Newshunt published story on TruckSuvidha
problem lies in the existing system where there is a lack of information amid the users. “85% of the logistics industry is working on outsourcing – whether it’s Gati, Bluedart or Apollo logistics. “Maximum trucks associated with them are not their own and are owned by single fleet owners,” said Ishu. “Its all about the association model and our aim is to overhaul this sector with the available resources and technology, to set an example for other industries by being the most organized sectors in the world,” added Amit.
Customers can post and search for loads and trucks on the website and at the same time can track and receive requests for the same. The service can be utilized by transporters, truck drivers, packer and movers and even people who are looking for intercity or interstate shifting of their household goods. Apart from online truck bookings, the portal provides registered customers with three unique features to address current problems. Customers can select trucks based on their requirements. This helps logistics heads, transportes, delivery heads etc., manage movement of the vehicle and material loads efficiently, at the same time allowing truck drivers to get return loads on the trip and earn some extra pennies. “We target the key vulnerabilities of this sector. Our exhaustive database provides you with real time information on not only the forward journey but return journey as well.
The unique subscription model at affordable prices makes job easier for both the transporters and customers as only relevant information is shared with the apt party to make operation easy and swift,” said Amit. The founders also run a full time call center which caters to doubts and concerns pertaining to TruckSuvidha and in general issues related to the transportation industry. As Ishu said, “The share of road transport is bound to grow in the upcoming years with 8.4% for 2012.The total good vehicles amount to 76.6 lakh making close to 700 Mn trips in India. Out of these TruckSuvidha is planning for 70 Mn trips. Now you can imagine with our current capacity we cater to; only 10% of the entire market.” Search features are available to all for free while registered users can view the load/post truck details on the portal.
People can choose amongst the 3 packages offered with different incentives in a price range of INR 8400-INR 16, 800 yearly. This helps them get updates and information at regular intervals, keeping in mind the transporters capacity to cater to customers. Another unique offering is the web profiling model, creating user’s entire profile with ratings and customer feedback, thereby help in managing client’s digital footprint.