Why Konga Acquires Mega Warehouses In Choice Locations
By Olabisi Olaleye
The current online wave may have taken the e-commerce dragnet farther as it acquires two mega warehouses in Port Harcourt and Abuja.
The e-commerce firm latest feat may not be unconnected with its desire to ensure same day delivery to its teeming customers and accommodate first rate merchants.
In a statement by the company, the Abuja warehouse is centrally located and about 78,000 square feet in size would serve the Northern region while that of Port Harcourt, which is about 147,000 square feet would function as a major hub for the South/South and South Eastern parts of the country.
The newly refurbished warehouse in Lagos is expected to serve Lagos and other Western states, new warehousing facilities are also being developed in Owerri, Enugu, Ibadan and Uyo to bring the Konga brand closest to customers and merchants as it plans to roll out same day delivery and relaunch Pay On Delivery in major cities.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Online, Nick Imudia noted that the set-up of the warehouses and upgrading of our technologies some of the many innovative strategies the company is unveiling to uplift standards in the e-commerce sector.
“At Konga, we are passionate about customer satisfaction. With these warehouses in Abuja and Port Harcourt, 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 said.