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Top 60 Startups in Logistics and Supply Chain Industry in India

Logistics management is a tiny part of the Supply Chain Industry, which encompasses the flow of goods, services, information, and money from raw resources to the end user. While Supply Chain is a broader word that refers to the sourcing of raw materials, the procurement of consumer requirements, the processing of raw materials into finished products, and timely delivery to consumers. The foundation of our sector is innovation. Here are 60 Indian startups that are expanding their horizons.

Grab a Grub Services Limited

Grab was India’s first startup to provide businesses a tech-enabled delivery service when it launched in 2013. Grab has amassed a large fleet of bike riders over the years who transport goods in a hyperlocal area as well as intracity deliveries via its four-wheeler network. Restaurants, online grocers, offline and online retail commerce, kirana stores, pharmacy, banks, and telecom – in other words, any business that wants to supply a product on a regular basis – can use their logistics platform.

At the touch of a button, customers can request a rider. Rider arrives 15 minutes early for pickup and delivers their food in a 4-kilometer radius. It’s perfect for a grocery store, a retail store, or a pharmacy. For deliveries within a 5 km radius, there are two 2-hour pickup periods available. Pickup from the seller’s location and delivery to the distribution centre are both expedited. Authentication and pickup of returned merchandise at the customer’s door, followed by delivery to the distribution facility. There’s more to hyperlocal than that. Clients looking for intracity deliveries can rely on their network of two-wheelers and four-wheelers.

Runnr

Clients can order meals online on-demand, and local merchants and restaurants can use Runnr’s hyperlocal delivery service to deliver to customers in their neighbourhood. Restaurant operators can use an online dashboard to track the status of each delivery using a map-based interface. The company claims to be open every day of the week, including weekends. Piloted use of electric scooters with built-in GPS and sensors for tracking speed, fuel use, and location. LookUp, a hyperlocal C2B messaging app, has partnered with us to provide delivery to local businesses that accept orders through LookUp. In August of 2016, the company raised $7 million in the second round of series B funding.

Crofarm

Crofarm, a startup established in Gurgaon, Haryana, is revolutionising the way businesses acquire their products. Their goal is to create a supply chain that benefits farmers while also providing businesses with the freshest products in the quickest time possible. Crofarm is developing a demand-driven, waste-free, and technology-enabled supply chain to provide fresh to India. Their mission is to deliver the highest quality agri-products while striking the optimum balance between demand and supply. Crofarm offers farmers better value for their produce, as well as timely electronic payments and market guidance. Businesses benefit from fresher, higher-quality produce, as well as fair and transparent pricing and ease.

Agrowave

Agrowave, situated in Gurgaon, Haryana, is working on a vision to create a sustainable supply chain for fruits and vegetables. The Agrowave procedure entails setting up technology-driven mobile collection stations at farm gates in villages, from where they collect farm produce. Farmers receive reminders regarding MPS timings and other information via the app. Then, customised sorting, grading, and packing aid in maintaining the high level of quality demanded by clients. Finally, using their tech-enabled logistics operations, trained specialists deliver the produce directly to their clients at no cost on time.

Stellapps Technologies Private Limited

Stellapps is the first startup in India to provide end-to-end dairy technology solutions. They are an IIT-Madras incubated company founded by a group of IITians and technologists with a strong industry background and rich experience, including alumni from IIT-Madras, IIT-Kharagpur, and IIM-Ahmedabad, with over 18 years of industry experience across Wipro, Nortel, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Vodafone, Telstra, Bharti-Airtel, Aircel, Avaya Omnivore Capital has invested in Stellapps.

Their cutting-edge automation technologies and new apps make use of the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, and Data Analytics to improve Agri-Dairy supply chain characteristics such milk production, milk procurement, cold chain, animal insurance, and farmer payments. Their SmartMooTM IoT router and in-premise IoT Controller collect data from sensors in Milking Systems, Animal Wearables, Milk Chilling Equipment, and Milk Procurement Peripherals, and send it to Stellapps’ SmartMooTM Big Data Cloud Service Delivery Platform (SDP).

TruckSuvidha

TruckSuvidha is a renowned transportation industry platform. It’s a platform that connects shippers, truck drivers, customers, and other relevant parties. Simplicity, speed, and efficiency are at the heart of your business, and they’re also at the heart of ours. They allow users to share information in order to expand services to clients by offering better prices and high-quality vehicles. Their service aims to make technology a standard necessity for brokers, carriers, logistics managers, and delivery managers. This service will improve the efficiency of vehicle and material movement. They will give registered users with information on the availability of loads and automobiles in the city.

TruckSuvidha has procedures in place to ensure that all consumers, service providers, and carriers are treated with respect. They assist all members of the community in achieving greater profitability in their own businesses, as well as doing the right thing with the highest ethical standards for the benefit of the transporter and customer community. TruckSuvidha is dedicated to themselves, their clients, and its staff by offering best-in-class transportation solutions to satisfy the transportation needs of transporters and customers, allowing them to achieve their business goals.

Fleetx.io

FleetX is a fleet and logistics operating system that provides real-time visibility of end-to-end operations. It uses artificial intelligence, IoT, and big data technology to assist fleet owners in lowering operational costs and increasing efficiency. Rohit Bansal, BeeNext, and India Quotient have all invested in the company.
Fleetx is an AI-Powered Freight Movement Platform that assists supply chain and logistics stakeholders in digitising their operations and making smart decisions based on real-time actionable analytics.

