A change is brewing in the service and supply network of Mumbai’s dabbawalas. The lifeline of Maximum City, dabbawalas are currently shifting to motorbikes from the traditional cycles for more efficiency and on-time hot lunch.

The traditional cycles can adjusts and carry up to 60 dabbas or lunch boxes. In any case, bikes can carry about 150 dabbas at once. More lunch boxes one trip converts into more cash.

Motorbikes additionally help save physical energy, say the dabbawalas. It likewise helps in quick parking, sparing time.

However, not all dabbawalas have surrendered their cycles. There are a several routes in Mumbai that only allow cycles. It likewise remains the most efficient method of transport during a traffic jam.

Mumbai’s iconic dabbawalas have been in action for over 125 years now, carrying around 1 lakh lunches everyday to office goers, school kids, and students.

Their noteworthy accuracy earned them a six sigma quality certificate and a global business fan club, which includes Prince Charles and Richard Branson. Their unique management and operational models have moved toward becoming subjects of management study beyond textbooks for global business colleges.

The dabbawalas as of late launched their parcel courier system, where alongside the daily tiffin, one can hand over a package or two to be couriered to its destination in the city inside a day.

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