The technology-enabled logistics provider to the e-commerce industry Ecom Express today announced that it plans to hire over 7000 employees at a time of economic and employment ambiguity. The full-time openings in the next two months span across business functions such as last-mile delivery, warehousing management, operations, information technology and data sciences.
These new positions represent around 25% of the company’s total workforce. The hiring will be made across the country including metro cities i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad as well as cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Chandigarh, Indore, Patna, Lucknow, Kanpur, Bhopal and Jaipur.
Headquartered in Gurugram, Ecom Express was incorporated in 2012 by T.A. Krishnan, Manju Dhawan, K. Satyanarayana and Sanjeev Saxena with their experience in the Indian logistics and distribution industry. Ecom Express has its presence in all 29 states of the country and operates in over 2400 towns across 25,000+ pin codes in India.
Saurabh Deep Singla, senior vice president and chief human resource officer, Ecom Express said,
‘’As a provider of logistics services to the e-commerce industry, employees are paramount and a pivot to what we do. In these difficult times, we see an increase in the demand for online shopping across cities and we need to support the scale and size for doorstep deliveries. The hiring of new employees is driven by an unprecedented need to keep the supply chain running for e-commerce industry and in ensuring safe and timely deliveries.’’
Ecom Express has chalked out plans to hire around 35000 employees till the beginning of this year’s festive season in order to be prepared for the surge in online shopping backed by festival sales and increasing preference to doorstep deliveries. At the same time, the company is in a unique position to contribute towards helping our communities wade through the crisis and provide them with the opportunities to earn.