Konga bags ‘Most Innovative E-commerce Company’ award
Konga has been named the Most Innovative E-commerce Company of the year at the 2021 Titans of Tech Hall of Fame Awards.
The award was presented to the management of Konga on Friday was in recognition of a long list of sterling achievements recorded by Konga in the Nigeria’s e-commerce market.
Konga beat out competition from other player such as Payporte, Jumia and Jiji.ng to claim the highly coveted award.
Explaining how Konga emerged the winner of the award, the event organisers revealed that the outcome was the result of a report released by its intelligence unit, which showed that Konga was the clear favourite.
The organisers also credited the company with a numerous innovative strategies, which have raised the bar in the e-commerce sector.
The organisers said, ‘‘The report by our intelligence unit indicates that Konga is today a clear leader in the highly competitive Nigerian e-commerce market, showing that e-commerce can be profitable. The firm’s Omni channel structure in which it operates both online and offline is one of the advantages that has placed the company upfront and ahead of other players.
‘‘Konga continues to demonstrate that the key to a sustainable business is to offer products and services that solve problems and to grow revenue, while effectively managing costs. No wonder it has experienced over 1000 per cent growth in the past three years. The firm has also expanded its reach with its logistics platform Kxpress, established to resolve the perennial challenges of logistics in the industry and indeed the country.
‘‘Konga will equally be conferred with the COVID-19 Pandemic Courage Award for its high-level emergency readiness and proactive actions during the thick of the pandemic that kept it in business, with both staff and customers interacting safely.’’
Speaking while receiving the award on behalf of Konga, Head of Human Resources, Charles Udeozor, affirmed that the award was fitting recognition for the landmark strides recorded by the brand, adding that Nigerians should expect more from Konga.
‘‘On behalf of the management of Konga and the entire human resources of the company, I say thank you to the organisers. We receive this award with maximum appreciation. Konga is a brand that is well known…We have been able to expand the ecosystem and today, we have different SBUs.
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