Nigeria’s fastest growing e-commerce logistics company, gokada announced its strategic investment initiative G-Partner which enables other logistics companies and private entities to increase their revenues by accessing thousands of customers daily.
Explaining why Gokada decided to share its customer base, Head of Growth and Marketing, Laolu Oloyede, told Business Day that “it is not news that running a logistics business in Nigeria, especially in Lagos, is not an easy task, the challenges are huge and ever increasing.
According to him, “The G-Partner program aims to ensure rapid delivery of parcels, allowing third-party logistics entities to grow through access to Gokada’s vast customer base and provide coverage for entities that do not have had the opportunity to own the required licenses.. The mutually beneficial partnership will revolve around increasing partner revenue, reducing operating costs, increasing security of customer delivery through the Gokada Transit Insurance and meeting growing customer demand through seamless application.
“Gokada has a robust technology network capability to handle and manage the influx of customer orders on its app. We have partnered with active brands such as Max.ng, Climax logistics, Faybazaar Limited, Tolsexpress logistics, Laffab Integrated service, Adels logistics and others who are already benefiting from the G-Partner initiative. says Laolu.
Explaining the G-Partner process, COO Oluwaseun Omotoso said, “It is necessary for partners to provide the minimum 200cc bike and ensure their riders have a riders card or driver’s license. class A, as the case may be, a 4G mobile phone and a guarantor; as well as the necessary bike documents such as full insurance, stage transport, technical inspection, letter of approval from the State of Lagos (MOT), OK paper, LASAA, vehicle license and a Hackney permit.
“Once a bike owner registers with us, the business is free to legally operate under Gokada’s NIPOST operating license with unlimited access to thousands of daily customers and increased revenue. .” Seun said.
Remember that in 2021, the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) started implementation of licensing which affected many operators who could not afford license fees. The regulations aimed to position NIPOST as a key player in the digital economy, in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria.
Gokada is a last mile courier delivery technology solution that allows customers to be matched with a courier for on-demand delivery service to any part of Lagos at affordable rates. It is one of the fastest growing start-ups in Africa with a mission to make cities easier, better and more liveable by improving people’s lives through technology.
For more information about Gokada, please visit: www.gokada.ng/partner