OMG! Amazon India's fulfilment network to be more than land size of 100 football fields! All details here
Will you believe if a company says that its fulfilment network will be spread across a floor area of more than eight million square feet - more than the land size of 100 football fields?
Will you believe if a company says that its fulfilment network will be spread across a floor area of more than eight million square feet - more than the land size of 100 football fields? Well, Amazon India has confirmed the expansion of its fulfillment network in India, with 10 new Fulfillment Centres (FC) and expansion of seven existing buildings. With this expansion, Amazon.In will have more than 60 FCs in 15 states, with a total storage capacity of over 32 million cubic feet.
The new additions include the specialised network of FCs for large appliances and furniture category and receive centers.
Land size of 100 football fields!
"Amazon India's fulfilment network will be spread across a floor area of more than eight million square feet more than the land size of 100 football fields, housing millions of items," Amazon India said in a statement. "The increase in storage capacity is in line with the company's long-term commitment to invest in India," it added.
These new FCs will be set up in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Patna, Lucknow, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ludhiana and Ahmedabad.
"With the expanded network of more than 60 fulfilment centres, we look forward to creating thousands of job opportunities with competitive pay," said Akhil Saxena, VP, Customer Fulfilment Operations, APAC, MENA & LATAM, Amazon India.
All new fulfillment centres will be operational before the festive season, the statement added.
Recently, Amazon had announced Prime Day 2020. Now in its fourth year in India, Prime Day starts at midnight on Thursday, August 6 and will run for 48 hours. Amazon Prime Day Sale 2020 offers members two full days of the best in shopping, savings and blockbuster entertainment from the comfort and safety of their homes, says the company.
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