Top 10 Indian startups in Delivery Services
1. Ekart Logistics
Ekart, based in Bengaluru, is Flipkart’s premier logistics and supply chain arm, with Kalyan Krishnamurthy at the helm. They began as Flipkart’s in-house supply chain arm in 2009. Ekart is a technology-driven supply chain that promises on-time and hassle-free deliveries via API-based shipment creation, tracking, and resolution.
Delhivery, based in Gurgaon, is one of India’s leading digital commerce fulfillment platforms. With a pan-India network spanning 2500+ cities, the company offers a wide range of distinguished logistics services, including express parcel transportation, PTL, and FTL freight, reverse logistics, cross-border, B2B, and B2C warehousing, freight, order fulfillment services, and technology services. This company, which has a pan-India network, has over 15,000 customers and over a billion monthly consumers.
3. Ecom Express Private Limited
Ecom Express Private Limited, founded in 2012 by T.A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana, and the late Sanjeev Saxena, is an end-to-end technology-enabled logistics startup that serves the Indian e-commerce industry. Ecom Express processes first-mile pickup, processing, network optimization, and last-mile delivery using cutting-edge technology and automation solutions. Ecom Express is available in 29 states and has a network that covers 2400 towns and 25,000+ PIN codes in India.
Rivigo, founded in 2014 by Deepak Garg and Gazal Kalra, provides logistics suites such as relay-led trucking and a freight marketplace. With their “global-first driver relay model,” this startup is revolutionizing logistics architecture. They not only maintain consistency in delivery times and customer reliability, but they have also made logistics more human, faster, safer, and cost-effective, catering to a variety of industries including e-commerce, automotive, FMCG, and others.
ShiftKarado is a technology-driven packing and moving services provider based in Gurugram that was founded in 2015. It is a dependable and professional packer and mover service that provides its customers with office, home, and vehicle relocation services. Its services include domestic relocation, household goods, and furniture shifting, office shifting services, storage services, and value-added services such as packing and unpacking. Furthermore, it provides a “risk cover” for goods being moved.
It is a warehousing and fulfillment network that assists D2C brands, SMEs, and e-commerce sellers in providing next-day delivery to Amazon and Flipkart. They claim to be India’s first developed tech platform for full-service warehousing and fulfillment. This start-up, founded by Antim Suman, Kamal Kishore Kumawat, and Umang Shukla, aspires to be the leading Logistics Supply Chain Support Services Partner, enabling optimization and operational excellence through technology and data.
Founded in 2015, is a privately held logistics and supply chain company based in Bengaluru, Karnataka. In the same year, they raised $8.5 million in Series A funding and were fulfilling 15,000 orders per day. The following year, they doubled their delivery speed, reaching 30k orders per day, and raised $10 million in Series B funding. It makes transportation and logistics easier and less stressful.
Ninjacart is India’s largest fresh produce supply chain platform, connecting food producers directly with retailers, restaurants, and service providers through in-house applications that enable end-to-end operations. It was founded in 2015 by Ashutosh Vikram, Sharath Loganathan, Kartheeswaran KK, Vasu Devan, and Thirukumaran Nagarajan.
Amitava Saha and Supam Maheshwari founded Xpressbees, a logistics supply chain startup, in 2015. Their logistics services include B2B Xpress, B2C Xpress, Cross-border, and 3PL, all of which provide an advantage in terms of speed, accuracy, and scalability.
This company’s USP is that it provides same-day and next-day delivery, cash on delivery, vendor pick-up, try-and-buy, returns, and reverse pick-up services. It is headquartered in Pune, India.
Pushkar Singh, Sudarshan Ravi, and Ankit Parasher, all IIT-Kharagpur alumni, founded Let’sTransport in 2015. It is a Bangalore-based provider of last-mile technology logistics solutions for intra-state deliveries. Lets Transport uses light commercial vehicles for urban logistics and employs over 55,000 truckers across 14 cities.