Top 10 Courier Franchise in India for 2024

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Do you want to know a business which will be in always in high demand? If ‘Yes’  I will introduce you a business opportunity which is always booming no matter what. Transporting of goods and documents will be always in high demand in the age of industrialization.  Why should you be delay in starting a great venture in Courier Services.

Here is list of top 10 ten courier franchise available in India. Select any one of your choice and  according to the budget.

Indian Post

When it comes to security, credibility, and transparency, every citizen wants government security. Indian  Post which is also know as Post Office offers its franchise in delivering documents,  parcels, Stamps tickets and Stationary.

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Business Models

Franchise is available in two modes.

  1. Postal Agent
  2. Counter Services

Commission Charge payable to franchisee:

1. Registered Booking3/-
2. Speed Post5/-
3.Postal Stamp and Stationary5% of Sale Amount
4.On Target Achievement20% additional commission
5.Retail Services including sale of revenue stamps, central recruitment fee stamps, etc40% of commission

Eligibility and Criteria

Age: minimum 18 years

Educational qualification: 8th pass

Space Required: – 200 sq. ft.

Franchise Fee and other Charges:

  1. Setup Expenditure:  Rs. 1.25 lakh approx.
  2. National Saving Certificate of minimum amount Rs. 5 lakhs.

Document Required

Following documents are required for applying franchisee.

  1. Id-proof
  2. Address proof
  3. Photographs
  4. GST number
  5. One canceled cheque or passbook copy
  6. Property ownership or lease agreement copy
  7. PAN card

How to Apply for India post franchise

  1. Visit in person to Post Office
  2. Visit it website for  more details.

Amazon Delivery Service

 It is most fastest growing and great brand in world. It has world-wide reach. Amazon Delivery Services started in US in 1994. It entered into Indian market in 2013.

Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos from his garage in Bellevue, Washington, on July 5, 1994.

It has very  high growth tack records.  Franchise Starts Cost from Rs.1.5 Lakhs. Average Revenue Potential Could be 1.8 Cr to 3.6 Cr. Annual Profit Potential could  be from 19.2 to 38.5 Lakhs  

However, currently it is operating in Limited cities in India.

Business Models

It offers business opportunity as Delivery Service Partner. 

As a DSP owner’s job is recruitment, hiring, and coaching a team of 40-100 high-performing, hourly employees and managing a fleet of 20-40 vans on average throughout the year. Amazon assists in every step and provide training to its partners.

Eligibility and Criteria

Age: minimum 18 years

Educational qualification: Not Mandatory

Space Required: – 400 sq. ft.

Investment Amount and other Requirements

Setup Cost  Approximately 1.5 lakhs-5 lakhs, including a delivery vehicle and two bikes, computer with an internet connection, printer, mobile, and bar code reader.

Minimum two delivery boys and a parcel van driver is must. Subsequently, the requirement depends on the expected number of deliveries.

How to Apply for Amazon Delivery Franchise

To  Starts business  as DSP, and more details visit its web site:

Shadowfax Courier Franchise

Shadowfax Technologies Pvt Ltd is a Bangalore based company. It started its business in 2015. Today it is one of the fastest-growing logistics and courier companies in India, with a presence in over 500 cities and over 7000 pin codes.

It is operating in many segments as Pharma Food, Groceries, E-commerce and FMCG.

Shadowfax has big investors like Flipkart, Qualcomm, International Financial Corporation.

Business Model

It is working on two business models.

1. Riders – No fee is required.

2. Franchise  Security Deposit Amount from ₹1-5 lakhs (refundable)

Requirements to Start Franchise

Shadowfax franchisee needs following things:

  1. An office with computer
  2. A Printer
  3. Internet connection
  4. A Barcode reader
  5. Mobile phone

Investment Amount and Fee

Completely Free. Contract is renewed annually.

Payment to the Partner

Payments are done on a per-parcel basis, every month.

Document Required

Following documents are required for applying franchisee.

