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SingPost launches mobile app for faster parcel collection

Zafirah Salim | Oct. 16, 2014
Called POPStation, this app is part of SingPost’s initiatives to better serve the needs of online shoppers.

Photo credits to SingPost

With a simple swipe across their mobile devices, SingPost customers can now collect their parcels even faster when they are within close proximity to the POPStation (Pick Own Parcel Station).

This "air unlock" is one of the new features offered by the POPStation mobile app. The app, which was first launched in September, also allows customers to track their POPStation parcels, receive alerts, as well as locate nearby kiosks.

According to SingPost's media statement, this mobile app is one of the initiatives launched yesterday by the postal services company to better serve the needs of online shoppers.

The app is currently only available on the iTunes App Store, but SingPost said that it will release an Android version soon.

Added convenience with POPStation

POPStations, which was introduced in April last year, can be used by customers of partner retailers such as vPOST, Adidas, Zalora, Xiaomi, McDonald's and Taobao. Customers can collect their purchases at the kiosks at their convenient timing, and make payment using NETS or ez-Link card.

Besides shopping with partner retailers, those who want to send parcels via Speedpost can now do so at any POPStation kiosk. Customers can visit the new ezy2ship website to enter shipment details, print labels for their parcels and drop them off at POPStation kiosks for delivery.

There are currently 72 POPStation kiosks islandwide and SingPost hopes to expand the existing network to 100 by the end of this year.

 "To facilitate the growth of e-commerce in Singapore, SingPost has within a short period of 1.5 years innovated, built and expanded its network of POPStations from zero to 72," said Lim Ann Nee, Senior Vice President (Singapore Parcels).

"The POPStation offers an alternate delivery option and empowers consumers to collect their online purchases anytime of the day. The new features that we have rolled out today - POPStation mobile app, posting and payment services will make it even more convenient for our customers to do online shopping," she added.


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