JAKARTA, NNC - In order to strengthen its B2B market in Indonesia, Ralali.com continuously strives to assist business owners who purchase large quantities or wholesale. Therefore, it takes a logistics partner who is able to provide solutions related to last mile delivery.
The company has partnered with ARK Xpress to provide massive freight forwarding services purchased by consumers through Ralali.com. With the ARK Xpress technology, all shipping movements can be monitored in real time.
Hopefully, this ARK service can help buyer productivity at Ralali.com in running their business.
Alexander Lukman, Chief Operating Officer Ralali said the partnership allows buyers to pay for freight costs much lower than other shipping service operators.
"For example, for delivery of certain goods, ARK Xpress shipping cost is only one third of other shipping services, because there are buyers who buy goods whose postage is much more expensive than the price of goods purchased," he said in Jakarta on Tuesday (1/30/2018).
Over the past year, Ralali noted an increase in the number of transactions by 3,000 percent. Alex explained that over the past year, the number of active buyers who transacted on Ralali.com reached 15,000. The number of products offered reaches 7,000 units.
"Our target this year for the number of transactions is to increase 2.5 to 4 times from last year. We also expect the number of products sold to reach two to three million products, the number is healthy for us," he said.
This year Ralali.com will continue to increase the number of merchants coming from manufacturers, major distributors, brand holders, and others. In addition, the company plans to expand its branch to 10 to 20 cities in Indonesia.
"With these steps, we expect this year’s growth in transaction will be achieved," he explained.
Alexander also stated that until now it has facilitated buyers from various regions in Indonesia, from Aceh to Wamena, Papua has been using Ralali.com platform.
"Indeed, the largest consumers are still from Greater Jakarta, Java, South Sumatra and East Kalimantan," he said.
Alexander also added, delivery services that can meet the needs of B2B transactions’ expected number would support the increase of wholesale goods transactions.
"We continue to make it easier for entrepreneurs, especially in order to help develop SMEs in Indonesia, in meeting their business needs by partnering with credible partners to support financing and logistics," he concluded.