By Juliet Umeh
Digital Payments Company, Visa said it has established a partnership deal with a Logistics Provider Company, GIG Logistics GIGL, to introduce a special eCommerce Tariff for small businesses in Nigeria.
The collaboration will allow merchants who have signed up on the Visa Small Business Hub access to a discounted tariff plan for their logistics needs with the logistics provider.
It noted that SMEs who wish to enjoy these benefits will be redirected to the GIGL Merchant Portal Page when they visit the Small Business Hub on the Visa Nigeria website.
Also, business owners can also access up to 25 percent discounts on all GIGL tariffs when they fund their wallets with a Visa business or corporate card via the GIGGo App or the GIGL website.
Vice President for Visa West Africa, Kemi Okusanya: “Visa has continuously shown its support in the recovery of African economies, through strategic partnerships to help reposition small businesses for improved growth and recovery.
“Our partnership with GIGL seeks to further provide a platform for business owners to enjoy discounted offers to better serve the everyday consumer,” Okusanya said.
Also, Merchant Support and Growth Manager, GIG Logistics, Mosun Suleiman, said GIGL has continued to validate unflinching support for digital commerce merchants and SMES by solving the most critical factor with online and offline sales, which is delivery to the end user.
Suleiman said: “Powering decentralized commerce and providing adequate support for SMEs through initiatives and strategic partnerships are integral parts of our business culture.
“We are committed to building practical solutions that simplify logistics by providing timely, cost efficient and effective deliveries while returning best value to all stakeholders,” she said.