Spread across 2.7 lakh square feet (1.5 million cubic feet storage space), the new facility will process a variety of products offered by 70,000 sellers from across Maharashtra.
According to Akhil Saxena, vice president – India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India, the expansion ahead of the festive season will enable faster fulfilment of customer orders in Maharashtra and neighbouring regions.
He added: “Our deep investments in the state will also create thousands of opportunities for employment. We will create close to 2,000 direct and indirect job opportunities over the next year in this new fulfilment centre.”
The new facility will cater to customer demand for products in categories such as smartphones, consumer electronics, appliances, fashion and fast-moving consumer goods.
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