Gati-KWE has revamped its express distribution, warehousing, and supply chain management services to cater to the upcoming festive season demand. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the company expects robust 50% growth in volumes during the October-December festive season.
“We are further augmenting our express logistics capacity by 2 fold for the upcoming festive season. Our decision to expand resources and service bandwidth by hiring additional trucks is a consequence of our experience and understanding of the market underlined by our commitment to efficiently accommodate the increased and dynamic demands of our customers during this period. As we go about doubling our capabilities, we are also giving utmost attention to Covid-19 care and safety and ensuring 100% adherence to precautions for our staff members, operators, partners, and all other stakeholders working with us,” said Bala Aghoramurthy, Deputy Managing Director, Gati-KWE.
While gearing up for the upcoming festive season, Gati-KWE is actively building and hiring capacity with added trucks, to efficiently leverage its varied offerings and cater to customers’ diverse requirements.
Brands across different industry sectors along with e-commerce market places and players are gearing up for the festive season. They are aggressively promoting various offers to drive sales. These intense efforts are expected to significantly drive logistics volumes and demand in the festive season.
Additionally, the changes in buying patterns suggest that consumer sentiment in India is gradually improving. According to the recent Mintel research findings, almost 30% of Indian consumers surveyed, plan to spend more on clothes and accessories followed by other goods.
In the express distribution segment, Gati-KWE offers customized distribution services and on-time deliveries as per the requirement and convenience of customers. Through Gati AIR, Express Plus Service, and Express Service, Gati-KWE Express offers cost-effective and time-sensitive services for parcels, freight, and special cargo movement. The company’s domestic network covers 735 of India’s 739 districts and more than 19,800 PIN Codes. It operates a large fleet of more than 5000 vehicles and offers assured space across 32 airline sectors.
Gati-KWE is geared to offer advanced warehousing that benefits customers’ business supply chains by reducing time and cost, along with enhancing product availability. The company has rolled out multi-level warehousing solutions with inventory optimization, risk management, and contingency strategies, sales and operations planning, demand repository, and POS data adoption.
With its end-to-end supply chain logistics backed by integrated analytics, Gati-KWE facilitates a hassle-free flow of goods between the point of origin and the point of consumption, optimising each phase in the logistics process right from transportation to handling.
With India ready to drive demand for goods and products in the festive season, Gati-KWE looks ahead to delivering them in a safe and timely manner by building on its network and capabilities in express distribution and first and last-mile logistics.