RailYatri acqui-hires technology startup YatraChef to strengthen last mile commerce
RailYatri, now becomes the number one aggregator in transit delivery space
New Delhi – 22nd Jan; 2018– Noida based RailYatri, India’s leading long-distance travel app, has acqui-hired Kochi based food-delivery technology start-up YatraChef. The YatraChef team will now manage the pan-India supply side of RailYatri’s in transit delivery business.
With this, RailYatri has further strengthened its supply-side commerce capabilities, as it continues to add new offerings to its travel marketplace. Last-mile capability is becoming a critical piece in commerce marketplaces as companies are able to provide a complete online + offline experience to its users, in addition to creating a premium and differentiated offering. With this association, RailYatri, now becomes the number one food aggregator in transit delivery space.
Manish Rathi, CEO & Co-founder RailYatri said, “YatraChef brings a deep experience of nearly 4+ years in food delivery & vendor management, and have a track-record of delivering outstanding consumer experience to travelers. Their skills will help us jointly develop new offerings that would re-define the traveler experience with RailYatri. We are delighted to have them on board.”
Arun Rajan, CEO and co-founder at YatraChef said “Having partnered with RailYatri for some time now, it was an obvious decision to join hands as we can make a much bigger impact together. We are excited to be part of the RailYatri family and look forward to continue growing stronger than before”.
RailYatri.in is the #1 train travel community in India. Noida-based RailYatri.inwas set up in 2011 with a mission to simplify train travel with Manish Rathi (Computer Science, Western Michigan Univ, US), Kapil Raizada (IIT Kanpur, IIM Bangalore) and Sachin Saxena (IIT Kharagpur, Stanford) as its co-founders. RailYatri.in launched its consumer products in early 2014 and has seen a rapid growth since then.