Famous e-commerce companies Flipkart and Snapdeal will tie up with India Post to deliver posts to the customers on the same day. Already Amazon is working with India Post in this regard. This is a pilot project, with is being implemented successfully in Bangalore. Based on the success report, Postal department may extend it to the rest of the country.
According to a postal official, Amazon started this service in the month of April and is delivering almost 2000 orders daily in Bangalore city. Now, the discussions were under process with Snapdeal and Flipkart too. Next to Bangalore, Postal department may extend this project to Mumbai and Delhi cities to deliver the orders to customers on the same day. Sources reported that Metro delivery services have contributed almost 30 % of the total revenue of India Post from past three months.