Amazon.in expands its delivery network in Telangana; launches largest delivery station in the State
2X growth in the delivery station network across the State in the last one year
Expansion enables Amazon customers from the region to receive faster delivery of their orders
Hyderabad, June 19, 2019: Amazon.in today announced the launch of its largest Delivery Station in Telangana. The new station will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers in the Ranga Reddy district of Hyderabad. Delivery Stations enable Amazon Logistics to supplement capacity and provide flexibility to Amazon’s delivery capabilities to support the growing volume of customer orders.
The company further announced the expansion of its own delivery network in Telangana including cities and towns like Sangareddy, Kothagudem, Siddipet, Jagityal and Bhadrachalam to name a few. With this expansion, Amazon.in now has close to 90 of its own delivery stations and Delivery Service Partner stations and more than 2500 ‘I Have Space’ delivery partners in the state. This 2X growth of the delivery network will enable Amazon to penetrate further into smaller towns across Telangana, have a direct delivery presence in more than 500 pin codes of the State, with a significant number of customers now being able to enjoy one-day and two-delivery promises.
Commenting on the expansion, Prakash Rochlani, Director, Last Mile Transportation, Amazon India said, “We believe customers, no matter where they are located, value fast & reliable delivery. In line with our vision of making ecommerce a part of everyday life, and transforming how India buys and sells we have doubled our last mile delivery network in the State and also opened a new large delivery station spread across more than 20,000 square feet of space. This expansion will further create thousands of work opportunities for individuals in Telangana. We continue to remain committed to our long term investment in infrastructure and technology with programs like Amazon Flex which we recently launched in the State that helps create thousands of opportunities for individuals to work part time delivery packages for Amazon in their free time.”
Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Principal Secretary – IT, Govt. of Telangana was also present on the occasion of the launch of the delivery station. “The technology and infrastructure support available in Telangana in collaboration with the industry provides for a better future for our youth. Amazon’s investment and commitment will further strengthen the technology and skilling infrastructure in Telangana and reiterate that the state continues to be a preferred choice for companies” he added.
In its continued endeavor to create skilled opportunities for the youth in the region, the growth of this infrastructure will generate work opportunities for hundreds of people who gain technological and operational skills to be successful, well aligned to the government initiatives of Skill India and Digital India.
Amazon’s commitment to Telangana
• 3 fulfilment centers in Hyderabad with more than 3.2 million of storage space
• 2 sort centers in Hyderabad with 100,000 square feet of processing capacity
• Close to 90 Amazon owned and Service Partner delivery stations in the State
• Close to 2500 ‘I Have Space’ stores in Telangana
• 17,000 sellers in the State
• Top 5 categories – Smartphones, large appliances, fashion, consumer electronics and consumables
All customers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon mobile shopping app have an easy and convenient access to over 170 million products across hundreds of categories. They benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee.
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