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 700+ logistics partners.
Ranked No. 3 in China’s cross-border e-commerce market, 4PX has worked with more than 1 million sellers and its daily operation capacity exceeds 8 million parcels.
We believe that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.
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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4PX is one of the key 3PL players in the China Cross-border E-commerce market.
The company was established in 2004. In 2010, they became the official logistics partner for eBay and in 2015, they became AliExpress’ official logistics partner. Then in 2016, they got the investment from Alibaba Group in 2016.
Currently, they have more than 10,000 employees and 100 overseas facilities all over the world They have worked with more than 1 million E-commerce sellers and their daily operation capacity exceeds 8 million parcels. In 2021, their yearly GMV was around 12.4 billion RMB(USD1.95 billion), ranking No.3 in China Cross-border E-commerce market.