By means of Nawara Fattahova
KUWAIT: A video has long past viral on social media appearing large plastic baggage with parcels on the market, with a caption studying “sale of other folks’s parcels”. After visiting a put up place of job, an worker clarified that the video is of parcels that belong to a personal postal corporate and now not the general public put up workplaces. There are unclaimed parcels at public put up workplaces too, however just a few at each and every put up place of job. There are 61 put up workplaces in quite a lot of spaces of the six governorates.
At public put up workplaces, a parcel remains for 2 months with out being amassed. “If the receiver doesn’t acquire their parcel inside of this era, the put up place of job will go back it to the sender,” Ahmad Al-Sahaf, an worker at Salmiya Put up place of job informed Kuwait Occasions. “In case that the carton is broken for some reason why and the deal with isn’t transparent or visual, the parcel can be taken to the Beit Al Mal of the Customs Division. After accumulating unclaimed parcels from other put up workplaces, they’re offered at an public sale. This public sale most effective takes position a couple of occasions a 12 months as virtually all parcels are despatched again,” he added.
Public put up workplaces supply PO containers for an annual rate. Other folks too can obtain their parcels on the put up place of job of their space. To make it simple for receivers, the put up place of job team of workers will ship them a message or name them to tell them that their parcel has arrived. Relying on the kind of postal carrier, some parcels will most effective arrive at one put up place of job regardless of the receiver’s deal with, such because the Hiteen or Siddiq put up workplaces.
In keeping with Sahaf, the video of the parcel sale is of a personal delivery corporate. “The parcels within the video have been stolen by means of staff from the corporate, however they have been arrested. Additionally, there are lots of parcels which receivers refuse to gather. Those parcels are offered in bulk,” he defined.
All these parcels and items are offered on social media platforms. “There also are many shipments on the airport now not amassed by means of businesspeople or corporations that ordered them for quite a lot of causes. Some items can be destroyed, corresponding to banned merchandise. Others can be offered in an public sale, because the of returning them is dearer than the worth of the products,” concluded Sahaf.