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OLX, the world’s leading classifieds, and Romanian Tech Start-up Innoship announce partnership to improve delivery experience across multiple European markets

Innoship, the tech start-up that has developed one of the most advanced delivery management platform for online retailers globally, and OLX, the world’s leading classifieds, are teaming up to enhance the order delivery experience for OLX’s users. The partnership targets several European markets, such as Romania, Bulgaria and Portugal.

“At OLX, we are always looking for the best way to bring value to our customers. Innoship offers innovation, agility, and state-of-the-art technology, which help us meet our objectives. The team’s proactive approach, the seamless implementation of the service, as well as the quality of their work proved that this is going to be a long-lasting partnership for our operations in Romania, Bulgaria, and Portugal,” says Radu Stefan, Product Manager at OLX.

Innoship is pursuing European growth opportunities while continuing its exponential expansion in Romania and the region. Innoship’s clients can now access over 65 local and international couriers in 15 countries to unlock new markets. The company has become the largest aggregator of delivery options in Romania and aims at the leadership position in Europe.

“International expansion has always been amongst our priorities, and we are proud to take decisive steps towards this goal together with a dynamic partner such as OLX. Both organisations share the same vision for creating the best customer experience through innovation and top-quality services. We look forward to continuing our European expansion plans while remaining committed to our growth goals here, in Romania,” states Dan Ungureanu, Head of Business Development and Co-Founder at Innoship.

With Innoship, OLX will benefit from the fast onboarding of couriers in any market, as well as from real-time visibility throughout the entire delivery process.

In addition, the partnership allows for monitoring and reporting of multiple performance indicators in one centralized dashboard and instant access to a multitude of pick-up and drop-off points that were previously not available for the OLX users.

Innoship helps retailers manage their deliveries in one place, automating every delivery process step. Innoship allows merchants to offer their customers more delivery options, reducing costs and return rates with a single integration.

With Innoship’s solution, retailers give customers access to their real-time order status by creating their email or SMS notification system. The platform’s advanced algorithms analyse the performance of different courier companies in each geographic area and automatically select the suitable courier for each delivery based on the retailer’s criteria. With all the information in one dashboard, online retailers can analyse the performance of couriers and make informed decisions.

 

About Innoship

 

Founded in 2019 by Daniel Nicolae, Andrei Paul, Dan Ungureanu, and Robert Tanase, Innoship is a technology start-up that automates deliveries for online retailers. Gapminder venture capital fund and entrepreneur Cătălin Grigorescu are also investors in Innoship. The company is the largest aggregator for delivery options in Romania and aims for the leading position in Europe. At present, Innoship integrates over 65 couriers from 15 countries. The team has grown to 18 members and continues to expand.

 

About OLX

 

OLX Group is part of global investment group Prosus. Over 300 million people use OLX platforms to sell and buy safely and conveniently, find jobs, or offer services. OLX Group runs several online platforms in Romania, including OLX.ro, attracting over 12 million visitors per month, Storia.ro,  and Autovit.ro. Since May 2021, OLX has been improving delivery flow, achieving discounts of up to 44% on delivery for their users in Romania. The company’s priority, in the near future, is to develop its Jobs category and become the leading platform in Romania for connecting employers with suitable candidates.

 

 

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