Amazon.in opens largest fulfillment centre in Sonipat
Amazon.in has opened its largest fulfillment centre (FC) spread over 2,00,000 square feet with more than 8,00,000 cubic feet of storage space in Sonipat near the national capital, a company statement said.
This FC is in line with the company’s planned investment of six new FCs in India. The combined storage capacity available to sellers on Amazon.in will increase 1.5 times to 7.5 million cubic feet by the end of this year, the statement said.
“It will enable thousands of small & medium businesses to save money by replacing their upfront capital expense with low variable cost and pay only for the storage space they use and the orders that we fulfill. Our fulfillment centres play a significant role in the development of an inclusive e-commerce economy with benefits accruing across the ecosystem,” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.
“Amazon India’s latest investment with the launch of their largest fulfillment centre signifies the growing interest of large global enterprises in Haryana,” said Devender Singh, Principal Secretary, Industries and IT Department, Haryana.
“The FC will enable thousands of small & medium businesses selling locally created products such as apparels, handlooms & handicraft to service customers seamlessly across the country and the globe,” Singh added.