With an aim to ease logistic arrangements to local smallentrepreneurs and startups, FastBeatle, the first courier service provider ofKashmir, launched its mobile application this week.
The app was launched by deputy commissioner, Srinagar,Shahid Choudhary and director Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship DevelopmentInstitute (JKEDI), Tufail Matoo in presence of a large gathering of localentrepreneurs at a function at Zero Bridge Café in Srinagar. The android app isavailable on the Playstore.
Embarked with an aim to revolutionising the traditionalimplementations of logistic services, two friends Abid Rashid Lone and SheikhSami Ullah brought up their messenger and logistics idea by collaborating itwith the realm of technology. Setting up the startup locally from Srinagar inOctober 2018 to international shipments within has reached 200 shipments daily.
With the launch of the app, FastBeetle has made it easierfor its customers to arrange for the delivery of their shipments locally oranywhere with country or to outside world on click of a button.
"Be it surprising the loved ones with the fancy gifts,taking care of pharmacy needs of closed ones or delivering the fragile parcelsto their destinations; FastBeetle plays it all for you," says Sheikh SamiUllah, one of the founders.
FastBeetle started the logistic services from locally runonline and offline businesses which have besieged the valley on trendingheights. Working now as a network wherein there is direct correspondence withcustomers, pick ups and deliveries in a timely manner with a powerfulmanagement system integrated on a mobile app as well as on a web platform andmost of all the fastest delivery to the clients.
Not only do the logistic service provided, aid in thequicker and faster delivery to customers; but also does it provide anopportunity of growth and welfare for local businesses and the small-scaleentrepreneurship.
"The aim isn't limited to business; it is much more aboutempowerment especially to the locally run chains by women who face difficultiesin delivering their services to customers. FastBeetle is a gateway to meet yourbusiness requirements in a much reliable and fast environment," says AbidRashid, co-founder of the startup.
As of late Kashmir is witnessing a boom in the small onlinebusinesses with a lot of young women entrepreneurs – particularly – sellingclothes and other merchandise using Facebook and Instagram, FastBeetle issolution to their daily logistic issues.