Bangladesh’s biggest grocery e-commerce platform Chaldal is situated in 4 cities with 27 warehouses. Chaldal plans to expand to 15 new cities with a recently closed $10 million Series C.
It will expand to 15 new cities and plans to open 50 warehouses by the end of 2021. Besides its grocery deliveries, Chaldal will expand GoGo Bangla, its on-demand logistics service for small e-commerce businesses and the Chaldal Vegetable Network, which connects farmers directly to retailers. The company plans to launch a direct-to-consumer pharmacy.
Chaldal asserts to have generated $ 40 million in revenue and fulfilled 2.5 million orders in the past 12 months, with 120 per cent growth year-over-year. It currently sells around 8,500 product types and wants to expand that number to 30,000 SKUs by December.
In addition, Chaldal is able to offer deliveries in as little as 15 to 30 minutes as Chaldal also works closely with suppliers and manufacturers. It sources directly from farms and partners with big manufacturers like Unilever.