The Chinese online retailer AliExpress has found a partner for the construction of a network of order centers in Russia - the delivery service SPSR-Express will become it. In total, it is planned to open several hundred such centers, the investment volume will not exceed $ 10 million. The first AliExpress branded ordering center will be opened on January 29 in Moscow at 6, Ukrainskiy Boulevard. Russian Post ". The general director of SPSR-Express Vladimir Solodkin expects that the center for issuing orders will process 20 thousand parcels per month. The average area of one office is 100 sq. m. In 2015, it is planned to open up to ten distribution centers in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
In Russia, AliExpress is one of the most popular online trading platforms. According to Price.ru, from July to December 2014, the traffic of his site grew by 120%, to 55 million visitors from Russia. At the same time, AliExpress's main competitor, the American company eBay.com, increased traffic by only 2%, to 21 million visitors.