Shadowfax has announced a strategic partnership with Indian cargo airline SpiceXpress to facilitate seamless transportation of temperature-sensitive COVID-19 vaccines.
The 3PL service provider plans to deploy a fleet of over 250 refrigerated vehicles that will provide a speedy and reliable transportation solution for vaccine delivery through a sustainable cold chain network by providing logistics support to cover first-mile pickups and last-mile deliveries through a verified network of delivery partners operating across 500+ cities covering 7000+ pin codes in India.
“We are proud to partner with SpiceXpress for transporting the COVID vaccine and helping it reach people. Agility, speed, and precise handling will be essential considering the sensitive nature of the vaccine. We are geared up with our technology, people, and delivery expertise to ensure timely and safe deliveries across our extensive network,” said Rahul Kumar, Founding team member and Head of Network Partnerships at Shadowfax.
“It has been a tough year and playing a role in bringing relief makes us immensely elated and energised. It is vital to have the right partnership when undertaking a task this critical. We will handle ground services such as transportation to/from manufacturers, warehouses, airports and consumption points, packing, storage, and warehousing, at prescribed temperature across 500 + cities. We will deploy a fleet of refrigerated vehicles to ensure requisite temperatures are maintained throughout the delivery cycle,” Kumar added.
Shadowfax, India’s largest crowdsourced logistics platform was established in 2015 with the aim of building the fastest and most reliable logistics network through technology.
The company boasts specialised cold chain readiness for first-mile and last-mile logistics, capable of moving over 3000 tonnes of cargo per month pan India.