Ukraine, 25 March, 2020. – VARUS retail chain and express delivery service Glovo announced the beginning of cooperation. Starting from March 24 2020 users will be able to request the delivery of goods from VARUS to their home using Glovo mobile app. The delivery is available in Kyiv, Dnipro and Zaporizhya.
In order to request the delivery, users need to download Glovo mobile app for iPhone or Android, specify the address, pick up the city, the supermarket and the list of products, that are needed. There is a limit of 9 kg per one delivery. Glovo courier will deliver the package in less than 1 hour. Glovo mobile app also allows to contact the courier directly, if needed. The user can also request contactless delivery by leaving the proper comment in the app. It is possible to pay both by cash and using the card in the app.
“We keep developing VARUS as a modern digital retailer, – says Oleg Spiring, VARUS Chief Data Officer. – Considering the global coronavirus pandemic, our offer to deliver the goods to the door is not only a comfortable service, but also a matter of life, with no exaggeration.”
“We are ready for the further growth of demand for our service and the growth of the number of delivery requests that come from our extensive network of partners. Except for ordering food from the restaurants and supermarkets, we are also delivering medicine from pharmacies. We do everything we can to make sure everyone has the necessary goods”, – says Dmitriy Rasnovsky, Glovo Ukraine General manager.
Integration between Glovo and VARUS was made super-fast in a course of 5 days based on Corezoid Process Engine provided by the Middleware Inc. company (the USA) – a Technology Partner of both VARUS and Glovo.
Varus is the national retail chain represented by Omega company in Ukraine. The first supermarket was set up in Dnipro, in 2003. As of March 1, 2020, the chain operates in 92 locations, with a total sales area of 8,557 m². Varus is one of the largest FMCG chains in terms of goods turnover according to the Association of Retailers of Ukraine.
Glovo is a express delivery service that allows you to purchase and deliver any item or product within the city. Today Glovo is used by more than 1.8 million users every month around the world, and the number of associated partners reaches 25,000. Glovo service is already operating in 248 cities across 26 countries on three continents: Europe, Africa, Central and South America. Glovo service started working in Ukraine in October 2018 and is already presented in 16 cities: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa, Lviv, Zaporizhya, Vinnytsya, Poltava, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Chernihiv, Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi and Sumy.