Every day in 2022, on average we delivered more than 9,700 orders.
We got most orders from Jashore after Dhaka and Chattogram.
01 JAN 2022
We delivered the highest number of orders on the 1st day of the year.
SALT AT NOON
Our customers love daylight shopping; more precisely at around 12PM.
We helped our customers to save an amount bigger than us. We won.
16 MOON TRIPS
In 2022, our logistic team traveled more than 15 million kilometers.
More people liked Akher Chini (Sugar) than any other products.
Our customers have shown their love for chilies more than 5 million times.
Project Dream Bazar
1 January, 2022
Project Dream Bazar is a joint initiative of Chaldal & JAAGO. The goal of this project is to provide vegetables to members of the underprivileged community on a regular basis so that they have the access to a wide variety of vegetables for nutrition.
Chaldal Became a Member of BACCO
6 January, 2022
Chaldal became the General Member of the Bangladesh Association of Call Center & Outsourcing (BACCO). Through this membership, Chaldal will be able to take services from BACCO as an ally of the government to contribute to the Prime Minister's Digital Bangladesh Vision.
Chaldal Stories on Golpo Kotha
13 January, 2022
Zia Ashraf, COO of Chaldal, was featured in an exclusive interview on Golpo Kotha of SATV, where he shared the stories of building Chaldal and how rapidly expanding its operations with the goal of serving all across the country.
18 January, 2022
Chaldal began operations in Sylhet with high expectations and received positive feedback from the residents. Chaldal expects to improve and simplify the grocery shopping experience of the residents of Sylhet through fast and convenient service.
Md Kamruzzaman Sabuj
Launched the Chaldal Referral Program
23 January, 2022
Chaldal launched the Referral Program to reach out and facilitate more new customers. The purpose of this program is to provide the customer the opportunity to earn Chaldal credit by referring our services to their friends, family, and the people they care about.
Head of Brand & Communication
Agreement Signing for Joy Silicon Tower at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park, Rajshahi
27 January, 2022
Chaldal signed an allotment and confirmed the top floor at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park - Joy Silicon Tower. It's going to be the biggest tech premises in Rajshahi creating opportunities for new entrepreneurs and professionals. Rajshahi is known for its hospitality and clean environment. This new addition will create business opportunities to attract domestic and foreign investors.
Khalid Bin Helaly
Certified with the First DBID/UBID in Bangladesh
6 February, 2022
Chaldal has received the distinction of being the first recipient of the DBID/UBID certification, presented by the Ministry of Commerce, ICT Division, a2i, and e-CAB. The launch of the Digital Business Identification (DBID) initiative by the Ministry of Commerce aims to regulate and address irregularities within the e-commerce sector. As a result, all companies operating in e-commerce are now required to obtain the DBID/UBID certification in order to conduct business.
Founder & COO
Meeting of Minds
10 February, 2022
The collaboration between Chaldal and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) called “Meeting of Minds” aimed to bridge the gap between academia and industry by identifying and understanding the differences, and restructuring the student curriculum to align with the needs of the job market for better student placement post-graduation.
Md Emrul Kayes
1st Delivery in Rajshahi
14 February, 2022
Chaldal has begun delivering to Rajshahi, one of the most highly populated cities in Bangladesh. This will provide the residents with the convenience of ordering a wide variety of products such as groceries, protein items, household essentials, and personal care items and having them delivered to their doorstep.
Chaldal Pay Received NOC from Bangladesh Bank
20 February, 2022
Chaldal has received approval from the Bangladesh Bank in the form of a no objection certificate (NOC) to establish its subsidiary, Chaldal Payments, as a Payment Service Provider (PSP) under the name Chaldal Pay. This project aims to increase Chaldal's presence in the rapidly growing fintech industry by capitalizing on the increasing demand for digital payments. With the launch of this service, Chaldal is dedicated to enhancing its current operations and attracting new customers.
