One of India’s top suppliers of integrated logistics and transportation solutions, Mahindra Logistics Limited (MLL), is dedicated to DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) in its workforce.
In an effort to achieve full equality, MLL announced today that it has teamed up with female e-bike riders for its last mile delivery. By empowering women and ensuring their involvement in all operations, the project seeks to transform the logistics sector significantly.
By giving women equal opportunities, even in non-traditional logistics occupations, MLL hopes to impact the logistics sector and empower women to become self-reliant.
In the first phase of this effort, MLL engaged a total of 11 women riders for last-mile delivery in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Nagpur. Mahindra Logistics is aggressively pursuing robust implementation of this project to enhance process efficiency.
Additionally, the business is imparting thorough training to women candidates in soft skills, last mile delivery, and safe e-bike operation.
The company prioritizes the safety of its female drivers by using vehicles equipped with GPS monitoring, which enables MLL to address any issues related to stops or routes extending from the planned route.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD & CEO, Mahindra Logistics said, “As part of our commitment to promote gender diversity, we are introducing women e-bikes for last mile deliveries. Happy to lead the way in hiring drivers. Workforce We believe that equal opportunity creates a more productive and successful workplace, and we are proud to be at the forefront of progressive initiatives that the logistics industry is taking. enabling change.”
“As part of our expansion plans, onboarding more women drivers, fleet owners and other transporters will be a key focus for us at MLL. We are committed to our larger RISE goal, a Actively working to create an environment where women can thrive and contribute their unique skills and perspectives to our organization and society at large.” Mahindra Logistics Limited (MLL) is a supply chain management and corporate mobility-focused integrated third-party logistics (3PL) service provider. MLL serves more than 400 corporations in various sectors, including automotive, engineering, consumer goods, and e-commerce. The company has an “asset light” business strategy and offers specialized, technologically advanced solutions for supply chain and people movement services.