The lastmile fulfilment for importers Deliverasap.ng, providers in Nigeria celebrated the milestone of fulfilling over 450 orders, worth over $96,958.21, weighing over 1,700kg all this achieved within a pilot phase.
The company which was launched during the COVID-19 lock-down of 2020 officially joins the list of businesses birthed during the pandemic.
Engr Oyedayo Oyeniran a Serial Entrepreneur and who is the Co-founder and CEO had a one-on-one near frustrating experience running delivery errands for a friend who is into mini-importing. It was during that process that he had an aha moment the need for a specific lastmile fulfilment brand for mini-importers with a corporate identity that exudes confidence for patronage among busy importers, professionals, nursing mothers, out-of-Lagos importers, among others.
From July to December 2020 The company started operations activating one of its services which gained massive success without any form of paid marketing or advertisement.
In his words, Engr Oyedayo Oyeniran, who started the DeliverASAP journey while being employed and heading a unit in one of the biggest facilities management companies in Africa, said;
“My experience of working in the logistics industry was crucial to our early success. As they say, experience is the best teacher.”.
“Even though we have three verticals and services planned within the logistics and household services delivery industry over the next three years, we are focusing on the on-demand last-mile fulfilment service for mini-importers in Nigeria”.
According to Engr Oyedayo Oyeniran the pilot stage gave them an opportunity to test the market, as well as having a feel of what their customers, how they would love to interact, and use the service.
This led to development of a web application where mini importers could register, login and request for fulfilment services and has their request shipped to their location anywhere in Nigeria within a maximum of three days using our cutting edge Internet of Things (IOT) innovation.
Deliverasap.ng providers of the lastmile fulfilment for importers has created four different products under the business model such that a mini importer can request that they ship to his/her address, ship to his or her customers’ address, up to 100 customer addresses, and finally, they can store the packages in their warehouses spread across Nigeria so that each mini importer can reduce fulfilment cost and maximise profit.
Deliverasap.ng is backed by a team of six which includes Co-founder & CEO, Oyedayo Oyeniran, Co-founder and VP, Technology & Product, Emmanuel Towoju and four staff members with three advisers from diverse backgrounds.
Deliverasap is a lastmile fulfilment firm that seeks to provide guaranteed same day, next day, two days and three days fulfilment service to MSME Importers, Busy Professionals and E-Commerce Merchants anywhere in Nigeria. They work on these using technologies such as Process Improvement and Automation, Machine Learning and AI, Cloud Computing Technologies, with the pan to scale towards IoT and Robotics within the next 2 years.