Mumbai: DHL SmarTrucking, incorporated under Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group’s Corporate Incubations division, today announced that it has partnered Singer India Limited, a leading manufacturer of sewing machines and home appliances, to transport their products across India.
DHL SmarTrucking will work with Singer India to bring real business benefits by focusing on decreasing delivery time through an organized driver relay system. DHL SmarTrucking is working with Singer India on 11 routes.
Sanjeev Sharma, Chief Sales Officer, DHL SmarTrucking, said, “Every customer win is a testament to our commitment and expertise in the logistics sector. We are focused to the India market and are extremely happy to partner with Singer India Limited, to optimize their supply chain and increase their growth in the local market.”
According to the India Brand Equity Foundation, India has one of the largest road networks globally spanning across 5.5 million kilometers. A recent report by Research and Markets, the world’s largest market research store, also pegged a compounded annual growth rate of 15.4% to India’s cold chain market between 2018 and 2023, and is predicting the market to reach INR 2,293 billion by 2023. With the growth in organized food retail in the country, and in line with the government’s efforts toward “Make in India”, a strong road transportation infrastructure and network will play a critical role in driving the Indian agriculture sector.
Mr. Mohan Chandra Kandpal- Senior Manager, Logistics and Distribution, Singer India, said, “We are extremely pleased with DHL SmarTrucking’s high-quality service offerings in the logistics space. Ever since we partnered with them, we have managed to reduce the delivery time period from days to hours and this has helped us increase customer confidence. Moreover, DHL SmarTrucking has an extremely organized hybrid operating model that works effortlessly in this business.”
DHL SmarTrucking is present in India with more than 1,900 drivers, 745 trucks and 12 hubs across the country. DHL SmarTrucking solutions epitomize ‘TechLog’ – logistics made smarter through the use of new and emerging technologies. The company leverages Internet of Things (IoT) technology and data-driven insights for full visibility and route optimization, thereby increasing reliability and shortening transit times by over 50 percent.