DTDC is all set to cement its footprint across India and global markets.
From rechristening DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd to DTDC Express Limited and transforming the brand’s identity from an Express Document Player to an Integrated Parcels driven business via its strategic partnership with Geopost's DPD Group, DTDC is all set to cement its footprint across India and global markets.
Talking about the recent development within the company, Abhishek Chakraborty, Executive Director, DTDC Express Limited, says: “Our rebranding and rechristening coincides with the firm’s global Vision 2020 strategy which is about repositioning DTDC as a complete express logistics player in the markets we operate in. It echoes our aspiration to focus on qualities that make us different from our competitors and more valuable to our customers.”
At present, DTDC Express Limited has its presence in more than 500 district headquarters through its large network of more than 8,000+ franchisees and extends services to over 10,000 pin codes while handling more than 12 million shipments every month.
Going forward, DTDC is poised to create India’s most integrated parcel network focussed on express distribution, third part logistics (3PL) and e-commerce solutions with a comprehensive global reach by the year 2020. “We plan to do this by focussing on DTDC’s core value proposition which is to ‘Help Clients Improve their Supply Chain Service and Optimise their Supply Chain Spend’ in order to create long term value for customers. Our specific area of focus is to become the Logistics Supplier of Choice for B2C businesses with focus on tier II, III and IV markets,” informs Abhishek Chakraborty. He also adds: “We are on a ‘Mission 10 K’ wherein we aim to induct 10,000 franchisees into our network along with establishment of an additional number of allied outlets to make our services accessible to greater number of households.”
During this year, the brand is planning to add 50 stores to its retail footprint across the country.DTDC Express Limited also has a significant global footprint and services 220 international locations including USA, UK, Canada, UAE, Australia, China, Singapore and major Asian countries, through its own operations, joint ventures and business associates.