LetsTransport has appointed Parijat Rathore as Chief Technical Officer (CTO).
This appointment will further strengthen Let’s Transports core engineering and product teams to offer a seamless user experience to its customers on the platform. Parijat Rathore will head a robust tech team at LetsTransport.
Commenting on the appointment, Sudarshan Ravi Jha, CPO & Co-Founder, LetsTransport said, “The addition of Parijat will significantly fortify LetsTransport business. His vast experience in creating scalable superior products will further strengthen our ability to deliver superior experiences to truckers as well as enterprises.”
Parijat Rathore, CTO, LetsTransport said, “Currently valued at 215 billion USD, the logistics sector has a huge potential of growth. As a major part of this sector is still unorganized, India’s cost on logistics stands one of the highest compared to developed countries. This sector needs effective executions, and with government initiatives like ‘Make in India,’ this is just the right time to make logistics cost-effective and efficient. I am very excited to be part of LetsTransport’s growth story and I look forward to building products that will further help consolidate business further.”
LetsTransport also plans to hire 50+ people in engineering, data, product and design in the next 6-8 months.
Parijat brings in rich engineering experience of both, building from scratch and scaling up products for a 100-10k journey.
At LetsTransport, he will be leading the engineering functions and will be responsible for building an A+ engineering team along with a deep-rooted innovation spirit, building the right pivots around delivering high-quality products and ensuring a tech-focused 20x journey from here onwards.
With over 15+ years of experience, Parijat was previously associated with brands like Flipkart, Rivigo and Unicommerce to name a few.
Known as a leading logistic player in the market, LetsTransport hired 400+ employees soon after its series B funding. The startup caters to sectors across retail, FMCG and e-commerce, distribution and 3PL companies. They are the first movers to identify and empathize with the underserved urban trucker community, playing a huge role in making them a part of the mainstream economy.