Nigeria’s eco-friendly delivery hub, Errand360, has partnered with Nigeria’s leading online mall, Jumia, to go an extra length to make swift delivery a reality.
Built to run short and quick errands within the community, Errand360 is known to use bicycles to run its trips, avoiding traffic and being effectively eco-friendly.
This partnership comes to make last-mile deliveries to Jumia’s clients at specific locations.
Errand360 launched in March last year with a plan to provide Nigerians with fast deliveries for their businesses or errands at an affordable price while being climate-friendly.
In November last year, the company raised pre-seed funding; although the company did not disclose the amount, it is evident that the organization is now putting its seed to work.
Opportunities are bound for Errand through this partnership, likewise an extension of job opportunities for a lot of riders at various locations. Customers also can place orders for their meal through the Jumia app and have it delivered to them at their place of comfort by Errand360.
Errand360 Co-founder, Jaiyeola Ayodeji David, stated, “This Jumia deal is a nationwide deal and for at least three years across multiple locations with at least 100 riders to start with. It’s a mega deal and a gamechanger for the company and will see the company deliver thousands of orders monthly.”
Since its inception, Errand360 has made over 55,000 deliveries, and Jumia is not its first signed deal. Errand360 has signed agreements with the likes of Gokada and Glovo. The logistics company is available in Abuja, Lagos, and Ibadan.
This partnership is coming days after Jumia food Uganda announced its decision to launch a quick commerce platform. The platform will meet the increased customer demands at a rapid delivery time.Jumia seems to be taking extra steps to satisfy its customers, especially during delivery.