  1. Id-proof
  2. Address proof
  3. Photographs
  4. GST number
  5. One canceled cheque or passbook copy
  6. PAN card

How to Apply for shadowfax franchise

  1. Online form is available on its web site:
  2. Contact Number is available on website.

Delhivery  Courier Services

Delhivery is the largest and fastest growing fully-integrated player in courier segment in India by revenue in 2021. It has raised $ 959 million from venture capitalists in the last few years. It is one of the fastest-growing logistics and courier companies in India. Today it has a presence in 2500 cities and over 17000 pin codes.

Some of the venture capitalists who invested money in this company are Carlyle group, Tiger global, and Softbank vision fund.

It can be done part time business also.

Founder Name Date of Foundation

It was founded  by five people in May 2011. There names are Sahil Barua, Mohit Tandon, Bhavesh Manglani, Suraj Saharan and  Kapil Bharati.  Its head office is located  in Gurgaon, Haryana.

Business Model

It is working on two business models.

Drop at Store (DAS)

To start no investment is required.

Pick- Up and Delivery Services

Investment  and Expenses for Delhivery Courier Franchise comes into four parts.

  1. For taking office
  2. Office Infrastructure
  3. Security Deposit
  4. Marketing Material

Payment to Delivery Partner:

Weekly basis payment option is available in Invoiced Amount.

How to Apply for Franchise Partner:

  1. Visits its web site
  2. Fill your details
  3. Upload documents

INXPRESS Logistics and Courier

INXPRESS Logistics and Courier company currently provides shipping logistics solutions. It is operating in Asia and Europe.  It is one of the biggest companies. The company has a presence in 14 countries and has over 350 franchises across the world. InXpress’s estimated annual revenue is currently $378.7 million.

Founder and Foundation Date

Inxpress started in 1999 in United Kingdom. Subsequently, the company entered India in 2013.  Maqsood Haider  Is the founder of Inexpress India. Its Head Office is located in Maharastra.

Business Model

InXpress business model is straightforward

  1. Firstly, Inxpress ties-up with shipping companies for bulk container space.
  2. The Company in return gets heavily discounted price.
  3. Subsequently, it sells to small and medium enterprises (SME) exporters the container rates at price cheaper than shipping companies
  4. A heavy amount of  profit is generated the in this process.

Franchise Fee and Investment

The investment in taking this logistics and courier franchise is 9lac rupees + GST.

How to Apply for InXpress franchise

  1. visit its website
  2. Fill the Details  and Submit
  3. In person it  office could be reach.
  4. Contact number on website for  inquiry.

DTDC Courier

Desk to desk courier & cargo Limited company has extensive reach in India. DTDC has 10500 + franchises through which DTDC franchise serves the same number of pin codes.

DTDC EXPRESS LIMITED revenue for  Year 201 is over Rs. 500Cr. It is growing very rapidly.

DTDC Courier Limited was  founded by

Founder and Foundation Date:

It was founded by Subhasish Chakraborty  in 1990. Its head office is located in Bangalore, India.

Business Model:

DTDC offers Franchise in four categories.


There are three categories in unit franchises.

Category A: Investment Rs.1,50,000 & manpower-4,

Category B: Investment Rs.1,00,000 & manpower-3,

Category C: Investment Rs.50,000 & manpower-2.

Space Requirement- 75 Sq. ft.

This model of franchise company charges 10% of the sale as royalty plus 5% of the sale as marketing expenses. 


There is a master franchisee for a city. Under master franchisee, there are unit franchisees who report to it.  Profit is shared  with unit  franchisees.


Super Franchisee has the responsibility of an entire district. All the DTDC’s franchisee in that district also come under it. Exact profit sharing data is not available.


Corporate Franchisee is a specialized franchise model. Franchisee does tie ups with corporates in its territory. As per agreements DTDC gets the mandate to pick couriers from all offices or branches of that corporation. It is necessary to have useful contacts with corporates to take this franchise.

For more details, visit its website

Gati KWE Express Ltd.

Gati-KWE is one of the big courier company. KWE stands for Kintetsu World Express. It is a Japanese company. Gati is a Hyderabad based company that started in 1989.  Gati and KWE got tied up in 2012.

Gati- KWE has long and glorious history of achievements. Gati delivers at 20 thousand pin codes in India and across 140 countries of the world.

