Company Name : Qikship
Funding Amount : $200k
Funding Round : Angel round
Logistics startup Qikship has raised an angel round of funding of $200k.
Qikship was founded in 2015 by Vikrant Pathak, Ex IES(IIT Delhi & HEC Paris) and Gaurav Tyagi, Ex Zomato Sales head India.
The platform enables users to ship anything anywhere from the comfort of home/office. Qikship provides free pick up and packaging to the customers.
Once a customer places a shipment request, app gives the notification about the estimated delivery of the shipment to destinations with full point to point tracking on the app.
The fund will be used to build next generation technology for simplifying the logistics and create technology packed solutions, expansion to Gurgaon and Delhi, hiring people in sales & Operations, Tech and pickup agents.
Currently Qikship is doing 300-400 shipments per day with an average ticket size of Rs 200. Major part of its business comes from Online sellers and SMEs.
Qikship has a team of 50 people that includes 30 pickup agents. It plans to hire 150 pickup agent in next two months to establish its operation in Delhi and Gurgaon initially and reach per day transaction of 3000- 3500.