This is the next step in the evolution of retail business in the Philippines. Whether due to circumstances or choice, sellers are no longer limited by physical spaces and have instead moved online and to social media platforms, taking advantage of networks of people and the speed of technology.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipinos had already started to fall in love with the convenience and variety offered by online sellers, but with the pandemic changing the retail landscape as we know it, the Selling online has become a necessity and a catalyst for growth. for e-commerce in the Philippines, with packages shipped all the time, whether they contain that perfect outfit or must-have groceries. Sending money has become a lifeline.
Many businesses that didn’t have a delivery or online appearance before the pandemic had to have both to survive, and now countless new businesses have bragged about both from the start. This is how Filipinos buy and sell now. They are counting down to join online sales offering crazy discounts. If you need it, you will find it online or on social media. The same is true if you want to sell anything.
Now, in the new normal, online buying and selling, as well as delivery services, are prerequisites for maintaining a successful retail business or growing a fledgling business. Retailers have never needed faster, more reliable, and more convenient tools for their businesses. Whether you are a social seller running their own micro-business, an entrepreneur who needs a greater online presence to be visible, an entrepreneur who is starting out, a seller who is just trying something new, or a seller who uses a inferior service partner, you are only as good as your logistics partner.
And as history has shown us, no one displaces Filipinos like LBC.
As it has done for over 60 years, LBC is committed to providing the perfect service they need. Over the years, LBC has changed lives and built businesses by innovating to move the market forward. The country’s market leader in meeting all retailer needs, LBC has revolutionized the market with 24-hour door-to-door delivery and now ushers in a new era of even more nimble social selling services as no one like to move it like LBC.
Enter LBC Online. BLC online eliminates the hassle and guesswork of payments and product movement. The online LBC dashboard, accessible from your devices, allows sellers to track their shipments, expedite transactions at strategically located LBC branches, and streamline the payment process. LBC Online will transform your ability to sell, deliver and get paid online, removing so many barriers that keep your startup from overloading.
LBC Online has long innovated on the next technical steps, and LBC Online is not just the same old services with a new coat of paint. Think how much better, faster, and more reliable your business can be if you don’t have to worry about having to drop our item off, meet your buyer, or even make sure you get your money’s worth?
Among the most attractive features of LBC Online are its cash on receipt (COP) and cash on delivery (COD) services.
Do you want an LBC branch to act as your “store”? The COP allows social sellers to take advantage of LBC’s 1,400 easy-to-find branches: they can drop off their items there for pickup with payment to be made to LBC staff as well, all to be organized before you even get in. you were going to the branch. No long waits, no empty-handed returns. Just use LBC online.
Need to have your items delivered and collect payment? Use LBC online. The COD service allows LBC to deliver items to buyers and receive payment for them door-to-door. These services eliminate the hassle of appointments and drop-offs. The items are moved and delivered immediately and payments are made without the social seller having any inconvenience.
Beyond the usefulness of the LBC Online service, LBC is also building a new world of connections between the new generation of social sellers. Welcome to your new favorite destination for social sellers: SoShop!
LBC connects like-minded and determined people with SoShop! Community, an online exchange for the best advice, answers, promotions and even exclusive opportunities to buy and sell from each other. This is only the beginning because there is also SoShop! Bazaar, an online bazaar that will feature live sales, celebrity buyers and sellers, raffles, games, live entertainment, and skill sessions! The first SoShop! Bazaar is coming very soon, November 28-29, 2020, so register now and be a part of this exclusive marketplace.
LBC Online is the only business solutions partner that a booming social seller and online store needs.
LBC has come a very long way since its inception in 1945 as a brokerage and freight agent, but today LBC has an ever-expanding network of over 3,000 branches, hubs and warehouses in over 30 country. If there’s one logistics partner who can completely change the way you do business online, it’s LBC. In a country where people say “ipa-LBC mo yan” to mean something is sent by mail, LBC Online is the main driver of Filipino e-commerce. By: Ruel S. De Vera
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