Chennai, Oct 17: Customers of Chennai need not worry about packing their parcels and then giving it for delivery in the post offices. Department of Posts has launched packaging services at T Nagar head post office on Thursday, Oct 16.
On the new services provided in the head post office, senior superintendent of post offices, Chennai City Central Division, R.Venkataraman, said T. Nagar was a commercial hub promising a huge potential for packaging services. Customers may bring their parcels and get them packed by postal staff and even have the address of delivery written on payment of nominal charges. The packaging materials would be provided by the post office and the charges range between Rs.20 to Rs.165 according to the items used.
A semi-automatic strapping machine worth Rs.25,000 has also been installed to quicken the process of packing the materials. The packaging service availed in the post office is tamper proof as it carries the Department of Posts" logo, he said.