Ghanaian-based startup Plendify, has announced the launch of its B2B e-commerce marketplace.
According to the startup, the e-commerce marketplace will work with small, and large African businesses.
The B2B marketplace will connect small, and large African wholesalers, manufacturers, exporters, and importers with customers.
Plendify B2B marketplace allow buyers at home in Africa, and around the world, to purchase products in bulk or retail quantities. The purchase will be done conveniently, and securely from local suppliers, wholesalers, and manufacturers in Ghana.
Plendify co-founder, Michael Manirakiza, explained that the marketplace has signed up over one thousand suppliers, including popular Ghanaian brands like Vitamilk, Bel Aqua and Tika Mall.
“This has given local buyers a wide variety of choice of high quality products in major categories such as food and beverage, homeware and appliances, and building and construction,” Manirakiza said.
Commenting further, the co-founder added that:
“This relatively new platform enables those in the diaspora now to enjoy access to these previously hard to reach suppliers. Buyers can now pay with their international cards and track their local deliveries directly in the app or website from anywhere in the world.”
The startup also has a business directory including leading suppliers in Africa. It enable buyers to receive quotations directly on the platform, and allow suppliers to buy from each other, and also sell to each other in bulk.
Plendify added that it is working on connecting other African countries very soon. It also plans to help bring more buyers from around the world to do business with brands across Africa.