Riaz Rahman Bony
International Mother Language Day Rally at Jashore
21 February, 2022
In a gesture of tribute, Chaldal organized a morning rally in Jashore on the 21st of February to observe International Mother Language Day. The rally was held during a Customer Outreach Event of Chaldal to convey respect for the significance of the day and the sacrifices of the martyrs.
Azizur Rahman Jiko
Workshop with IUB
26 February, 2022
Chaldal was invited as the guest speaker at a workshop organized by Independent University, Bangladesh to help undergraduate students prepare for the current job market. The workshop focused on evaluating students' ideas on the recruiting system and providing them with proper training to improve their chances of getting suitable employment.
A Brand New App for Cookups Customers
2 March, 2022
Cookups is a platform that brings food lovers together, linking diners to home cooks. To enhance the ordering experience for its customers, Cookups has introduced a newly redesigned app that promises speed, ease, and excitement.
TBS Face to Face with Zia Ashraf
4 March, 2022
The Business Standard had an exclusive interview with Zia Ashraf, the Founder & COO of Chaldal on their special segment called Face to Face. The interview focused on the stories behind the creation of Chaldal and how it became a household brand name in Bangladesh.
Chaldal Enhanced Logistics with a New Batch of Bikes
5 March, 2022
Acquiring 100 new bikes, Chaldal invests in its logistics operations, setting itself apart with faster and more convenient delivery options. This move demonstrates Chaldal's commitment to constantly improving and serving its customers with the goal of sustained growth.
Discussion on Sustainable Ecosystem
11 March, 2022
A gathering was held at Chaldal's Jashore office between the Managing Director, Principal Officer and Manager of Bangladesh Development Bank Ltd., the Head System Analyst of ICB, DPD of the ICT Division, and Chaldal to explore ways of establishing a sustainable ecosystem for the company's growth and the country's overall economic progress.
Khulna Warehouse Visit
16 March, 2022
The Senior Secretary of ICT Division, Mr. Zeaul Alam along with the Deputy Commissioner Mr. Md. Moniruzzaman Talukder, the Deputy Magistrate of Khulna, and the Senior Assistant Secretary of iDEA visited the Khulna warehouse of Chaldal to understand the whole warehouse process and experience the regular operation of Chaldal.
Lalbag Warehouse Launch
19 March, 2022
The Lalbagh warehouse is another addition to Chaldal warehouses of Dhaka city. It's a crucial addition for Chaldal to serve the community of Old Dhaka in a faster and better way. Old Dhaka is a melting pot of cultures and is famous for its delicious street food and traditional sweets. Despite the hustle and bustle of the city, Old Dhaka still manages to retain its old‐world charm and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists.
Partnership with Islami Bank Foundation
23 March, 2022
Chaldal entered into a partnership with the Islami Bank Foundation, in which all the foundation's headquarters and hospitals will be considered corporate customers of Chaldal. Through this partnership, Chaldal became the official service provider for Islami Bank Foundation to deliver all the daily necessities required.
BBQ Night at Dhalibari Warehouse
25 March, 2022
A BBQ Night was held at the Chaldal Dhalibari warehouse to show gratitude for the teams who drive regular operations with their hard work and commitment. The goal was to inspire and motivate the tireless team members who strive to enhance customer service.
First Shipment from International Partner to Export Warehouse
26 March, 2022
Chaldal accomplished the importation of goods from a foreign country. The company's corporate team received their initial shipment from China, marking the first step towards sourcing products from an international partner with the goal of improving supply chain control and providing competitive prices to customers.
Launching of Iftekhar Khan Daulatpur Warehouse
27 March, 2022
To serve the customers of Khulna in a better and faster way, Chaldal launched the 2nd warehouse on the other side of the city. We named the warehouse in memory of Iftekhar Khan, one of our team members who helped us build this warehouse.
Aggregated PO and Cross Docking System
1 April, 2021
The introduction of the Aggregated PO and Cross Docking System has improved the supply chain in such a way that it is now much easier for the Chaldal warehouse to select and gather all of the ordered products based on each customer demand. Customers now have greater access to products as a result of the implementation of this system.
