The Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) and e-commerce logistics company XpressBees have partnered to provide broad delivery services throughout 20,000 PIN codes in India.
XpressBees hopes to strengthen its position in the e-commerce sector by streamlining the process of placing orders, tracking and guaranteeing on-time delivery, all while utilizing the strong infrastructure and digital foundation provided by ONDC. By integrating easily with online marketplaces, the company’s technology-driven approach improves the overall customer experience.
T Koshy, MD and CEO of ONDC, emphasized the significance of this collaboration, stating that “At ONDC, our vision is to create an open network that connects buyers, sellers, and intermediaries of all kinds with each other without any digital barriers, and logistics is most definitely a key component of this revolution. With XpressBees coming onboard, it will strengthen our logistics network, ultimately delivering a thriving e-commerce ecosystem.”
In 2015, XpressBees was established by Amitava Saha, marking the commencement of our journey as a logistics service provider, initially serving limited cities. At present, XpressBees maintains an extensive network, facilitating more than 3 million shipments across over 20,000 PIN-Codes. With a network encompassing 3,500 service centers, 150 hubs, and a dedicated team exceeding 28,000 Field Service Representatives, XpressBees is exceptionally well-equipped to cater to the diverse and growing logistical requirements of our valued clientele.
ONDC recognises the unique opportunity to increase e-retail penetration from the existing 4.3 % to its maximum potential in India. ONDC’s mission is to dramatically increase e-commerce penetration in the country by enabling population-scale inclusion of all types and sizes of sellers. Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) is a market-led initiative aimed at enabling interoperability in Digital Commerce. Based on the principles of Openness, it aims to enable unbundling Digital Commerce, democratising Digital Commerce and to unlock value for all parts of Digital Commerce, as well as enable innovation to unlock the next chapter of Digital Commerce.