Wheelseye

In the shared journey of building a dependable, safer, and predictable transportation infrastructure, WheelsEye is collaborating with hundreds of thousands of enterprises across India. WheelsEye provides easy-to-use, feature-rich applications for solving day-to-day business problems. Their products aid in bringing focus, efficiency, and scale to corporate success. They assist in optimising fleet operations, boosting business growth, and improving customer safety and security. They offer a SaaS platform that helps hundreds of large companies make data-driven choices by giving actionable insights. GPS and Fast-Tag options are also available.

Stellar Value Chain Limited

Stellar Value Chain Solutions is a firm focused on producing value for its customers across the whole Value Chain, created by Anshuman Singh, the country’s pioneer of the modern-day supply chain ecosystem. India’s goal with Stellar is to climb into the top five of the Global Logistics Performance Index. Stellar is backed by a USD 125 million investment from Warburg Pincus, a major global private equity firm, which is one of the country’s largest investments at the genesis stage. Stellar has quickly risen to the top of India’s consumer contract logistics market.

Stellar has quickly built a position for itself in providing a differentiated value offering to customers in line with global best practises, with a pan-India presence of total logistics area of 10 million sq ft across 30 cities. The company also operates a fleet of over 2,000 trucks in Express, LTL (Parcel), and temperature-controlled transportation through its wholly owned subsidiaries Innovative Logistics, Patel Roadways, and Kelvin Cold Chain. Stellar’s rapid organic expansion, which already serves 1000+ customers, is reinforced by a number of acquisitions in the relevant field.

Lynk Logistics

Lynk Logistics, situated in Chennai, is assisting in the organisation of the unorganised trucking industry by maximising asset and driver utilisation. Lynk works similarly to a taxi aggregator, partnering with truck owners who connect their vehicles to the network. Individuals and small businesses that need to move their goods and furnishings can charter a mini-truck (usually 0-4 tonnes) for their logistics needs. Through more journeys, the driver or truck owner benefits from a higher capacity utilisation of the truck. The fare structure is clear and designed to encourage both parties to be as efficient as possible. The platform, in turn, takes a percentage of the fare as commission. Customers may use Lynk Money to make cashless payments on the app, which also includes features like ‘track your vehicle’ and ‘receive fare estimate.’

Ark Supply Chain Limited

As a descendant of Hathiboy & Sons, ARK began its adventure in 1990. They recognise the importance of logistics management in today’s corporate world. They excel at managing and delivering targeted goals with professionalism and ease at ARK. Get a one-stop shop in the logistics business, complete with cutting-edge technologies. They are extremely proud of their status as one of India’s most reputable and dynamic logistics companies. Their mission is to be a customer-centric logistics firm, and they want to achieve this by integrating technology on a constant basis, backed by almost three decades of experience.

In Hyderabad, Bangalore, Vijaywada, Bhiwandi, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Pune, and Vashi, they have a full-fledged 3PL setup with a total premise space of 500,000 sq. ft. They have recently expanded their services to include Delhi and Ambala. They now handle 4,500 tonnes of dispatches per month, worth INR 100 crore, and employ over 200 highly competent and qualified staff.

Founder: Mr. Chandrakant Mehta

Connect India E-Commerce Services Private Limited

Connect India is a movement that was created out of the need to level the playing field in logistics by reaching out to the unreached. Connect India’s objective is to build a pan-India last-mile delivery network covering 25000 pin codes by using existing economic assets such as brick-and-mortar retailers and the digital India platform through a strong mobile-first strategy. In the next three years, Connect India hopes to designate 50,000 last-mile delivery entrepreneurs as Connect India Centers (CICs), who will employ 200,000+ delivery associates from their communities.

Connect India intends to work with a variety of like-minded agencies and brands to create a truly inclusive India by supporting brown box commerce through a 360-degree approach that can only be completed by enabling same-day cash management for businesses. They would promote Rural Enterprise (Re) Commerce, which will disrupt the logistics sector by aggregating logistics and fostering more integrated logistic capacity in rural and urban India.

Vahak

Vahak is more than a product manufacturer. They’re a fast-growing, well-funded firm with the world’s largest online transportation marketplace community. They aspire to be more than simply a product, with over 5 lakh Indian transporters on their platform. They want to redefine the way B2B transportation happens in India!

Users may book loads and lorries from a live transportation marketplace with over 5 lakh+ GST and Aadhar verified carriers, develop their transportation business across India, and enhance revenues using the Vahak app. The backbone of the Indian economy is logistics, and they’re here to help improve it by giving consumers access to technology that allows them to book trucks and loads online.

Unbox Robotics

Unbox Robotics is developing software-defined robotics technologies to help logistics companies automate and improve their operations on-demand while maintaining a small footprint and budget. To re-define the way organisations sort and ship orders, they use unique Swarm Intelligence and machine learning algorithms inspired by nature.

Their first product is the world’s first patent-pending AI-powered parcel sorting robotic system, which instals at least 10 times faster, saves 70% to 80% of space, and increases productivity by more than 4X. Their robots are 2-3 times more productive than the norm in the industry. They have a strong team of alumni with international experience in robotics, manufacturing, and logistics from the National University of Singapore, the University of York, and the Indian School of Business, and they are backed by Entrepreneur First, SOSV, HAX, Arali Ventures, CIIE, Beenext, Redstart Labs (Info Edge), WEH Ventures, AngelList India, and an impressive set of angel investors.

