The Parties will jointly develop and test innovative concepts for e-commerce solutions using StrongPoint’s know-how on next generation e-commerce Click & Collect solution.
The frame agreement includes an intended delivery of 2,000 StrongPoint Click & Collect locker solutions based on StrongPoint/Utkonos joint innovations during the next five years.
The first solutions have been installed in Moscow and payment has been received for all 25 solutions, as announced on June 26.
Utkonos, founded in 2000, is the leading e-commerce business in Russia, selling more than 40,000 products. Utkonos is a next generation shop: an innovative combination of traditional and modern retail technologies.
Utkonos offers 24/7 customer delivery from a modern 44 000 m² multifunctional distribution center to all of Moscow’s districts and the surrounding regions. The Utkonos distribution center is equipped with a cutting-edge quality control and goods packing system. Utkonos’ s vehicle fleet consists of 400 vehicles equipped with special refrigerator compartments, which guarantee compliance with requirements for the transportation of different types of goods such as chilled and frozen food products. The Company has a 24/7 hotline support service which ensures effective customer communications. Utkonos employs 1,800 people.
The StrongPoint Click & Collect locker solution is fully developed by StrongPoint and is currently receiving great attention from retailers worldwide. The lockers are of modular size. Most common with 39 configurable rooms for frozen, chilled and ambient tempered goods – so that absolutely all kinds of groceries may be delivered. The lockers can be placed both indoor and outdoor.
“Shopping habits and consumer behaviour is in great change, with a strong focus on e-commerce. StrongPoint enables retailers to meet their customers’ demands to shop when, where and how they want. Together with CUB Business Systems applications, StrongPoint provides complete solutions for cost efficient in-store picking, route planning, home-deliveries and locker-collect deliveries,” says Jørgen Waaler, CEO in StrongPoint, from Moscow.
For further information please visit: www.utkonos.ru
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