The Philippine Postal Corp. said that its has made improvements in the country’s mailing system with the help of DHL Express Philippines, one of the largest logistics providers in the world.
DHL Express, an express logistics provider under German company Deutsche Post DHL, collaborated with PHLPost and offered additional shipment options to increase efficiency in the mailing system of the country.
Under the DHL-PHLPost agreement, shipments weighing 0.5 kilograms and above can now be sent to other countries, previously not covered by Express Mail Service (EMS). Packages exceeding the maximum weight of EMS can now be shipped and is accepted in different parts of the world.
“Customers will be able to enjoy the ease of shipping internationally to over 220 countries and territories by simply registering their documents and packages at the post offices,” the two entities said in a press statement.
“The availability of the 24/7 customer service hotline and track and trace capability give customers the ability to closely monitor their shipments from pick up to delivery,” they added.
The joint service was first offered in 12 PHLPost locations nationwide: Ortigas, Pasig City; Greenhills, San Juan City; Cebu City; Baguio City; Santa Rosa, Laguna; Angeles, Pampanga; Iloilo City; Legazpi City; Davao City; and central post offices in Manila, Quezon City and Makati City.
“DHL services will be expected to be rolled out in more PHLPost locations in 2014,” the two entities said.