Amazon India today announced the launch of a new Fulfilment Centre (FC) in Ahmedabad; third in the city, ahead of the festive season. Spread over more than 2 lakh square feet area, the new FC will help sellers offer a wider selection within the region and neighbouring states. With this infrastructure expansion, Amazon.in will now offer storage capacity of more than 1.5 Million cubic feet across 3 fulfilment centres to its more than 80,000 sellers in Gujarat. Amazon recently launched a new sort centre and expanded the capacity of an existing sort centre to ensure faster and reliable deliveries for customer orders in Gujarat.
“Gujarat is powered by a dynamic and conducive ecosystem for all businesses including e-commerce companies to expand their businesses in the State... Amazon’s latest fulfilment Centre in Ahmedabad will support growth and generate new employment for our youth.”
“Gujarat is an important market for Amazon India and we are delighted to further invest and expand our infrastructure in the State. With this expansion, SMBs in Gujarat will benefit both in terms of economic growth and reach to a wider customer base. With the new launches, we will be able to continue to seamlessly cater to the growing demand from customers so they can stay home and stay safe, while creating thousands of job opportunities in the State. Our commitment to the safety of our customers and teams remains our primary focus and we are proud to provide a trusted, safe and reliable experience for all our stakeholders.” said, Prakash Kumar Dutta, Director of Fulfilment Centres & Supply Chain, Amazon India.
Vijay Rupani, Honorable Chief Minister, State of Gujarat said, “Gujarat is powered by a dynamic and conducive ecosystem for all businesses including e-commerce companies to expand their businesses in the State. Amazon’s latest fulfilment Centre in Ahmedabad will support growth and generate new employment for our youth. We are committed to create sustainable livelihood & economic development of the State and thus welcome the world to Gujarat. I am sure the investment made in Gujarat will yield very good returns while strengthening the business ecosystem in our State“.
“With this expansion, SMBs in Gujarat will benefit both in terms of economic growth and reach to a wider customer base. ”
Amazon has one of the most advanced fulfilment networks in the world, and sellers in India have been benefitting from Amazon’s expertise in fulfilment, reliable nationwide delivery and customer service. The new FC in Ahmedabad will also help ensure that customers can enjoy festive shopping from the comfort and safety of their homes.
Amazon India’s commitment to Gujarat:
◆ 3 Fulfilment centres in Gujarat with more than 1.5 Million cubic feet of storage space
◆ 3 Sort Centres in the State with more than 1 lakh square feet of sortation area
◆ Strong delivery network with more than 100 Amazon-owned and Delivery Service partner stations in Gujarat.
◆ Close to 80,000 sellers in Gujarat
◆ Thousands of ‘I Have Space’ stores in Gujarat
◆ Top categories include – Smartphones, large appliances, fashion, consumer electronics and grocery
The expansion in Gujarat is a part of the company’s plans announced in July to add 10 new Fulfilment Centres and expand 7 existing sites, across India. Amazon India places tremendous value and focus on the well-being and safety of its people across its operations network and its customers. Amazon India will continue to work closely with the health officials and in line with Amazon’s global standards has already implemented close to 100 changes in its operational processes, including social distancing and daily temperature checks on entry and exit at the work site for the health and safety of its people.
All customers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon mobile shopping app have easy and convenient access to over 200 million+ products across hundreds of categories. They benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee. They can also enjoy Amazon.in’s guaranteed next-day, two-day delivery and standard delivery on products fulfilled by Amazon.