Technology has no doubt revolutionized and contributed to the immense growth of Indonesian and global businesses in the last 15 years. The impact of technology on the courier industry has been profound with courier companies finding that the use of information technology can be an essential part of the delivery process; reducing costs. Furthermore, with the rise of online services, customers have become more insistent in wanting their goods faster and receiving updates at every step of the logistics journey. This has meant that couriers and local delivery services have needed to be more flexible and leaner to cater to such demands, balancing the need to provide cheap tariffs whilst also tapping into new delivery markets.
Indonesia’s e-commerce market offers huge potential with some 31.65 million e-commerce users to date and an additional 22.24 million users expected to be shopping online by 2022. However, that does not mean that you should limit your online shop and e-commerce business to Indonesia alone; there is a big wide world out there full of customers waiting for your products.
Right now is a better time than ever to have an online e-commerce business in Indonesia. The volume of e-commerce sales in the country is outstripping that of neighbouring countries with Indonesia’s e-commerce Gross Merchandise Value reaching $12.2 billion USD in 2018 compared with $3 billion in Thailand and $2 billion in Malaysia (Temasek 2018 e-Conomy SEA report).
Throughout November 2018, Jet express has been busy participating in a number of events across Jakarta and other parts of Indonesia to meet with existing and potential customers to show them what makes our technology driven courier delivery service different.
The Indonesian ecommerce market was valued at $8 billion USD in 2017 is estimated to be worth $55-65 billion USD in 2022. Today the country has around 30 million online shoppers which is only 15% of the total potential as well as 5% of total national retail sales which means that shopping online is big business. Indonesia’s young and tech savvy population are shopping online for everything from clothes to traditional snacks as more and more industries offer an online sales channel and seek to offer that feeling of instant sales gratification through fast delivery.
Black Friday has become a global phenomenon around the world as a way of snapping up cheap electronics and other goods before the festive shopping rush. Alongside Singles Day and Cyber Monday, Harbolnas has also become a major event in every online consumer’s calendar creating a huge buzz on social media channels. Black Friday & Harbolnas 2018 will be no exception as Indonesian consumers head to malls and look online for the best deals so make sure that your online shop or business is well prepared to take advantage of all the excitement with our top 7 tips for Black Friday and Harbolnas promotions.
JET express was established in 2015 and we have since grown rapidly to become an important player in Indonesia’s courier and delivery services industry. With currently over 700 franchise outlets located across the country, our impressive expansion has been a result of the combination of technology and passionate human resources. Read below the top 5 reasons to why choose JET express as we showcase our fresh approach to satisfying your courier needs across Indonesia.
If you are just starting your courier business in Indonesia, enticing customers to use your services is one of the biggest challenges you will face in this highly-competitive industry. Furthermore, with the rise of the e-commerce sector, courier companies have had to adapt to the changing needs of their end-consumers by overhauling traditional practices — especially around the need to embrace emerging technologies — and introduce customized services. However, besides e-commerce platforms, there are still plenty of opportunities for your courier business to explore. Use your entrepreneurial skills and read our top 5 tips to find your blue ocean!
JET express has just recently launched its same day delivery service (XPS) for selected cities across Indonesia. If you have that time-sensitive item that needs to be delivered, JET express will utilize its vast armada of cars and motorbikes to get your item to its destination, on the same day. Read more about the service!
Losing a package whilst in transit can be an annoyance, and critical to those business owners who rely on courier services. When choosing JET express, the company not only provides reliable shipping options, but also real-time tracking capabilities through its ‘Geolocation’ feature. As such, having reliable and real-time package tracking therefore assures that your consignment is always accounted for, providing you the peace of mind that your package can be checked during its journey, and that any issues can be solved quickly.