India Post, India’s leading postal service provider, has partnered with logistics aggregator Shiprocket to enhance its last-mile delivery services for various E-commerce products.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India Post, Shiprocket, and 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.
Shiprocket is an Indian logistics aggregator firm that claims to have 300,000 sellers and 70 million consumers annually.
According to the release, The 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.
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."