Amazon.in expands infrastructure footprint for festive season
Adds 5th fulfilment center in Haryana; ramps up storage capacity
• Increased storage capacity in Haryana - over 3.3 million cubic feet
• Faster order fulfilment to customers in the Haryana and NCR regions
• Support to growing number of local sellers in the state
Gurugram, Haryana, August 31, 2017:
Amazon today announced the expansion of its infrastructure footprint opening its largest fulfilment center in the region with the view to enhance customer experience this festive season. Spread over 250,000 square feet with close to 1.2 million cubic feet of storage space, the center situated in Jamalpur, Haryana is the 5th fulfilment center in Haryana. Amazon now has close to 3.3 million cubic feet of storage space in Haryana to be enable faster deliveries to customers in the region.
On the occasion of the launch, Shri. Vipul Goel – Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Environment & Industrial Training said, “Amazon India’s latest investment with the launch of their 5th Fulfilment Centre in Haryana 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 Haryana.”
“In line with our vision to transform the way India buys and sells, 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 5th Fulfilment Centre in Haryana, we strongly believe that we will be able to better serve our customers with one-day & two-day delivery. The FC will enable sellers use local infrastructure, save capital and help them grow.” 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 the youth. We continue to work with sellers in Haryana providing them with a marketplace to sell their products to millions of customers and scale their business to greater heights. With more than 11,000 sellers in Haryana, the selection offered by sellers in the state for immediate delivery has grown more than 600% this year as compared to last year.” Akhil added
Leveraging its fulfilment centers with state-of-the-art infrastructure, Amazon provides a delightful customer experience through its program - Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA). When using FBA, sellers across India send their products to Amazon’s FCs and once an order is placed, Amazon picks, packs, and ships the order to the customer, provides customer service and manages returns on behalf of the sellers. Orders fulfilled by Amazon are eligible for Cash on Delivery, Guaranteed Next-Day, Same Day, Release Day, Morning delivery and Sunday delivery. Sellers always have the flexibility to choose the number of products they want to have fulfilled by Amazon and scale according to their business requirements.
All customers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon mobile shopping app have an easy and convenient access to over 100 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. .
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