Indian Festive Season is one of the most sought after seasons for the sellers and micro entrepreneurs in India. This phase witnesses a huge rush and demand of business making it the most aggressive phase. In the year 2020, when pandemic hit the world, the sellers and business owners shifted towards digital medium and online commerce. The transformation happened at both ends- Both the buyer and the seller welcomed and got accustomed to online selling processes.Few platforms facilitated the digital transformation for small business owners.
Here are few platforms that can help D2C Brands scale their Business
Unicommerce – Unicommerce eSolutions is India’s leading e-commerce focused supply chain SaaS platform. Established nine years ago, Unicommerce is a market leader processing over 20% of e-commerce volumes in the country. Managing over 6000 warehouses and processing 300 million orders annually the company has disrupted the e-commerce and retail industry with clients like Myntra, Jack Jones, Adidas, Marico, Netmeds, Mamaearth, Nivea, and many more. With operations in the International market the company has been profitable for over four years and aims to further help the D2C ecosystem leverage tech solutions for expanding reach and services.
Shiprocket – Shiprocket is India’s largest eCommerce shipping and enablement platform for SMBs. The technology powers shipping and fulfillment for SMEs, D2C retailers, and social commerce sellers in India. With 17 courier partners on board, the brand enables pan-India shipping solutions across 29,000+ pin codes within India. Today, Shiprocket is the force behind the country’s 1 lakh plus sellers who generate a GMV of more than $1B annually on the platform. The brand delivers packets to nearly 25M consumers annually and is one of the category leaders in the D2C Ecosystem helping D2C brands get best in class shipping solutions for better consumer experience.
Delhivery – Incepted in 2011, Delhivery has a large scale logistics network of 2500 direct delivery centres along with 8000 partner centres with 14000 vehicles. This coupled with their new-age warehouses provide an end-to-end fulfilment solution for eCommerce sellers. They run 75 fulfillment centers across India, with over 4 million sq ft of storage. They offer inventory management and visibility through their proprietary Warehouse Management system. The platform helps e-tailers, D2C sellers through a range of services helping them scale their businesses.
Facebook – Launched in 2004, Facebook is one of the most renowned social media platforms across the world. With a motive of communicating & sharing thoughts and ideas, Facebook helps businesses to advertise and shoot the demands & orders of their products not only on the local level but also globally. Facebook which was once one of the most demanded communicable platform has now turned a place for business growth, Influencers to influence their market by posting ads, new product announcements & gave the ability to consumers to directly contact the suppliers of their
products through personal messages.
Meesho – Meesho, short for “meri shop” (My Shop), is India’s most trusted reseller platform and India’s first startup to receive investment from Facebook. Meesho is an application that helps an individual or small business enterprise to start their business from home with zero investment. Platform enables physical stores to take their inventory online and sell through social media channels. The platform also turned into India’s first online distribution channel for long-tail products, providing an opportunity for individual resellers to sell these products on Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram and other social networks helping thousands of D2C sellers scale their Business.