Grofers to deliver groceries via e-rickshaws in Delhi-NCR

The company said it aims to upsize the fleet delivery to 50 e-rickshaws on Delhi-NCR roads in the next 3-4 months.
A Grofers delivery executive on the job, in Gurgaon.(FILE PHOTO)
A Grofers delivery executive on the job, in Gurgaon.(FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 08:48 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Online grocery startup Grofers, which recently raised 400 crore fresh funding, said on Wednesday it has commenced delivery operations via e-rickshaws in the national capital to reduce delivery cost by 25 per cent.

The company said it aims to upsize the fleet delivery to 50 e-rickshaws on Delhi-NCR roads in the next 3-4 months.

The introduction of this environment-friendly electric fleet will help Grofers reduce cost of delivery by 25 per cent and cater to the growing influx of orders, the company said in a statement.

Initially, customers in South Delhi will receive their groceries via e-vehicles. The services will then be extended to other regions.

“To keep pace with the quick adoption of online groceries in Delhi-NCR, we are strengthening our delivery operations. E-rickshaws are ideal for last-mile connectivity,” Grofers co-founder and CEO Albinder Dhindsa said.

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