India Put up, the federal government operated postal service, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with logistics aggregator companies Shiprocket and Pickrr to assist MSMEs and improve last-mile e-commerce supply providers throughout the nation.
The partnership will present last-mile connectivity to the e-commerce market participant and can facilitate the penetration of e-commerce providers past massive cities and cities, Saahil Goel, cofounder & CEO of Shiprocket, stated.
The collaboration may also allow automated delivery and sooner supply for retailers, leading to cost-effectiveness and enterprise progress.
India Put up introduced the mixing of their IT techniques with Shiprocket. The combination has been achieved by way of numerous APIs together with tariff, reserving, label technology, pickup, and observe & hint.
“This partnership between India Put up and Shiprocket will present delivery and last-mile supply providers to Shiprocket’s three lakh robust vendor base which incorporates Startups and numerous small and medium companies. The MoU marks a major milestone for taking e-commerce to the final mile and is anticipated to learn hundreds of thousands of shoppers throughout nation,” a press release from India Put up, saying the MoU, stated.
The MoU was signed on Friday at New Delhi’s Dak Bhavan within the presence of director normal, Postal Providers, Alok Sharma and representatives from Shiprocket.
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ET reported in October final yr that the government-backed ecommerce platform Open Community for Digital Commerce (ONDC) had onboarded the logistics service supplier to develop to intercity deliveries after working pilots throughout the metropolis.
In December final yr, Shiprocket had signed a MoU with Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) to assist micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) exporters in India showcasing their merchandise on the Indian Enterprise Portal (IBP). Shiprocket had already built-in with Amazon, Shopify and plenty of extra, permitting IBP sellers and FIEO members to ship merchandise offered on numerous marketplaces simply by way of their B2C orders to greater than 220 international locations.