Erick Thohir lauds PT Pos Indonesia for digital transformation move

Erick Thohir lauds PT Pos Indonesia for digital transformation move

SOE Minister Erick Thohir and PT Pos Indonesia employees in Bogor, Sept 12, 2021. (ANTARA/HO-Humas PT Pos Indonesia)

Bandung, West Java (ANTARA) - State Owned-Enterprises (SOE) Minister Erick Thohir has lauded PT Pos Indonesia for carrying out a digital transformation which allows consumers to use PosAja! application for delivery services, and PosPay for various payment transactions.

"Digital transformation during this pandemic is a must. Pos Indonesia has very adequate infrastructure and valuable assets throughout Indonesia. This must be utilized," Thohir said in a press release issued by the state-owned postal company, Sunday.

Accompanied by the directors and commissioners of PT Pos Indonesia, Thohir personally tried several Pos Indonesia digital services at the Bogor Post Office, Bogor City.

He had the opportunity to try the digital courier application PosAja!, PosPay, and others.

The Minister also conducted a video teleconference with an Indonesian migrant worker (TMI) in Taiwan.

He expressed his hope that PT Pos Indonesia can continue to be the backbone of the country during this pandemic in assisting shipments throughout Indonesia.

"I hope that Pos Indonesia can become a central distribution hub in Indonesia," he said.

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Meanwhile, the postal company's Director of Courier and Logistics Business Siti Choiriana said that she will continue to provide maximum services to customers who use the PosAja! application.

After last week holding a free postage program for city courier services, on Sunday (12/9) and Monday (13/9) this week, Pos Aja again is offering a discount program.

A 50 percent shipping discount is provided for customers who use the Instant Post Plus service for deliveries within the city.

For Post Express services, customers can get discounts of up to 12 percent.

"PosAja! is a delivery service application developed by Pos Indonesia to answer the challenges of digital delivery services that should be fast, cheap, easy, and simple ," she said.

Those applications can be downloaded through the Play Store and App Store.

"The delivery application is different from others on online platforms, as PosAja is superior. Because we do not only serve city couriers, but also deliveries between regions, and even international shipments. Everything can be done from a cell phone," she noted.

Currently, the PosAja service! can be accessed from more than 20 major cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Semarang, and Medan.

Pos Indonesia has expanded its PosAja service network! to other cities such as Madiun, Brebes, Pekalongan, and Jember.

According to him, the PosAja service! is a gift from Pos Indonesia for Indonesia.

PT Pos Indonesia has also helped overcome the pandemic by distributing CSR funds in the form of PPE shipments to health workers throughout Indonesia.
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