CIOTechOutlook >> Magazine >> July - 2016 issue

AVN Business Solutions : Deploying a Web Based Portal to Streamline Logistics and Accounting Activities of E-Commerce Retailers


As clients look out for better, faster and customized logistics services, the e-commerce players and logistics executives deal with new challenges requiring minute-by-minute tracking in all parts of the world, developing cost efficiencies while guaranteeing timely delivery, and anticipating problems and having back-up plans. Absolute for catering a timely solution for all ecommerce business needs, like logistics support, digital marketing, packing material requirements and payment solutions is Mumbai headquartered AVN Business Solutions Pvt Ltd that extends support for all challenges e-commerce providers face in growing their online presence.

In its attempt to revive logistics experience, AVN brings to the table Shipyaari & eRunnerz. Shipyaari is a web-based portal designed to assist E-Commerce retailers to use all the top carriers and enable shipment of orders from Indian market places and shopping carts to Domestic as well as International Markets. eRunnerz, an innovative concept designed for e-commerce vendors, retailers and distributors streamlines all delivery related activities like packing, picking and dropping of couriers. “eRunnerz ensures equal distribution of deliveries to field executives to accomplish services like 4 hours delivery, Same Day delivery and Next Day delivery that make us a global leader in field of logistical support.” states Nayan Ratandhayara, Founder and Director. Further, to tackle the rising courier costs, AVN furnishes Shipyaari, a product that supports uniform pricing to cater best of the industry services at nominal rates, along with add on services like complimentary insurance, discount coupons and dedicated support. “A substantial percentage of revenue of e-commerce companies goes towards logistics costs like forward charges, COD charges and return charges. Unless these costs are subsidised, it will be difficult for ecommerce sellers to come in green.” states Vishal Totla, Co-founder and Director.

Further, to help Online Sellers maintain and update their accounting books; AVN furnishes Munimji, a tally based module that assists businesses analyse the earnings and making accounting entries of Sale, Vat returns, Service Tax returns, marketplace commission, inventory management, shipping charges and marketing charges to give a clear image of business turnover.

Future Docket
AVN deploys e-Escrow service to inspect the seller inventory and mark the standard goods as ready to dispatch, eliminating the non-standard goods, hence reducing the return ratio by 50 percent. Further, in order to take the responsibility of the genuineness of product by inspecting the product before it gets packed, AVN bestows customers with a service that will offer ‘Escrow for Assurance of Genuineness of product’ to ensure that customers get genuine products only. Moreover, AVN is planning to set up its own fulfilment centres across the nation so that genuine products shall be delivered at lighting fast speed. The service shall be available for all e-com sellers who are selling across different platforms.

Moving forward, AVN also plans at coming up with cloud version of Munimji module to give same results without client having the tally software. Determined at expanding globally as a leader in logistics sector, AVN is working on a system where customers will find the life cycle of the parcel, from pickup to its delivery, all in real-time.

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