Visiting PTTAVM, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “Working with more than 25 thousand suppliers, PTT brings more than 25 million products to users”.
Karaismailoğlu said, “It is very pleasing for all of us that PTTAVM has already exceeded 10 million members. The success of PTTAVM is of course not a coincidence, it is the result of our planned and strategic steps. As of the end of January 2021, we have made e-exports to 53 countries. "We want to make the best of the opportunities in e-commerce with PTTAVM and make PTTAVM one of the top 5 players in the region."
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, visited PTTAVM; made statements to the press. Noting that the pandemic period increased e-commerce expenditures in the retail sector by 40 percent, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that e-commerce expenditures reached 900 billion dollars last year.
"The pandemic period increased e-commerce expenditures in the retail sector by 40 percent"
Pointing out that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure provides an excellent infrastructure in freight, human and data transportation, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that PTT is one of the carrier brands with its renewed face and services by utilizing both its function and technology.
Karaismailoğlu said, “E-commerce has become of great importance for global economies with its development in recent years. With the spread of the internet and mobile communication all over the world, the rapidly rising e-commerce volume has increased enormously with the effect of the pandemic. According to a published report, e-commerce spending made in the retail sector worldwide last year increased by 40 percent and reached 900 billion dollars. E-commerce has become a sector in itself, where billions of dollars of shopping are made in one day. "There are 1,9 billion people in the world currently using e-commerce sites," he said.
"The enormous development in our country in the last 19 years has enabled the e-commerce field to grow rapidly."
E-commerce; Emphasizing that it brings consumers together with suppliers, sales points, banks and distribution companies on the same platform, Minister Karaismailoğlu continued his statements as follows:
“The tremendous development experienced in the communication and transportation infrastructure in our country in the last 19 years has enabled the e-commerce field to grow rapidly, just like in our priority sectors such as tourism, industry and agriculture. In this period, our logistics and communication infrastructure almost jumped to the next; The fact that it is ready for developments has created an environment for the digital economy and e-commerce to become widespread. "
"PTT works with more than 25 thousand suppliers and brings more than 25 million products to users."
Stating that e-commerce will continue to grow dramatically, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated how it is a suitable step to develop the infrastructure of PTT in a way to support e-commerce activities.
Karaismailoğlu said, “A new era has started in the field of e-commerce in our country, especially with PTTAVM.com, which started to serve on May 17, 2012. PTTAVM.com is able to offer e-commerce services to points that no e-commerce site has reached so far, taking its 181 years of PTT heritage and experience with it. Supplier with more than 25 thousand employees and more than 25 million products to meet with the PTT users in Turkey has achieved an enviable position in this field. It is very pleasing for all of us that PTTAVM currently exceeds 10 million members. The success of PTTAVM is of course not a coincidence, it is the result of our planned and strategic steps ”.
"We made e-export to 53 countries"
Minister Karaismailoğlu pointed out that PTTAVM has a very important added value to the national economy; He stated that PTT also offers opportunities for domestic producers to get the share they deserve from the developing e-commerce market and to open up to the world.
Karaismailoğlu said, “Our local producers can export to dozens of contracted countries with PTT assurance without facing any additional procedures or costs, and reach wide markets all over the world. As of the end of January 2021, we have e-exported to 53 countries, including Canada, USA, Norway, England, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Russia, South Korea and Australia. With PTTAVM, we want to make the best of the opportunities in e-commerce and make PTTAVM one of the top 5 players in the region. "We must continue to develop projects that will increase and diversify our e-commerce activities and support the transition to the digital economy." he ended his speech.