Express Parcel Post - Product Information
Fast and reliable delivery of parcels: Express Parcel Post is an ideal service for sending the parcels upto 35 kg within India. It’s fast and reliable!
Door-to-door service: provides convenience to the customers. Pick-up from customer’s premises and delivery to consignee for parcels upto 35 kg are provided free of cost.
Value for money: Express Parcel Post is all about value for money. It costs just INR 25 within the city for 2 kg parcels and INR 40 for towns within 500 km. The tariff is based on weight slab and distance. The first weight slab is 2 kg and the subsequent weight slab 1 kg. We have five distance slabs: Local, upto 500 km, 501- 1000 km, 1001 – 2000 km and above 2000 km
Money Back Guarantee: In case of loss or damage of the parcel, compensation is paid upto a maximum of INR 500.
Unique identification number: Each consignment is given a unique barcode number for identification starting with XP. It enables us to track the consignments easily at every stage from booking till delivery.
Business Parcels: Express Parcel Post is all about providing total distribution solutions to the customers This is a contractual service based on business agreement between the Department of Posts and the customer. As one of the leading players for delivery solutions in India, Express Parcel Post helps the businesses by providing on-time and value-for money services.
Retail Parcels: Express Parcel Post services are also available for the retail customers at Retail Parcel rates. The express parcels can be booked at any of the Speed Post booking centres across the country. When you want to send your parcels or gifts to your friends or relatives, Express Parcel Post Retail provides ideal solution. It’s fast! It’s reliable!
Vast network: Express Parcel Post consignments can be sent to all Express Post Centres in the country, thus providing a very vast network, spanning major towns.
Optional Services at additional cost:
VPP service (Cash On Delivery): Customers can avail VPP service along with Express Parcel Post on payment of VPP charges. Cash will be collected on delivery and will be paid back to the consignor.
Insurance facilities: Valuable consignments can be insured on payment of insurance charges.
Proof of Delivery: Customers can also get Proof of Delivery along with the signature of the consignee, on payment of INR 10 as POD charges.
Payment options for customers :
Cash: Customers can pay the amount by cash at the time of booking.
Stamps and franks: Customers can also use stamps or franks for payment.
Deposit account: Based on the monthly booking,customers can deposit the required amount under Express Account and the bill will be debited to the account. At the end of the month (or as soon as the deposit amount comes near zero) , the monthly invoice will be sent to the customer.
Credit: Credit facilities are provided under Book Now Pay Later Scheme, under specific terms and conditions for Business Parcels.
Rate structure for Business Parcel:
Maximum weight limit 35 kg
Distance between stations will be calculated as per the Railway Time Table
Local refers to the localities served by all Town Delivery offices within the city
Rate structure for Retail Parcel:
For Retail Parcels, the rate structure will be as follows:-
For business and for further information contact the Post office or Chief Post Master General of your Postal Circle. For national accounts get in touch with
General Manager - Business Development, Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & IT, New Delhi - 110 001
Tel : 011 2309 6057, 2309 6075
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