Online marketplace Snapdeal.com has launched a Same Day delivery service allowing consumers to get product orders booked by or before 1pm on the same day. The service will currently be offered in Delhi-NCR and will soon be expanding to other cities such as Mumbai and Bangalore.
Commenting on the initiative, Saurabh Goyal, VP- Supply Chain Operations, Snapdeal.com, said: “With the increasing competition in e-commerce space, delivery has become an essential factor after price. Keeping up with our company motto of providing the widest assortment of goods and the best services we have managed to evolve our supply chain system to such an extent that we can now offer this service with ease.”
According to the company officials, at present the customers will not be charged any extra amount for this service.
Launched in February 2010, Snapdeal.com now has over 20 million members, over 500 product categories, more than 20,000 sellers, and it delivers to over 4,000 cities and towns in India. The company is backed by global investors such as eBay Inc., Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and IndoUS Venture Partners.