Mahindra Logistics partners with Flipkart

The fleet deployed by Mahindra Logistics will primarily facilitate Flipkart's online business developments through hub to-hub activities.

Mahindra Logistics partners with Flipkart

Chennai- Mahindra Logistics Limited., an integrated third-party logistics service provider. They announced their partnership with Flipkart Internet Pvt Ltd., to enhance operational efficiency and consistency as well as reinforce both companies’ shared commitment to innovation. 

Comprising a dedicated fleet of Heavy Commercial Vehicles, process route management and network processes, and advanced analytics. The focus will be on medium and heavy commercial Vehicles with assurance safety. All vehicles will have Advanced Driver-Assistance systems (ADAS), and vehicle digitization. The integration of connected vehicle technology enables the Mahindra Logistics control tower to monitor fleet efficiency. It will help to improve time and service quality, reduce operations costs and customer service levels.

Mahindra Logistics will operate 32ft single axle heavy commercial Vehicle for Flipkart in collaboration with Daimler India Commercial Vehicle, which will run across the country.

Flipkart has boarded a transformative journey to enhance the efficiency and consistency of its Line Haul operations. Flipkart's engagement with Mahindra Logistics will help leverage the capabilities in integrated logistics.

The fleet deployed by Mahindra Logistics will primarily facilitate Flipkart's online business developments through hub to-hub activities. The improvement in TAT, higher security levels, and the board of fleet underline Flipkart's obligation to increase expectations in the Indian e-commerce industry.

Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD & Chief Executive Officer said, commenting on this collaboration, “We are pleased to collaborate with Flipkart and provide these Pan-India dedicated line haul transportation solutions. These solutions expand our current line haul offerings for Flipkart, enabling them to reduce their total cost of operations and improve service. Our enhanced fleet management standards, integrated with a focus on driver wellness and diversity, will serve to deliver higher standards of operational quality.”

Mr. Hemant Badri, Senior Vice President and Head of Supply chain, Customer Experience, and ReCommerce, Flipkart Group said, speaking about the collaboration, "As India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, we have always believed that our actions should resonate beyond operational excellence and benefit the larger supply chain and logistics ecosystem in India. This collaboration with Mahindra Logistics will help in enhancing reliability and efficiency across the value chain. Their dedicated fleet management, expert route management, and advanced analytics will enable an optimal way of load consolidation, route planning enabling efficient, faster, and sustainable deliveries.”