Snowman Logistics Limited

Snowman is one of the country’s leading temperature-controlled logistics service providers, with the ability to serve customers across India. Their SnowPreserve solutions work at a variety of temperatures, from room temperature to chilled and frozen (i.e. +25oC to -20oC). In Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Surat, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and Vizag, the company offers blast freezing services in temperature-controlled warehouses.

The bulk of the Company’s temperature-controlled warehouses have ISO 14001 (TUV-SUD), ISO 22000 (TUV-SUD), and FSSAI certifications. EIA and MPEDA (Marine Products Export Development Authority) licences were stored in four temperature-controlled facilities. The SnowLine (long haul) promotes product transit between cities. Door-to-door service, tailored milk runs, and part-cargo consolidation are all part of their offering. They also offer SnowReach services, such as last-mile distribution, serving QSRs, retail stores, restaurants, and hotels, among others.

Coldman Logistics Private Limited

COLDMAN vows to establish a profitable firm by adhering to the greatest technological and ethical standards, resulting in a safe and healthy workplace that gives customers and employees with fulfilment and happiness. A logistics company that uses cutting-edge technology to deliver effective and efficient value-added services that go above and beyond customer expectations. The company is accredited with BRCGS (AA Certified) for Storage and Distribution and also has FSSAI, FDCA certifications for the warehouses.

Coldman Logistics is a leading player in the cold chain industry in India. With temperature controlled (TCW) Pallets capacity of 60,800 , 5 Lakh Sq Ft Ambient storage space and 100+ owned reefer trucks, Coldman is one of the largest cold chain companies operating in the country. Coldman has been operational in the logistics sector since 2016 and provides a comprehensive range of customized end to end supply chain solutions scalable to clients / product specific needs. The company is presently operating warehouses at JNPT near Mumbai, Sonepat, Rajpura (Punjab), Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Pune, Baramati, Bengaluru, Sricity, Kolkata, Guwahati.

Recently, Coldman has laid the stone in JNPT near Mumbai for the construction of additional 11,500 Pallets temperature controlled warehouse and 1 Lac Sqft Ambient Warehouse.

Crystal Group

Crystal Logistic Cool Chain Ltd is a logistics and supply chain company that offers a full range of services. In the integrated cold chain logistics solution area, Crystal is one of the largest and fastest growing service providers. Crystal offers refrigerated warehousing (cold storage) and refrigerated transportation services in India. Crystal also provides solutions such as quick refrigerated shipping for LTL (less than truck load) consignments and portable cold storages, always on the cutting edge of innovation. Crystal prides itself on being the only firm in the country to offer a comprehensive variety of services and solutions in the cold chain logistics industry.

Crystal began operations in 1962 under the name M/S Harayana Transport Company, which was founded by Mr. Murari Lal Agarwal. Under the capable leadership of the company, which is primarily a transportation service provider, it has achieved significant success and established a strong reputation in the industry. Since then, the company has developed at an exponential rate, starting its cold chain activities in 2001 and becoming one of the largest and fastest growing players in the industry ever since.

Opinio

Last-mile distribution is being revolutionised by Opinio. They are bridging the last mile gap between merchants and consumers by enabling smooth delivery from local merchants to the consumer’s doorstep using our fantastic technology, opening up more opportunities for Ground Pilots and more business for merchants. Opinio’s fast expanding presence, which began in June 2015 and already includes ten cities, continues to bring merchants and their customers closer together.

Accel Partners, India’s largest venture capital firm, has invested in them (Portfolio Companies: Facebook, Flipkart, Myntra etc.) With the involvement of Sands Capital Ventures and previous investor Accel Partners, they obtained Series A funding lead by Delhivery.

NTC Logistics

NTC Logistics India (P) Limited is an Indian Integrated Logistics Company. Their organisation offers Renewable SCM, Project& Heavy Loft Engineering, Chartering, Installation, Erection & Commissioning, and Contract Logistics solutions such as 3PL & 4PL, International Freight Forwarding, Customs House Agent, Express, and to customers all over the world. NTC Logistics is the eighth largest specialised fleet owner in the world and the largest in India, making it a key participant in the Indian logistics market. They are also India’s leading renewable logistics company.

They are a leader in Project Logistics and Over Dimensional Cargo, as well as offering complete Supply Chain Management solutions, and are a preferred partner for a number of multinational corporations.
NTC Logistics has grown into NTC Group, a conglomerate with a diverse range of industries and a workforce of almost 5000 employees. Logistics, Engineering, Infrastructure, Energy, Manufacturing, Technology, Hospitality, and Organic Food Product Development are all areas where the Group contributes to the strengthening of the economy.

Rhenus Logistics

Rhenus India is a joint venture with the “Western Arya Group,” a domestic freight and logistics company with a six-decade track record. Rhenus India provides Integrated Logistics Solutions for a wide range of shipments spanning almost all industry segments, including Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Engineering, Automotive, Electronic Goods, Pharmaceuticals, and more, with over 1900 professionally qualified employees spread across 69 locations across India. Multiple certifications, including ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 39001, AEO Certification, and TAPA, as well as ongoing work on Health, Safety, Security, and the Environment.

