The Russian Export Center and express carrier SPSR Express signed a partnership agreement, which is meant to open up opportunities of logistics services for Russian exports. Also, an ecommerce platform will be created for listing products across online marketplaces and stores.
The two companies will help Russian producers in boosting their online sales by registering and creating online stores and enabling product listing across online platforms worldwide. As part of the agreement, The Russian Export Center and SPSR Express will also support Russian manufacturers with things like international product adaptation and intellectual property protection.
“Ecommerce today is one of the most exciting industries for export development and we actively engage all dedicated parties to participate in this process”, Petr Fradkov, head of the Russian Export Center, says.
Ecommerce platform will be launched at end of 2017
The announced platform, which will be launched at the end of this year, will support Russian businesses on foreign online marketplaces. It will be integrated with major ecommerce websites, such as eBay, Amazon and JD. SPSR will serve as a logistics provider.
They are currently testing different functions of modules on the platform. “It will provide complex support, including listing products across online marketplaces, building online-stores at these marketplaces, sales and marketing support, customs clearance, trade compliance, supply chain and logistic support”, the press service of SPSR Express told us.
According to Vladimir Solodkin, CEO of SPSR Express, export is an important development perspective for the company. “Forecasts show that export growth through ecommerce channels in the nearest years will amount to between 30 and 60 percent and will be not less than 3.9 billion dollars by 2020.”