Logistics management start-up FarEye on Friday said it has increased its manpower strength by over 12 per cent amid the Covid-19 restrictions. Also Read - Central Government's Teletherapy Helpline Counsels Over 60,000 People on Mental Health Issues Related to COVID-19 And Lockdown

With this team expansion, FarEye’s staff strength crossed the mark of 400, the company said, adding that the recruitment is fuelled by the surge in usage of FarEye’s platform for delivering essential goods amid the lockdown. Also Read - Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, His Wife Test Negative For Coronavirus

FarEye said it increased its staff without any layoffs or deferment of job offers. Also Read - 'For Sake of Our Youths,' Kejriwal Requests PM Modi's Intervention in Cancelling Final-year Exams

Hiring has been made across departments including technology, support, and business, it added.

“With technology changing the dynamics of logistics space, we are presently focusing on hiring niche talent to further strengthen our offerings and cater to emerging business needs,” Kushal Nahata, CEO & Co-founder, FarEye, said in a statement.

“With a strengthened team, we are gearing up to meet our objective of turning any crisis into opportunity and bringing positive business outcomes for companies associated with us,” Nahata added.

The recruitment of the staff was completed through a virtual onboarding procedure, FarEye said.