. We continue to support our local businesses for they are
the backbone of our nation’s economy.”