Amazon.in expands its delivery network in Tamil Nadu; launches largest delivery station in the state
The delivery station is spread across 24,000 sq. ft. in Chennai Expansion enables Amazon customers from the region to receive faster delivery of their orders
Chennai, August 22 2019: Amazon.in today announced the launch of its largest Delivery Station in Tamil Nadu. The new station in Chennai will enable Amazon to strengthen its last-mile delivery network and ensure faster deliveries across the city. Delivery Stations enable Amazon Logistics to supplement capacity and provide flexibility to Amazon’s delivery capabilities to support the growing volume of customer orders.
The company further announced the expansion of its delivery network in Tamil Nadu including cities and towns like Namakkal, Tiruchengodu, Sivakasi, Krishnagiri and Tiruvallur to name a few. With this expansion, Amazon.in will have more than 120 owned and Delivery Service Partner stations, and more than 1400 ‘I Have Space’ partners across the State. This 2x growth of the delivery network will enable Amazon to penetrate further into smaller towns across Tamil Nadu and have direct delivery presence in more than 1200 pin codes of the State with a significant number of customers now being able to enjoy one-day and two-delivery promises.
Commenting on the expansion, Prakash Rochlani, Director, Last Mile Transportation, Amazon India said, “We believe customers, no matter where they are located, value fast & reliable delivery. In line with our vision of making e-commerce a part of everyday life, and transforming how India buys and sells we have doubled our last mile delivery network in the State and also opened Tamil Nadu’s largest delivery station spread across 24,000 square feet of space. This expansion will further create thousands of work opportunities for individuals in Tamil Nadu as we continue to remain committed to our long term investment in infrastructure and technology in the State.”
Shri. D Ashok Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police , T.Nagar, Chennai was also present on the occasion of the launch of the delivery station. “We value the presence of companies like Amazon India in our State, making everyday life easier for people across Chennai and rest of Tamil Nadu. Additionally this new infrastructure will further provide skilling and employment opportunities for people and reiterate that the State continues to be a preferred choice for companies” he added.
In its continued endeavor to create skilled opportunities for the youth in the region, the growth of this infrastructure will generate work opportunities for hundreds of people who gain technological and operational skills to be successful, well aligned to the government initiatives of Skill India and Digital India.
Amazon’s commitment to Tamil Nadu
• 6 fulfilment centers in Tamil Nadu with close to 1.8 million cubic feet of storage space
• 3 Sort Centers with more than 80000 sq. ft. of processing area
• Over 120 Amazon owned and Service Partner delivery stations in the State
• More than 1400 ‘I Have Space’ stores in Tamil Nadu
• Over 32000 sellers in the State
• Top 5 categories – Smartphones, large appliances, fashion, consumer electronics and consumables
All customers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon mobile shopping app have an easy and convenient access to over 170 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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