Jumia opens logistics service to third parties to reach more customers

Jumia opens logistics service to third parties to reach more customers

Jumia has announced that its logistics service is now available for use by third parties. Until today, Jumia’s logistics services were reserved for ecommerce and food vendors operating on its marketplace.

Jumia’s logistics services are now open to third party businesses who wish to leverage its network, technology and expertise for last mile deliveries across all 11 countries in Africa.

We are inviting businesses interested in expanding their reach to a more diverse, high purchasing audience to tap into our extensive logistic infrastructure.

This service is an opportunity for growing businesses to reach the next level by collaborating with a trusted brand to advertise their products and services.” Ron Kawamara, Jumia CEO added.

Jumia’s logistics marketplace is uniquely adapted to Africa, based on two main pillars. The first is its proprietary technology which aggregates demand and matches it with supply capacity on the basis of several parameters like quality of service, reachability of network and cost of delivery.

The second pillar is its logistics network, which includes among its physical locations over 20 warehouses (north of 110,000 sqm) and more than 1,300 drop-off stations and pick-up stations, located across Jumia’s 11-country market, including in remote areas.

In 2019, Jumia processed more than 20 million packages, thanks to the seamless integration of more than 300 logistics partners of all sizes.

In addition, partnerships with players such as Total, Bata and Posta in Uganda allow for an even wider presence across the country including upcountry locations.

Kevin Mutinda, Head of Jumia Services in Uganda added, “Third parties that sign up for the service will be able to enjoy transparent reporting, high success rate, fast resolution and zero charge for reverse packages.

With the ongoing popular Black Friday campaign, businesses can also expect to enjoy more visibility across the country.”

Jumia Logistics Services offered:

  1. Logistics Services
  2. Last Mile Express Delivery
  3. Bulk movements across the country
  4. Storage Services
  1. Offline Advertising Services
  2. Promotional content delivery to customers
  3. Advertising on Jumia delivery vehicles
  4. Advertising at Jumia sites (customer pick up stations and vendor drop off points)
  1. Other services:
  2. Installation of appliances such as Air conditioners, washing machines
  3. Man power supply for warehouse management & delivery