The Stake Holders
⚫ Gold Hub form the crux of the micro- distribution system. The Gold Hub can be a Jewelry shop, Pawn shop or
any company having a commercial space/office for dealing and well verged with the topography of the area of
operation (Town / District / Mandal ).
1. All Business Financials are upfront
2. The Gold Hub member will necessarily have to stock physical gold, minimum of 1 Kg in their custody.
3. The member will receive online delivery instruction from Goldsikka Ltd., while the member will make
necessary arrangements to deliver the physical gold to the benefited customer as per the instructions of
4. The physical stock of gold with the Hub members will be replenished by Goldsikka Ltd at regular intervals
or on demand, as the case may be.
5. The Hub member will manage the logistic support system needed for the last mile delivery to the
beneficiary and share the information with Goldsikka Ltd. In real time.
6. The Hub member will have the choice to deliver Gold bullion as per the intent of the purchaser of the
beneficiary. All the gold transactions, buying or selling will be benchmarked on prevailing market price.
Role of a Gold Hub member :
⚫ Role of a Gold Hub is an important activity in the integrated supply-chain management of Goldsikka
Limited. Various people and entities are generally responsible for the handling, storage and distribution of
our products. The Gold Hub is the face of our services. A Gold Hub has constant interaction with the
retailers on a daily, weekly or monthly basis with regards to systems and services; also Gold Hub is
information channel for the company through time to time interaction with our field personnel for review of
market scenario, there after relevance ideas communicate to the Head Office for future aspects of the
business. The Gold Hub functions as an intermediary to Goldsikka limited. A Gold Hub ensures smooth delivery
of all our products to all parts of the city, town, Districts or even in remote villages within India. The
Gold Hub also serves as a store house where the products of Goldsikka are kept as a buffer to immediately
supply to its retailers when the need arises.
Authority of a Gold Hub
⚫ Gold Hub is an official and legitimate prime sales entity of Goldsikka Limited .Almost entire sale is
routed through Gold Hub network all over India. Gold Hub has to oversee the marketing operations through
retail channel in their bonafied area, while advising the company regarding future sales projection and
providing feedback of the esteem customers.
SUMMARY - WIN-WIN FOR ALL :
⚫ The synergies in this type of micro- distribution are maximized, between the stakeholders as very limited
resources can fulfill the Gold delivery obligations to the Purchasers. Use of real time online management of
stocks & delivery schedules together with live positioning of the Purchaser can help to schedule quick time
delivery at a very minimum cost of operation. A network of such Gold depository Hubs across India can bring
down the delivery time and associated logistic cost. Adequate hedging of the stocked gold inventory at the
Hubs will protect the value erosion in case of a steep fall in global gold prices. Advanced technological
framework can integrate the operational procedures between stakeholders & end beneficiary, which will make
the network of gold depository Hubs work seamlessly well. Security cost involved in the movement of physical
gold is optimized and reduced drastically benefiting the stake holder. Micro- distribution can help for
better penetration in remote rural areas which are not covered at present with conventional methods of