Logistics companies like FedEx and India Post have been doing a lot of heavy lifting for retailers over the years, with India Post maintaining a powerful grip on the industry.Since e-commerce is gaining more and more momentum, startups in this industry are growing. This has created a field for private players to enter the market and compete for customers.
According to the 2018 World Bank Report, India’s LPI rank is 44 out of 160+ countries. Despite this, logistic startups in India have been able to significantly increase their LPI rank. This is mainly thanks to the relative ease in finding transportation services after a service search and better international shipping.
Supply chain and logistics startups are emerging in India. These startups are using technology to disrupt companies that have traditionally been the middlemen between manufacturers and consumers.
eKart is India’s leading logistics and supply chain service provider. We started operations in 2009 as Flipkart’s in-house supply chain arm and expanded to provide end-to-end supply chain and logistics solutions to other businesses as well. Our consistent excellence in consumer experience, with reliable delivery and managing variability at scale, has made us the preferred partner for various businesses. Our end-to-end fulfilment services can be utilised to keep your customers happy with on-time deliveries and hassle-free services.
Delhivery is the largest and fastest-growing fully-integrated player in India by revenue in Fiscal 2021. The company provides a full suite of logistics services such as express parcel transportation, PTL and TL freight, cross-border and supply chain services. Since its inception of team has successfully fulfilled over 1 billion orders across India. Delhivery have built a nation-wide network servicing over 17000 pin codes. 21 automated sort centres, 86 gateways, 80+ fulfilment centres, and a team of over 66000 people makes it possible for us to deliver 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are Delhivery.
Ecom Express Private Limited
Ecom Express Limited is a leading end-to-end technology enabled logistics solutions provider to the Indian e-commerce industry. Headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana, Ecom Express was incorporated in 2012 by T. A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana and Late. Sanjeev Saxena with their 100+ years of cumulative experience in the Indian logistics and distribution industry.
The company has established its presence in the industry due to a differentiated business model which is built on delivery service capability, scalability, customization and sustainability. Ecom Express uses cutting-edge technology and automated solutions to enable first-mile pickup, processing, network optimization and last mile delivery. The company’s products include Ecom Express Services (EXS), Ecom Fulfilment Services (EFS) and Ecom Digital Services (EDS)
RIVIGO is a technology company that is building the material movement pipeline of India and making logistics human, faster, safer and cost-effective. Founded in 2014, we have been transforming the sector with our global-first driver relay model and a strong interplay of technology, data, culture and operations excellence to consistently provide unparalleled delivery times and reliability to our clients. The model also helps ensure that each of our truck drivers, the pilot, now spends less time away from his family, thereby leading a life of meaning, dignity and respect.
Founded in 2015, ShiftKarado is the technology-driven packing and moving services provider headquartered in Gurugram. ShiftKarado offers a managed, end to end relocation service for household goods, furniture and office goods at affordable rates. The company is committed to provide convenience, reliability, high quality of service, transparency and an instant price to book your move.
Founded in 2017 by NIT & IIT alumni, Edgistify is one of India’s most credible warehousing & fulfillment networks that offers a tech-enabled one-stop platform providing dark store/ warehouse operations and fulfillment services with hyperlocal delivery PAN India. Edgistify aim to organize the unorganized sector of supply chain and logistics through digitization. Edgistify plug-and-play dark store/warehouse operation & fulfillment services enable our clients to scale their requirements as and when required. The platform enables the live tracking of inventory & managing of orders from multiple marketplaces. Edgistify services are flexible and scalable with simple pricing & optimized processes.
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.
Ninjacart is India’s largest fresh produce supply chain company that is solving one of the toughest problems in the world through technology.
Ninjacart connect producers of food directly with retailers, restaurants, and service providers using in-house applications that drive end to end operations. Currently, our Supply Chain is equipped to move 1400 tonnes of perishables from farms to businesses, every day, in less than 12 hours.
Xpressbees is a B2B, B2C, Cross-border and 3PL Logistics Supply Chain Startup which was founded in 2015 by Amitava Saha and Supam Maheshwari. Projects are done with unprecedented speed, accuracy and scalability. This company is known for its fast and convenient delivery services with same-day; next day deliveries, as well as cash on delivery, vendor pick up, and other options. It’s based in Pune, India
LetsTransport, the last-mile tech-logistics app that was founded by IIT Kharagpur alumni Pushkar Singh, Sudarshan Ravi and Ankit Parasher in 2015. With its headquarters in Bangalore, it provides a range of services including intra-state deliveries with a completely transparent pricing model. Lets Transport provides logistical support to customers through their fleet of trucks across 14 cities. They have 55,000+ drivers with the company.
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.
Logistics startups in India are becoming more and more necessary for the growth of the e-commerce sector. There’s currently a wide variety of companies in this niche, some going as far back as decades ago and others having two or three years of experience. You can select the best startup based on your business priorities, be it speedy delivery, safer handling of products and humane transportation.