~ The high-tech center aims to transform the landscape of textile e-commerce in India
Shadowfax, a pioneering force in logistics and delivery solutions, is proud to announce the inauguration of its largest fulfillment center, a state-of-the-art Distribution Center (DC), in Surat, Gujarat just in time for the festive season. One of the largest e-commerce centers in Gujarat, this facility will fuel local economic growth and community development while empowering Gujarat’s apparel sellers to deliver seamlessly across India.
Surat, hailed as the textile destination of India, has emerged as a robust supply center for the booming apparel e-commerce industry and Shadowfax’s new fulfillment center, located Palsana, Surat, strategically positions itself at the heart of this thriving industry. This facility spanning an impressive 1.5 lac sq ft represents the largest endeavour by any third-party logistics provider (3PL) in Gujarat and boasts a daily processing capacity of 10 lakh orders. It is tailored to meet the evolving demands of e-commerce during peak seasons, setting new industry standards. The newly launched hub integrates cutting-edge technology, including an advanced Auto Sorter that features full automation and IP technology for sortation and dynamic allocation. This advanced infrastructure enhances operational efficiency – ensuring precision and reliability in the fulfillment process. In addition to its technological prowess, the Surat center also stands as a testament to Shadowfax’s commitment to job creation in the region. The facility is set to employ more than 1000+ skilled personnel, contributing significantly to local employment and economic development.
Abhishek Bansal, Co-founder and CEO at Shadowfax, remarked, ” We are delighted with the launch of our Distribution Center which is a new benchmark in the e-commerce logistics space. The incredible capacity we offer will help Surat and its sellers manage the next several years of e-commerce growth. This acts as another stepping stone in our journey to provide our clients the best customer experience and will help take our market share to 30%+ in the coming years.”
As Shadowfax gears up for Diwali and the festive rush, this facility is ready to deliver excellence, empowering businesses to reach customers across the nation seamlessly.
Shadowfax is a premier E-commerce service provider and hyperlocal company, boasting a robust distribution network that stretches across 2000+ cities and 12000+ pin codes. Delivering 10 lakh packages daily, Shadowfax provides unparalleled services to a vast network of customers with industry-leading Turnaround Time (TAT) at highly competitive prices. Transitioning from a last-mile-oriented platform, it has evolved into a full-stack platform, with plans to further expand its services to include intercity operations in the next three quarters.
Founded in 2015 by a team of IIT-Delhi Alumni, including Abhishek Bansal, Vaibhav Khandelwal, Praharsh Chandra, and Gaurav Jaithliya, Shadowfax continues to revolutionize the E-commerce logistics landscape. Shadowfax proudly holds the position of being India’s leading last-mile logistics player, boasting an exceptional crowdsourcing network comprising 1.25 lakh monthly active delivery partners and 35 lakh registered users. With its consistent track record of trust, reliability, and a customer-centric approach, it has become the preferred logistics partner for major E-commerce and Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) players in the country. In their realm of operations, reverse logistics, forward logistics, slot delivery, hyperlocal delivery, and critical logistics stand as focus areas. Shadowfax’s firm commitment to excellence enables it to set new industry benchmarks, embodying innovation in the E-commerce logistics sector.