"Russian post" and eBay Will Simplify the Registration of Shipments from Russia
OREANDA-NEWS "Russian post" and eBay have agreed on a simplified design of export shipments for sellers in the eBay system in all post offices of the country. The agreement was signed by the parties on Thursday at the conference "Russian Post" on digital Commerce.
Partnership of the parties involves the integration of the" Russian post " System otpravka.pochta.ru in a single seller's Cabinet on the eBay platform, which includes, among other things, the possibility of tracking parcels for Russian exporters. As explained by the parties, thanks to the integration of Russian sellers for the first time will be able to issue documents and pay for international shipping online, as well as send parcels abroad without queues.
"Over the past few years, there has been an active growth in the volume of not only incoming mail, but also export shipments. According to the plan, by the end of the year the volume of postal exports will increase significantly. I am sure that our partnership with eBay will become an effective tool for Russian entrepreneurs to develop international sales channels," commented Sergey Malyshev, Deputy Director of mail of Russia for mail — order business.
"Quality logistics is half of a successful business for an exporter. Integration with" Russian Post" is the most important milestone in our work on the development of services for export sellers from Russia... such partnerships are key to the development of Russian exports, the growth potential of which we estimate dozens of times", – said, in turn, CEO of eBay in Russia, Israel and the emerging markets of Europe Ilya Kretov.
eBay Inc. - a company that provides services in the areas of online auctions and online stores. It was founded in 1995. It is headquartered in San Jose, California. Net profit of the world's largest online auction for the first half of the year decreased by 1.4% in annual terms, slightly exceeding $ 1 billion.
"Russian post" annually receives about 2.5 billion letters and accounts and processes about 365 million parcels, serves about 20 million subscribers in Russia. The "post" has warehouse facilities, logistics centers and 42 thousand post offices, as well as more than 16 thousand units of vehicles, more than 800 own cars. At the end of 2017, the revenue of "Russian Post" from operating activities increased by 8.1% and amounted to 178 billion rubles.