In 2021, we served the communities from 7 cities of Bangladesh
4 New Cities,
10 New Warehouse
We expanded our services in 4 new cities; a big year for Chaldal
The distance is equivalent to 14 trips from the Earth to the Moon and back.
Chaldal Family members
In 2021, more than 1,000 people have joined the Chaldal Family.
22,264,456 pcs of
16,102,314 KGs of
Attended Startup India International Summit 2021
16 January, 2021
CEO of Chaldal, Waseem Alim, attended the Startup India International Summit 2021. Waseem Alim spoke with the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi at the Grand Plenary Session - Prarambh of this summit representing Chaldal and Bangladesh.
Featured by World Food Programme
10 January, 2021
In affiliation with the World Food Program (WFP), Chaldal is working to feed 30,000 Rohingya families every month at Cox's Bazar and helping promote local business and boost the local economy.
Assistant Director, Sourcing
Blanket Donation Project
As part of Chaldal's disaster management response, the company delivered blankets worth more than ৳35,000 to the underprivileged in Dhaka, Barishal, and Rangpur.Various donors provided assistance for those in need of winter necessities.
Jannatul Nayem Pinkey
1 February, 2021
Chaldal began operations from its new management office, Whitehouse. Before moving operations to this new address, Chaldal used to operate from their previous office- K25.
Deputy Director, Maintenance
Anniversary of WFP CXB Project
3 February, 2021
Operating under the World Food Program and monitored by RRRC, the Chaldal CXB project aims to provide food assistance to refugees. Chaldal was able to serve approximately 20,000+ families from three outlets inJamtoli, Lambashia, and Hakimpara, and two warehouses in Kutupalong and Hakimpara, staffed by 195+ employees.
Nayef Ahmed Chowdhury
1st Order Delivered from the Nikunja Warehouse
10 February, 2021
Chaldal launched a brand new warehouse in Nikunja to serve the communities of Nikunja, Khilkhet, Airport, Bashundhara R/A, and adjacent areas.
Launching of Chaldal Year in Review 2020
10 February, 2021
Chaldal is like an iceberg, very little of our activities can be seen from outside. The idea of this yearbook was developed with an aim to showcase a glimpse of our daily activities. 2020 was a tough year for the whole of mankind. There were many challenges, as well as achievements. The yearbook was published as a public archive of Chaldal's yearly activities and 2020 was the series' debut edition.
Ashiqur Rahman Rifat
Agreement Signing for the 1st Warehouse at Chattogram
17 February, 2021
An agreement was signed by Chaldal to establish the 1st warehouse of Chattogram, the second-largest metropolitan city in Bangladesh. This was one big step in Chaldal's nationwide expansion program.
Assistant Director, Maintenance
Most Consistent e-Commerce in Bangladesh Award
26 February, 2021
We are proud to be announced as The Most Consistent e-Commerce in Bangladesh as recognized by Channel-i.
GPlex, the Contact Center Software, Launch
2 March, 2021
GPlex is the new software launched for the telesales department of Chaldal, bringing more efficiency to a team of almost 500 people. It has cut down call waiting times by 100% and the rollout is required to bring efficiency to the entire system. Launched in Chaldal offices in Jashore with Genuity Systems, GPlex is bringing a wave of change in how everything is done for the telesales department.
Omer Sharif Ibney Hai
Head of Growth
Employee BBQ Night
4 March, 2021
After a year of lockdowns and work from home for various departments, it was a long-awaited gathering with all management employees in Dhaka. There was music, scrumptious food, and sweets to celebrate the team.
Restructuring Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Structure modified the supply chain by introducing the vendor bidding process. Upon implementation of this process, the number and quality of vendors have increased rapidly resulting in a faster-moving supply chain.This advancement has boosted the availability of a wide variety of items, allowing customers to receive better service from Chaldal.
Director, Process Improvement
First Order Delivery in Chattogram
10 March, 2021
Launching in the second largest city in Bangladesh required a redesign and decentralization of our whole supply chain model. Chattogram can now be used as a blueprint for nationwide expansion of our services.
