Post Date : August 4, 2022
Dunzo’s B2B logistics arm, Dunzo for Business (D4B), one of India’s leading hyper local logistics providers, has partnered with Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to provide last-mile delivery services to numerous local enterprises on the ONDC network. D4B is one of the first and key logistics partners on the network.
“We believe ONDC has the ability to revolutionise e-commerce for the country, and we are very excited to power last mile delivery in that journey for local businesses. Enabling access to hassle-free delivery for local merchants will open up opportunities to service a larger customer base unlocking the growth potential of these businesses. Starting our journey with key metros, we will scale our services to more cities and become the backbone for intra-city deliveries in the Indian e-commerce ecosystem”Dalvir Suri, Co-founder, Dunzo, and Head of Dunzo for Business (D4B)
D4B has a strong fleet of over 75k delivery partners, connecting over 20k merchants to customers, and running millions of orders every month. D4B’s notable merchants include Fynd, Wellness Forever, DotPe, EatClub, etc.. The partnership with ONDC will add strength to local businesses to accelerate their growth and order volumes through the network.
We are very happy to have a strong logistics provider like Dunzo for Business on the ONDC network. This partnership will accelerate our efforts to make last-mile logistics accessible to a wider audience of buyers and sellers across India.”T Koshy, CEO, ONDC
Major ONDC objectives are as follows:
- 1. Democratisation and decentralisation of e-commerce
- 2. Inclusivity and access for sellers, especially small and medium enterprises as well as local businesses
- 3. Increased choices and independency for consumers
ONDC encourages MSMEs and local businesses to integrate with the world of e-commerce, providing them greater visibility to the formal sector and the ability to avail benefits schemes as well as credit programmes more easily. Integrating logistics players like Dunzo for Business will be crucial for the delivery of orders placed on the network.