The company  has recorded a revenue of Rs 1,324 Cr in the financial year ended March 31, 2022, as compared to Rs 1,714 Cr in 2021.

Business Model

Gati KWE offers three models of franchise.

1. Booking Center

In this model, franchisee job is to book all the parcels brought there.

Minimum space required  for this model  50 sq. ft.

2. Pick- Up and Delivery

This model, Franchisee requires only a four-wheeler, and the franchise must pick and drop/deliver the parcels.

3. Booking Center with Four-wheeler

This is the combination of the first two models and requires a booking office and a delivery van.

Franchise fee and other charges is not available. Franchise form is available on its website. For more details visit its website and connect it.

X-pressbees Courier Services

Xpressbees franchise is one of fastest growing express logistics service provider in India, catering end-to-end supply chain solutions. Xpressbees has access to 1900+ cities of the country and handles 25 lakh shipments in a day. The Company has got approximately Rs. 1200 Cr. from venture capitalists. Jack Ma’s Alibaba is one of the investors in this company.

The company recorded revenue from operations Rs 1,004.8 Cr for 2021. It was 32.7% growth in comparison to 2020.

Xpressbees has tied up with companies like Bajaj Finserv, Tata Cliq, Snapdeal, Myntra, Netmeds, and ICICI bank to deliver courier and parcels.

Founder and Foundation Date:

Xpressbees was founded by Amitava Saha.  It started its operation in 2015. Its head office is located in Pune, India.

Business Model

Franchise form is available on its  website. However, not much details  of business model  available. Contact number is available on website.

Blue Dart Franchise

Blue Dart Express Limited is one of  the most innovative and award winning logistics company.  It is South Asia’s premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company. It offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 35,000 locations in India. Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and territories and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding, supply chain solutions and customs clearance.

The company recorded 21% growth in revenue for the period October- December 2021 is  Rs 1,254Cr. 

Founder and Foundation Date

Tushar Jani is the founder of Blue Dart Courier Ltd. It was Started in 1983. Its head office is located in Mumbai.

Business Model

Blue Dart offers two Categories of franchises.

  1. For urban areas
  2. For rural areas 

Franchise Fee and Investment

Blue Dart franchise investment amount is  Rs2,50,000 to 5,00,000 with a deposit amount of Rs 1,50,000.

Space Requirement

Space size varies, depending upon numbers of vehicles. However, 200 sq. ft to 400 sq. ft. is thought to ideal space for operation.

For more details visit its website

Ekart logistic Services

Ekart franchise is one of the India’s leading logistics and supply chain arm. It is very consistent, excellence in consumer experience, with reliable delivery and managing variability at scale.  It is subsidiary of electronic commerce company Flip Kart Pvt. Ltd. The company does approx. one Cr. deliveries every month on 3800+ pin codes.

E-Kart recorded a 78% hike in revenue to Rs 4,422.2 Cr in 2019 from Rs 2,488.7 Cr. In 2018.

Founder and Foundation Date:

Ekart courier was Founded by Sachin Bansal in the year 2009. It head office is located in Bangalore, Karnataka.

Businesses Model:

The Profit of Franchise depends upon numbers of parcels’ delivery.

Franchise fee and Investment:

To start ekart Logistics Franchise,  need approximate Rs 50,000 – 1,0000 to start ekart Logistics Franchise.

Investment amount could reach from Rs. 1, 50,000 to 2, 50,000.

 For more details, visit its website  Contact number and franchise forms is available on it.

FedEx Franchise Details 

if you are looking for other reasons to be a part of this amazing courier company then there are many. The company have not given a chance to people to complain about their services in the world today. Still, here are some reasons why you should go for a FedEx franchise

Area required 250-500 square feet 
Experience requirement Must have some experience in running a store 
Investment Rs 2-5 lakhs 
Royalty commission 30%


Those who want to own franchise in courier Service segment. Choices depend upon various factors like location, budgets, Experience etc. If someone wants to go with reliability, Security and trust then India Post is the best option. If someone lives in metro cities like Mumbai and Delhi, Amzon would be better option.  Those who have big budget and wants to go with global company then Inexpress Logistic, Blue Dart Express Ltd  could be better option.

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