Let's Keep Our Warehouses Clean and Efficient!
10 - 17 April, 2022
Chaldal launched an initiative to guarantee hygiene and seamless operation with the management visiting all Chaldal warehouses. These visits were instrumental in identifying areas for improvement and making sure that the team adhered to top standards and safety measures, allowing Chaldal to continue offering exceptional products and services to its customers while preserving a secure and productive work environment.
Digital Bangladesh IT Business Summit 2022 in Tripura
28 April, 2022
Chaldal was a participant in the 2022 Digital Bangladesh IT Business Summit held in Tripura, India, organized by the Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority and Bangladesh's Assistant High Commission in Agartala. At the summit, Chaldal shared their insights on the potential for growth and the implementation of innovative concepts to advance Bangladesh's technology and position it as a leader on the global stage.
Launching of BanglaMeds as Chaldal Pharmacy
9 May, 2022
The integration of BanglaMeds into the Chaldal platform was completed, now operating under the name Chaldal Pharmacy. Last year, Chaldal acquired BanglaMeds to provide customers with the convenience of ordering essential medicines from the comfort of their home and have it delivered to their doorstep. It required time to establish the technical infrastructure, streamline the supply chain, and optimize logistics processes.
Founder & CEO
Startup Chattogram Design Bootcamp 2022
14 May, 2022
Waseem Alim, CEO and Zia Ashraf, COO of Chaldal were invited as special guests at the Startup Chattogram Design Bootcamp 2022. This event is an opportunity for students with unique ideas for business and entrepreneurship to gain valuable feedback and learn from successful and experienced professionals in their respective fields.
Seminar by Bangladesh Food Safety Authority
19 May, 2022
The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority organized a seminar at the Deputy Commissioners' office of Jashore. Creating awareness and promoting the essential steps for food safety and healthy food consumption habits among people and respected organizations for societal well-being was the main purpose of the seminar.
Nagad and Chaldal Signing Ceremony
25 May, 2022
Chaldal officially joined forces with Nagad through a partnership agreement signing ceremony, where Niaz Morshed Elite, the Executive Director of Nagad, discussed the opportunities for collaboration to enhance the digital landscape of the country.
Ishrat Jahan Nabila
Chief of Staff
Chaldal Office in the Business Incubator in CUET
6 June, 2022
Chaldal launched one of the most anticipated offices inside the Sheikh Kamal IT Business Incubator of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET). This office would provide access to a talented pool of potential employees and create more job opportunities for further development and expansion.
Omer Sharif Ibney Hai
Head of Growth
e‐CAB Election 2022: Chaldal Leads The Change Makers
18 June, 2022
Waseem Alim, Director of BanglaMeds and CEO of Chaldal, led a group known as The Change Makers, to participate in the 2022‐24 e‐cab Executive Committee Election. The Chaldal Family extended their full support to guarantee a fair and successful election. The objective of The Change Makers was to empower industry members to choose their representatives for e‐CAB through a member‐driven election process.
Frontier Technology Policy Experimentation and Regulatory Sandboxes for Sustainable Development
23 June, 2022
The Chaldal team participated in a workshop organized by UN DESA, UN ESCAP and a2i, focused on supporting and developing the e‐commerce policies for CMSMEs. The workshop aimed to identify potential frameworks and policies to establish a secure and reliable e‐commerce environment for all stakeholders, in order to foster sustainable development and support the growth of CMSMEs.
Anika Tahsin Jahan
e‐Commerce Policy Dialogues 2022
30 June, 2022
Chaldal has participated in a round table seminar organized by USAID, DAI, DCCP and a2i to discuss the e‐commerce policies. As an avid contributor to this ecosystem, Chaldal shared their perspective on imposing necessary policies for the rapid development and sustainability of the e‐commerce industry.