Director of Sourcing Operations
A Big Day for Chaldal Payments Team
16 March, 2021
After preparing some pile of documents, a small gathering for a celebration. A big milestone for the Chaldal Payments Team as they are getting closer to starting a brand new vertical for Chaldal.
Nusraat Faria as First Brand Ambassador of Chaldal
17 March, 2021
Eminent actress Nusraat Faria signed an agreement with Chaldal to become the first-ever Brand Ambassador for the company, an impressive feat as we delve more into branding for the company. Nusraat Faria is a very influential media personality among the youth in Bangladesh.
Senior Director, HR, Legal & Compliance
Investment from Startup Bangladesh
31 March, 2021
Startup Bangladesh, the flagship VC fund of the country's ICT Ministry, announced US$65 million in funding for 50 companies in Bangladesh. Called ShotoBorshe Shoto Asha, the fund's first round of investment went towards seven startups, including Chaldal.
Highest Sales in a Day
5 April, 2021
One of the biggest days of the year was when we generated the highest daily revenue in Chaldal's history. This marked the beginning of several consecutive weeks of high growth.
Enlisted for Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA)
12 April, 2021
Chaldal has been enlisted by the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) which is the principal private investment promotion and facilitation agency of Bangladesh.
Ishrat Jahan Nabila
Senior Director, HR, Legal & Compliance
14 April, 2021
Launching Chaldal Jashore was one of the most anticipated launches for Chaldal as we have had a base there for several yearsWe can now proudly serve the families of the people that we have been employing for the last two years, who have contributed greatly to the company's growth.
Khalid Bin Helaly
Chaldal Super Shop at Jamuna Rail Project in Tangail
9 May, 2021
A joint project with Mir Akhter Group; the Tangail initiative is a super shop in the Jamuna Rail project site. It is geared towards workers, both local and foreign, of the project and is a module for a physical super shop rather than an online one.
Kickoff Meeting with Chabial for the Next Big Project
20 May, 2021
Eminent film director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki visited the Chaldal office, warehouse and agreed to work with the next brand marketing initiatives.
Shewrapara Warehouse Launch
20 May, 2021
Chaldal launched its new warehouse inside Dhaka Metropolitan City and started delivery at Shewrapara and adjacent areas to serve the community faster than before for their convenience.
Lalmatia Warehouse Launch
10 June, 2021
The Lalmatia warehouse serves one of the most densely populated areas of the city. This new warehouse has improved our quality and punctuality of service around Dhanmondi, Mohammadpur, and neighbouring areas.
12 June, 2021
Chaldal worked directly with mango gardens for sourcing the nation's favourite fruit by introducing a bidding system for suppliers where, on average, 20-25 mango garden owners participated in its bids every day. In the mango season of 2021, Chaldal delivered around 550,000 kg of different varieties of mangoes to customers.
Ready, Set, GoGoBangla
14 June, 2021
In order to serve the nation better, GogoBangla acquired its courier license for nationwide delivery from the Mailing Operator and Courier Services Licensing Authority, Bangladesh.
Mahfujur Rahman Abid
Managing Director, GogoBangla
Highest Number of Deliveries in a Day
15 June, 2021
The busiest day of the year for Chaldal! The highest number of orders were delivered on this day.
Celebrating 8 Years of Chaldal
1 July, 2021
Chaldal's first official order was a pair of batteries delivered on 1 July 2013 which was the first official order. In its journey of 8 years, Chaldal has delivered more than 5 million orders to the customers.
Highest Number of Orders Delivered in a Month
1 to 31 July, 2021
The trend started in the last week of June and it continued all through July; making it the busiest month for Chaldal. A record number of orders were delivered this month by the team.
Deputy Director, Operation
Chaldal Launched the Video Commercial: Mango Mania
4 July, 2021
This is the first time Chaldal appointed a professional team to build a video commercial. Eminent actress and brand ambassador, Nusraat Faria, was featured to showcase the state-of-the-art process of Chaldal's delivery process for fresh mangoes.
