Gati expects 18-20% increase in festive season demand
Logistics firm Gati is gearing up to cater to an anticipated 18-20% increase in demand during the festive season, particularly in the e-commerce and white goods segments.
The company has enhanced its warehousing and service delivery capabilities to meet the expected surge in demand. It has also set up Express Distribution Centres across the country that are equipped with advanced technologies and warehousing facilities.
Gati Air, the company’s air cargo division, offers pan-India movement of urgent and time-sensitive cargo with a fleet of over 2,500 vehicles. It offers direct delivery services to over 5,400 pin codes and accessibility to 19,800 pin codes covering 735 districts of 739 districts in India.
Rajesh Gowrinath, senior Vice President for sales at Gati Ltd, said, “We are fully prepared with our enhanced delivery capabilities to meet the festive demand surge and uptick in the order volume. We expect an 18-20 per cent increase in festive demand this year.”
The company said it is expecting a surge in the e-commerce domain as well as in the white goods, consumer durables, and FMCG segments during this period.
Gati has a network of over 1,500 branches and 10,000 touchpoints across the country. It also has a fleet of over 10,000 vehicles.
The company is confident of meeting the expected demand during the festive season with its enhanced capabilities.
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