Business news from Ukraine


18 November , 2015  

Nova Poshta delivery company (Kyiv) launched freight and mail delivery to over 200 countries on November 17
Co-owner of the company Viacheslav Klimov said at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday that international delivery has already been launched to Georgia and Moldova.
He said that initially, the service will be available in Kyiv, by March 2016 it will be available in cities with a population of over one million, and by autumn – all over Ukraine.
Deliveries can be made within seven days or three days.
Clients will be able to fill in all the required applications online, before subsequently bringing the parcels to the delivery department or handing them over to the company’s couriers. Additionally, clients can track the delivery of the parcels.
Nova Poshta has created a separate company in its structure – Nova Poshta International. Tymur Kohan, a member of Nova Poshta’s supervisory board, is the director of the new company.
Kohan said that the company expects that the international delivery market will double in three or four years and the company plans to increase its share of the market to 20%.
Kohan said that there are plans to communicate with international companies, logistics operators, and online trade market players.
“We’ve built a chain of business partners from international companies, own transport and logistics chain and we plan to open two more hubs in Asia and the United States next year,” he said.
At present, the company has delivery hubs in the Czech Republic, Poland, Georgia and Moldova.
Kohan said that the delivery of documents weighing 500 grams to Europe will cost from $18, parcels of 22 kilograms – from $34.
He said that UPS, DPD, and DB Shenker are among the partners of the company.
Nova Poshta is private postal delivery company in Ukraine. Its network consists of more than 3,000 offices in more than 900 settlements in the country.