Freight Tiger

Freight Tiger is an independent digital freight platform provider based in India. It provides an end-to-end logistics solution for road freight. Shippers, transportation businesses, and logistics service providers use it as a technological partner. Saint Gobain, Dalmia Group, JSW Steel, ITC, BLR Logistiks, Patanjali, Kohler, Sugam Group, DHL, Ceat, Damco, MRF, and Pernod Ricard are among the companies that trust Freight Tiger. Its mission is to make the lives of every stakeholder in the supply chain easier and better. Lightspeed Venture Partners, Shriram Transport Finance Corporation, and Moonstone Investments are among the investors in Freight Tiger.

In one place, the platform brings together location intelligence, administration, and fulfilment visibility for millions of freight transactions and payments. Our goal is to build the best technology, operations, and services to revolutionise freight transactions in India – a $130 billion, largely untapped industry – using big data analytics, machine intelligence, and the Internet of Things to unravel visibility into the most granular of freight transactions.

Founders: Swapnil Shah

Wow Express

Wowexpress provides e-commerce firms with tech-enabled logistics and vehicle tracking solutions. Provides e-commerce customers with a broad range of integrated solutions, including warehousing, order fulfilment, market-place pickups, and last-mile deliveries, including Cash on Delivery and Reverse Pick-ups.

Raised $500k in seed finance from Tamarind Family Private Trust, the Mansukhani Family’s family-owned investment trust, which is a co-promoter of consumer electronics firm Onida for a 30% equity position. DHL, Reader’s Digest, UPS, TNT, and Singapore Post have all employed members of the founding crew.

Founders: Mazhar Faruqi, Sandeep Padoshi

Emiza

Emiza provides SMEs with end-to-end warehousing and fulfilment services. It’s a warehouse management system that connects to both e-commerce marketplaces and company ERP systems, allowing businesses to manage their online and offline operations. It optimises and manages inventory storage and distribution using technology and processes. Centralized inventory control, multichannel order sync, inventory storage & management, shipping, quality control, order processing, bespoke packaging, first mile, last mile logistic distribution, reverse logistics, and more are just a few of the features.

Emiza is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘iza’ prefixed with ’em,’ which means empower. Emiza enables SMEs to expand their businesses by utilising cutting-edge inventory management and distribution technologies. Emiza’s objective is to disrupt traditional supply chain, warehousing, and logistics processes by leveraging cutting-edge technology and analytics to boost earnings, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

Founders: Ajay Rao

Addverb

Addverb Technologies Private Limited is a company that specialises in Industrial Automation, with an emphasis on Robotics for Industrial Use, Warehouse Automation Technologies, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT). To make supply chains more efficient and effective, we use technology such as IoT, Machine Learning, Robotics, ASRS, Shuttles, Artificial Intelligence, and Augmented Reality.

Addverb was founded with the goal of assisting Indian manufacturing enterprises in their transition from traditional manufacturing to Industry 4.0 solutions, allowing them to tap into vast untapped potential and compete on a global scale.

Founders: Sangeet Kumar, Amit Kumar, Prateek Jain

Glaucus Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited

Glaucus Supply Chain Solutions was created by a group of supply chain experts with extensive experience in consultancy, warehouse design, and technology product development. Their vision is to be the ideal supply chain management partner for small and mid-sized businesses focusing on trading, retail, and wholesale distribution, allowing our clients to compete on efficiency and effectiveness with their larger competitors. Their basic beliefs reflect a laser-like focus on the needs of our customers. Their services and offers assure your company’s success and peace of mind.

Client service is continually improved because to a proprietary supply chain management platform that allows for constant advancements in processes and technology. Best-in-class auditing systems ensure that 99.9% or more of the inventory is available for purchase. Without disrupting operations, a continuous cycle count technique with auto inventory corrections is used. As required, a full system audit was conducted. On the same platform, all stakeholders may communicate effectively.

Freightwalla

Freightwalla is a technology-enabled Indian shipping freight forwarder that was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Mumbai. The firm claims to address inconsistencies in service levels in the B2B international logistics industry by employing technology to provide real-time updates, online documentation services, and consistent pricing.


Sanjay Bhatia, Bharat Thanvi, and Punit Java founded the startup, which seeks to invest in AI and deep learning in order to automate the extraction and creation of crucial information for shipping papers by 2020. It also intends to strengthen connectivity with shipping lines and establish a single centre to make coordination with the various parties engaged in the booking process easier.

Shyplite

Shyplite is a 360-degree logistics automation and fulfillment platform that provides a single-window platform that integrates with numerous carriers, allowing businesses to automate their logistics and boost shipping efficiency. They provide 30+ courier services, numerous marketplace and cart interfaces, and 27000+ shipping pin codes PAN India with 220 countries supplied globally, as trusted by 100,000+ sellers. They have also launched 9 fulfillment centres across India and their own international carrier – Shypmax, India’s first & only crossborder LPaaS. You get the lowest shipping rates with no monthly subscriptions, Early COD facility, and many other user-friendly and best-in-class features for all your shipping needs on a single dashboard.

They’re on a mission to reduce company logistics friction by building a tightly-connected network of the most robust, secure, and future-ready dashboard that enables end-to-end logistics automation and fulfilment. More than 50 million shipments have been shipped through their platform, and they have risen to become India’s most reliable shipping gateway, providing online businesses with a seamless shipping experience and limitless growth potential.

