Pune-based e-commerce logistics specialist XpressBees announced the launch of its first-ever pan-India coding innovation challenge “Xpressathon” – a virtual challenge and invites developers, analysts, and the coder’s community to participate and design solutions that have the potential to solve some of the real-time logistics problems including faster last-mile delivery, geo-intelligence, beyond-the-vision drone delivery, and providing an overall better customer experience.

The Xpressathon which commenced on December 03, 2021 will end on January 22, 2022. Contestants can participate in Xpressathon by visiting https://www.xpressbees.com/xpressathon/. The registration for the event is open until December 24, 2021.

In addition to the thrill of participating in the XpressBees’ first virtual hackathon, the winner categorized as XPRESS ELITE will receive a cash reward of Rs 3 lakh, the first runner up categorized as XPRESS PRO will receive a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh. A special cash reward of INR 1 lakh is reserved for an exceptional emerging idea by one of the many students participating from the numerous colleges invited for the challenge. This award is categorized as XPRESS PRODIGY.

The initiative is in line with the consistent efforts of XpressBees to bring in efficiency in logistics operations and offer a superior customer experience. The challenge results will be declared on January 28, 2022.

Commenting on the initiative, Ajoy Salve, Head of HR, XpressBees said, “Empowering people to unleash their potential remains a priority at XpressBees. We are excited to conduct this event and strongly believe technology and engineering with a culture of innovation are and will be the key growth drivers for the logistics industry. This is a first of its kind initiative by XpressBees and we are very keen to see some good innovations and talent emerges out of this event.”

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