An inaugural run for Gati Shakti Express Cargo Parcel Service, a Joint Parcel Product of Indian Railway & India post is started on 02.02.2023 by Train No. 12290 Duranto Express from Nagpur to Mumbai.
A joint collaboration between Indian Railways & India Post started under the aegis of “Rail Post Gati Shakti” initiative. This service will provide seamless connectivity for the logistic movement of Goods & Parcels. In this service parcels of various kind are booked & delivered by postal department & transported by railway department. Customers will get door step booking & door step delivery.
It will help in providing door to door experience with advanced security. This service will be beneficial especially to e-Commerce companies, pharma companies, readymade cloth factories, manufacturers of engineering goods, motor vehicles parts, consumer products, etc…
Pursuant on the budget announcement of FY 2022-23 and based on directions from railway board towards providing end to end logistic solution to small enterprises by leveraging on the synergetic strengths of the postal Department in the First Mile & Last Mile connectivity and that of Railways in the Middle Mile. The highlights of this service are palletisation and transportation through covered and sealed boxes for handling the material safely. This service also promised for assured supply of space & guaranteed transit time of transportation.
On this occasion shri. P. S. Khairkar, Divisional Railway Manager, Nagpur Division, Shri Rupesh Chandekar Additional Divisional Railway Manager , Smt. Shobha Madhale, PostMaster General, Nagpur Region, Nagpur, Shri. Krishnath Patil, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Nagpur Division of Central Railway, shri. M. B. Gajbhiye, Director Postal Services, Nagpur Region, Nagpur, were presents.