SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – Logistics start-up Shippit on Tuesday (Aug 11) announced a tie up with Singapore Post (SingPost), to offer discounted rates for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) when they use its platform to deliver parcels through the national courier.
Through this partnership, Shippit's SME customers can access a larger range of delivery options which were typically reserved only for larger companies – including packages delivered directly to Pick Own Parcel Stations, or POPStations, and letterboxes.
Shippit will also offer SingPost's Speedpost Express Service to SMEs, alongside discounted, pre-negotiated rates for next day and economy delivery services, it said.
These SingPost services are available on Shippit's online platform, which will give SMEs access to "data-driven delivery insights that can be used to optimise shipping costs and share better customer experiences".
Shippit's intelligent tracking system allows SMEs to know exactly where their parcels are, to ensure delivery issues can be resolved before customers find out. SMEs can also send branded push emails and SMSes to keep their customers informed.
On the receiver's end, one-link tracking and smart notifications are automated, such that customers can easily track their shipment, get real-time updates and access delivery support directly from the track page.
Lavneesh Arora, director of market development at Shippit, said: "We are always looking for great partnerships to expand our capabilities and give clients a competitive edge. Through the latest partnership with SingRead More – Source