Flipkart Opens One of its Largest Warehouses in West Bengal
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, announced the addition of a new fulfilment centre in West Bengal, the second-largest in the state, as it ramps up its supply chain infrastructure in the East to cater to the growing demand for e-commerce services across the region and the country. The new fulfilment centre (FC) will augment Flipkart’s capabilities to cater to more consumers, including millions of first-time e-commerce users in the East. Interestingly, over 52% of Flipkart consumers are from tier-II and beyond cities, a testament to the growing adoption of e-commerce services. Honourable Member of Parliament- Lok Sabha, Kalyan Banerjee, while applauding the launch of Flipkart's new Fulfillment centre, said that they have all benefited tremendously in the past few months with the relentless efforts of e-commerce companies. Flipkart has shown deep commitment in bringing a world-class technology-enabled supply chain to the state and complementing the government’s efforts in meeting the
needs of customers and safely delivering essentials. They are glad that the new fulfilment centre will create more than 3,000 jobs in the state and also help MSMEs grow and expand their businesses. Spread across an area of over 2.2 lakh square feet and creating nearly 3,500 direct jobs, the new facility in Dankuni will cater to the needs of both Flipkart and Myntra customers in the region. It will also help thousands of sellers offer a wider selection and enable faster deliveries of customer orders within the region and neighbouring states while also helping create national market access.
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Report : Anustup Kundu