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Introduction

The person, most commonly in Mumbai, who is part of a delivery system that collects hot food in lunch boxes from the residences of workers in the late morning, delivers the lunches to the workplace and returns the empty boxes to the worker’s residence is known to be dabbawala.

 

History

It was the time when India was under British rule, who came to the colony did not like the local food and Parsi banker employed a person to bring home made food to site of work. His colleagues too like this idea and started availing services with about 25 men in 1890. It was being headed by president, Raghunath Medge, who was assisted by a general secretary, a treasurer and director. They almost covered 60-70 kms distance with 5000 employee, number of dabbas 2, 00,000 and delivered within 3 hrs.

Latest marketing strategy

Marketing pamphlets in the Dabba, tag on dabba Bag, printing on dabba bag, printed T-shirts to dabbawala etc, the marketing strategies. Star TV hired services of dabbawalas to distribute the pamphlets of Amitabh bacchan anchored KBC reaching 2 lakhs Mumbaikars in just 4 days. Maharashtra government propagates HIV awareness through dabbawala chanel. Campaigns done for many companies in Mumbai. Dabbawala are the fasted and most economic method to reach the nook and corner of Mumbai.

Six Sigma performance

In 1998, Forbes Global magazine conducted a quality assurance study on the Dabbawalas operations and gave it a six sigma rating of 99.9999.

 

About Us

Reason for this Work:

Generally these people follow god “Vitthal”. According to their faith, the god vithhal care the people for food availability. That’s the reason these employee devote their life to food availability for the people who work far from their residence. According to their faith this is greatest work in the life, “manav seva sabse bada dharm hai”. So, they chooses this work at minimum cost, not for business pupose. 

Founder of Dabbawala at Mumbai:

The man who first began the city’s supremely orderly dabba services was a Mahadu Hawji Bacche. He came to Mumbai in 1890, looking for work. His odd jobs included unloading cargo off ships and hauling goods for traders; the lunch-box delivery idea was a sudden brainwave. He began that year, transporting hot food from homes to government offices in the Fort district on foot.

About Anantha Talekar:

The man who first began the city’s supremely orderly dabba services was a Mahadu Hawji Bacche. He came to Mumbai in 1890, looking for work. His odd jobs included unloading cargo off ships and hauling goods for traders; the lunch-box delivery idea was a sudden brainwave. He began that year, transporting hot food from homes to government offices in the Fort district on foot.

About Employee of Dabbawala:

The man who first began the city’s supremely orderly dabba services was a Mahadu Hawji Bacche. He came to Mumbai in 1890, looking for work. His odd jobs included unloading cargo off ships and hauling goods for traders; the lunch-box delivery idea was a sudden brainwave. He began that year, transporting hot food from homes to government offices in the Fort district on foot.

How we work:

We are working in group of 10-50 in every area of Mumbai suburban. In every group of 10 employee, one free experience person to fulfill the absentee of absent employee of that particular day as well as keep the detail of all the customer and employee of respective area, known to be as “Mukadam (Supervisor)”. 

Get In Touch



info@dabbawalaservice.com

+919757152088

Address:

68/8, new collector compound, grant road west, mumbai-400003

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