Shyp lets users simply take a snap of their package to get it picked up and delivered straight from their home.
Shipping a parcel can sometimes be more trouble than it’s worth — finding the right packaging, having to actually put clothes on to travel to the nearest post office, and the inevitable gargantuan queue. While ideas such as the UK’s Doddle have enabled commuters to simply drop off their parcels at the train station, a new app called Shyp lets users simply take a snap of their package to get it picked up and delivered straight from their home.
The process of sending a package is boiled down to two simple steps. Users first take a picture of the items they want to send and upload it via the app along with the destination address. As soon as 20 minutes later, a trained member of the Shyp team will arrive at the sender’s doorstep to pick up the item. The company takes complete care of the typically time-consuming packaging process, including finding a box, weighing and adding the correct stamps. Users can track their package, and payments are taken automatically through the app.
The video below acts as a trailer for Shyp:
Shyp is currently available in San Francisco and New York City, with plans to launch in Miami in the near future. Prices start from USD 5 for packaging and pick services plus the costs of the postage which is offered at the lowest retail rate. For frequent shippers and businesses there’s an extra reward program that offers bulk discounts.
Are there other ways for regular consumers to outsource their daily tasks in this way?
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