Amazon.in opens Largest Fulfilment Centre in India
Amazon .in announced the expansion of its infrastructure footprint opening its largest fulfillment center in India with the view to enhance customer experience just ahead of the festive season. Covering over 400,000 square feet with close to 2.1 million cubic feet of storage space, the center situated in Shamshabad near Hyderabad is the 5th fulfillment center in Telangana and the largest in India. Amazon has ramped up storage capacity to 3.2 million cubic feet in Telangana to enable faster deliveries to customers in the region.
On the occasion of the launch, HonorableMinister of IT, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce, Public Enterprises, Sugar, Mines & Geology, NRI Affairs, Government of Telangana, K. T. Rama Rao said, “Amazon India’s latest investment with the launch of their 5th Fulfillment Centre in Telangana, here in Shamshabad, Telangana evidently signifies the growing interest of large global enterprises in the state. The FC will enable thousands of small &medium businesses selling locally created products such as apparels, handlooms & handicraft to service customers seamlessly across the country & the globe. It will also fuel the growth of ancillary businesses such as packaging, transportation, logistics, and hospitality across the state. We are committed to enabling the ease of doing business and enabling companies like Amazon.in to expand their presence in Telangana.”
“Our vision is to transform the way India buys and sells. At Amazon, we have been consistently investing in our infrastructure and delivery network, so we can increase our speed of delivery and provide a superior experience to both – customers and sellers. With the launch of our largest fulfillment center here in Telangana, we strongly believe that we will be able to better serve our customers with one-day & two-day delivery. The FC will enable sellers to use local infrastructure, save capital and help them grow their businesses.” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.
“Our Fulfilment Centre will work closely with local communities, create numerous skilling and employment opportunities for thousands of youth. We continue to work with sellers in Telangana providing them with a marketplace to sell their products to millions of customers and scale their business to greater heights. With more than 10,000 sellers in Telangana, the selection offered by sellers in the state for immediate delivery has grown more than 120% this year as compared to last year.” Akhil added.
K. T. Rama Rao , HonorableMinister of IT, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce, Public Enterprises, Sugar, Mines & Geology, NRI Affairs, Government of Telangana with Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India