Amazon India has launched the Fulfilment Centre in Doraha, Ludhiana and this is the India’s first Fulfilment Centre in Punjab State. The fulfilment centre spreaded into 50,000 square feet and it allows Amazon India to offer service to gain access to & service customers across the country as well as globally at low costs. It will also enable faster and quicker delivery of products to amazon.in customers in the region.
Welcoming the progressive move in the state, Mr. Anirudh Tewari, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce and CEO, Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion, said:
“Amazon India’s investment in Punjab with the launch of a Fulfilment Centre 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 hosiery, sporting equipment, etc. to service customers seamlessly across the country & the globe. It will also provide a fillip to the local economy by enabling 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 helping companies like Amazon.in to expand their presence in Punjab.”
Talking about the benefits of Amazon’s Fulfillment Centre, Mr. Akhil Saxena, Director Operations, Amazon India said:
“Our world-class fulfillment infrastructure and customer service will allow Amazon to do the heavy lifting for sellers of all sizes across Punjab and help them grow profitably. We are committed to and look forward to partnering the state government in transforming the lives of small and medium businesses across the state by giving them access to tools and technology that will empower their growth in the digital economy. Apart from immensely benefiting sellers, the FC will also enable faster and quicker delivery of products to consumers across the state of Punjab.”
The good news is that 150 sellers across the state have already registered at the facility & many of them have started inbounding their products at the facility. Now Amazon.in has 12 FCs operational across nine states in India covering a total of over one million square feet space with a storage capacity of over 2.6 million cubic feet.
Amazon.in has introduced the Amazon Seller App, it enables direct buyer-seller communication, order notification, order details, shipment confirmation and order fulfilment notifications through mobile devices.
Amazon has now launched its Global Selling Program in India, opens the doors for Indian businesses to export the goods to world.