Wish.com is improving its SA delivery service

Wish.com is improving its SA delivery service

Online shopping is all fun and games until you have to wait two to four weeks for your packages to arrive...

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When it comes to fashion, household items, and even groceries, you don't have to enter a physical store anymore.

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These days, almost every single item you can think of is online and it's quite possibly the best thing to happen since sliced bread.

There is one catch though - shipping.

Sometimes shipping can either be too expensive, it can be unavailable in your area or it could just be the longest process ever.

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So when it comes to timing, running into your local store might be more beneficial and quicker in general compared to the long waits that can accompany an online purchase.

One site where a long wait can ALWAYS be expected is Wish.com.

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The global online retailer is based in San Francisco, USA, and although their site is most popular for its almost unbelievably cheap products and bargains, its delivery time is nothing to get excited about. We're talking months of waiting for your purchases to arrive.

But there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel and this could be the good news you have been waiting for.

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Wish is teaming up with the South African Post Office in the hopes of delivering items 50% faster than their current average and also more efficiently. The partnership will ultimately help lessen the time between orders placed and delivery.

In a statement by their parent company, ContextLogic, it was also mentioned that other benefits will include parcel tracking visibility and delivery confirmation, SMS notifications for deliveries ready for collection, and multiple items being shipped at once instead of being shipped separately. 

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The head of logistics at the Post Office, Sekano Kgalanyane, also said that they are confident the service that is promised will be provided thanks to more than 1,000 vehicles and outlets that will ensure parcels all across SA rapidly reach their end destination.

With so many different gadgets, fashionable items, and more available on Wish, this new development is music to online shopper's ears!

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