Croatian delivery startup Locodels and Post of Slovenia signed a letter of business cooperation, the Post reported. The cooperation will raise the level of online delivery services to a higher level and will enable Post’s customers to get their delivery faster. For Locodels, on the other hand, this partnership means a major step forward to their regional expansion.
“Optimizing the delivery of postal items, smart and sustainable logistics, e-business and modern information services are priority areas in which Post of Slovenia systematically seeks connections with start-up companies”, said Boris Novak, General Director of the Post. ”Locodels is thus a true partner for the Post of Slovenia since it enables the early and rapid development of services resulting from the needs of customers. The core of this business model is to combine delivery orders and automatic optimization through their delivery platform. In cooperation with them, the level of online delivery services can be raised to a higher level, as we will enable customers to deliver when they want.”
According to Stevica Kuharski, the Director of Locodels, this business collaboration strengthens the market position of the company and proves to be a successful business model for large cooperation and big companies.
“The cooperation between Locodels and Post of Slovenia represents a major step forward in regional expansion and strengthening of the market position”, explains Kuharski. “Post of Slovenia is our partner in Slovenia and with this cooperation, we prove that our business model can also be suitable for large corporations or big companies such as Post of Slovenia. From our business model, shoppers are the main beneficiaries in Internet shops, and Internet stores with delivery in this way strengthen the loyalty of their customers by providing them with delivery even in the afternoon and late evening hours. Individuals who provide delivery are our business partners and are registered for delivery. The business model of cooperation with the Post of Slovenia is also suitable for other countries in the region, and today’s signing of the letter of intent also means recognizing and confirming our knowledge and experience”.
The letter for business cooperation was signed during the PODIM conference, one of the biggest and most influential startup competition in the Adriatic Region. According to the official report, the services for delivery of online purchases via the online platform will be available from the beginning of September, first in the area of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and later in other cities.
Founded in 2015, Locodels is sharing economy based city delivery service. Their main focus is city delivery service solving the last mile gap between e-commerce and retailers. According to the sharing economy model, anyone who is offering delivery services and has a vehicle can join the team of Locodels. This business model enables individuals or small companies to share their “unused” assets at a certain time via the online platform, for which they receive a payment. The services of Locodels also know as uber in the fast delivery services.