Asendia Signs Sales Partnership Agreement with Israel Post

6th September 2016

Logistics BusinessAsendia Signs Sales Partnership Agreement with Israel Post

Asendia – the Joint Venture between La Poste and Swiss Post – has agreed on a sales partnership with Israel Post for e-commerce solutions to this market. This partnership will “unlock potential for retailers looking to expand their commerce to Israel, a destination with many opportunities”.

Being ranked third in the world for online purchases, the Israeli e-commerce market offers an interesting and enticing marketplace for international businesses, with an expected annual revenue growth of 8.26%, which will result in a market volume of 4’917 mUSD by 2020. 91% of Israeli internet users have purchased items online, resulting in three million packages sent per month in 2015. It’s highly urbanized population of 8 million produced one of the highest global smartphone penetration of 75% in 2015, with one of three online purchases carried out via smartphone. These strong and growing figures illustrate the opportunities for retailers in the Israeli e-commerce market.

Marc Pontet,
CEO Asendia Group says:

“Israel has a promising and steadily growing e-commerce market, offering a wide variety of options for retailers. The partnership with Israel Post will create many opportunities for e-shoppers from UK, the USA and continental Europe.”

Israel Post is the largest last mile provider for main e-commerce marketplaces in the country. It’s three main sorting centers handle 1.8 million items per day and 2200 postmen and subcontractors deliver to every locality in Israel. The service quality stands out.

Tracked Goods

Home delivery is a key driver of growth for cross-border e-commerce. The service of “Tracked Goods” offered by Asendia well responds to this market need. It enables retailers to send packets up to 2kg through the national postal operator. Items are delivered to the door of the addressee. Bulky or heavy items are delivered at a collection point. The goods are tracked and recipient can gain information about the delivery status effortlessly.

About Asendia
Asendia is one of the world’s leading companies for the distribution of international mail and parcels to over 200 destinations. The joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post is present in Europe, Asia and in the USA with over 1,000 employees, 25 offices in 15 different countries, and a large network of partners. Asendia’s headquarters are located in Paris and Berne.