Leading online marketplaces Jumia and Kaymu say initiative will create thousands of jobs
Jumia and Kaymu have partnered to launch a joint initiative AIG-Express that will provide a fulfillment and delivery platform for online sellers across Africa. The initiative is forecasted to create thousands of jobs across Kenya.
The new venture, AIG express will incorporate established and growing logistics providers into a single network to meet the growing needs of online sellers and provide a constant stream of business through consolidation of sales volumes from the two leading e-commerce companies.
According to Indrek heinloo who is leading the initiative across Africa “The venture is currently delivering up-to 100,000 packages a day for Jumia and Kaymu with the number expected to grow five-folds by the end of the year.”
AIG Express will oversee the technological and skill development training for logistics entrepreneurs to process “Pay on delivery” transactions, electronic tracking of packages alongside mobile equipment for effective communication with sellers and customers a lacking for which the venture says has been a drawback for logistics companies from tapping into the e-commerce front.
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