Russia has offered to make the delivery of free drugs, sales of drugs was proposed to allow not only major pharmacy chains, but also retail online company. About this report “Izvestia” with reference to the letter of the Chairman of the Council for the development of electronic Commerce chamber of Commerce and industry (CCI) Alexei Fedorov, the Minister of health Michael Murashko.
Concessions will make the drug delivery free and fast. Now it costs an average of 300 rubles per order.
the Cabinet approved on 16 may, the government resolution which says that to sell drugs in the pharmacy network that has at least a dozen of stationary points in Russia. Release the medications at the existing pharmacy the rules. Now, however, online sales of medicines is not convenient for both buyers and sellers, the letter said Fedorov.
According to him, the number of points should not affect the ability to sell products via the Internet.
the President of the Association of companies the Internet-trade (AKIT) Artem Sokolov said that pharmacy chains sell only one category of goods — medicinal products. At one time, you cannot order a large quantity items, making the cost of shipping one order high. The delivery times stretch into several days.
“If major Internet sites will be able to engage in the sale of drugs in the Network, then the situation may change: the shipping time is drastically reduced due to extensive state running couriers and a well-developed logistics infrastructure. Plus, the buyers will not have to pay for it,” — said the expert.
In late may, “Mail of Russia” started to deliver drugs from distributors to pharmacies. The company delivers only products that do not require special conditions of storage and transportation.