Sendy has been named the best logistics platform in the country in the recently concluded Ecommerce Awards that took place at the Movenpick hotel. The platform was feted for seamlessly connecting drivers with customers, for allowing businesses to virtually access transport and logistics services online, and for its unique ability to cover the full range of delivery needs that e-commerce businesses face on a daily basis.
The Ecommerce awards sought to recognise key players in various sectors that have adopted ecommerce solutions in their daily businesses to offer their products and services in a more convenient way while changing how business is done in the country.
“We are honored to have been recognised as the best logistics platform in the country. This recognition is a sure sign that the Sendy platform is formalizing the fragmented logistics sector by providing a solution that enables businesses to do deliveries within and outside of Nairobi smoothly.” Said Mr. Meshack Alloys, CEO and Founder, Sendy.
The Communication Authority of Kenya estimated the ecommerce industry to be worth Ksh 4.3 billion with about 27% of businesses selling their products online.
Sendy noted that with an increase in the ecommerce portals in Kenya, delivery services will be key in growth of ecommerce shops who are looking to provide last mile delivery services to their customers.
The organisers of the event mentioned the increase in the use of ecommerce by Kenyan companies, saw it fit for them to recognise companies using their sites the best.
“We have noticed an uptake of companies and organisations using ecommerce sites to run their businesses. Our aim is to encourage more organisations to make use of endless digital solutions for better customer experience and service delivery,” said Mr Gilbert Rono, the Ecommerce Awards CEO said.
The Ecommerce Awards also recognised ecommerce players in various sectors such as agriculture, health, travel, hospitality, and tourism. This was the first gala award event that is set to take place annually.