India Post, the largest delivery network of the world, has signed an MoU with Shiprocket to boost last-mile Ecommerce delivery services across the country.
India Post, India’s leading postal service provider, has announced partnership with Shiprocket, a leading logistics aggregator company, to enhance its last-mile delivery services for various E-commerce products. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between India Post, Shiprocket & Pickrr at Dak Bhawan in New Delhi., Director General, Postal Services Shri Alok Sharma, senior officers of the Department of Posts, and representatives of Shiprocket and Pickrr were present during the event.
M/s Bigfoot Retail Solutions (Shiprocket) is an emerging logistics aggregator company with three lakh sellers and 70 million consumers annually. This partnership between India Post and Shiprocket 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 country.
Speaking on occasion Director General, Postal Services Shri Alok Sharma said that 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.
Saahil Goel, Co-founder & CEO, Shiprocket said, 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.
To facilitate this partnership and to provide better services to customers, India Post has ensured IT integration with the IT systems of Shiprocket. This integration has been done through various API for Tariff, Booking, Label Generation, Pickup and Track & Trace.