Nairobi based food and laundry firm NAS Airport Services Limited has launched its own online commerce store which enables the company to provide services directly to consumers, in a period where many African traditional business are shifting online to meet customer preferences.
The online store is in partnership with DPO Group, one of Africa’s leading digital payment companies, supported by Sendy Marketplace, a logistics platform in Africa that enables businesses to trade with ease, who will undertake deliveries to clients right to their doorsteps.
Brands featured in the site are Tanafo which is a ready-to-eat meal brand whose name was birthed through a brand naming competition by staff.
Tanafo offers ready to eat lamb chops, chicken wings, and beef ribs, among other options, and caters to client segments who have busy lifestyles and prefer convenience. Other brands include the NAS Pristine Laundry brand and Table 49 restaurant featured on the site https://nasservair.dpo.store
The General Manager of the firm Mr Stephane Lopez noted that the launch was a major gateway to providing world class meals and laundry services to the B2C market; which previously was only accessible to B2B clients.
“Previously we’ve mostly focused on servicing businesses but this new partnership enables us to take our brand to the wider consumer market by tapping into opportunities offered through e-commerce. We are excited to partner with DPO Group and Sendy Limited to make this dream a reality,” he said.
NAS Airport Services Ltd Chairman Mr Richard Omwela was excited that in these challenging times staff and management are being innovative to meet our clients’ expectations. He added that the world is moving to e-commerce and no company should be left out.
DPO Group CEO Mr Eran Feinstein also noted that with the social distance requirements brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has increasingly embraced e-commerce with safety being the key consideration.
The new platform seeks to provide consumers with options to order goods and services from NAS Airport Services Limited, pay for them securely online or offline through DPO and await their delivery all from the comfort of their homes or work places.
“Through this partnership, we’re excited to be able to guarantee access to a wider pool of customers who can now enjoy NAS Airport Services Ltd products and services from their comfort of their homes or offices,” said Sendy Marketplace Country Manager Mr Chris Nyaga.
“As we celebrate this milestone we are proud of our consistent growth in our respective brands and appreciate all of our customers, team members, suppliers and key stakeholders who have supported us through the years.”