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Top 10 Logistics startups in India

Post By : Abhilash Shrivastava
Post Date : August 2, 2021
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With the advent of internet penetration and the upsurge of online websites in India, logistics startups have grown their business manifold, courtesy to technological advancements. It has opened up new avenues to meet supply chain demands. Thus, such existing supply chain solutions fill the gap between the retailers through their distributed logistics industry services. Over the past decade, maritime exchanges in shipping and logistics have blurred the boundaries and cut down the waiting time extensively. 

So, here we have the top 10 logistics companies that look promising in 2021:

1. Ekart Logistics

Ekart, based out of Bengaluru, is India’s premier logistics and supply chain arm of Flipkart with Kalyan Krishnamurthy at the helm of its affairs. They began proceedings in 2009 as Flipkart’s in-house supply chain arm. Ekart is a tech-driven supply chain that promises timely and hassle-free deliveries through API-based integration for shipment creation, tracking and resolution. .

2. Delhivery

Delhivery, based out of Gurgaon, is one of India’s leading fulfilment platforms for digital commerce. It boasts of pan-India network spreading across 2500+ cities, the company provides gamut of distinguished logistics services such as express parcel transportation, PTL and FTL freight, reverse logistics, cross-border, B2B & B2C warehousing, freight, order fulfilment services and technology services. This company with a pan-India network has over 15000 customers and over a billion consumers every month.

3. Ecom Express Private Limited

Incorporated in 2012 and founded by T.A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana and Late Sanjeev Saxena, Ecom Express Private Limited is an end-to-end technology-enabled logistics startup that provides services to the Indian e-commerce industry..

Ecom Express uses its cutting-edge technology and automation solutions to process first-mile pickup, processing, network optimization and last-mile delivery. Ecom Express is available in 29 states of the country and has a network working in 2400 towns across 25,000+ PIN codes in India.

4. Rivigo

Rivigo, founded in 2014 Deepak Garg and Gazal Kalra, offers logistics suites which include relay-led trucking and freight marketplace, this startup is revolutionising the architecture of logistics with their “global-first driver relay model”. They not only remain consistent with delivery times and reliability to their customers but they have also made logistics human, faster, safer, and cost-effective, catering to multiple industries such as e-commerce, automotive, FMCG, and others.

5. ShiftKarado

Founded in 2015, ShiftKarado is the technology-driven packing and moving services provider headquartered in Gurugram. It is a reliable and professional packer and mover service that offers its customers office/ home/ vehicle shifting. Its services include, domestic relocation, Shifting of Household Goods & Furniture, Office Shifting Services, Storage Services, Value Added Services – Packing & Unpacking. Besides, it also provides the Risk Cover for goods being shifted.

6. Edgistify

It is a warehousing operation & fulfilment network that helps D2C brands, SMEs, E-commerce sellers provide Amazon and Flipkart with next-day delivery. They claim to be India’s first developing tech platform for end-to-end warehousing and fulfilment requirements. Founded by Antim Suman, Kamal Kishore Kumawat, and Umang Shukla, this start up envisions itself to be the leading Logistics Supply Chain Support Services Partner enabling optimisation and Operational Excellence supported by Technology and Data. 

7. Shadowfax

Founded in 2015, is a privately held Logistics & Supply Chain based out of Bengaluru, Karnataka. In the same year, they raised $8.5 M Series A Funding and were meeting 15 thousand orders per day. The next year they doubled up their speed of delivering orders, reaching 30k orders, and they raised $10 M Series B Funding. It is simplifying the business of transportation and logistics and turning it into a simple and stress-free experience.

8. Ninjacart

Founded in 2015 by Ashutosh Vikram, Sharath Loganathan, Kartheeswaran KK, Vasu Devan and Thirukumaran Nagarajan, Ninjacart is India’s largest Fresh Produce Supply Chain platform that connects producers of food directly with retailers, restaurants, and service providers using in-house applications that enables end to end operations.

This startup has built reliable, cost-effective, and high-speed logistics and infrastructure to ensure there will be no food wastage in the Supply Chain.

9. Xpressbees

Xpressbees is a Logistics Supply chain startup founded in 2015 by Amitava Saha and Supam Maheshwari. Their logistics services are spread across B2B Xpress, B2C Xpress, Cross-border and 3PL that come with an edge of speed, accuracy and scalability.

The USP of this company is that it offers same-day delivery and next day delivery, cash on delivery, vendor pick up, try and buy, and returns and reverse pick up services. It is based in Pune, India.

10. LetsTransport

Incorporated in 2015, LetsTransport was founded by IIT-Kharagpur alumni Pushkar Singh, Sudarshan Ravi, and Ankit Parasher. It’s a last-mile tech-logistics solution provider for intra-state deliveries with its headquarter in Bangalore. Lets Transport employs light commercial vehicles for urban logistics and has 55,000+ truckers with them across 14 cities.

They offer screened drivers, audited and GPS-enabled vehicles, point-to-point billing, status updates, 24×7 service, and greater efficiency to their associated clients. 

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