Media coverage in one of the leading magazine of India – CV Magazine
In this proliferating era of websites and apps., there is no sector that has remained free of eCommerce. Not the logistics sector either. It may not come as a surprise therefore, that two friends Ishu Bansal and Amit Punaini, over a cup of coffee, figured out the opportunity to facilitate trucking by employing technology on the basis of proliferation of internet. The premise of their opportunity was based on the fact that eCommerce was still at a nascent stage in the trucking industry.
The USD 10 billion market offered a big potential. Enough to drive the duo to engineer an internet portal called TruckSuvidha.com in september 2014. Bypassing the traditional ‘Pukar’ (to call out in Hindi) system, which the duo felt was dependent on the whims and fancies of the transporters and unions, Trucksuvidha.com built on the idea of creating a platform where an individual can post a requirement for a truck to transport goods, and can connect to many transport members that have registered on the portal. Explains portal co-founder Ishu Bansal, “Currently, our services are apt for people who are looking for full truck load of transport served by HCVs having 10 wheels or more as the demand for trucks in the 16 to 25-tonne segment (GVW) remains high.” Drawing attention to how his portal ensures real-time availability, Bansal states that an individual can avail a truck in five hours. At the most it takes 14 days depending on what the requirement is, he adds.
Read full article on CV magazine, www.commercialvehicle.in