Zambia has been rapidly growing in the past decades. As a matter of fact, it owns the highest population growth rate from Eastern African countries with 3%. In order to catch up with this increase, while at the same time the expected development, there is a need to deploy a broader offer of the logistics channels throughout the region. One of these solutions is envisioned to be Last-mile Delivery.
AfriDelivery is an e-commerce and food delivery platform that uses applications on both the Apple Store and Google Play Store to facilitate the delivery of products from major restaurants and retailers within Lusaka. During the collaboration with Lafarge Zambia, AfriDelivery enables B2B customers to purchase Holcim cement online and have it delivered directly to their premises or construction sites. This allows on the one hand to add value to the end user’s shopping experience and on the other hand respond to the situation of maintaining social distancing during the covid-19 pandemic.