NimbusPost

NimbusPost is a multi-channel shipping platform that is simple to use. It’s a logistics automation and e-commerce CRM that can help you automate and simplify all of your day-to-day business operations. A SaaS-based technology for efficiency, scalability, assessment, and recognition of the business segment’s unique demands. NimbusPost offers the most affordable shipping rates and allows you to ship your goods with any of India’s top 7 courier partners from a single platform. Bluedart, FedEx, Xpressbees, EKart, Shadowfax, and others are among their courier partners.

NimbusPost is a sophisticated logistics aggregator platform that offers over 10000+ global sellers simple and effective shipping and fulfilment services. With over 27000+ pin codes, we have the broadest coverage. When it comes to client support, Nimbus Post, an easy-to-use intelligent logistics service aggregator, is available to help you at every stage of your e-commerce shipping experience.

iThink Logistics

iThink Logistics is one of the most widely used shipping software in India, with over 26,000+ pin codes served. Highly qualified professionals supplement iThink’s offerings. Their in-depth analysis, thorough market research, and unwavering commitment to excellence have resulted in quick and efficient shipping across the country.

They provide a simple connectivity with your online store and marketplaces that allows for automated order sync and tracking at your convenience. Automated order fulfilment is available from iThink Logistics. Use a single platform to access the services of multiple courier partners. They increase the likelihood of business success by ensuring a smooth and trouble-free delivery process.

Founders: Vipul Yadav, Zaiba Sarang, Bharat Karotra

Wiz Freight

Wiz, based in Chennai, began operations in August 2020 with a single ocean import solution from China to India. Wiz Freight is now the only digital full-stack player in the region to offer door-to-door multimodal solutions, including export and import solutions via ocean and air connecting India with important international trade hubs. They provide consumers an integrated and cost-effective freight management platform by directly integrating with over 40 direct shipping companies.

Over 200 enterprise and mid-market customers in India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East are said to be served by the startup. They have more than doubled their sales year over year, owing to excellent return client business and healthy gross margins. Adani, Tata, Mahindra, Aditya Birla, Renew, Hero, ITC, Marico, Zetwerk, and Zilingo are among their customers.

Founders: Rajkumar Govindrajan, Ramkumar Ramachandran

ElasticRun

Kirana Commerce Platform ElasticRun is a Kirana Commerce Platform. It allows firms to reach out to small Kirana stores in India’s deep rural areas. ElasticRun serves as an extension of FMCG businesses’ direct distribution networks in rural areas, providing them with a set of net new clients. Through its network of rural Kirana stores, it has assisted eCommerce enterprises in reaching clients in remote places.

 ElasticRun platform would channel trade, finance, and data worth $600 billion in India through its rural Kirana network. Sandeep Deshmukh, Shitiz Bansal, and Saurabh Nigam started ElasticRun in 2016. Kalaari Capital, Avataar Ventures, Naspers, and Schroder Adveq are among the investors.

Shiprocket

Shiprocket is an e-commerce provider of AI-based automated shipping management systems. Its platform employs a machine-learning-based data engine that proposes courier service for a firm, selects a courier company, creates shipping labels, and tracks orders all from a single interface.

 It allows companies to keep track of their shipping and returns. Order management, a shipping rate calculator, order tracking, and other services are included. It may be used with e-commerce platforms like as OpenCart and Amazon. Gillette, MamaEarth, and da Milano are among its clientele. The firm provides subscription-based insurance solutions.

Founders: Saahil Goel, Vishesh Khurana, Akshay Ghulati

Ninjacart

Ninjacart is India’s largest platform for fresh produce distribution. We are pioneers in using revolutionary technologies to solve one of the world’s most difficult supply chain problems. Using in-house systems that drive end-to-end operations, we connect food farmers directly with retailers, restaurants, and service providers.

They have gained support from a variety of stakeholders that believe in and support their mission in just five years. Accel US, Syngenta Ventures, Neoplux, HR Capital, Trifecta Capital, Jo Hirao, ZIGExN Founder, Accel India, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe, Qualcomm Ventures, Tiger Global, Flipkart, and Walmart are among their investors.

Founders: Thirukumaran Nagarajan, Kartheeswaran KK, Vasudevan Chinnathambi, Ashutosh Vikram, Sharath Babu Loganathan.

Blowhorn

Blowhorn is a Bengaluru-based intra-city logistics technology firm with offices in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. It claims to have invented the spot and fixed-contract transportation business, and it is now focusing on speed across all logistical services. Large corporations, SMEs, and individuals can use the startup’s fixed contract and variable engagement models.

In terms of market effect, Blowhorn claims to deal with over 100 enterprise customers on the demand side, including Amazon, Flipkart, and Udaan, with a 95 percent retention rate. On a daily basis, the company operates around 3000 cars in the supply chain.

Founders: Mithun Srivatsa

Fr8

Fr8 is a technology-driven logistics service company that provides long-haul trucking solutions to large enterprises, SMEs, and the agriculture sector. It was founded in 2016 by Vasanth Immanuel and Jayendran Panneerselvam. Customers can move truckloads across cities with minimal to no friction using the internet marketplace for logistics transactions.

Fr8 is based in Chennai and backed by investors such as Omnivore Partners. The firm makes money by charging a 4% brokerage fee for each order placed through the portal. By 2020, the business hopes to grow monthly orders to 3000 by expanding from 22 to 50 locations.

