Milkbasket to hire 2,000 employees

ANI | Updated: Feb 21, 2018 21:49 IST

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Feb 21 (ANI): India's first micro delivery platform, Milkbasket, on Wednesday announced the company's plans to hire at least 2,000 employees within the next 12-18 months.

The company recently closed a USD 3 million pre-series A round from Unilever Ventures, Blume Ventures and Lenovo Capital (LCIH).

"We aspire to serve over a million households by 2022 and this would be our first step to realize this mission. We will be strengthening our team with additional 2000 employees by next year to serve up to 50,000 daily orders in Gurugram," said co-founder and CEO, Milkbasket, Anant Goel.

The company will be hiring over 1500 full time and 500 part-time employees.

"Part-time employment is a great way for students and micro-entrepreneurs to have a sustainable source of income, while they continue with their daily routine. We will hire at least 500 such employees in Gurugram to support our morning deliveries," Goel added.

With a daily reach to over 35,000 households and serving 10,000+ households every morning in Gurugram, Milkbasket delivers the highest number of grocery orders in the NCR region.

It's vision is to become the default mom and pop shop for over a million households in the next three - five years.

Having achieved positive unit economics within the first six months of the launch, Milkbasket is the most capital efficient model in the online grocery space as compared to its domestic and global peers. (ANI)