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Nigeria: Kwik introduces its first on-demand e-commerce fulfillment center in Lagos

Kwik, a fast-growing digital platform for logistics services has announced the launch of KwikShelf, its first on-demand e-commerce fulfillment center in Lagos.

KwikShelf is a 1,1250 sqm facility located in Iddo House, Oyingbo in the center of Lagos opening this September. From this safe, secure, and central location, Nigerian merchants will be able to book warehousing space on demand and entirely outsource the storage and fulfillment of their inventory in a scalable, affordable, and efficient manner.

KwikShelf will provide Nigerian businesses and merchants to position their fast-moving inventories at the heart of Lagos and to deliver orders to their customers in record time. Whether you need one square meter or a hundred, for a month or for a year, KwikShelf will give you the required flexibility and will ensure your products reach your customers at kwik speed. And no more fixed costs” declared Kwik’s CEO Romain POIROT-LELLIG.

KwikShelf is a groundbreaking project mixing e-commerce and commercial real estate in Nigeria.  We are delighted that a key part of Leventis’ real estate portfolio of commercial is part of this project.” declared Seun ONI, CEO of A.G. Leventis Ltd, owner of Iddo House.

KwikShelf aims to develop up to 20 e-commerce fulfillment centers in large Nigerian cities to address the fast-growing demand for flexible warehousing & fulfillment solutions in the country. Its fulfillment services are fully integrated with Kwik’s award-winning last-mile delivery service.

While the rise of e-commerce in Nigeria has taken longer than expected, e-commerce transactions are starting to take over offline transactions at Kwik. This is consistent with rising living and transportation costs. Supply-chains are scrambling for efficiency and KwikShelf is ideally positioned to enable this” declared Yinka OLAYANJU, cofounder & COO of Kwik.

A.G. Leventis is a Nigerian conglomerate founded by its Greek namesake in 1937 and is one of the largest and most respected group of companies in the automotive, logistics, real estate, and retail space in Nigeria.

Kwik has been founded in 2018 by Romain POIROT-LELLIG, Iyeyinka OLAYANJU and Olivier DECROCK in Lagos to create a one-stop-shop digital platform for logistic services in Africa. The company connects delivery partners and warehouse owners with merchants and businesses and also provide financial and payment services to its customers.

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