05 Jan Plus8 Global Ventures Launches Social Media Campaign Recruiting over 300 ParcelPal Couriers
Plus8 Global Ventures Launches Social Media Campaign Recruiting over 300 ParcelPal Couriers
Vancouver, British Columbia – January 5, 2016 – ParcelPal has launched its social media campaign over Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, targeting Vancouver cyclists, drivers, and walkers seeking part-time or full-time employment picking up and delivering parcels to individuals and businesses. The overall results have been exceptional, over 300 local applicants have signed up via the website www.parcelpal.com.
President and CEO of Plus8 Global Ventures Ltd. Jason Moreau states, “ParcelPal offers customers a quick and affordable method of moving packages throughout the Lower Mainland while providing individuals with employment with competitive compensation. This is a win-win for both the courier and local businesses. The initial results of our social media campaign have been extremely positive. At our current growth rate we are expecting to retain over 400 applicants by the end of the month. Our roll out plan for Vancouver is on budget and schedule.”
The current list of applicants hoping to engage in the beta program range from seniors, college students, people in-between jobs and professional couriers all looking to get in on the competitive compensation rates ParcelPal offers. The initial stages of the December beta program were overall successful and the company is looking forward to implementing further robust features into the application.
The team has conducted several delivery routes which were all successful. CEO Jason Moreau was very pleased with the initial beta testing results stating that “the product is nearly ready to go-live to the market, we just need small aesthetic and functionality changes to make the system more robust. We are looking forward to offering our services in the current quarter of 2016.”
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Contact: Jason Moreau, President, Plus8 Global Ventures, Ltd. – 604-401-8700 Web: www.parcelpal.com – www.plus8globalventures.com
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