“OfficeMate x Kerry Express” support SME with next day nationwide parcel delivery service without hassle
OfficeMate and Kerry Express have joined up to offer a full range of express parcel delivery services in-store – featuring next day delivery countrywide with ease. The service offers a streamlined delivery solution for small and medium-sized enterprises. “OfficeMate x Kerry Express” has begun launching the services in 11 OfficeMate stores in Bangkok Metropolitan Region. The service will be offered in 37 OfficeMate stores within this year, and will expand into around 80 OfficeMate stores throughout Thailand within 2018.
OfficeMate offers complete range of office and business supplies and also the most extensive range of packing products. With the launch of such additional parcel delivery service, “it enables OfficeMate to be “One Stop Business Solutions” – to fully support growth of online businesses, and small and medium-sized enterprises”, said Worawoot Ounjai, CEO of COL Public Company Limited. The business owners can buy office and business supplies and also send their products to customers in OfficeMate stores without hassle, he explained.
Convenience is the prominent feature of “OfficeMate x Kerry Express”. In addition to the very convenient branch locations – with the majority of the branches are conveniently located in shopping centers, OfficeMate x Kerry Express use technology to incorporate into logistics process to create a more convenient in-store atmosphere and more efficiency in the shipping process, while enhancing the customer experience by customer service specialists - and best of all, service fee is based on dimension of parcel instead of weight (must not exceed 25 kg), with fee starting from only 35 baht.
OfficeMate x Kerry Express is currently present in 11 OfficeMate stores including the following: CentralPlaza Rama II Ground floor, Jewelry Trade Center 2nd floor, Seacon Bangkae Basement floor, Tree on 3 Rama III Ground floor, Jasmine City Sukhumvit 23 B1 floor, Midtown Asoke B1 floor, Tesco Lotus Rama I 2nd floor, Big C Extra Rama IV Ground floor, Big C Extra Phetkasem, Big C Supercenter Ekkamai 2nd floor, and Big C Suksawat 2nd floor. OfficeMate x Kerry Express plans to offer this service in 37 more OfficeMate stores within this year, and will be available in around 80 OfficeMate stores throughout Thailand within next year. With this joined forces, OfficeMate expects to see more than 15% growth in its store traffic, with sales rising by 15-20% in 2018.
In 2017, Kerry Express targets to provide more convenience to its customers by increasing the number of service channels. “OfficeMate is a great start for Kerry Express to penetrate the market and allow more customers to use the service - especially a strong increase in demand from online businesses, and small and medium-sized enterprises”, said Alex Ng, Executive Director, Kerry Express (Thailand) Limited. Kerry Express also plans to offer more services to its customers in the near future to mark Kerry Express under concept “Kerry Express everywhere”. To support its plan, Kerry Express sets up a new logistics hub with parcel sorting capacity of handling 200,000 parcels per day in Pathum Thani – Bang Pa-in to support its distribution in the northern Bangkok, and also looking for an expansion to the south of Bangkok. Kerry Express’s Bang Na logistics hub is underway its expansion to handle up to 500,000 parcels per day in total.
Currently, Kerry Express is the Number One on express delivery service in Thailand. Our extensive network consists of more than 300 Service Points and 400 distribution centers in the whole country. Our next-day (ND) delivery service covers 99.9% of Thai population, and 97% of the parcels are delivered at the first attempt.