HYDERABAD: E-commerce firm Flipkart has joined hands with Meru cabs to deliver essential products and groceries to consumers amid ongoing lockdown in the country.
Services have been begun in cities, including Bangalore, Delhi NCR and Hyderabad.
Meru said that it is providing ozone sanitized cabs to help Flipkart with their deliveries which falls in line with the government guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19. The dispatch hubs have been installed with Ozone Air Purifier, encouraging driver partners to sanitize their cabs, thus the maintaining high standards of hygiene, the statement read.
Speaking on collaboration, Flipkart CEO Krishnamurthy said, "We have a very secure and safe supply chain where we follow SOPs deligently. We stand by the nation in this fight agianst the spread of coronavirus as we prioritize the well being and safety of all including our customers and employees."
Neeraj Gupta, founder and CEO at Meru mobility private limited said, "Meru will use its fleet to ensure the timely and safe delivery of essentials to the customers in a hassle-free manner. This servuce will also offer our driver partners an additional earning oppurtunity during this challenging time."