Cogoport

Cogoport is a digital freight logistics firm that offers end-to-end worldwide digital freight solutions for importers and exporters, including warehouse-to-warehouse transportation. The business model is based on aggregation and marketplace principles. The company also offers value-added services such as real-time tracking and analytics for shipments and delivery processes. Accel Partners invested over Rs 50 crore in the firm in April 2018. Cogoport claims that its online platform has received over 12,415 queries from over 3000 clients. Onboard are also 49,806 port pairs.

Some of its clients include Meera Dyestuff Industries, Begwani Global, Sentec, and Zakken Centrale to name a few. Cogoport employs cutting-edge technology and analytics to help its users transport freight more quickly, cheaply, and efficiently. They are an international logistics data-driven market place that assists our customers in managing end-to-end freight logistics. Digital logistics and fintech are among their services, which span the sea, air and land. Their web-based service offers real-time freight prices, as well as the ability to book and track shipments.

Founders: Purnendu Shekhar, Kunal Rathod

StackBOX

StackBOX is a technology firm that connects grocery retailers with B2B distribution services. They are able to help FMCG firms, brands, distributors, wholesalers, and cash and carry merchants distribute their products to millions of grocery stores in the most effective way possible thanks to their distribution technology.

Bengaluru, India, is the headquarters of the company, which was created in 2016.

Founders: Sabyasachi Bhattacharjee, Shanmukha Boora

Safexpress Private Limited

Safexpress has solidly established itself as the Supply Chain & Logistics industry’s ‘Knowledge Leader’ and ‘Market Leader.’ Safexpress provides Enterprise Customers with a full range of Supply Chain & Logistics services, including Express Distribution, 3PL, and Consulting. Apparel & Lifestyle, Healthcare, Hi-Tech, Publishing, Automotive, Engineering & Electrical Hardware, FMCG & Consumer Electronics, and Institutional are just a few of the industries Safexpress serves.

Safexpress provides Third Party Logistics services that include everything from supply chain planning to implementation and management. By decreasing costs and optimising delivery timetables, these solutions allow businesses to focus on their core skills. Our 3PL Services are backed up by a total Warehousing area of more than 18 million square feet across the United States. In the next years, they want to build an additional 3 million square feet of warehousing space at important industrial centres.

Founders: Pawan Jain

Vamaship

Vamaship, the World’s Shipping Partner, is an e-commerce logistics platform that makes domestic, export, and import shipping easy and affordable for thousands of new businesses by facilitating domestic, export, and import shipping to and from over 200 countries. Vamaship was founded in 2015 by Bhavik Chinai and Rohit Chemburkar as the world’s first integrated logistics platform. Since then, it has evolved to assist merchants with shipping via air and surface, forward and reverse, domestic and international as a one-stop shop.

Vamaship has over 3000 customers across 100+ locations in India, ranging from the world’s largest mining firms to SMEs, and has won honours for its contribution to logistics from the Economic Times, Entrepreneur, Indian Merchant Chamber, and several supply chain institutes. Vamaship, which is backed by BVC Ventures, is setting worldwide standards in stakeholder satisfaction and intends to be the world’s shipping partner by making shipping simple and affordable.

Pickrr

Pickrr is a cloud-based, end-to-end logistics service that is completely changing the way a business vendor distributes a product to a client anywhere in the world. Pickrr allows businesses to deliver any goods to any location in the world in just a few clicks. Their partners will handle all of the inconveniences of picking up, packing, and shipping the merchandise to any location. Pickrr, which was founded in 2015, is a virtual courier service that caters to the logistics needs of ecommerce merchants, resellers, online sellers, SMEs, and brands looking for a better shipping experience. Regardless of what a consumer sells or where they want to ship the merchandise, simply call Vamaship and they will assist you.

Founders: Gaurav Mangla, Rhitiman Majumder

Trukky

Trukky is a logistics-focused technology architecture that assists small and medium-sized businesses with fast pricing discovery, load sharing, insurance, and a marketplace. Trukky is India’s first pricing comparison website that enables customers to book transportation services online. Trukky is a logistics aggregator that provides on-demand transportation options for both full load and part load goods transit.

Direct communication with drivers and fleet owners eliminates the broker / transporter’s margin, lowering the customer’s fees and costs. Trukky can operate as a one-stop solution for PAN India demands because of its large network of drivers and fleet owners across the country. Trukky provides services to clients/customers from a variety of industries, including Paper & Pulp, FMCG, Cement, Agricultural Products, Ecommerce, FMCD, and Chemical.

Founders: Subhasish Das and Saswat Sahu

4Tigo

The Truck Network, 4TiGO. They’ve set out on a quest to use technology and the power of networking to enhance the Indian goods transportation business ecosystem. For each and every partner in the ecosystem, 4TiGO provides a shared technological platform complimented by Business Services. On the platform, members of the 4TiGO Network engage, trade, and manage the whole products transportation lifecycle and business, enabling a quantum jump in Productivity, Efficiency, and Customer Service.

They’re establishing a strong, scalable, capital-efficient, and lucrative company that’s looking for people that are up for a challenge. Their ground-breaking technological breakthroughs for the logistics business are based on real-world experience and propelled by cutting-edge technology and engineering.

