Ratan Tata invests in Mailit, a tech-driven logistics company

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India’s most prominent business leaders and philanthropists, Ratan Tata has invested in Mailit, a technology-driven mailroom management, and logistics company. Mailit is a Mumbai-based leading dispatch aggregator that offers personalised dispatch of various types of packages and mailroom management services.

The company offers Courier, Cargo, 3PL, Mailroom Management Digital solutions and Postal services to leading corporates and several blue-chip companies in the Tata Group. The core strategy of the company is to focusses on building India’s first digitally Integrated Logistics & Mailroom Solutions (IL&MS) platform. This is done by bringing much-needed consolidation, enhanced efficiency, and visibility to a fragmented marketplace. IL&MS by Mailit is a digital interplay of mailroom management, logistics, and distribution.

Mailit is seeking to bring disruptive changes to the logistics landscape and will focus on consolidating the entire value chain bringing seamless end-to-end distribution with real-time visibility thereby reducing the overall logistics and distribution costs. 

Mailit has plans to launch 500 Mailrooms across India in addition to establishing fully mechanised Warehouse and Distribution Centers in the next 5 years. With the government reiterating its commitment to strengthening the infrastructure sector, Tata believes the Mailit IL&MS platform will bring in cost optimisation, build operational efficiencies in the supply chain and create employment opportunities across India.

Mahesh Shirodkar, Founder & CMD of Mailit shares his gratitude with Tata regarding the investment. He believes that it is really an honour for Mailit to be associated with one of the most prestigious companies in India. Mahesh thanked Ratan Tata for showing faith in Mailit and investing in Mailit. He goes on to say that this association will open up a wider growth prospect for the company which in turn will scale up the operations across geographies.

“With the government reiterating its commitment to strengthening the infrastructure sector, Tata believes the Mailit IL&MS platform will bring in cost optimisation, build operational efficiencies in the supply chain and create employment opportunities across India,” a company statement said.

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