The Pakistan Post Office has launched Urgent Mail-UMS-Cash on Delivery (COD) Service in Islamabad, aimed at introducing innovations and bringing it on par with the private sector.
As Pakistan Post is increasingly moving into the field of electronic services, the launching of UMS-COD is a big step taken by Pakistan Post to compete with the private courier services.
The “Cash on Delivery” service is one of the most promising service which is provided by electronic media as well as websites involved in online buying and selling.
Provision of such services is becoming more and more important, as we know the concept of electronic media and online shopping websites which have introduced “Cash on Delivery” option for online buyers in Pakistan. The competitors of Pakistan Post, including private courier companies are providing Cash on Delivery (COD) service successfully.
Therefore, in order to gain the confidence of the postal clientele and to capture the market share, it has been decided to launch UMS-COD Service by using well established and large network of postal outlets of UMS with immediate effect under the name of “UMS-COD”.
Speaking on the occasion, the Director General, Pakistan Post Office reiterated his firm commitment to review Postal Services and products by the use of e-technology.