TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The state's post office PT Pos Indonesia (Persero) has established a partnership with online pawnshop service provider, pinjam.co.id. The system offers products appraisal, procurement and fund disbursement services in its Jakarta branches.
PT Pos director of retail and human resources Ira Puspadewi said the partnership allows post offices to act as an ofline point of the online pawn service center operated by Pinjam.
"No matter how strong as online company is, it still needs a offline networks, which is where our strength lies," Ira said in Jakarta, Tuesday, October 25.
The system has been operating since April in 20 post offices in Jakarta.
For now, the the online pawn service is only available in Jakarta in compliance with the permit issued by the Financial Services Authority. Later, it will be made available in other districts and cities in East Java, South Sulawesi, and Bali.
Since its establishment in December 2015, pinjam.co.id has opened three main branches and 29 retail partners across Jakarta.