23 August 2023, Moscow – 5Post, an X5 Group subsidiary that develops new logistics services, announces the opening of a new sorting centre in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk for drop-off and delivery of online orders. The sorting centre is capable of handling up to 5,000 orders per day and will double or triple its capacity in the near future, enabling 5Post to maintain the speed and quality of its delivery service even during peak season.
Orders taken and processed at the Novosibirsk sorting centre will be delivered to customers via 308 pickup points in the Novosibirsk Region, 73 pickup points in the Tomsk Region, 191 pickup points in the Omsk Region, 147 pickup points in the Kemerovo Region, and 127 pickup points in the Republic of Altai and the Altai Territory. In the future, 5Post plans to further expand its delivery services across the Siberian Region and enter the Russian Far East. The average delivery time for parcels sent through the Novosibirsk sorting centre is three calendar days.
“Today we’re pleased to announce a long-awaited milestone in our infrastructure development: 5Post has launched in the Siberian Federal District and has exceeded 20,000 unique pickup points across Russia. Our partners can now offer their customers a wider network of pickup points, making delivery pickup even easier and bringing it closer to home. 5Post’s expansion into Siberia has brought us closer to covering 100% of our target footprint while meeting the increased demand for alternative pickup points in this region. We are very pleased that Pyaterochka customers in Siberia, as in other regions, can now benefit from our time-saving service – purchasing quality products and receiving online orders from partners such as AliExpress, Lamoda, Gold Apple, and others all in the same place,” said Vitaly Dyrdasov, Managing Director of 5Post.
Since its launch, the sorting centre in Novosibirsk has already taken orders from 200 partners, and has processedand delivered more than 50,000 parcels. Every week, 5Post attracts new partners among online stores who begin to offer 5Post pickup options for their customers in Siberia.
With the opening of the new sorting centre in Siberia, the 5Post pickup point network has grown by 846 unique points to more than 20,000, including 5,300 automated parcel lockers. In the second quarter of 2023, the number of parcels delivered by 5Post reach 6.4 million. 5Post is growing its parcel shipment volumes from existing partners and accelerating its integration with new partners.