Hima Cement Partners with Jumia Uganda to Drive Convenience for the Customer
July 2, 2020Company NewsUganda
Kampala, 1 July 2020 – Hima Cement and Jumia Uganda have announced an exciting Partnership which is aimed at driving flexibility and convenience for cement customers. Starting 1st July 2020, customers can now access the wide selection of Hima cement solutions on Jumia, Uganda’s number one e-commerce platform. The service starts in Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono, giving customers the chance to place small to large orders of cement, which will be delivered to their doorstep. “It is our ultimate objective to create convenience for our customers at every stage of their interaction with our product; and the internet is creating incredible opportunities which Hima Cement is excited to explore. With this partnership, customers can easily order our cement, pay online and receive their order in record time; and all this can be done from the comfort of their home,” says Jean-Michel Pons, the Hima Cement CCEO.
The Jumia platform is ideal for a range of Hima Cement customers including individual home builders, people doing small DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects, and commercial construction sites. Customers wishing to purchase cement of 20 bags of 50kg and above, will have their cement delivered by Hima Cement free of charge to locations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono, Kajjansi, Bulenga and Gayaza. Orders that are below the 20 bags threshold will be delivered by Jumia at an affordable fee.
Hima Products will include Multipurpose, Powerplus, Powermax and Rapidset, the only cement for Precast.
Jumia Uganda CEO, Ron Kawamara said the collaboration with Hima Cement is a testament to their dedication to provide the widest and most diverse product offering to their customers.
“It is a big step for us to add building materials onto our platform and we are optimistic that our customers will benefit from this partnership.” Mr Kawamara added.
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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