The Russian online retailer Wildberries continues to strengthen logistics in the regions of the country; in June 2022, a new Wildberries logistics center was opened in the Tomsk region.
The company is going to start accepting deliveries from entrepreneurs in the region. This will expand the range of locally produced products, as well as support local businesses that will be able to reduce their costs for transporting products by eliminating the need to deliver them to Wildberries warehouses located in other regions.
“Entrepreneurs of the Tomsk region are intensively increasing their presence at Wildberries. Over the calendar year, since June 2021, the number of local business representatives on our online platform has grown almost 3 times, and there are now over 2 of them. Sales of Tomsk entrepreneurs at Wildberries in January-May 234 increased by 2022% year-on year to 111 million rubles. We expect that the opening of a new delivery acceptance point will strengthen our cooperation with local businesses and will increase their sales through e-commerce, ”the Wildberries press service said.
The new sorting center of the company was opened at the address: Tomsk, st. Michurina, 47, building 14. The area of the object exceeded 5 sq. m. m. Schedule object: around the clock, seven days a week.
In 2022, new Wildberries logistics centers were launched in 11 regions of the country: Ivanovo, Novosibirsk, Lipetsk, Omsk, Saratov, Astrakhan regions, Stavropol Territory, Udmurtia, North Ossetia,
Altai Territory and Chuvashia.
Wildberries is the largest online retailer in Russia, operating on the market for 17 years. The geography of the company's presence covers all regions of Russia, as well as a number of foreign countries, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, etc. Turnover of Wildberries in 2021 grew by 93% and reached 844 billion rubles. Every day, 4 million orders are placed on Wildberries, the monthly audience of the online retailer is over 113 million users (MAU).
As of early June 2022, over 760 entrepreneurs sell their goods through Wildberries. The Wildberries range includes about 000 million SKUs of goods from 28 Russian and foreign brands: clothing and footwear, accessories, beauty products, children's products, appliances and electronics, household goods, jewelry, food, books, digital goods and much more . About 300% of goods are produced in Russia.