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Filipinos in the United States who regularly send money remittances to families in the Visayas and Mindanao now have peace of mind that their padala can be conveniently received or picked-up when they send through LBC Express Inc, the largest global Filipino company that offers cargo & courier, money remittance and business solutions.

This is because LBC Express recently partnered with Palawan Pawnshop to further strengthen its reach in remittance services in the Visayas and Mindanao region.

The partnership, says Achilles Reyes, vice president for LBC Money, “is part of our commitment to the global Filipinos. We offer the fastest and more efficient way to send and receive remittances between OFW’s and their recipients, and ultimately contribute to the economic development of the Philippines.”

“Combining the resources of LBC Express and Palawan Pawnshop widen the network of these two companies in offering remittance services to both local and global Filipinos. This will add to LBC Express’ presence in the Visayas and Mindanao region because our Instant Pera Padala service will now be available to over 700 Palawan Pawnshop branches,” added Reyes.

With their strong presence in Visayas and Mindanao, they will be able to serve more customers not just in the U.S. and other countries abroad but to customers in Luzon and NCR who also avail of their remittance services to send money to relatives in the southern Philippines.

‘Anytime, anywhere’

“This partnership between LBC Express and Palawan Pawnshop will reach more Filipinos anytime and anywhere, locally and globally,” said Bobby Castro, president of Palawan Pawnshop.

‘Enhance quality of service’

Despite these two companies competing for the same market in remittance services, Reyes remarked, “Partnerships like these take money remittance services to the next level. We believe that connecting with partners and competitors will further enhance the quality of service that Filipinos enjoy.”

Filipinos all over the world can now easily take advantage of the wide coverage of LBC’s money remittance services and other offerings.

For more information, please call the customer hotline at 1-800-338-5424 or visit

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