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Shadowfax partners with SpiceXpress for efficient COVID-19 vaccine transportation

Author Name: Basundhara Choudhury
Post Date: 2020-12-21
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Shadowfax, the leading integrated 3PL services provider announced a strategic partnership with SpiceXpress, the largest cargo Airline in India to provide a seamless solution in transporting the temperature sensitive COVID-19 vaccine.

Shadowfax plans to deploy a fleet of over 250 refrigerated vehicles, which will provide a speedy and reliable transportation solution for vaccine delivery through a sustainable cold chain network.

For the COVID-19 vaccine movement, Shadowfax will provide logistics support to cover first mile pickups and last mile deliveries through a verified network of delivery partners operating across 500+ cities covering 7000+ pin codes in India. 

Commenting on this partnership, Rahul Kumar, Founding team member and Head of Network Partnerships, Shadowfax, said, “We are proud to partner with SpiceXpress for transporting the COVID vaccine and helping it reach people. Agility, speed, and precise handling will be essential considering the sensitive nature of the vaccine. We are geared up with our technology, people, and delivery expertise to ensure timely and safe deliveries across our extensive network. It has been a tough year and playing a role in bringing relief makes us immensely elated and energized. It is vital to have the right partnership when undertaking a task this critical.”

“In SpiceXpress, we have found the synergies that will allow us to deliver the vaccine safely and seamlessly. We will handle ground services such as transportation to/from manufacturers, warehouses, airports and consumption points, packing, storage, and warehousing, at prescribed temperature across 500 + cities. We will deploy a fleet of refrigerated vehicles to ensure requisite temperatures are maintained throughout the delivery cycle.” 

~Rahul Kumar, Founding Team member and Head of Network Partnerships, Shadowfax

Shadowfax, India’s largest crowdsourced logistics platform, was established in 2015 with the aim of building the fastest and most reliable logistics network through technology to deliver anything, anywhere. Their tech-driven platform caters to the logistics needs of brands across verticals by providing a comprehensive, speedy and reliable solution right from first mile movement to last-mile doorstep delivery.

They have also built specialised cold chain readiness for first-mile and last-mile logistics, capable of moving over 3000 tonnes of cargo per month pan India; currently serving across 500+ cities, covering 7000+ pin codes.

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