Foremost e-commerce firm, Konga is expanding its foothold in Nigeria with the launch of two mega warehouses in Abuja and Port Harcourt.
This is in fulfillment of the company’s ambition to revolutionise e-commerce in Nigeria, especially as it drives towards ensuring same day delivery and accommodating first rate merchants.
To be opened for business next month, the company stated that the Abuja warehouse, which is centrally located and about 78,000 square feet in size will serve the Northern region while the Port Harcourt’s of about 147,000 square feet, will function as a major hub for the South/South and South Eastern parts of the country. It added that the newly refurbished warehouse in Lagos was expected to serve Lagos and other Western states while warehousing facilities are also being developed in Owerri, Enugu, Ibadan and Uyo to bring the brand closer to customers and merchants.
Chief Executive Officer of Konga Online, Nick Imudia noted that the upgrade and set-up of the warehouses highlight the company’s commitment to uplifting standards in the Nigerian e-commerce sector.
“At Konga, we are passionate about customer satisfaction.
With our latest, our customers will enjoy the added luxury of same day delivery of their items irrespective of their locations within the regions. For our merchants, it is also a chance to take advantage of greater storage capacity for their goods and products, allowing them to do larger volumes and grow their business.
“We are constantly working round the clock behind the scenes to set new standards and raise the bar of service excellence in the e-commerce industry.
Some of our innovations and world-class strategies are gradually being unveiled and these massive warehousing facilities are one of such innovations. More of them will be unveiled in August and the coming months,” he explained.
Imudia further added that the warehouses had been described as the first of its kind on this side of the Atlantic, thus certified by global IT warehousing/logistics agencies as best in class in Africa , equipped with state-of-the-art security, automation and cloud infrastructure. He said the new investment would also help the company to carry out physical inspection of product quality.