GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19, 2011
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. , July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — One week after launching service in New York City and Chicago , Zipments released its iPhone application for couriers and customers in the Zipments marketplace. Now Zipments users can save money or make money getting items across town, right from their iPhone.
The Zipments mobile app is free and allows couriers to find new Zipments job postings, bid on them, track their existing jobs, receive routing information on any job in the marketplace and confirm delivery of completed jobs. The app also allows couriers to post questions directly to customers on jobs in their area. Customers can use the app's web interface to post new jobs, with upcoming versions allowing for jobs to be posted within the app.
Zipments is concentrating on growing the Chicago and New York City markets but the mobile app release allows users to post jobs in any community throughout the U.S.
“Zipments is community-based service so regardless where you live, you can bring the Zipments marketplace to your community,” says CEO, Garrick Pohl .
Do you want Zipments to help promote couriers and jobs in your city? They want to hear from you on the ways your city would benefit from Zipments. Send your ideas and feedback to and include ways you think your city would use Zipments to send things around town. The Zipments team will be giving away Zipments t-shirts to respondents with the best responses.
Zipments launched May 2011 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is an online marketplace for businesses and individuals to post same day delivery jobs. Local couriers registered on Zipments bid on these deliveries to make extra money in their spare time. Zipments couriers must be over 18, with a text enabled phone, reliable transportation and a verified PayPal account.
For more information, contact Laura Pecherski , Director of Sales & Marketing at (248) 721-0768 or .