J&T Express announced its partnership with e-commerce platform giant, Shopee, to strengthen its operations and deliver quality services for the rising number of online retailers in the Philippines.
According to Dean Ding, Chief Executive Officer of J&T Express Philippines, the e-commerce industry in the country is expected to continue gaining ground, especially with the growing number of Filipinos who do their shopping online.
Citing a recent The Internet World Stats report, Ding noted that as of January 2018, around 67 million Filipinos do their shopping online, showing a 12% increase year-on-year. This prospect encourages entrepreneurs to take their businesses online and, contribute to the growing number of local e-commerce businesses.
“The increasing population of online businesses in the country opens new opportunities for big players in the e-commerce industry,” said Dean. “By partnering with Shopee, we get to continue J&T Express’ mission of delivering quality express package delivery services that support the growth of local online businesses and, fuel this promising economic growth.”
Martin Yu, Associate Director of Shopee Philippines, could not agree more. He said that as the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, Shopee recognizes the importance of delivering products in a fast, timely, and organized manner to enable hassle-free and more convenient shopping experiences to customers.
“We believe that shipping is an essential part of any e-commerce company and giving a good delivery experience to our consumers is key to maintaining a loyal customer base,” Yu added. “We stand with J&T Express as they continue to give the ultimate package express delivery quality for customers and support the growth of e-commerce in the Philippines, especially for small and medium enterprises.”
As the two companies forge their partnership, more entrepreneurs and consumers can now avail of the benefits of transacting on Shopee, especially with the increased coverage area that the company can pick-up items from and deliver nationwide.
With its wide area of coverage, J&T Express offers a real-time tracking system for deliveries, high transmission speed, 365 operation days, a 24-hour hotline, and insurance claim facilities.
J&T Express is also the leading express delivery company in Southeast Asia. It is present in Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.