Deputy Director, Product
Technical Operations Team Established
The Jashore-based TechOps team is an exciting new initiative designed by Chaldal Engineering with the aim of improving technical expertise within Chaldal. TechOps is trained by Engineering to help with engineering operations 24/7 and assist with the hiring, data centre management, technical incident management, quality assurance and implementation of simple HTML designs.
Founder & CTO
CDVN 2.0 & CDVN App Launch
Launching and executing CDVN 2.0 (Chaldal Vegetable Network 2.0) automated sales, procurement, sorting, transport, dispatch, and accounting. Before the execution of CDVN 2.0, sales, purchase, processing, and dispatch were manual and took a lot of time. In terms of technology, we have developed the CDVN 2.0 App for Chaldal's salesmen to place orders from retailers and keep track of sales and payments. It consists of a “Market” section that enables the purchase and Ops Center to move goods and sort till it reaches the customers as well as plan routes for deliveries.
Emrul Kayes Raceme
Director, Product Operations
Drama “Jiboner Proyojone”
12 August, 2021
Jiboner Proyojone, the first-ever drama presented by Chaldal, was released on RTV. The episode showcased what the daily life of a deliveryman in Bangladesh might look like. Manoj Kumar Pramanik, Rukaiya Jahan Chamak, Monira Mithu, and others played in this drama, which was directed by Sadek Sabbir, and produced by our very own Zia Ashraf.
Brand Promoter Program
21 August, 2021
The Brand Promoters Program is an offline team program with the purpose of disseminating information on the convenience that Chaldal provides to potential customers to make their daily life easier.
Shovon Azad Shanto
Deputy Director, Growth
Chalao App Launch
25 August, 2021
The consumer-facing ridesharing and courier app of Chaldal, Chalao App provides the opportunity for part-time drivers to work for consumer-facing services, including Chaldal delivery.
Launching New Catalogue
28 August, 2021
Launching a new catalogue has systematically improved the operations of Chaldal. Due to its implementation, both customers and internal employees can now correctly see what is available in each area of service.
ACDIVOCA- RDC Commodity Exchange
Commodity Exchange (COMEX) is essentially a trading platform for buyers, sellers, traders to buy, sell, or exchange commodities such as rice, seeds, crops, etc. It is an attempt to formalize, standardize, and streamline the commodity trading scene in Bangladesh, much of which still run on pen and paper.
Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives
Management Symposium at Cox's Bazar
29 August - 2 September, 2021
The Management Symposium at Cox's Bazar was a week-long internal event that included departmental brainstorming, meetings, seminars, and presentations with the CEO & all the department heads of Chaldal. This was one of the most extensive symposiums of Chaldal organized for the purpose of internal development and future planning.
Ishrat Jahan Nabila
Senior Director, HR, Legal & Compliance
Shortcode Number 16710 Launched
Chaldal introduced a shortcode for the customers which they can dial from mobile devices to reach customer support. This new addition has made it even easier for customers to reach us for assistance. Chaldal picked a handy number that is easy to remember.
Founder & COO
Agreement with Abul Hayat to Act in Commercials
7 September, 2021
An agreement was signed with eminent actor Mr. Abul Hayat to be one of the actors in the company’s first series of video commercials. Mr. Hayat is a regular customer of Chaldal and a well-known face in households across the company.
Series C Investment Round Announced
15 September, 2021
Led by Taavet-Sten and Xploration Capital, along with Mir Group Chaldal, secured a funding of $10 million in Series C. Through this new funding, Chaldal intends to start operating in more major cities in Bangladesh and expand its warehouse network as part of its multi-city development strategy.
Founder & CEO
Presented to the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina
21 September, 2021
Waseem Alim, Founder & CEO of Chaldal, presented the company to Sheikh Hasina, the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in an event organized by the US-Bangladesh Business Council. Chaldal was chosen to represent the e-commerce sector of Bangladesh. Several reputable delegates from major companies in both US & Bangladesh were present at this economic roundtable.
