Vietnam Post and Viettel Post are both working with supermarket systems in Hanoi to propose to transport supermarket online orders to consumers during the city’s social distancing.
Supplying essential goods in the form of online and offline combination
Late on the evening of July 23, when she heard that Hanoi had applied social distancing measures to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, Kim Thanh, who lives in Thanh Xuan district, couldn’t help but worry because her house ran out of rice at the right time.
Looking for “help from relatives”, she learned that in addition to people’s markets, commercial centers, supermarkets, convenience stores…, consumers like her can also buy goods at points of sale of essential goods. and an e-commerce platform provided by two major postal enterprises, Vietnam Post Corporation (Vietnam Post) and Viettel Post Joint Stock Company (Viettel Post).
“For peace of mind, right in the night, I went to the Postmart floor of Vietnam Post to order 2 bags of eight Go Cong rice with a weight of 3.5 kg/bag from a stall owner in Hanoi in the hope that the next afternoon there would be new rice to buy. Cook rice. Unlike I was worried, 2 bags of rice were placed in front of the door at more than 10am, the delivery man after placing the rice at the door backed away both his body and the car before calling to invite me to receive the goods., Ms. Kim Thanh said.
From the experience of organizing the delivery of food and essential goods to serve people in Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces and cities that are implementing social distancing, both Vietnam Post and Viettel Post will soon have the plan to ensure the transportation and supply of goods in Hanoi during the distance.
|The Hanoi Post Office’s 472 essential and price-stabilizing points of sale can increase the amount of goods to meet the needs of people during the time of social distancing.|
On the first day of Hanoi’s distance, Hanoi Post has activated essential sales points at all post offices and communal cultural post offices in 30 districts. In addition to the current quantity of goods, this unit is about to add more than 600 other essential items to serve the people of the Capital.
According to a representative of Viettel Post, Hanoi is meeting the people’s demand for essential goods well. Some markets have a slight increase in food prices due to people buying and hoarding, but the shortage of goods does not occur.
In the context of complicated epidemic developments, online shopping channels through Postmart and Sea Shells are particularly focused by Vietnam Post and Viettel Post to help people stay at home to order goods, reducing the risk of disease transmission. .
|The number of orders placed by Hanoians through 2 Postmart and Seashell floors has increased nearly 2 times compared to the previous days.|
According to statistics, in the past 2 days, although there was no sudden increase, the number of food and essential goods orders placed by Hanoi people on 2 Postmart floors (landing page hanoi.postmart.vn), Shell So has increased by nearly 2 times the days before.
Viettel Post has a plan to cooperate with agricultural production households in neighboring provinces, production units and distribution of necessities to continue to open more essential booths on the Seashell floor. “Not only agricultural products, Seashell is working with supermarkets, clean food stores to put vegetables, meat and poultry eggs on the floor. People in the capital can easily order through the floor and the goods will be delivered within the day.”Viettel Post representative said.
Vietnam Post, Viettel Post will deliver essential goods from supermarkets to people
According to the Hanoi Department of Transport, the city allows employees of post and telecommunications businesses to deliver essential goods by two-wheeled motorbikes that are allowed to operate during the period of social distancing.
On July 24, postal and telecommunications units were requested by the Department of Transport to summarize and send to the Department a list of delivery staff under their management who wish to operate in Hanoi during the lockdown period. “The units that register for employees to be allowed to operate must be responsible for managing and monitoring the epidemic prevention work for this team, and are responsible if an infection occurs.”Director of Department of Transport Vu Van Vien emphasized.
Also on 24/7, the Postal Department (Ministry of Information and Communications) informed postal businesses in the area about the request of the Hanoi Department of Transport; and at the same time guide businesses to register employees to be allowed to transport essential goods for supermarkets and postal businesses by 2-wheel motorcycles.
|It is expected that when receiving deliveries to supermarkets, the daily output of food delivery orders of each postal business can reach 13,000 orders.|
Both Vietnam Post and Viettel Post have registered with the Department of Transport a list of staff involved in transporting essential goods in Hanoi. Two businesses are waiting for the approval of the Department.
Notably, in the instructions for the implementation of Directive 17 of the Hanoi People’s Committee, the Department of Information and Communications has asked departments, branches and localities to coordinate and support Vietnam Post and Viettel Post in providing essential goods at stores. postal service points, mobile sales points; and in transporting essential goods from the system of goods supply establishments, markets, supermarkets, convenience stores and supply points organized at the transaction points of these two enterprises to the people.
Representatives of Vietnam Post and Viettel said that the two units are in contact to propose to take care of transferring online orders from supermarkets in Hanoi to people.
Specifically, the two businesses have made a list of post office points and based on geographical distance to assign the post office to be in charge of each supermarket point to ensure the fastest delivery time. It is expected that when receiving deliveries to supermarkets, the daily volume of food delivery orders of each postal business can be up to 13,000 orders or more.
The total number of delivery staff registered by Vietnam Post and Viettel Post with the Department of Transport is more than 3,300 people. With this team and the adjustment of the operating schedule, the post office division is in charge of each supermarket by region, both businesses believe that they can ensure the delivery of their commitments, even when the number of orders spikes. .
Those who operate through the epidemic season, ensuring the transportation of essential goods to the people
Postal staff and employees of postal enterprises are operating continuously, translating at post offices to ensure the smooth supply and transportation of a variety of goods, especially essential goods for people.