A technology-driven courier agency, Speedie Nigeria, has begun operations to cut back man-hours for environment friendly and secured delivery of parcels.
Speaking throughout the launch, Director, Speedie Nigeria and Genrosys Tech, Mark Odeigah, mentioned the platform companions with traders, suppliers of delivery companies and finish customers, including that it’ll assist create extra job alternatives.
He also stated that the cellular courier platform is a advertising and marketing technique to hyperlink the standard system to the digital, focusing on dispatch riders and senders, and ensures similar day delivery.
Odeigah famous that 15 per cent of the delivery charge can be charged on every delivery.
“This serves as commercial and upkeep charge for service suppliers utilizing the platform. We don’t personal bike however we carry rider and customers collectively. People often complain of poor service delivery and have belief points with some courier companies, this we now have come to clear up.
“Also, some people are confused on the delivery company to patronise. We have simplified this process with the use of technology that both sender and dispatch rider can access,” he additionally mentioned.
Odeigah mentioned riders on the platform are from traders and service delivery companies that want a market. “The dispatch rider while in transit would get a notification if there is any parcel he can pick and deliver along his route. The dispatch rider can decide to pick the parcel or pass it on. The platform is that flexible,” he additionally mentioned.
Another particular characteristic of the cellular app, he mentioned, is the monitoring system that allows the sender observe his parcel from decide up to delivery in actual time.
In his phrases: “We work with trusted dispatch rider to ensure maximum security of goods. For now, we pick goods of 15kg and we are sure to deliver. We do a background check on every rider on our platform and in any case of loss we have an insurance policy to cover that up.”
On how the platform works, he mentioned one can go online from the App or the net web page, point out the pick-up and drop off location and the system will find a dispatch rider on the platform that’s closest to the pick-up location to fulfill the delivery request.
Head of Business at Speedie Nigeria, Tamiu Ajibola, mentioned the platform is versatile and permits the rider resolve which parcel he picks at a specific time after getting the notification.
“We have regular update, monitor riders pick up and cash paid the rider,” he said.”