As the e-commerce market in India is set to grow at a drastic rate, giants like Amazon, Flipkart is investing more than ever. While Jiomart is making headlines would go live soon, the competition is getting fierce with each passing day.
Meanwhile, the e-commerce giant Walmart owned Flipkart has decided to expand its supply chain. It is opening two largest fulfillment centers (FCs) in Haryana. The opening is expected to create more than 5000 jobs in the Farukkhnagar region. The reports suggest that the center will span across 9 lakh square feet and help the company in growing its supply chain infrastructure immensely. The addition of these two centers in Haryana will result in 12 assets for Flipkart.
The assets include the supply chain infrastructure for large appliances, mobiles, apparel, grocery, and furniture. The two centers will boost overall capacity to more than 20 lakh square feet. Flipkart’s Senior Vice President claims that Flipkart has one of the strongest supply chains in India. The company has more than 120,000 employees spread across the length and breadth of the country. It makes more than 40 million deliveries every month.
The two centers are also aimed at boosting the strength for MSMEs, local manufacturers which will lead to the generation of more than 5000 jobs in the region. The opportunities will be available to the women as well as differently-abled people. Flipkart is aiming to increase market access for MSMEs sellers while the company will manage people and delivery. During the festive sales, Flipkart FCs in Haryana had handled more than 40 percent of the total orders from all over the country.