4PX Express partners with Jumia to expand its logistics reach in Africa
April 20, 2022Press Releases
Lagos (Nigeria), April 20th 2022: Jumia (NYSE:JMIA) has partnered with Chinese global logistics company 4PX to help it expand its reach in Africa, leveraging the last-mile capabilities of Jumia on the continent. Deliveries will first start in Nigeria before gradually being expanded to Kenya, Egypt and Morocco over the coming months.
‘’We are proud to open up our technology and services to 4PX and provide Chinese businesses with new opportunities to grow and access the African market. Our tailored logistics infrastructure, combined with physical assets, technology, and strong local partners, have been developed to offer seamless last mile coverage across our countries of operation,“ said Apoorva Kumar, SVP Logistics, Jumia Group. “Joining forces with 4PX further solidifies Jumia’s position as the partner of choice for last-mile delivery in Africa,“ added Kumar.
“Our collaboration with Jumia enables 4PX to strengthen our global network and enrich our service offerings. It also solidifies our brand image as one of the world’s strongest global logistic companies,” said Derek Wang, 4PX Global cross-border E-commerce Product Director.
This partnership further validates the strength of the Jumia logistics platform established as a pan-African logistics champion, helping an increasing number of companies in Africa and overseas expand their logistics reach on the continent.
Jumia has more than 3,000 drop-off stations and pick-up stations, located across Africa. In 2021, Jumia seamlessly processed more than 34 million packages with support from its 600+ logistics partners.
Ranked No. 3 in China’s cross-border e-commerce market, 4PX has worked with more than 1 million sellers and with daily operation capacity of 8 million parcels.
Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.
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