ICT Innovation Expo 2022
30 June, 2022
Zia Ashraf, COO of Chaldal was invited to ICT INNOVATION EXPO 2022 as one of the special guests. This event was an interactive discussion among many well‐known startups, companies, and governing bodies exploring new and innovative ideas in order to find solutions to different social issues.
Celebrating 9 Years of Chaldal
1 July, 2022
On this day Chaldal entered into its 9th year with tremendous support from the customers, well‐wishers, and years of tireless hard work. Through the years, Chaldal learned a lot from the customers and created a system based on their requirements to offer convenience in grocery shopping.
WFP Shop at Mainar Gona, Jamtali, Cox's Bazar
1 July, 2022
Chaldal opened a new grocery shop at the Rohingya Refugee Camp inside Gona, Jamtali, Cox's Bazar. This shop is a part of the affiliation project with the World Food Program (WFP), where Chaldal supplies daily essentials to the Rohingya families of Cox's Bazar.
Kick Off of War Mode - It's a Battle to Survive
20 July, 2022
It's a new initiative to speed up internal processes and prepare for the challenges ahead in a rapidly changing world. With a focus on delivering tasks efficiently and effectively, we see it as a battle against limitations. By streamlining processes and using resources wisely, we aim to build a strong shield against the potential impact of global economic turbulence.
Launching of Chaldal Story
25 July, 2022
Chaldal Story is a new form of communication with customers. With an increasing demand for video content, we created this section to share our latest updates with customers. Additionally, our partners are using this platform to promote their products and offers.
Senior Software Engineer
Launch of App Home and Bottom Bar
2 August, 2022
The Chaldal app has just added a new feature, the much‐anticipated home page, making it more user‐friendly for customers. With this new addition, customers can now easily navigate to the products they need without having to search through multiple pages or menus. The bottom bar contains convenient links, allowing customers to quickly find what they need. The design and development of this feature required a significant effort to ensure a seamless user experience.
Launching of Dispatcher, the OS of Warehouse
4 August, 2022
Dispatcher is a long awaited warehouse operating system for us. It revolutionizes already existing software which manages the movement of goods within and outside the warehouse. In addition to the software, the Dispatcher Project is about bringing warehouse efficiency, obsessing about every little process which would impact a shipment or item before it reaches safely to hands of customers ‐ from perishable room redesign to automatic route formation for a delivery executive.
Chaldal Feature: Favorites, Frequently Bought
6 August, 2022
Chaldal introduced an upgraded feature for the customer to check their favorites and frequently bought products. This lets the customer choose and make a list of their convenient grocery items, so they don't have to always search for what they need. Also, they can get a comprehensive overview on what kind of products they are purchasing on a regular basis.
Ashiqur Rahman Rifat
Food & Beverage Marketing Fest 2.0
7 August, 2022
Omer Sharif Ibney Hai, the Head of Growth at Chaldal, was a special guest and speaker at the Food & Beverage Marketing Fest 2.0. The event brought together industry experts for an interactive discussion on the development and effective marketing of Bangladesh's food and beverage industry.
Launching of 2nd Mothership Warehouse at SKS Tower
10 August, 2022
Our mothership warehouses serve as the core of our operations, and their strength and proximity directly impact our efficiency. The recent launch of a second mothership warehouse on the other side of the city is a key strategic move that will enable new services, including Chaldal Pharmacy.
Raisul Islam Shion
GGB Started Delivering in Savar
12 August, 2022
Savar, though located near the capital city, presents the same logistical challenges as other areas. In order to serve this region, GGB had to create a separate process, separate from Chaldal's core logistics operations. This new development marks the start of expanding our services to other challenging locations.
Mahfujur Rahman Abid
Managing Director, GogoBangla
Chaldal Visiting Unilever
18 August, 2022
Chaldal and Unilever had a productive conversation about how they could join forces and push the boundaries of the e‐commerce industry in Bangladesh. The discussion provided both companies with a chance to exchange their thoughts and observations on the market and pinpoint opportunities for growth and improvement. With the partnership between these two companies, it is believed that the e‐commerce industry in Bangladesh will undergo positive changes and reach new heights.
