The company said that the new FC will support the delivery and logistics of a wide range of product categories, including furniture and large appliances, offered by thousands of local sellers and MSMEs in Telangana, providing them access to the national market.
Fulfilment centres allow e-commerce companies to outsource warehousing and shipping. It relieves online businesses of the necessary physical space to store all products, which is beneficial for merchants without the capacity to directly manage inventory.
Flipkart said that its supply chain operations have also contributed to the growth of Telangana’s economy by creating over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs. The company also has close to 5,000 Kirana stores in Telangana associated with Flipkart’s Kirana Delivery program.
“The new facility by Flipkart will strengthen pan-India market access for local sellers and encourage many of our local communities to become a part of the digital revolution,” said (KT Rama Rao, minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industries and Commerce, and Information Technology of Telangana, who was also present at the launch.
First Published: May 02 2023 | 2:18 PM IST