Hate Lining Up At The Post Office? This Local Service Picks Up Your Parcel And Delivers It

No more stuck in traffic on the way to the post office or having to wait in a long queue!

Picture this really familiar scenario - walking up to the post office with a parcel in hand and start queuing up like the others.

Pretty troublesome, right? Especially if you're short of time.

"Why so long ah?"

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With that first world problem in mind, EasyParcel - the first web-based courier delivery platform in Southeast Asia aims to help expedite the process of parcel delivery

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EasyParcel is a web based parcel consolidator and e-commerce shipping solutions provider (see the "How do we do it section" for more information). The company was formed with the sole aim to providing a simplified shipping platform where businesses could book any manner of consignment for delivery at prices they couldn't achieve themselves, backed up with the knowledge and expertise of an industry veteran

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Calling itself the booking.com for courier services, EasyParcel allows users to check for delivery rates and book services from multiple courier companies

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“EasyParcel is like booking.com for hotels. We are for courier services,” said Clement Chau, Operation Manager of Exabytes Venture. EasyParcel provides web-based courier services that allow users to check for delivery rates and book for delivery services from multiple courier companies in Malaysia.

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Some of the partners including Poslaju, Skynet and many others.

Launched in April 2014, EasyParcel is co-founded by Chan Kee Siak and Clarence Leong

Co-founder, Chan Kee Siak.

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EasyParcel is co-founded by Chan Kee Siak (founder of Exabytes Network) and Clarence Leong (founder of EziVoucher). EasyParcel had a Beta launched in the late April 2014 and a soft launch on June 2014. During the soft launch, they managed to attract a few thousand early bird registrations and grow its customer base by over 150%!

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We took a look at the site and here's what we thought:

Like many web services, you would need to register yourself an account. Pretty straightforward.

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Alternatively, you could register using your Facebook account.

Once you've registered yourself an account, you can make your first delivery order by using the drop down menu

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All states in Malaysia are covered, including Labuan. You could also save up your address book for convenience.

Proceed to quote and book your preferred delivery service. All deliveries made through EasyParcel will be picked up, so you can save lots of time!

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You could schedule your pickups on the same day (only available before 12pm) or the day after. Same day delivery is also available at a higher rate. You could choose multiple courier services in a single order and also track all shipments at a glance.

Lastly, you will need to submit the payment confirmation and pick up arrangement, and you are done!

With plans of expanding its service to other Southeast Asia countries, EasyParcel is planning to change how people deliver and consign goods

Their aim is to make every e-commerce merchant’s life easier by providing their online service. In addition, we were told to anticipate more features and integration of them with other multiple e-commerce platform as well as courier partners that will soon provide international delivery, same-day pick up and probably even same-day delivery.

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For more info, you can check out EasyParcel here

Here's a quick video on how the service works:

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