Amazon continues to move on an aggressive path – launches iOS app; to launch 3PL services in India by next year

amazonp3pl-mobile-aapsAmazon India is soon going to introduce third party logistics services in India; similar to JaVAS of Jabong and eKart of Flipkart

As per reports, the service will be available for Amazon sellers as well as third party sellers; Amazon will be running a pilot project till February and the service will be free till then. The prices of the service will be announced after the pilot.

Amazon has denied commenting on this development

BlueDart, Aramex, Gati etc also provide logistics solutions to eCommerce companies. Also DTDC, which had earlier launched DotZot to provide logistics support for eCommerce companies, has ventured into eCommerce. Recently, Chhotu.in, last mile delivery solutions provider to eCommerce companies, has ceased its operations.

Click here to read the comparison of independent logistic partners in India.

Also recently Amazon had launched its mobile shopping app for iPhone and iPad users in India which will provide them with a convenient, fast and secure way to search, browse, and compare offers. Amazon already has an Android app which it had launched a few weeks back.

Recently Flipkart and Snapdeal had also launched their iPhone apps.

Amazon’s app allows the users to shop via department, create wishlist, view orders, make recommendations etc.

Customers who are already using the app for other international Amazon stores can simply switch the country to India and shop on Amazon.in.

Click here to try the app.

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