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SingPost to start making deliveries on Saturdays

With more people shopping online, SingPost revamping its service hours

Published on Jul 5, 2014 9:31 AM
Postman Kamarol Zamal Atan, 50, sitting on SingPost’s new second-generation three-wheeler. Sixty such vehicles, which can hold more parcels, will be deployed in the next three months to help postmen with their loads. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG

With more people shopping online, the postman will be working harder to get those packages delivered.

From July 12, they will be delivered on Saturdays as well, said Singapore Post.

Its call centre services also run 24 hours each day now, to cater to online shoppers who may want to enquire about their deliveries day or night.

To help its mailmen with their growing loads, SingPost is giving them bigger, more comfortable three-wheelers that can hold more parcels.

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Background story

Mail packages delivered within Singapore and from overseas jumped 50 per cent from 2007 to 2013.