Despite the growth of e-commerce across the National Capital Region (NCR), Philippines still lacks channels dedicated for local producers to reach out to customers living outside their local areas.
Thanks to Barapido, micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises can now widen their customer base and reach bigger markets to grow and expand. To us consumers, that also means we can now conveniently check and buy their products online!
What is Barapido?
Officially launched today, BARAPIDO INC. (Barapido), an online platform that offers a wide array of exciting, excellent and high-quality Philippine-made products and has been designed to make e-commerce accessible to everyone in the archipelago at the shortest possible time.
Founded by Negros Holdings Management Corp., a company with a proven track record in shipping & logistics, Barapido is an end-to-end online retail fulfilment service for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that enable them to harness the power of e-commerce for business growth.
|Gold in Grass and Oryspa can now be bought on Barapido|
What products can you buy in Barapido?
The products you can buy from Barapido online are not normally found in supermarket chains or malls. Categories of these products include food products like snacks, beverage & spirits, pantry items, healthy products. Non-food products include personal care items, spa products, home and kids products.
Some products you can buy from Barapido:
- Here is a complete list of Barapido Merchants:
☑ Aishe Footwear
☑ Al-joy Shoes and Bags
☑ Aling Nenes Buko Pie and Puto Binan Delicacies
☑ Amazing Foods Corporation
☑ Brics Premium
☑ Coco Plus Aquarian Development Corp.
☑ Delfinado Food Products
☑ Escaba Food Products, Inc.
☑ Gemsee’s Cake Shop
☑ Gen Sweets Tart
☑ Gold in Grass
☑ Itlog ni Kuya
☑ Jhaz Slipwears
☑ John’s Gourmet
☑ Joyhanna Creation
☑ Junk Not Handicraft
☑ Kitchen Angels
☑ Lumban Marketing Cooperative
☑ Magra Nutrifoods
☑ MDA Meatshop
☑ Miss Chelie Beee
☑ Nature’s Dew Enterprises
☑ Patricia’s Food Products
☑ Ricah’s Big Bites Food Products
☑ Rolyolikha Handicrafts
☑ Romalyn’s Ube Halaya
☑ Samo’t Sari Handicrafts
☑ SLPA Lala Ladies
☑ Sol’s Italian Food
☑ Sophie’s Gourmet
☑ Vegetari Vegetarian Product
☑ Zenaida Corcuera Food Products
How to order online?
Barapido’s order system is made easy for you. With just a few clicks, you can quickly receive your product depending on your prefered delivery date.
HOW TO ORDER?
STEP 1: Go to www.barapido.com
STEP 2: Choose your local gem
Click add to cart
STEP 3: Choose your payment option
CASH ON DELIVERY
STEP 4: Expect your product delivered the next day
Barapido created a comprehensive delivery solution for your needs. Customer may opt to avail the below delivery options:
Same Day Delivery – cut-off at 12noon; delivery within the day (2-6 pm, Metro Manila only)
Next Day Delivery – cut-off at 5pm; delivery next day (8am to 12noon)
For Barapido’s NCR launch, first few customers will receive introductory prices for delivery. Please note that prices may change from the initial offering:
INTRODUCTORY PRICES (NCR)
Next Day Delivery P65
Same Day Delivery P85
How to be a merchant?
There are many merchants who create amazing products but have yet to figure out how to harness the power of digital marketing. Barapido solves their major issues by providing end-to-end solutions. From online order management to warehousing, last mile delivery and collection, Barapido enables the digital transformation of SMEs.
If you are a micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprise, you can widen your customer base and reach bigger markets through BARAPIDO. You may contact this online platform here.
|Photo Opp with Ms. Precious Leano of ArtRelief Mobile Kitchen at Barapido Media Launch|
Why you should buy from Barapido?
Barapido founders have a long history of doing good while doing well. It participates in feeding programs for the marginalized sector and supports initiatives in education, entrepreneurship & environment.
Barapido has partnered with Sabrina’s Soup Kitchen, feeding children at the Missionaries of the Poor and Art Relief Mobile Kitchen, a feeding response team of artists, chefs & volunteers during calamities and relief operations.
The CSR component of Barapido is an integral part of its business model. For every transaction made on its platform, it sets aside some amount to support its advocacies.
Barapido is supported by three (3) major services that are designed to propel expansion in e-commerce for small-sized and medium-sized local enterprises:
Effective marketing strategies for brands that match them with customers in the shortest possible time through Barapido dedicated marketing strategists.
Efficient e-commerce logistics support through service provider Logistikus Express. Faster deliveries are done next-day and same-day for National Capital Region (NCR). Provincial deliveries shall be available soon.
Extensive access to the Internet through satellite hotspots via service provider BC Net. Services are accessible at free hotspots in government offices and public spaces, as well as through commercial services in major cities and provincial areas.
Through a well-designed network infrastructure in logistics, Barapido is poised to be a major enabler in e-commerce growth in the country. This platform allows participation of small players (customers and merchants) in the world of e-commerce.
For the micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises, Barapido offers the easiest path into e-commerce, providing revenue growth for their brands with cost-effective measures.
My favorite products so far
During the media launch of Barapido in Bonifacio Global City yesterday, I was able to try several products. My favorites so far are the following:
- Spoonful Desserts’ Matcha Green Tea flavored flan/ caramel custard (Php160)
- Sinamak Spiced vinegar
- Gen’s Cocopie (Php 250)
With more and more people using the internet for everyday needs and purchases, it is great to see an online platform like Barapido let local businesses make use of it to benefit them and their consumers. Truly, Barapido is not just another online shop. When you make a transaction with Barapido, not only you can buy high-quality Filipino products, you can also have a minimal charge for the product’s next-day delivery. The best part of your purchase is, for every transaction you make with Barapido, it sets aside some amount to support its advocacies! So check out Barapido now. It offers introductory prices for delivery if you order today until the end of September!
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