Ever since the rise of online shopping, Hong Kong people’s demand to shipping has increased. The shipping service used to be limited to only some specific locations (or home). Only until these few years are there pickup points, including convenience stores and smart lockers. There are some advantages shipping to pickup points, not only does it lower the shipping fee, but also reduce the time spent on waiting for the courier. Projects Promotion Ltd has been cooperating with the logistics company – Alfred24. At the same time, we are a partner of Shopify. We integrate Alfred24 with our clients’ Shopify websites. When customers checkout at Shopify websites, they can choose to ship their products with Alfred24.
Alfred24 provides multiple shipping methods. Apart from the fundamental service of shipping to specific locations like home, they also ship to pickup points which include convenience stores smart lockers.
Successful case: Sincere MediStore (https://sincere-medistore.com/)
Projects Promotion Ltd. has created an online store for Sincere MediStore. They mainly sell high-quality supplements and healthcare products to local and overseas.
As a lot of local people nowadays prefer to pick up their daily supplements close to their home / office at anytime, Projects Promotion Ltd. integrated Alfred 24 Locker with Sincere MediStore to allow a more flexible and convenient way of delivery for their online customers.
There are numerous pickup points from Alfred 24, including 110 smart lockers and 70 pickup points. Customers from Sincere Medistore can pick up parcels 24/7 from near-by lockers, allowing them to have better time arrangements. Both Sincere Medistore and their customers can easily trace the parcels on Alfred24’s website, knowing the real-time locations of their parcels, and it runs smoothly on Shopify online stores. With just simple operations, Sincere MediStore can inform the backend about the new orders. Moreover, there is a dashboard for Sincere MediStore to keep track of the statuses of orders.
How does Alfred24 work?
1st step: A collection code will be sent through SMS
2nd step: Enter the code at the smart lockers and pick up the parcels
1st step: Merchants register their accounts at Alfred24 website
2nd step: Projects Promotion integrates Alfred24 with clients’ Shopify website
3rd step: A dashboard which includes the statuses of all shipping orders is shown on the Alfred24 website. Merchants can print the label and inform Alfred24 backend about the order
How does courier collect the parcels?
Method 1: Merchants send the parcel to Alfred24’s office, located at Cheung Sha Wan
Method 2: Inform Alfred24 couriers to collect the parcels from your specific locations