ENDS to resume service during curfew hours and on no-movement days in Jamaica

According to a press release issued by Jamaica's Ministry of National Security, ENDS - E-commerce National Delivery System will resume its services until 12 midnight during curfew hours and on no-movement days. 

Jamaica: According to a press release issued by Jamaica’s Ministry of National Security, ENDS – E-commerce National Delivery System will resume its services until 12 midnight during curfew hours and on no-movement days. 

The Ministry’s press release statement cite, “The most recent upgrades to the online ENDS registration platform – www.ends.gov.jm- have improved vendors’ registration and the tracking processes.”

In partnership with the – Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica – (PSOJ), the government continues to upgrade the platform for a better user experience, the release further stated. 

The release further informs that till August 19 2021, a total of 84 businesses have been re-registered on the platform of ENDS, which includes – supermarkets, restaurants, vendors, pharmacies, courier services and healthcare facilities. 

Vendors wishing to re-apply are being urged to submit their applications online as soon as possible. The citizens are also being encouraged to visit – www.ends.gov.jm to view the list of approved businesses so far. 

While as per the reports, it is estimated that more than 3,000 Jamaicans have returned to productivity during the curfew hours via ENDS. The web-based ENDS system allows approved service industries and delivery stakeholders registered on the platform to operate till midnight during the curfew hours imposed by the government amid the rise in the COVID-19 cases. 

This platform also helps the application process and is a gateway to a list of approved online delivery service providers.  

About ENDS – 

The platform was launched on March 6, 2021. It was implemented as a part of the government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) efforts to provide the quick-service industry to continue operating during COVID-19 curfew hours.

The system is utilised by food-service companies, such as restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies and delivery providers. 

To register for ENDS, applicants are required to visit – www.ends.gov.jm/signup. Registration is free of charge, and the processing of applications is completed within 3 business days.