Friday, January 3, 2014

Now 'Business Parcel' with cash on delivery by India Post

Postal Department has entered the ever growing market of parcel business with 'Cash on Delivery' now. Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Allahabad Region said that this new 'Business Parcel' service aims to promote the e-commerce market in India by offering reliable and cost efficient delivery solutions. This service will provide add-on facilities to the customers, which include online end-to-end tracking of consignments, cash on delivery facility, insurance, etc.

Mr. Yadav further told that Business Parcel is only for Bulk Customers and is a contractual service designed to suit the requirements of business customers. It provides an economical and reliable distribution solution for bulk customers. Minimum chargeable weight for Business Parcel is 2 Kg and maximum is 35 Kg, whereas at present ordinary parcels and Registered Parcels can be booked for 4 kg and up to 20 kg respectively. Mr. Yadav further added that Business Parcels can be booked for delivery from any Post Office in the country providing a national coverage. All Business Parcel consignments will be given door to door delivery irrespective of their weight.

Director Postal Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav said that Corporate Customers are also provided with pick-up
facility from premises, Corporate Customers can choose from Advance Deposit Facility, Credit facility, or payment at the time of booking. In order to meet the requirements of bulk customers for collection of amount for costlier goods, Cash on Delivery facility is available, which has become a pre-requisite today for e-commerce parcels. COD facility provides collection of amount up to Rs. 50,000/- at the time of delivery of consignments, added Mr. Yadav.

Mr. K K Yadav, told that for Business parcels, customers will have to pay in the range of Rs.45 to Rs.115 for items weighing up to 2 kg, Rs.12 to Rs.30 for additional 1 kg up to 5 kg and Rs.14 to Rs.32 thereafter for every 1 kg.    
              
Tariff of Business Parcel:
Weight Slab
Up to 2 Kgs
Every additional 1 Kg upto 5 Kgs.
Every additional 1Kg above 5 Kgs.
Distance
Local
Rs.45
Rs.12
Rs.14
Within State
Rs.80
Rs.20
Rs.22
Neighboring State
Rs.100
Rs.25
Rs.28
Other State
Rs.115
Rs.30
Rs.32
Between Metro and Sate Capital*
Rs.105
Rs.25
Rs.28
 National capital Region-Delhi/ Ghaziabad/ Noida/ Greater Noida/ Faridabad 
Rs.70
Rs.15
Rs.18
*provided it is not covered under within state or neighboring state.


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