~Adds seventh state to the list of 100 percent serviceable pin codes after Delhi, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Goa and Andhra Pradesh~
~Opens 1050th Delivery Centre in Hassan~
Widening the consumer market for e-commerce companies, Ecom Express Private Limited, a leading ecommerce logistics solutions provider, today announced completion of its ‘last mile delivery’ network expansion across the nook and corner of the state of Karnataka. The full-state coverage of the state rounds up with the opening of Ecom Express’ 1050th Delivery Centre (DC) in Bangalore.
By adding Karnataka to its full-state coverage programme, the company now boasts of seven states with 100-percent serviceable pin codes including Delhi, Haryana, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. With the expansion of the full-state coverage programme, Ecom Express’ remains one of the leading logistics solutions provider for e-commerce industry with extensive reach and coverage.
To mark the full-state coverage completion and inauguration of 1050th Distribution Centre, an event was organized in the city today. Shri. H.D. Revanna, a veteran politician and Hon’ble member of the Legislative Assembly in the state of Karnataka, was the Chief Guest at the ceremony where other officials and guests were also present.
In conjunction with the expanded coverage, online shopping brands will now have access to additional 1924 pin codes in Karnataka by utilizing Ecom Express’ vast network of Distribution Centres in the state.
Commenting on the announcement, T.A. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Ecom Express Private Limited said, “It is a proud moment for us as we complete full-state coverage of Karnataka. Mobile and internet penetration has ensured demand from most regions and this current underlying need of consumers and e-commerce companies has provided us the opportunity to accelerate our growth phase and in further building the ecosystem.
Karnataka is a fast developing state with immense potential and with our wider reach and well-entrenched network, we will meet the much-felt demand from consumers and e-commerce players. We also look forward to our endeavor to transform the way India buys and sells as we get closer towards our strategic goal of extending full state coverage to over 23 states and 80 percent pin codes of the country within the next 2 Years.”
The company currently reaches around 10,000 pin-codes through 1000 plus delivery centers across India and offers a variety of capabilities such as Prepaid Services, Cash on Delivery Services, Cash before Delivery Services, Dropship Services, Oneship Services, Reverse Logistics Services and Other Value Added Services.
Ecom Express had raised $133 million from Warburg Pincus in June 2015 which is the largest round of funding raised to date in the Indian logistics sector.