Flipkart establish 4 fulfilment, sortation centres situated in Maharashtra

Besides growing customer demand, this augmentation comes from the side of a growing seller count from the state which reached 30% in the past year.

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Famous E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Tuesday said that it has attributed to four new fulfilment and sortation centres in Maharashtra to endorse local sellers and suffice the elevating demand for e-commerce.

The latest facilities situated in Bhiwandi and Nagpur are jointly spread with 7 lakh square feet, as an aid to create around 4,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Besides growing customer demand, this augmentation comes from the side of a growing seller count from the state which reached 30% in the past year. Flipkart said: its sellers in the state sell everything from home décor and mobile phones to luggage and travel accessories to customers across the country.

Rajneesh Kumar, chief corporate affairs officer at Flipkart, averred, “As a homegrown e-commerce company, we are continuously making deep investments in infrastructure and supply-chain in Maharashtra to support a robust ecosystem for local MSMEs, artisans, weavers and other under-served communities. We will continue to provide a superior experience to our customers, keeping in mind their dynamic needs, while also creating opportunities for local sellers and generating thousands of diverse direct and indirect job opportunities in the state.”

“Maharashtra is one of the most attractive investment destinations in the country and Flipkart’s recent investments are a welcome move for the state. Flipkart has played a pivotal role in keeping people indoors in the fight against calamities while meeting their essential requirements and I am happy to see continued investment from Flipkart, helping bring increased job opportunities and support for the sellers, MSMEs and artisan ecosystem,” added Subhash Desai, minister of industries, the government of Maharashtra.

In the first half of February, Flipkart signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (MSSIDC) and Maharashtra State Khadi & Village Industries Board (MSKVIB), to introduce local artisans, weavers, craftsmen and SMBs of the state to the e-commerce sector.

Source Mint