DOOR-TO-DOOR delivery services firm Lalamove continues to link micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to their markets despite the pandemic.
Kris Montebon, city managing director of Lalamove Philippines, said Lalamove operates thousands of vehicles aimed to help merchants and consumers transact business.
“We are opening possibilities for unreached markets,” he said during a Cebu Business Month webinar.
Montebon said they have thousands of vehicles that make delivery fast and reliable by integrating technology to logistics.
He said merchants can thrive from one to a thousand deliveries in the same day.
“We create opportunities for drivers needing income and customers needing delivery. Our goal is to create sustainable solutions for MSMEs to make deliveries fast and simple for businesses of all types and sizes,” Montebon said.
With the current pandemic, Lalamove has also put in place safety protocol to avoid transmission of the virus and to protect their drivers, merchants and
They advised their partner drivers that when delivering essential items, they should always sanitize, wash their hands, practice good hygiene and social distancing.
There is also a No-Physical Contact Delivery arrangement in place to keep customers and partner drivers safe.
Montebon said they are also promoting cashless transactions.
“It’s one of the pivotal features,” he said.
In its website, Lalamove said it has become the strategic partner for businesses of all sizes to solve their last-mile delivery issues.
“From independent brick and mortar stores to large restaurants, retail chains and e-commerce businesses, Lalamove helps enterprises from a wide array of industries to
scale and outsource their deliveries according to their needs. Companies no longer need to invest in running and maintaining in-house fleets, thanks to our unique tech advantages that allow for same-day and advance bookings, and real-time tracking,” it stated.
It also increased convenience through its e-wallet payment system where it can email digital receipts to the users so they can keep track of all deliveries.
“Additionally, our multi-stop and route optimization features help your business save time and cost. The Application Programming Interface integration also offers the chance for businesses to take their deliveries to the next level and receive the most comprehensive level of logistical support,” it added. / JOB