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DTDC launches new arm to cater to e-commerce companies

Courier service provider company DTDC Courier and Cargo has launched a new arm called DotZot to provide logistic support to ecommerce companies and will be reaching out 8000 plus pin codes and 2300 cities focusing exclusively on the e-retail space.

Sanjiv Kathuria, Chief Executive, DotZot on launch said “E-retail needs a focused, different and innovative approach for order fulfillment. DotZot will be decisive for merchants, who are looking at growing and retaining their e-powered customers. With this launch, we will provide new solutions to meet and solve the logistics needs of e-retail companies.”

According to the courier firm, the e-commerce industry is growing at a rapid pace, which provides ample opportunity for e-commerce logistics to grow in this space. The company is likely to attain revenue of Rs 100 crore by 2016 and contribute around 20% of its revenue by 2020.

“With this initiative, DTDC has created a more direct and emotive link with the online shoppers looking for superior online shopping experience from e-commerce sites and to address the logistic demands of the growing e-commerce industry,” said Abhishek Chakraborty, Executive Director, DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd.

As DTDC’s has the required logistics infrastructure, so it will only be spending on developing the IT processes and hiring people and all the investment will be coming from the internal accruals of the parent company.

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