Founders: Vivek Malhotra

Qikpod

Providing India’s eCommerce industry with cutting-edge last-mile logistics solutions. QikPod is developing a next-generation Internet-of-Things (IoT) logistics platform for online vendors and e-commerce businesses. The existing last-mile delivery operations will be substantially improved in terms of efficiency, convenience, and security thanks to this platform. The core team at QikPod is made up of skilled, successful programmers, software engineers, and business leaders that have worked at both start-ups and large multinational tech companies. Top-tier venture capital companies, important industry partners, and well-known angel investors fund QikPod.

Founders: Ravi Gururaj

Freightify

Freightify is a technology startup that aims to transform the trillion-dollar worldwide freight sector. Freightify is a group of dedicated logistics enthusiasts who have banded together to automate the vast and disorganised international freight forwarding and shipping sector. 
Doing business offline is a very inefficient method of working in this digital age. Freightify provides you with high-tech solutions to empower and speed up your day-to-day business activities and focus more on your primary business, which is freight forwarding. They can assist you with the technology tools to ensure your products and services are booked, reserved and quoted online and in a nutshell, function efficiently as a digital forwarder. Their website is http://www.freightify.com/.

Founders: Raghavendran Viswanathan

Porter

Porter assists businesses with last-mile and first-mile delivery. It also offers a variety of support services, such as on-demand transportation, real-time visibility, and supply chain management, and has assisted organisations in increasing efficiency and lowering logistical costs. Porter is India’s largest intra-city logistics marketplace.

Porter, the country’s $40 billion intra-city logistics market leader, aims to better the lives of its 1,50,000+ driver-partners by providing them with stable income and independence. The company currently serves more than 5 million clients in 12 Indian cities: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Surat, Kolkata, Jaipur, and Lucknow.

Founders: Pranav Goel, Uttam Digga and Vikas Chaudhary

Leap India

LEAP INDIA, a renowned pallet and container leasing company in India, started operations in 2013. LEAP’s business is returnable packaging and pooling of equipments such as wooden pallets & boxes, plasticcontainers, and metal wire mesh catering to all sectors that work with these products to store or transfer goods from one site to another, ranging from strategic management, lumber sourcing, distribution & channel marketing, sales & supply chain.

LEAP’s efforts are concentrated on assisting clients where they are. Their expertise is in asset and inventory management, and we are on the lookout for logistical difficulties so that we may assist them with innovative solutions. They provide end-to-end product transfer solutions for our customers. They simplify national and multi-national operating chores for our customers by defining high standards of products and services.

Founders: Sunu Matthew

Spoton

Spoton Logistics is a company that specialises in logistics. Spoton is known for offering customers with the most precise and appropriate Express Logistics service. They have a network of over 1000 people across India, with its registered office and Head Office in Bengaluru. Their extensive network connects you to the north, east, west, and south of the country via three regional offices, eleven hubs, and eight depots. They have experience moving cargo in India within the transit time as an Express Logistics service provider.

Their well-established network, as well as expert services, provide us with a strong and safe foundation for all of their clients’ logistical demands. They serve sectors and segments such as Hi-Tech, Automotive, Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics and Electrical, and Lifestyle and Retail with logistical solutions. Spoton has a holistic customer orientation across all customer-facing operations, Excellent People Orientation with strong people processes, and Excellent Operating Processes, all of which are supported by a very robust IT solution.

Founders: Abhik Mitra

Gobolt

GoBOLT is a tech-logistics company that specialises in long-haul and short-haul trucking, generating value through disintermediation, improved asset use, and substantial technology use. They’re developing a next-generation logistics platform centred on innovative operating models, simple yet scalable processes, and digitization.

Real-time fleet tracking and real-time notifications are some of the capabilities that allow clients to obtain insight into fleet operations. In addition, it provides intra-city shipping services. Provides “end-to-end” solutions, according to the company. As of June 2016, it claimed to be conducting 1000+ trips each month, had more than 600 trucks on its platform, and provided services in more than 35 locations.

Founders: Parag Aggarwal, Naitik Baghla and Sumit Sharma

Shipsy

All of Shipsy’s solutions are built around data. They assist firms in capturing more and better quality data and use it to genuinely become data-driven. They are a young group of high-caliber engineers from India’s finest institutes, with expertise ranging from big data, software architecture, machine learning, robots, blockchain, and IoT, who are putting all of their knowledge and passion into solving real-world business challenges using technology.

The logistics and supply chain ecosystem in India presents unique challenges, and our team of committed innovators is dedicated to solving these problems and making a positive impact. Businesses have been able to improve their client centricity and efficiency because to their solutions. A voice assistant that tells you about the most critical areas to focus on on a particular day, computer vision-based data extraction from consignments, deep learning-based fraud detection in delivery operations, and predicting potential supply chain delays are just a few examples.

Founders: Dhruv Agrawal, Soham Chokshi

Ecom Express

Ecom Express Private Limited is a prominent provider of end-to-end technology-enabled logistics solutions to the Indian e-commerce market. With their 100+ years of combined experience in the Indian logistics and distribution sector, T.A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana, and Late. Sanjeev Saxena founded Ecom Express in Gurugram in 2012.

