Amazon India today announced the expansion of its fulfilment network in NCR with the launch of a new fulfilment centre spread across 2 lakh square feet in Delhi and expansion of an existing site in Gurgaon. With this expansion, Amazon.in will now offer a total storage capacity of more than 5.5 million cubic feet across 9 fulfilment centre to its close to 1.5 lakh sellers in the National Capital Region. Ahead of the festive season, Amazon India has expanded its fulfilment network across the country to support sellers with the infrastructure needed to offer a delightful shopping experience to customers.
“At Amazon, we believe that offering a convenient and safe shopping experience to customers is pivotal at this time and our new centre will help us deliver on that goal. This expansion will not only support small & medium businesses in the state but will also help generate thousands of work opportunities for locals. With this expansion, we aim to positively impact the local economy and support ancillary businesses ahead of the festive season.” said Prakash Dutta, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment Operations & Supply Chain at Amazon.
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. Amazon also supports local entrepreneurs and businesses in NCR, with programs that enable part-time and full-time delivery opportunities. Amazon India has thousands of Flex partners, thousands of ‘I Have Space’ stores as well as close to 50 Amazon-owned and Delivery Service Partner stations, in NCR.
Amazon India’s commitment to NCR:
· 9 Fulfilment centres in New Delhi with more than 5.5 million cubic feet of storage space.
· 3 Sort Centres with close to 3 lakh square feet of sortation area.
· Strong delivery network with close to 50 Amazon-owned and Delivery Service Partner stations
· Close to 1.5 lakh sellers in Delhi and Gurgaon
· Thousands of ‘I Have Space’ stores
· Top categories include – Smartphones, large appliances, fashion, consumer electronics and grocery
The expansion in the NCR region is a part of the company’s plans announced in July’2020 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.