Third party delivery refers to outsourcing the service on delivery operations. To put it simply, it is where a company gets professional help from delivery companies to help deliver the goods or product to customers.
Everybody knows SingPost, it is the standby classic delivery service in Singapore that still offers a lower rate of charge for smaller parcels. For small enterprises that do not deal with large order or bulky delivery, they may consider opting for SingPost PolyM and SmartPac service for delivery.
PolyM can be purchased from post offices or from online. All you have to do is to fill in the details of the receiver and sender onto the PolyM, paste it onto the parcel and drop it to the posting box. Your parcel is then ready to be delivered.
SmartPac is similar to PolyM except for the fact that SmartPac is a postage-paid letter box delivery where free packaging is provided. Users can track their package when opting for SMartPac.
GogoX is formerly known as GogoVan, it is also the first application based delivery platform in Asia. What GogoX does is to bring together businesses and individuals to couriers and drivers for delivery operations.
GogoX is unique in the sense that they provide numerous types of vehicle for delivery, transportation and logistics assistance. These vehicles range from motorcycles, cars to vans and lorries. With so many sizes of vehicle options, GogoX is able to provide delivery service from small parcels and bulky items to furniture and materials for event set up.
Lalamove was first started in 2013 and delivers almost everything. They have numerous vehicle options but the main delivery vehicles are motorbikes and vans that offer door-to-door delivery service. Lalamove stands out in route optimization with their multi-stop feature where they are able to help businesses save time and cost on the delivery. Real-time tracking is also available as items with traditional tracking numbers might prove to be undependable.
These are some other services provided by Lalamove for business users. Multi-stop delivery for businesses can help reach more customers and save more money with lesser distance travelled. Refrigerated lorries are also available for businesses with fresh goods that require low temperature during delivery.
In 2014, Ninjavan started operation in Singapore. While Singpost is based on weight limit, Ninjavan makes use of sizes which means there is no weight limit and senders can stuff everything into one parcel without worrying about going over the maximum. These poly mailers can be purchased online in packs of 5 or bought offline at designated locations.
Delivery for Ninjavan takes one to three days and is trackable. There are also multiple options for pickup locations that senders or receivers can arrange from. Ninjavan also provides services on payment collection for the businesses where customers pay upon parcel delivery.
uParcel is a van and courier service in Singapore that is available 24/7. It is also the first in Singapore that enables consumers to make a booking for delivery requests and receive notification from delivery agents live on your smartphone.
Removing quotes, paperworks and queues, uParcel aims to offer a fast, efficient and affordable service by allowing consumers to directly contact the delivery agent. Parcels that are handled by uParcel are insured as they offer compensation for the value of the lost parcel or a SGD100, whichever one that is lower.