Amazon India invests in 6 new fulfilment centres
article source:The Economic Times : July 07, 2016
Bengaluru: Amazon India has invested in six new fulfilment centres ahead of the upcoming festive season.
The additional capacity will open up 5.5 million square feet of storage space for sellers on the marketplace who use the Fulfilled by Amazon service. Amazon India claims that close to 80% of its sellers use its fulfilment service.
The marketplace offers premium services on orders fulfilled by Amazon including cash on delivery, guaranteed next-day, same day and Sunday delivery.
” We remain committed to investing in our fulfilment and logistics capability to enable and empower sellers to serve customers nationally at lower costs,” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.
The new fulfilment centres situated across Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai takes Amazon’s footprint across 10 states.