Two large Russian online retailers have begun to offer pick-up points (Pickup points) to their partners to manage. The cost of buying out the leasehold rights of the pickup point is 0,8-1 million rubles, depending on the location and turnover, writes Kommersant.
Online retailers offer their partners, who develop a pickup point under a franchise, to purchase items that are directly managed by the franchise owner. Such a purchase implies the assignment of lease rights, the transfer of equipment and the employment of point employees. The cost of a pickup point for online retailers is a serious component of logistics costs, the possibility of reducing it looks justified, - market experts confirm.