There are several benefits of ongoing start-up boom from consumer point of view, the major one being ability to get things done from the convenience of your home. The services these emerging entrepreneurs are offering merge and match technology and connected world we live in to basic utilities.

Many a times I find myself in a situation where I need a gift, a Phone, cheque book,  an important document and other such items picked or delivered within my city, and running to a courier isn’t anymore convenient than delivering it myself. Luckily, there are several apps which can help.

Parcelled

Parcelled is perhaps the most popular app of its kind, operating in most number of cities. Parcelled picks your orders, packs it for you (free) and delivers it across the country. If you know the exact dimension of your box you can calculate the cost by visiting the main website. The mobile app gives you an estimate based on what product you are moving.

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Parcelled is powered by courier services like Fedex, Delhivery, Bluedart, India Post and is operational in Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Surat, Indore, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mumbai.

Download – Android

Shipsy

Shipsy is another on demand pick and drop services which deals in shipping small packages in an efficient manner for nominal prices. The service is however operational only in Gurgaon and Delhi.
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The company was launched only last year, and has managed to secure Angel funding for further expansion. If you need to pick a small package from Gurgaon and get it delivered in Delhi-NCR, Shipsy is a convenient means to do so.

Download – Android 

Pickrr

First mile logistic firm Pickrr delivers your orders using its own team for better reliability. Like other apps in the list, it allows you to choose between three pickup options. You will have to pay 150 per 0.5 KG (100 per extra 0.5KG) for Rush (1 to 2 day delivery),  Rs. 80 per .5KG (80 per extra 0.5KG) for Premium (3 to 4 days) and Rs. 59 per .5KG (100 per extra 0.5KG) for Standard (5 to 6 days).

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Picker is currently operation in Delhi-NCR and serves around 500 deliveries per day.

Download – Android 

BookAWheel

BookAWheel provides B2B and B2C logistic support in Delhi and NCR only. The company was recently in news when it partnered with Delhi based online pharmacy BigChemist. Like other on demand logistic services, you can place your order and will be billed based on volumetric weight.

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Download – Android 

Conclusion

These are some of the apps which you can use at your convenience to get things picked and dropped when you can’t muster time for the same. Most of these Logistic services are quite new

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