I came to see this question i.e. Will flipkart delivers Product in Lockdown? when I was browsing online for something else. I found it something interesting, and felt that I would better write a blog on it as quick as possible, because I felt that lots of people might be worried about whether flipkart and other online selling platforms would deliver products during Lockdown. My immediate response is 'of course'. Though there will be some delay in delivering the product at times, they try to keep their reputation with hard working and proper planning.
Flipkart will deliver the products during this lockdown period, an after effect of the panedemic Covid-19, just because of the following factors.
1. They Have Got an Excellent Logistic Department
One of the major characteristics that has made Flipkart one among the largest and popular online platforms all over the world is its logistic department. Once an order is placed on Flipkart, they will send the address and details of the buyer to the seller without any delay. They force their sellers to make the item ready to ship within two days. The sellers try to make it ready to ship within hours after getting the item ordered. Once the seller informs that the item is ready to ship, a person from the Flipkart logistic department at the locality, reaches the seller and collects the item. The sorting process and related aspects will be over within hours. Thus the item is shipped at least within a couple of days. This occurs even now i.e during this lockdown period, too.
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2. They have Got their Own Courier Service
This another advantage that Flipkart enjoys. Flipkart can ensure that the items are carried from one place to another without much delay even during this lockdown hours because of this advantage. Their own courier service called ekart has got thousnads of employees and hundredas of large vehicles. As they are a popular brand in India, they can get no objection from the authority to make their vehicles move all over India without much difficulty. They have got some modern planning and strategies for carrying the items from one place to another so that to keep a wonderful pace of shipping the item from one place to another. Hence, ekart ensures that Flipkart will deliver product during this lockdown period without much delay as expected.
3. They Collaborate with Other Courier Services, too
Though they have got their own courier service, they do not hesitate to seek the service of other courier service providers to avoid delay in making the product reach some areas where they haven't got their own courier services. This is a rare case, because a single ekart delivery person himself is expected to cover large area of a particular locality. However, they often give much importance to make the product reach the customer as early as possible rather than sticking on their pride and prejudice. This collaboration seems to be mutual, because all the online platforms and logistic companies give much importance to make the items reach the customers as quick as possible.
Note: There May be Delay at Covid Affected Areas
However, you cannot help admitting that a little bit dealy in the case of delivering items at remote areas and covid affected places during this lockdown period, as strict police checking and observation is there. Moreover, some delivery people may not be ready to carry items to covid affected areas because of fear. Anyhow, if you order items , you can expect that Flipkart will deliver the product during this lockdown period, too, though there is a chance of a little bit delay of one or two days.