A logistical unicorn named Ecom Express said on Tuesday, August 16, that it has established a fulfillment centre in Bengaluru’s Hoskote, one of the biggest such facilities in India, for handling and shipping e-groceries.
Ecom Express is one of the most renowned logistic companies in their industry and is making significant strides. Ecom Express has its headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana, and was founded by T. A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana, and Late in 2012. Sanjeev Saxena, who has more than 100 years of combined expertise in the logistics and distribution sector in India. Ecom Express works in more than 2650 towns over 27,000 PIN-codes in India and is present in all 29 of the state. Being able to reach every doorstep in every city, town, and hamlet inside a state makes the firm the first private logistics company in India to foresee a full-state coverage plan. Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal are among the 25 states that offer this full-state coverage. The organization has the capacity to deliver to over 1.2 billion individuals through its deep reach approach, or more than 95% of India’s population.
Ecom Express is one of the most popular companies in the logistics industry and they would grow further with this expansion
One of the largest facilities in India for handling and delivering e-groceries has been established in Bengaluru’s Hoskote, according to Ecom Express, a logistics unicorn. According to Ecom, the fulfillment centre, which is a warehouse where orders are collected, stored, packed, and dispatched to clients, is spread out over 2 lakh square feet. Through its 100 outlets, Ecom will provide a wide range of food items to customers in and around Bengaluru city. Up to 10 million product units from a variety of categories, such as everyday home goods, essentials, tea, snacks, and drinks, confections, and personal care, can be stored there. According to the company, the new centre would generate close to 1,000 direct and indirect employment. Data entry operators, pick, pack, and ship associates, inventory managers, loaders, unloaders, quality control (QC), security, housekeeping, and management personnel are among the positions involved. In order to meet the expanding and sophisticated demands of clients, the firm has established a network of fulfillment centers. K. Satyanarayana, co-founder and director, Ecom Express said that, “Today’s consumers are served with varied options thus placing a heavy demand on e-grocery players to provide speedy fulfillment of their orders at value. This is a challenging proposition as it requires an ability to manage complexities to match the demand at scale and size.” It has been estimated that by FY2027, the online grocery industry in India is projected to develop at a CAGR of over 33.00% and reach $26.63 billion.
Bangalore is the new home for start-yups and reaching out to them would be key for Ecom Express
This is a great investment that Ecom Express has made since Bangalore is a hub for start-ups and needs a great logistics service to deliver their products and services throughout the country and across the world as well. It just remains to be seen whether this investment turns out to be fruitful for the company as the founders have predicted.