4PX Taps into Jumia’s Logistics Infrastructure to Reach African Customers
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
China’s leading cross-border logistics company, 4PX, has tapped into the logistics infrastructure of Africa’s leading e-commerce platform, Jumia, to service its African customers.
The Chinese recently partnered with Jumia to reach more businesses on the continent and expand its tentacles to the continent.
Ranked as number 3 in China’s cross-border e-commerce market, 4PX has worked with more than one million sellers and its daily operation capacity exceeds 8 million parcels.
Jumia’s logistics infrastructure boasts more than 3,000 drop-off stations and pick-up stations located across Africa. In 2021, the firm seamlessly processed more than 34 million packages with support from its 700+ logistics partners.
These figures caught the attention of the Chinese global logistics company and it felt it should do business with Jumia. 4PX said with this partnership, deliveries will first start in Nigeria before gradually being expanded to Kenya, Egypt and Morocco over the coming months.
“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.
“Joining forces with 4PX further solidifies Jumia’s position as the partner of choice for last-mile delivery in Africa,” said Apoorva Kumar, SVP Logistics, Jumia Group.
“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,” Kumar added.