On-Demand Last-Mile Delivery Startup Opened Penang Hub

Date : 06-Sep-2021
Location: Kuala Lumpur


Key Takeaways:

  • Pickupp Malaysia today announced opening of its first regional hub in Penang, as the main point of service for the northern region.
  • This announcement follows its parent company, Pickupp Limited’s, recent USD15 million Series A and Series A+ financing


  • Through the expansion of Pickupp’s local operation in Penang, it is expected to create job opportunities for Penangites and offers localized services for customers in and around the region. The company is also reaching underserved local communities through its Delivery Agent Acquisition Plan, which to date has benefitted 38,497 individuals.
  • Usage of proprietary software and batching technology that improves operational workflow for route optimization and warehouse management,caters for on-demand economy with flexible, customizable delivery services with an average saving of approximately 30% of conventional cost.
  • SME Referral and Rebate Program that includes pro-bono logistics consultations to help SMEs prioritize delivery and further enhance their business offerings and assist in business planning.


  • Navin Kandapper, Country Manager of Pickupp Malaysia,said,the opening of the penang hub for last-mile delivery enables their customers to be closer to the end-users where capacity constraints can be a daily challenge.


  • Pickupp Gets Series A+ to Further Expansion in 4 Major Countries.
  • Pickupp Malaysia’s vision of bringing affordable and efficient logistics services to businesses and consumers beyond the Klang Valley.
  • Currently, Pickupp is partnering with customers ranging from multinational logistics companies like DHL eCommerce and Aramex to leading e-commerce brands like Lazada, FashionValet, and more in Penang.
  • Logistics is one of the most challenging parts of the e-commerce puzzle, especially for smaller merchants.
  • Pickupp Malaysia has seen a user base growth of 198%, creating earning opportunities for 38,000 independent delivery agents.

Penang Bridge
The Penang Hub will fulfill the demand for last-mile delivery to support the soaring growth of e-commerce and logistics.

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