Cellulant’s Tingg has partnered DHL eShop Africa to improve the online shopping experience for Africa-based consumers as demand for world-class shopping opportunities grows exponentially due to urbanization and income growth.
DHL eShop Africa, which is DHL Express’s mobile eCommerce app has entered into a deal that will Cellulant’s payments app – Tingg be used to collect payments to accelerate e-commerce growth in sub-Saharan Africa.
According to Chief Sales Officer, Ope Fowler, the partnership opens commercial opportunities for all. ‘’ DHL, like Cellulant has been a mainstay on the continent for years delivering last-mile services across Africa. E-commerce offers enormous potential in this region and Cellulant is proud to provide a trusted payment platform that helps to further connect African consumers with global opportunities.’’
DHL Africa eShop, not only provides users access to brands like Macy’s, Nordstrom and over 200 more, that can ship directly to Nigeria but also enables customers to shop directly from the biggest and best US- and UK-based online retailers, with all shipments delivered by DHL Express, to the shopper’s door – That way you can stay trendy without paying a lot for shipping.
Despite the growing demand, many US and UK-based retailers do not offer shipping to African countries, owing to the perceived logistical challenges involved such as high last-mile delivery costs and fraud concerns. However, DHL Express was the first express operator to set up in Africa over 40 years ago, so we are well-positioned to offer innovative and reliable solutions for on the continent.
DHL Africa eShop allows eShop app users to purchase goods directly from the app and the websites of any of the app’s global partners. Payment methods include local fintech options, such as Tingg that allows shoppers in Nigeria to pay for orders in Naira.
Nigeria Shoppers can now shop, order and get deliveries as easy as 123. Anyone with a mobile phone and bank account in Nigeria can use DHL’s app to shop at Macys.com and have anything from designer sneakers to kitchenware shipped to their doorstep anywhere in Nigeria.
DHL Africa eShop leverages both Tingg’s extensive coverage in Nigeria (and across Africa) to collect payments and the shipping giant’s existing delivery structure on the continent, through its DHL Express courier service.
First Time consumers can get $10 off shipping costs when they pay with Tingg using promo code ‘’TINGG10’’. Visit the DHL eShop Africa site to enjoy a seamless shopping experience.