PCCW Solutions and LTF Asia Limited jointly launch HOP! digital logistics platform
PCCW (SEHK: 0008) – HONG KONG, November 10, 2015 – PCCW Solutions, the IT services flagship of PCCW Limited, and LTF Asia Limited, an Asia-based logistics solutions provider, today announced to jointly launch the digital logistics platform – HOP! (House of Parcels), empowering retailers and e-commerce players to grow their businesses and extend their market reach with end-to-end digital solutions.
HOP! is an integrated digital logistics platform which combines delivery and promotion functions. HOP!’s network of 24×7 automated parcel locker machines is an innovative, cost-effective and secure service, enabling retailers and online shoppers to send, receive and return parcels anytime. To date, nine companies including Beecrazy, StrawberryNet, Baby Kingdom e-shop and Shopline are already or will be providing the HOP! delivery option.
Mr. Sinko Choy, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of PCCW Solutions, said, “PCCW Solutions has been facilitating enterprises of various industries to transform their businesses into digital ones. We are excited to offer the HOP! digital logistics platform, which not only helps transform the traditional model of the logistics industry but also enables e-commerce companies to run their O2O (Online-to-Offline) business with peace of mind.”
The HOP! lockers located in high-traffic locations can also serve as an effective promotional channel for merchants. They are equipped to show videos ads on the LED screens installed on the lockers, and able to display print ads on the surface of the lockers.
Mr. Wilson Fong, Chief Executive Officer, LTF Asia Limited, said, “With the continued growth of online shopping, e-commerce companies are looking for channels to further drive business growth. We are very pleased to support PCCW Solutions to provide HOP! digital logistics platform, a one-stop solution for e-commerce players to reduce logistics costs, enhance customer experience and drive additional sales.”
Currently, the HOP! lockers are available at 23 convenient locations in residential areas across Hong Kong. The number is expected to gradually increase in both residential and commercial areas including properties managed by Link REIT and Savills Guardian.
About PCCW Solutions
PCCW Solutions is the IT and business process outsourcing flagship of PCCW Limited, which also holds interests in telecommunications, media, property development and investment, and other businesses.
Responsible for a growing number of large-scale IT projects in the public and private sectors, PCCW Solutions holds a wealth of experience and expertise and is viewed as a major industry player in Greater China. To learn more about PCCW Solutions, please visit www.pccwsolutions.com.
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.
The Company holds a majority interest in the HKT Trust and HKT Limited, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. HKT meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
PCCW also owns a fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong, PCCW Media. PCCW Media operates the largest local pay-TV operation, now TV, and is engaged in the provision of over-the-top (OTT) video service under the Viu brand in Hong Kong and other places in the region.
Also wholly-owned by the Group, PCCW Solutions is a leading information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing provider in Hong Kong and mainland China.
In addition, PCCW holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and overseas investments including the wholly-owned UK Broadband Limited. To learn more about PCCW, please visit www.pccw.com.
About LTF Asia Limited
LTF Asia Limited was incorporated to provide general courier service primarily in Hong Kong, Macau and southern China.
Currently, LTF Asia is a diversified group of companies providing integrated logistics services and technologies across the Asia-Pacific market.
Through its subsidiaries, LTF Asia has ventured into:
- R&D and production of Automated Machines (Parcel Locker Machines, Logistics Teller Machines),
- e-commerce logistics, warehousing and fulfillment services,
- development of cross-border logistics platform,
- digital payment solutions
- O2O retail and advertising services.
To learn more about LTF Asia, please visit www.LTFAsia.com
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