Amilo, a newly setup logistics company based in Singapore, plans to consolidate its growth within the four Southeast Asian (SEA) markets after securing $2 million funding.

Amilo said in a statement on Tuesday that over the next 6 months, the firm plans to consolidate its growth within the four markets of Singpore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia in a margin sustainable way before expanding into the remaining markets.

“We will not seek growth at the expense of quality. Our vision is to be an integral partner to the top tier locally built direct to consumer (D2C) brands in SEA and India. We grow with their growth,” said Arun Mambully, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Amilo.

“We are building logistics products that help to stitch together the diverse markets in SEA and India. This will not only help local D2C brands and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to rapidly scale across borders but it will also enable international brands to sell
into SEA – as one market,

“Having a strong tech platform is extremely important to enable this seamless access, but at the core we are an Ops-first company that will focus on optimization while our customers focus on growth,” he added.

In Indonesia, Amilo has acquired a majority stake in Surabaya based last mile aggregator – Kahago, which has since been re-branded as Amilo Indonesia.

They are now adding fulfilment warehouses in Surabaya and Bandung to provide pan-Indonesia coverage.

In Vietnam, Amilo’s first warehouse is located in Ho Chi Minh City, while the next one will be launched in Hanoi by the end of this month.

Vietnam was selected as one of the first markets for launch due to the rapid pace of manufacturing growth in the country.

Amilo is a firm solving the cross border omnichannel fulfilment challenge across the borders of ASEAN and India.

It is an operations-first company that helps D2C brands to scale fast across geographies. Its technology platform is built on new-age software as a service (SaaS) systems coupled with a data platform that provides real-time, actionable insights to customers.

Its aim is to stich these markets into a unified logistics opportunity so that our customers can focus on growth while we focus on optimization.

Amilo helps D2C brands from Asia to scale across multiple markets by solving the challenges associated with cross border omni-channel fulfilment.

With business launched in August of this year, Amilo has already grown to a team of more than 50 across four markets servicing more than 30 customers and handling monthly volumes of over 15,000 orders/month.

In addition, their tech platform customers are handling more than 40,000 orders per month.

The startup has also signed a strategic partnership with Landmark Global part of Belgium’s bpostgroup to provide global cross border delivery services for merchants in SEA and India.

With this product, customers of Amilo can send business to consumer (B2C) shipments to more than 220 destinations around the world.

“Bpostgroup and more particular Landmark Global has always been looking for opportunities to grow into SEA. Partnering with Amilo provides us the perfect opportunity to be part of a logistics ecosystem that helps small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Brands in SEA and India to access the world markets,” said Jan Huisman, Landmark Global Senior Vice President for Asia.

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