Mumbai, February 28, 2023: Pepperfry, India’s leading e-commerce furniture and home goods marketplace, announced the elevation of Piyush Agarwal to Vice President, Supply Chain. Piyush joined Pepperfry in 2021 and has been instrumental in conceptualizing and driving various initiatives in Supply Chain. Through his commitment to excellence, leadership, and fortitude, Piyush has successfully established a robust warehousing and logistics network for Pepperfry. Anything new?
Under his leadership, Pepperfry has moved all its warehouse operations in-house. The company launched a spanking new warehouse in Gurgaon last year and accelerated 24-hour furniture delivery in key metros. Piyush has also ensured great cost efficiencies during an inflationary economic period. He has led end-to-end supply chains including, last mile distribution, inventory replenishment, indirect procurement, primary and secondary logistics, and imports & exports.
Ashish Shah, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Pepperfry said, “At a time when multiple bottlenecks have disrupted global supply chains, Piyush has brought great control on our operating costs and efficiencies through a solid grasp over various parts of our supply chain. His promotion is a testament to his domain expertise, hard work, and constant hustle towards building an unparalleled, cost-efficient big box supply chain network.”
“I am thrilled to take on more challenges. We will continue to strive harder on making timely deliveries and provide quality experiences for our customers. Our team is poised to address any sectoral challenges and I look forward to further strengthening our logistical operations as we build dream homes for tomorrow,” said Piyush Agarwal, Vice President, Supply Chain, Pepperfry.
11 years ago, Pepperfry disrupted the hyperlocal furniture market by creating India’s largest big-box supply chain network. PepCart provides first-mile and last-mile logistics services to buyers and sellers in over 500 cities. PepCart successfully delivered more than 10 million shipments in 2022. It has a team of more than 1,000 supply chain professionals spread across 31 distribution centers, delivering through a fleet of 300 vehicles and assembling furniture at customers’ homes. The company’s specialized build-to-suit warehouses in Mumbai, Gurugram, Jodhpur, and Bangalore cater to the unique storage requirements of furniture and home goods, supporting customers around the clock through phone calls, emails, and 24/7 chat services.