Always on the look-out for great solutions that take the hassle out of running a business, MZANSIPRENEUR spoke to the folks at Aramex Drop Box about their nation-wide and international delivery service.
- Tell us about the Aramex Drop Box.
Aramex Drop Box is a store-to-door courier service located in over 540 participating Pick n Pay and FreshStop stores nation-wide.
- Where in the country does Aramex offer these services? And for how much?
For just R99, you can send a parcel to ANY destination in South Africa. For R299, loose documents can be delivered to any destination worldwide.
- What parcels/objects can be delivered through the service?
Drop Box is the ideal option for sending documents, parcels and gifts throughout SA, as well as for sending loose documents internationally.
- What is the process involved in sending a parcel?
Drop Box is super simple to use in 3 easy steps:
- Buy a pack from participating Pick n Pay or FreshStop stores
- Following the easy instructions on the pack, complete the waybill (a form) and insert it into the pouch on the courier sleeve
- Drop the package into the Aramex Drop Box. We’ll collect Monday – Friday at 15h00 (unless specified otherwise) and deliver in no time!
- How long do deliveries take?
Drop Box is an express courier service for main centre deliveries so packages are delivered by 12h00 the following business day. Packages sent to outlying areas are delivered within 1 – 3 business days.
- Can I use my credit card?
Drop Box packs can be purchased from participating Pick n Pay and FreshStop stores using credit cards, debit cards or cash. No payment is required from the receiver of the parcel.
- In what ways could Aramex Drop Box be beneficial to small businesses and start-up online stores?
- It is a fixed cost of R99 to send shipments nationwide with Aramex Drop Box – there are no month-end surprises when it comes to your courier bill.
- Drop Box delivers overnight to main centres – urgent packages can be sent for only R99.
- Drop Boxes are conveniently located in over 540 Pick n Pay and FreshStop stores nationwide – packages are dropped in the Drop Box and there is no need to be available for a courier collection.
- All parcels can be tracked on our website.
Visit http://www.aramex.co.za/store_to_door_courier/ for more information and to find your nearest Drop Box location.