Hemayetpur Export Warehouse Launch
13 October, 2021
Hemayetpur Export Warehouse is the biggest warehouse of Chaldal with an area of 70,000 sq ft. Chaldal launched the export warehouse with the aim of offering customers more varieties of products and enhancing the quality and quantity of each product to meet customer demand and expectations.
14 October, 2021
Chaldal's new and improved mapping system, allows customers to locate the delivery address accurately without a hassle. Customers can pinpoint their location using the geolocation service, as well as using the auto location detection option. The goal of the Geolocation launch was to ensure location accuracy for each and every single user. Moreover, making the checkout experience smoother.
Recruitment Rumble at Jashore
21 October, 2021
Recruitment Rumble was a massive recruitment event at Jashore organized by Chaldal. The event consisted of hours of intensive training sessions and interactive periods with potential recruits. This year's recruitment drive was 5x larger than the previous year's one.
Massive Sale in Cooking Oil
Chaldal successfully accomplished an unremarkable change in the sales of cooking oil. Due to the customer demand and huge availability, the sale of cooking oil has increased to an immense level. Besides, the improved supply chain impacted the sale of cooking oil as well.
Deputy Director, Corporate Relations
10 November, 2021
Launching in Khulna was a crucial step forward in Chaldal's expansion strategy. Since Khulna is one of Bangladesh's most prominent cities, the supply chain model was redesigned and decentralized accordingly. The positive response received from Khulna solidified Chaldal's confidence in the decision to expand nationally.
Mahbub M M Muntasin
Participation in WCIT Bangladesh 2021
13 November, 2021
Chaldal participated in a virtual expo to join the movement - ICT The Great Equalizer. This premier global ICT Congress brings together global leaders in business, government, and academia to impact Economic and Social Development through the exchange of policies, trends, and ideas on ICT.
Acquired BanglaMeds, the Online Pharmacy
15 November, 2021
BanglaMeds is a licensed online pharmacy authorized to deliver authentic medicine all over Bangladesh. This new addition will help expand our customer base and diversify the business.
Excellence in Mastercard Business Award
18 November, 2021
On behalf of Chaldal, Zia Ashraf received the award “Excellence in Mastercard Business (Merchant) Online 2020-21” organized by Mastercard.
Customer Outreach Event at Jashore
18 November, 2021
The Customer Outreach Event was an offline marketing campaign to communicate with Chaldal customers face-to-face. The campaign also delved into building trust and establishing the brand within the local community of Jashore. This event was a very learning experience for Chaldal as well as it helped to create more trust among our customers.
Azizul Hakim Rafe
“Aaram Beshi, Pera Kom” Video Commercial Series Launched
30 November, 2021
Chaldal recently launched a series of Video Commercials on online and offline platforms. The commercials were directed by renowned film director, Mr. Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. This was a big step for Chaldal's branding across the country as it began to expand nationwide.
Head of Product
Partnership with Youngone
3 December, 2021
Chaldal signed a partnership agreement with Youngone, a world-class manufacturing company founded in 1974. The objective of this partnership is to start a new era of trust created for our corporate sales.
Director, Corporate Relationship
Chaldal Internal Football Tournament 2021
12 December, 2021
A daylong football tournament was arranged by Chaldal for its employees' Multiple teams played for the title and spectators. Multiple teams played for the title while spectators socialized over food and the game itself.
Chaldal App Redesign and Launch
27 December, 2021
Revamping the Chaldal App was an attempt to improve our in-app experience and help customers find their desired products fast. Additionally, we have introduced a new brand colour for high contrast visibility. Along with that, we have redesigned the product catalogue, order history, and user profile pages.
Riaz Rahman Bony
Director, Product Design
Chaldal Employee Night
30 December, 2021
A low-key employee night was arranged for the staff at Chaldal where we said goodbye to a long and exciting year and welcomed new challenges for the upcoming one.