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Amazon has invested in six new Fulfilment Centres (FCs) to meet the growing needs of its fast-growing seller base in the country

Bengaluru, July 7, 2016: Amazon.in today announced that it has invested in six new Fulfilment Centres (FCs) to meet the growing needs of its fast-growing seller base in the country. New FCs will be set up in Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai further expanding the company’s presence in India and in preparation for the upcoming festive season. With the launch of these new FCs, Amazon.in continues to have the largest storage space for an e-commerce company in India with its FCs operational across 10 states covering a total area of close to 2.5 million square feet with a 1.5X growth in storage capacity which is 7.5 million cubic feet of space.

The FCs will allow Amazon.in to offer its Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) service to several thousand more small & medium businesses in these states and empower them to gain access to and service customers across the country at significantly low operating costs. Over 80% of sellers on Amazon.in currently use its fulfilment services.

“With the exponential growth of online shopping in India, we are glad to announce 6 new Fulfilment Centres in India. We remain committed to investing in our fulfilment and logistics capability to enable and empower sellers to serve customers nationally at lower costs. It stands testament to our larger commitment of making deep investments in the country and in turn creating opportunities for employment, growth and revenue generation for the Government” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.

Source: Amazon

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