Tech-driven logistics company for e-commerce industry, Ecom Express Limited, announced that it has crossed 55,000 gig workers registration on their dedicated app called ‘Ecom Sanjeev’ to onboard delivery partners since its launch in September 2021.
In Assam, over 3000 gig-workers have registered for part-time engagement as delivery partners with Ecom Express. Most of the registrations have been from Guwahati, Nagaon, Sivasagar, Jorhat and Silchar, among other cities.
Close to 60 per cent of registrations have been from Tier 4 cities and towns, indicating massive affinity for gig opportunities in those areas, the company said. The top 10 cities/towns with the highest registrations include from Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Gurgaon and Patna.
The company’s delivery partner programme aims to create part-time work opportunities for individuals with the option of flexible timings to maximize their earnings by delivering e-commerce shipments to customers. Delivery partners working through Ecom Express’ gig model can earn anywhere between Rs 15,000 to Rs 60,000 per month, the company stated.
Saurabh Deep Singla, chief people officer at Ecom Express said: “Since the launch of our ESP program last year, we have created opportunities for students, homemakers and individuals looking to supplement and maximize their income by delivering e-commerce shipments during their spare time. This flagship program, besides empowering gig workforce, also helped the company to scale their delivery capabilities in assuring speed, reliability, and effective logistics solutions to deliver online-ordered products at end-customers’ doorstep safely.”
The company has also announced provision of accidental insurance of Rs 2 lakh to safeguard delivery partners from any mishaps, besides offering a host of other benefits, including attendance bonus depending on their work continuity. Referral programs are run from time to time to expand the delivery partner base while rewarding the existing partners. To create stronger affiliation with delivery partners, Ecom Express has further collaborated with leading brands to provide numerous enticing benefits.