The company has made a name for itself in the sector thanks to a unique business model based on delivery service capability, scalability, personalization, and long-term viability. Ecom Express enables first-mile pickup, processing, network optimization, and last-mile delivery using cutting-edge technology and automation solutions. Ecom Express Services (EXS), Ecom Fulfilment Services (EFS), and Ecom Digital Services are among the company’s offerings (EDS).

Dunzo

Dunzo is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week delivery platform that pickups and delivers anything and anything within the city while ensuring lightning-fast service. Their services include package delivery, grocery delivery, meal delivery, prescription delivery, pet supply delivery, and more. Dunzo was established in 2015 and is headquartered in Bengaluru. Dunzo has continually proven its mettle as a convenience app and has evolved from strength to strength from its humble beginnings as a Whatsapp group. They are currently fully functioning in eight cities, with more on the way.

LetsTransport

LetsTransport is a platform that connects light commercial vehicles with urban logistics, and it has 100,000+ truckers on board across 20+ locations. LetsTransport works with organisations in a variety of industries, including organised retail, FMCG, and e-commerce, as well as distribution and 3PL firms. Amazon, Flipkart, Bisleri, Vishal Mega Mart, Future Supply Chain, Coca-Cola, Delhivery, and Udaan are among its clients. With 100,000+ Light Commercial Vehicles on its platform, LetsTransport is India’s largest enterprise urban-logistics service. LetsTransport has received a total of $25 million in funding from major investors such as Fosun RZ Capital, Bertelsmann India Investments, Mitsubishi Corporation, and others to date.

Delhivery

In India, Delhivery is a significant logistics and supply chain services firm. The company provides a full suite of logistics services, including express package transportation, PTL and FTL freight, reverse logistics, cross-border, B2B and B2C warehousing, and technological services, with its nationwide network spanning beyond 2825+ locations. Their team has successfully delivered over 1 billion orders to over 525 million Indian households. We distribute approximately 1.5 million parcels every day thanks to 20 automated sort centres, 67+ fulfilment facilities, 68+ hubs, 2300+ direct delivery centres, 7000+ partner centres, and 43000+ team members.

Blackbuck

BlackBuck, which was founded in 2015, has been a leader in bringing trucking’s offline activities online, whether it’s matching a shipper with a trucker or altering the infrastructure around transportation to make payments, insurance, and financial services easier. BlackBuck is dedicated to making it easier for millions of truckers to book a load and move at capacity, as well as providing shippers of all sizes with access to the right vehicle, at the right time, for the right price – all with a single click. Today, BlackBuck is India’s largest transportation network, and the company’s powerful technological systems provide shippers and drivers with reliability, efficiency, and a smooth experience.

Rivigo

RIVIGO is a technology business that is helping India’s material movement pipeline become more human, faster, safer, and cost-effective. Since our founding in 2014, we’ve been revolutionizing the industry with our industry-first driver relay model and a strong interplay of technology, data, culture, and operations excellence to continually give our clients with unrivaled delivery times and reliability. The approach also ensures that everyone of our truck drivers, including the pilot, spends less time away from his family, allowing him to live a more meaningful, dignified, and respectable life.

Shadowfax

Shadowfax is India’s largest on-demand tech-enabled gig marketplace, assisting businesses with last-mile jobs. Shadowfax uses technology and artificial intelligence to ensure that supply keeps up with demand in the hyperlocal distribution environment, which is rapidly developing and extremely fragmented, and to provide an exceptional end-customer experience.


Abhishek Bansal, Gaurav Jaithliya, Praharsh Chandra, and Vaibhav Khandelwal founded Shadowfax in 2015. It has now grown to a team of close to 5000 personnel, with 100K+ daily active users (delivery partners) in over 600+ cities throughout India, fulfilling 500k+ orders per day in over 7000+ pin codes over the previous six years.

Edgistify

Edgistify is India’s largest warehouse and fulfillment network, assisting D2C companies, small businesses, and e-commerce sellers with Amazon and Flipkart-style next-day delivery. They are India’s first developing digital platform for end-to-end storage and fulfillment needs, developed by IIT and NIT alumni and supported by supply chain specialists. We want logistics to be simple, scale able, and adaptable. Our clients may scale their requirements as and when they need it with their plug-and-play warehouse operating and fulfillment services. They help their clients expand their reach and deliver ability by utilizing a comprehensive network that spans more than 150 cities across India.

Locus

Locus is a technological platform that automates complicated supply chain decisions using machine learning and proprietary algorithms. Its smart supply chain solutions provide end-to-end visibility and help businesses to improve operational efficiency by lowering costs, improving customer experience, and lowering environmental impact. Route optimization, real-time tracking and analytics, sales beat optimization, territory planning, vehicle allocation, and network design are some of Locus’ scalable solutions.

Xpressbees

Xpressbees is India’s fastest-growing express logistics firm, specializing in end-to-end supply chain solutions. Their B2B Xpress, B2C Xpress, Cross-border, and 3PL (Third Party Logistics) logistics solutions offer a competitive advantage in terms of speed, accuracy, and scalability. They’ve quickly established themselves as trusted logistics partners for the greatest names in eCommerce, health care, food, heavy machinery, banking, and automotive, thanks to a distribution network that reaches over 2000 towns and cities across the country.

Shiftkarado

At cheap pricing, ShiftKarado provides a controlled, end-to-end relocation solution for household goods, furniture, and office goods. Convenience, dependability, top quality service, transparency, and an instant quote to schedule your relocation are all priorities for the organisation.

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