In the context that Ho Chi Minh City and many southern provinces and cities continue to be separated for another 14 days, the two major postal enterprises have plans to ensure food and essential goods to meet the needs of the people of different regions. local.
Looking for more food supplies, quality necessities
Since mid-July, after the Ministry of Information and Communications approved the plan to ensure the supply of essential goods in the provinces and centrally-run cities that are implementing social distancing, in addition to the main contribution of the General Vietnam Post Company (Vietnam Post) and Viettel Post Joint Stock Corporation (Viettel Post), have more postal enterprises participating in the plan such as: Fast delivery, Economical delivery, Lalamove, Supership , Proship, Thuan Phong…
|By the end of August 2, in 24 remote localities, businesses had established 3,764 points, an increase of 3 localities and an increase of nearly 1,800 points compared to July 23.|
From August 1, under the direction of the Prime Minister, Ho Chi Minh City and 18 other southern provinces and cities have continued to apply social distancing measures under Directive 16 for an additional 14 days.
A representative of Vietnam Post said that, despite being heavily affected by the epidemic, in addition to the task of maintaining the public postal network to ensure seamless communication and delivery of goods, VietnamPost has planned to ensure the source of goods. locally essential.
Vietnam Post is maintaining stable selling points and coordinating with the Departments of Industry and Trade of provinces and cities to support the supply of goods. At the same time, actively develop and report to the Ministry of Information and Communications on the plan to ensure the source of essential goods in the provinces and cities.
“We also require affiliated units to report specific plans to the People’s Committees of provinces and cities to receive support and companion in the implementation of the plan to prepare essential goods.“, a representative of Vietnam Post shared.
With Viettel Post, according to Strategy Director Cao Cam Linh, in the context that Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces and cities continue to be separated by 14 days, with regulations on the flow of goods unchanged, businesses are still maintain the current operating method.
“The market for essential goods is being met at both ends of supply and demand. If there is any shortage in the market, we can still operate smoothly thanks to the careful preparations from the beginning.“Ms. Linh said.
Seashell Floor is looking for quality food and necessities at reasonable costs, and at the same time researching new operating scenarios to prevent high demand, as well as regulations on relaxation. stricter distance in localities.
Open more stalls selling food and necessities on the floor
Both major postal enterprises said they would continue to promote online sales of essential goods through e-commerce platforms Postmart and Seashell.
Currently, VietnamPost has a plan to coordinate with a number of partners to promote sales, receive essential goods orders by phone, Postmart floor and organize postal delivery to the address people request to minimize the cost. risk of disease transmission.
|The Seashell and Postmart floors are providing about 4,500 food and necessities items.|
Meanwhile, Viettel Post’s Seashell floor is working with suppliers to open more stalls selling food and various necessities. Viettel Post and Seashell floor also packed all operating machines to ensure the daily supply of about 300 tons of essential goods nationwide.
Responding to many people’s concerns about how to manage the postal staff in remote localities, leaders of Vietnam Post and Viettel Post affirmed that the two businesses have been using technology solutions. to manage the postal service, contributing to reducing the risk of disease spread
Specifically, before entering the shift, 100% of Viettel Post postmen in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City must measure their temperature, disinfect their hands, and make a medical declaration via tokhaiyte.vn or the Bluezone app. Then, take a photo and return the information to the Postmaster. The full inspection of equipment before exploitation and delivery is also strictly carried out.
In particular, during the postman’s working time, Viettel Post has internal applications that support tracking the distance traveled, the number of customers contacted by the postman. “This information is to help us control the scope of the postman’s activities, as well as to serve the epidemic prevention when required by the authorities.”, representative of Viettel Post shared.
In Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the 2 Post Offices are using the Ding Dong delivery application for postmen and the messenger software PacknSend. These applications are synchronized with a centralized information system.
Any status, edits or changes to restricted areas or delivery status are quickly and promptly updated in real time, helping to capture delivery progress.
|During the postman’s working time, Vietnam Post and Viettel Post both have technology solutions to help track the distance traveled and the number of customers they come into contact with.|
Previously, Vietnam Post has built a “smart management reporting system from the corporation level to the post office” to support the operation and management throughout all activities.
Through the above platform, Vietnam Post can capture the business situation of each post office from output, revenue, debt to the productivity of each employee and postman on a daily or even hourly basis. to have a specific operating and management plan.
Aggregated data from 4 businesses Vietnam Post, Viettel Post, Fast Delivery and Economical Delivery shows that, by the end of August 2, in 24 localities that are distancing themselves to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, enterprises The industry has established 3,764 points, an increase of 3 localities and an increase of nearly 1,800 points compared to July 23.
The total volume of essential goods supplied by businesses in isolated localities by the end of August 2 has reached 7,916 tons, an increase of nearly 7,700 tons compared to July 23. The total volume of essential goods transported under the direction of local authorities is 2,948 tons, an increase of more than 2,600 tons compared to July 23.
Technology application helps postal workers and customers limit contact
Vietnam Post’s Post Smart automatic delivery locker system and Viettel Post’s digital post office model have contributed to limiting direct contact between postmen and people in epidemic areas, especially Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.