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ShipBob Chicago Creates New App to Collect, Ship and Deliver Packages

ShipBob is a Chicago based company offering a complete guaranteed service for posting packages, even picking them up from users’ homes, they have made this even easier with a new Android app.

San Francisco, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 10/10/2014 -- Sending a package can be a real inconvenience, and with so many providers to choose from it can be hard for individuals to choose the right company. Not only this, but users are also responsible for packaging their items up safely, and ensuring their delivery. With many home businesses starting out this way, shipping to clients over sites like eBay and Etsy, getting this right is more important than ever. ShipBob in Chicago is a service that will take care of every element of sending a package, and has now made their service available through an Android app for ultimate convenience.

ShipBob Chicago’s Android app allows people to get the very best out of the service, using a mobile’s GPS signal to track where collection should take place, an agent can be with customers within 30 minutes to collect the item and the details of where to get it to. From there, users hand it over to ShipBob’s Ship Captains, who expertly package the item, get the best postage rates across UPS, USPS, Fedex and more.

The ShipBob service means consumers or businesses no longer have to trouble themselves with Fedex UPS or any other carrier, with ShipBob ensuring the package is delivered using the best carrier available but with added convenience and better communication.

The service comes with just a $5 pickup and packaging fee, and is guaranteed by ShipBob to reach the destination safely, with their Captains managing tracking and reporting updates to customers through the app for maximum convenience.

A spokesperson for ShipBob explained, “ShipBob has been offering this same great service through our online web form, but we are pleased to now be able to offer even more convenience by saving key information such as collection points and client information in the app, which makes using the service faster than ever- simply enter the address for delivery and we’ll be right over. Download the app now to see for yourself.”

About ShipBob
ShipBob take care of every element of sending a parcel, from packaging to shipping to tracking. Users can use the online form or Android application to schedule a pick up by a ShipBob Ship Captain, who will collect within 30 minutes, package the item, run a price comparison to get the cheapest shipping from major providers, manage tracking and notify users when the package is delivered. For more information please visit:

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