India Post partners with Shiprocket to benefit startups and SMEs

India Post, has partnered with Shiprocket, to enhance its last-mile delivery services for various E-commerce products. 

On Friday, India Post, Shiprocket & Pickrr signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Dak Bhawan in New Delhi., in the presence of Director General, Postal Services Alok Sharma, senior officers of the Department of Posts, and representatives of Shiprocket and Pickrr.  

The newly forged partnership will provide shipping and last-mile delivery services to Shiprocket’s three lakh strong seller base which includes startups and a large number of small and medium businesses. The MoU marks a significant milestone for taking e-commerce to the last mile and is expected to benefit millions of customers all over the country.

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Today is a momentous occasion and this partnership will fulfil the aspirations of rural youth to be benefitted from the e-commerce revolution in the country.

Alok Sharma, Director General, Postal Services

The India Post network will provide last-mile connectivity to the e-commerce market player and will facilitate in the penetration of E-commerce services beyond large cities and towns. It would enable automated shipping and faster delivery for merchants, resulting in cost-effectiveness and business growth.

Saahil Goel, Co-founder & CEO, Shiprocket

India Post has ensured IT integration with the IT systems of Shiprocket to facilitate this partnership and to provide better services to customers. This integration has been done through various API for Tariff, Booking, Label Generation, Pickup and Track & Trace.

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