Speed Post service is a postal service provided by Indian Post or Bhartiya Dak, to ensure quick delivery by special courier manpower, with additional charges for the services rendered. This service was started in August 1986 by the Postal department, establishing the service as the leading service provider in the domestic courier industry, with time-bound and fast delivery of Letters, Documents, Parcels, Gift articles, other packets of merchandise service etc. not only within the country but also for all destinations around the globe.
Major Benefits and Features of Speed Post
A payment of insurance charges can be made to avail insurance of till rupees one lakhs for valuable consignments.
24 hours booking facility
Select offices in few major cities facilitate round the clock booking facilities.
Internet-based Track and Trace system
The online track and trace service of Speed Post offers a wonderful choice of excellent service as it ascertains combination of reliability and service focused on the thorough friendly approach of customer support. You can track your consignment through the use of thirteen-digit barcode which can easily crosscheck and identify the consignment of particular Speed Post. Customers can easily track their Speed Post consignments through this web-based technology since the booking starts until it is delivered at destination.
SMS based Delivery status
Once articles are delivered the Department of Posts sends FREE SMS to reconfirm that on the mobile number mentioned during the booking of a consignment to update details.
One can avail the facility to track Speed Post articles status through such option. If it is for the Speed Post then you need to send the SMS – POST TRACK <13 digit article number> to 166 or to 51969 for getting detailed information about the Speed Post article status. Click here for more details.
Free Pick-up Facility
Speed Post provides the facility of collection from the premises itself to those customers who have bulk consignments. This convenience for them is an additional option for that such customer is asked to make a call for pickup under on-call collection or regular collection facilities available for them.
Book Now Pay Later Facility (BNPL)
The corporate customers can avail the credit facility that comes under Book Now Pay Later Scheme. This facility is also offered to regular customers provided they fulfill certain criteria having been set for such customers.
Volume Based Discount Facility
Speed Post has the facility of volume-based discounts facility for the corporate customers and also those using such services at regular intervals. This service is based on certain terms and conditions applicable to the customers.
Cash On Delivery
Online sellers or e-commerce companies can avail the cash on delivery service exclusively available for them.