Fargo Courier has entered into a strategic partnership with online retailer, Kilimall in a move that will see the retailer boost its door-to-door delivery for online shoppers.
The pact will see the retailer’s items to shoppers shipped by Fargo Courier and delivered across the country.
Kilimall Kenya marketing director Larry Liu said the partnership will enhance delivery services as the retailer reaches out to more customers in various parts of the country. The logistics and courier arm of Wells Fargo Limited has a nationwide network of over 100 locations.
“Fargo Courier provides door-to-door services to most locations in the country and is well fitted to provide the support required by Kilimall online shopping mall, in meeting the increasing demand for door-to-door delivery,” said Liu.
He added that Fargo Courier has an automated track and trace system that will update buyers with real time details of their parcels on transit.
Fargo Courier adds to the growing list of Kilimall’s delivery partners who including G4S courier, Posta and several smaller delivery companies located in various towns.
Liu said that Kilimall’s huge variety of products includes high value electronic products that require safe and secure handling.
“Consumers have different behavior patterns. While some want to pick from a collection point at their own time schedule, others prefer to wait for their delivery at home or in the office. This partnership is expected to meet the growing demand for flexibility on delivery,” he said
The number of shoppers on Kilimall’s website has been increasing both in Nairobi and other towns across the country, noting that the online retailer’s success will depend on the ability to fulfill orders particularly on a door-to-door basis.
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