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...days, they also carried application forms of the fund and other marketing material, such as brochures. UTI also trained these dabbawalas to go a step ahead and give a succinct introduction of the product and urge their customers to call up the financial consultants...
A day in the life of a Mumbai Dabbawala (Lunch carrier in Mumbai, India)
...transfer points, mistakes rarely happen. Idris Mootee is educating us on India's dabbawalas, or box persons. In Mumbai dabbawalas collect freshly cooked food in lunch boxes and deliver them to the workplace. I wish there are service like that in America....
Inspired by the famous Dabbawalas or the tiffin carriers of Mumbai, locals in Hyderabad have also taken to this profession.
Mumbai, grappling with the aftermath of terror, is getting back on its feet. A day after terror struck Mumbai, the city's dabbawalas were back in action delivering lunch to millions of office goers.
Mumbai's dabbawalas have discovered that they can provide more than lunch and are being used heavily for direct marketing from peddling mutual funds to selling soft drinks, they seem to be the perfect multi-taskers who have an edge because of their widespread network.
...many of you may know, the tiffin delivery/dabbawala system in India has achieved remarkable rates of success in setting up a complex delivery system. Their ability to deliver millions of meals a year without making mistakes makes me think about how this system...
Technology, Health & Development
...Tripathi, honorary director of Mumbai's dabbawalas, gave a presentation on the trade wearing a now globally recognizable dabbawala white cap and swearing with his hand on a tiffin box that he would say the truth and nothing but truth about his trade. Believe...
the awards nite at bangalore...
video uploaded from my mobile phone
...for them and distributing their pamphlets among our customers." This is a new initiative started by the 5,000 strong team of dabbawalas, famous not only in India, but worldwide for their unique style of functioning and have also been certified to Six Sigma...
The Final Mumbai Tiffin TVC Duration :34 secs Shot By: Hufriya Tara, Manhar Shaheed,Uditvanu Das, Reema Bhagchandani Edited By: Uditvanu Das Edited Using: Pinnacle Studio 11 Plus Music: Kar Salaam from 'Life in A Metro'
Thats to tell that Perfect Business Models are not necessarily tought in B-Schools!
If you go to Mumbai there are chances that you might spot the city's famous "dabbawallas," who move a vast number of lunch boxes throughout the city using public transportation. How the dabbawalas manage to do this day in and day out with almost zero error has been studied extensively. I chanced upon this group of dabbawallas in Lower Parel on a busy intersection. The dabbawallas were kind enough to stop while I quickly shot this brief video clip. They were carting the tiffin boxes from the local train station to the various media companies located in Lower Parel.
...our website received a very
good response and people wanted us to be more accessible,” Raghunath Megde
president of the Dabbawala union said.
“We have also started
using computers to manage records of our customers. Our website enables our