Chaldal Raised Series C+ Investment
24 August, 2022
Startup Bangladesh Limited, the first Government‐backed and flagship VC fund, has invested in Chaldal Limited in their Series C Plus fundraising round. Startup Bangladesh has co‐led the round with Taavet+Sten and invested BDT 5 Crore.
Daily Deals Launch
1 September, 2022
Chaldal launched Daily Deals, a special program for customers which offers daily one product at a lower price and with limited availability. Customers have to place a minimum order value to activate this deal. The Chaldal team is actively working with the partners to bring more exciting deals for the customers.
Nayef Ahmed Chowdhury
Agreement Signing with Bangladesh Satellite Company Limited
13 September, 2022
As a part of the nationwide expansion plan, Chaldal is building a reliable, robust, and complex network of technologies that combine supply chain management, warehousing, payments, accounting, and last-mile delivery. Utilizing Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is expected to ensure seamless connectivity across its large network of warehouses, both in urban and rural areas. Mr. Md Shafikul Islam, the Managing Director of BSCL, and Mr. Tejas Viswanath, the Founder & CTO of Chaldal have signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
Founder & CTO
The Chaldal Barbecue Night
22 September, 2022
This barbecue night was a fun and delicious way for the team to bond and enjoy some quality time together. The event was attended by both local and overseas engineers, making for a diverse and inclusive gathering. The delicious food sizzled on the grill as team members chatted and laughed, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
As everyone indulged in mouth-watering dishes, it was clear that the barbecue night was a much-needed opportunity for the Chaldal team to come together, relax, and celebrate their hard work and successes. Overall, the barbecue night was a memorable and enjoyable experience that brought the team closer and fostered a positive working environment.
Cookups Built Team at Jashore
27 September, 2022
Cookups launched Customer Service Operations in Jashore with 5 members! The team, beside other activities, will handle all customer queries, manage all manual orders, and upload all cook offers on app! This will reduce dependency on Dhaka staff and will form a core base in a divisional town with lower overheads.
First Chaldal Order Through Bangabandhu Satellite-1
28 September, 2022
On this day Chaldal HQ was able to connect to Bangabandhu Satellite-1 and complete the order through this new connection. Hundreds of thousands of families around the nation, especially working families who do not have much time, rely on our grocery delivery service. It is paramount that our communication infrastructure is resilient to failures so we can provide this critical service.
Chaldal Football Tournament 2022
29 September, 2022
Chaldal organized a football tournament on a real ground, which was a highly anticipated, competitive friendly match between the management teams. Despite some disputes, interruptions, and grievances, the two teams played a strong game. It was a fun and enjoyable experience that helped to enhance communication, trust, and collaboration among the players and the spectators.
Chief Accounts Officer
NASA Space Apps Challenge 2022
1 October, 2022
Zia Ashraf, COO of Chaldal was invited as one of the mentors and the judges of NASA Space Apps Challenge 2022. The event took place at the Independent University, Bangladesh, and was organized by BASIS with the purpose of exploring young and innovative ideas.
Callback to the Customers
4 October, 2022
Chaldal is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, and to make it even more accessible and convenient, we introduced the callback service. When a customer calls our hotline, we hang up and call back immediately, thus reducing the customer's phone bill.
Opening of Kids Playground at Jashore Office
10 October, 2022
Chaldal Jashore office took the initiative to provide an indoor playground for the kids of employees. This is convenient for working parents as they can focus on their work without worrying about their kids and also allows them to easily monitor their children.
10,000,000 Orders in Chaldal
13 October, 2022
Chaldal reached a significant milestone on this day by receiving 10,000,000 orders. This achievement took over 9 years to accomplish, and it would not have been possible without the support of our customers and the tireless efforts of the entire team.
