We’re all expected to stay at home, that’s boring and we need something to do to keep our sanity. So we look online and order anything we could think of just to get productive or entertained. And our generation wants everything to be instant! With that, how do we get our things to our doors as quickly as possible? Through same day delivery services!
Courier services have become more essential than ever. From basic goods and take-out food, to personal hobbies that have we all need, these frontline services have been touted as one of the heroes of this global pandemic.
Tagline: Freedom from worrying about your deliveries
Rate starts @ P49.00
GrabExpress uses motorbikes and cars to fulfill your delivery needs. The service is currently available in 2 different options (Instant Delivery & 4-hour Delivery), giving you the freedom to choose! The simple transporting passenger service from point A to point B has now diversified and entered a same-day delivery option called GrabExpress and GrabExpress Lite. The parcels are safely insured up to 10K.
You can book online after you downloaded the GrabApp. You need to book a rider, track the parcel and the rider and wait till you get a notification once your parcel is delivered. Services are just within Metro Manila, but they may diversify in the future.
Tagline: Deliver What Matters
Rate starts @ P50.00 + P5.00 to P6.00 per km + P40.00 per stop
Another express delivery provider is Lalamove. They can transport goods ranging from small parcels, documents, and personal items to bulky and heavy items like your business supplies and even furniture. Unlike Grab Express, which is limited to motorcycles, Lalamove also includes van deliveries in its list of services.
What I like the most about it is you also have full records of your deliveries, which are easily shareable with your customers.
Tagline: The Standard of same-day delivery.
Rate starts @ P44.00 + P5.00 per km + P40.00 per stop
Borzo, formerly Mr. Speedy, works in 10 countries across the world, including Russia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Korea, India, Turkey, Vietnam and so on. Services include Pabili Service and COD (cash-on-delivery) option. Pricing is affordable, starting at a base rate of P60 plus an additional P6 every succeeding kilometer. Website proudly exhibits, The Standard of Same-Day Delivery. They are simply showing others how to do it efficiently.
Tagline: A joy to Ride
If you need to attend an appointment fast, Angkas can help you arrive there on time. This motorcycle ride-hailing platform offers a ride at an affordable cost. They now also have food delivery service from restaurants they are partners with. You only need to have the restaurant prepare the food for you and let the Angkas rider bring the goods to you, which you can pay via COD or mobile wallet options. The base cost starts at P60 per 3 kilometers.
Tagline: a deliveree company
Being in the delivery business for four years, Transportify is another courier service that provides shipping service not just in Manila but also in some select provinces. The service includes payment facilities, reverse logistics, and online delivery.
They also have a mobile app where you can pick the delivery requirements you need, what size of the vehicle, and what is the schedule for your delivery needs. Starts at P190 within metro manila.
Their door-to-door delivery is the cheapest rate among delivery companies that offer door-to-door delivery. Starts at P60 for Metro Manila and Rizal for a yellow pouch with dimension 6×12 inches, while the 9×14 inches blue pouch cost P75, white pouch with 12×18 inches dimension costs P90 for every 3 kilos and 20 for additional kilos. If you have your packaging, it will cost you P100 for 3-kilo weight and P30 for additional kilos.
Tagline: Your daily app that has it all
Rate: Starts @ P60.00 and additional P5.00 per KM
toktok is a Filipino-made app for same-day deliveries. Recently they also released a pabili service after partnering with SM and Robinsons. The company was established in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic and served as a source of income to Filipinos who lost their jobs.
JoyRide, the they say, is the first and only homegrown superapp in the Philippines offering a wide range of on-demand services in transportation, logistics, food & shopping, and payments. Our mission has always remained the same and steadfast — and that is to empower our growing network of customers, driver partners, and merchant partners by means of providing them convenient and accessible solutions through a powerful and scalable technology platform. With 8 retail products and 1 business program, JoyRide continues to grow its list of services and expand its reach across the country to help the millions of Filipinos achieve digital inclusion and make living their lives a lot easier.