Karnataka: KSRTC ventures into cargo business, CM Yediyurappa inaugurates ‘Namma Cargo’ services
This is the first time the state transport department is venturing into the parcel and cargo business.
Bengaluru: Starting from Friday, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), along with other transport corporations are venturing into cargo services. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa inaugurated ‘Namma Cargo’ services on Friday at Vidhana Soudha.
This is the first time the state transport department is venturing into the parcel and cargo business. Customers have to book their parcels at the booking counter at the state road transport bus stands and the department has also started a 24x7 call centre - 1800-208-5533 to address any issues related to service. The customers can also track, book cargo service on the website www.nammacargo.in.
For five years, Strategic Outsourcing Private Limited will be the business facilitator and the transport department is providing space to the company to set up its parcel counters at bus stands, Savadi said.
The three State Road Transport Corporations have been generating a revenue of Rs 35 crore by transporting luggage but now with the launch of the cargo and parcel services, the corporation is expecting a revenue of somewhere between Rs 70 crore to Rs 80 crore, Savadi had said.
He also said that Strategic Outsourcing Private Limited will be the business facilitator for five years to make the project happen.