Founder & COO
Public Hearing on Vokta Odhikar Shongrokkhon Ain 2009
18 October, 2022
Chaldal was invited by the Vokta Odhikar Shongrokkhon Odhidoptor at TCB Bhaban for a public hearing on Vokta Odhikar Shongrokkhon Aain 2009. This public hearing was arranged to create awareness among business organizations and the general public about consumer rights and the laws that protect them, in order to create a consumer‐friendly economic environment.
Launching of Egg Club
22 October, 2022
Egg Club is a reward‐based loyalty program launched by Chaldal for customers. Through this program, customers can earn points and enjoy other special benefits such as free deliveries. When customers keep shopping with us, their level goes up and they earn more Egg Club points which are convertible as Chaldal Credit.
Seminar on Fruit Pricing & Packaging
20 November, 2022
Chaldal was invited to participate in a seminar organized by the Vokta Odhikar Shongrokkhon Odhidoptor which focused on discussing the pricing and packaging concerns of fruits. The seminar covered various challenges faced by both locally grown and imported fruits. The session was interactive and aimed at finding solutions for companies and governing bodies to enhance the fruit experience for customers.
Mahbub M M Muntasin
Enabling Server Station at Jashore
24 November, 2022
Chaldal has established a new server station in Jashore to enhance technology and data security control. This move will improve Chaldal's compliance and bring in new offerings such as payment services. The setup of this station was a joint effort by Chaldal's infrastructure team, technology and maintenance personnel who worked tirelessly to build it from the ground up.
The End of the War Mode
27 November, 2022
The War Mode sprint came to an end with a sense of achievement and pride among the Chaldal team. The hard work and dedication of the team paid off as they successfully streamlined internal processes and prepared for the challenges ahead in the rapidly changing world. The end of the War Mode marked a significant milestone for Chaldal, and the team celebrated their success with a sense of unity and accomplishment.
NSU Students at Chaldal
10 December, 2022
A group of business students from North South University (NSU) visited Chaldal where they interviewed the COO of Chaldal for their research assignment. Furthermore, they observed Chaldal's operations from the HQ in order to understand the entire process.
The State Minister Visiting Chaldal Jashore Office
11 December, 2022
The honorable State Minister of the ICT Division of Bangladesh, Zunaid Ahmed Palak visited the Chaldal office at the HI‐Tech Park, Jashore. While looking around the office our team briefed him on how Chaldal operates from HI‐Tech Park.
Launching of the Campaign Bijoyer Rong
15 December, 2022
Chaldal launched a campaign called “Bijoyer Rong” to commemorate the Victory Day of Bangladesh. The campaign, which took place over a two‐week period, was an art competition centered around the theme of victory or success. Individuals from various groups participated by sharing their creative works on social media. Chaldal rewarded those with exceptional creativity by sending them gift packs.
Meeting with BUILD Bangladesh
28 December, 2022
Chaldal's team met with BUILD Bangladesh to share their journey and insights. The session was interactive, and Chaldal shared their experience on how they have gained the trust of customers.
Chaldal at East West University
29 December, 2022
A student group from East West University organized a seminar on Entrepreneurship, and Chaldal was invited to share their experiences. Zia Ashraf from Chaldal, along with other e‐commerce industry experts, discussed the significance of fostering opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs to promote sustainable growth in the business sector of the country.
Customer Complaint Management System
29 December, 2022
Chaldal redesigned the customer complaint system and platform. The purpose of the redesign was so that the customers' complaints and issues are properly managed and dealt with to provide the customers satisfying service they are looking for.
Chaldal Launched the New Year Gift Campaign for the Year 2023
31 December, 2022
Chaldal organized a New Year Gift Campaign for the customers to celebrate the new year of 2023 with Chaldal. This year Chaldal offered 100,000 gift items for the customers to enjoy their new year. Chaldal always believes in customer satisfaction and this is one of the campaigns to make the customers feel happy and special.
Ashiqur Rahman Khan