“The buyers now want quick delivery, the right product, free delivery, easy returns, low shipping cost and proactive tracking. Our operations in Kolkata and the northeast will not only ensure that these demands are met rightfully but will also address multiple problems faced by the sellers and customers,” said Anshul Goenka,CEO and Co-Founder, Quickshift.
“Additionally, the pandemic has pushed the dependence on e-commerce, creating a favorable environment for logistics companies and we want to use this current conducive ecosystem to expand our footprints to serve the new demand across sectors and locations,” Goenka said.
Industry reports show that third party logistics has become the key demand driver for warehouses in Kolkata, accounting for a whopping 47% of transactions in FY 2021 compared to 26% in FY 2020.
Additionally, Siliguri also has emerged as a key warehousing hub recording warehousing leasing of 0.4 million sq ft, in FY 2021 indicating a 100% YoY growth over FY 2020.
“We have integrated B2B and B2C frameworks in our client dashboard which helps in monitoring inventory levels, sales trends and thus take an informed decision with respect to future purchases.E-commerce fulfillment process makes sure that as soon as an order flows into our system through one of partner channels, the item/order would be carefully and efficiently picked, packed, labelled and kept ready for dispatch,” Goenka said.