Amazon gears up for festive season, doubles delivery network

E-commerce major Amazon India has doubled its delivery service partner network ahead of the festive season sales with more than 1,400 delivery stations.
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Amazon is gearing up for its ‘Great India Festive Sale’ and this move is expected to strengthen its direct delivery presence in many states such as Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.
The company has been making heavy investments in infrastructure and delivery stations to widen its reach across the country and improve deliveries to customers.
“In preparation for the festive season this year, we have significantly scaled our delivery programmes and focused our efforts on – widening the reach of our direct delivery network, enabling speed in the delivery promise for our customers and improving their delivery experience,” Amazon India vice president India Akhil Saxena said in a statement.
“To make all of this real for our customers, we have doubled our delivery service partner stations to 1,400, expanded our owned delivery station network, invested in the growth and success of our ‘I Have Space’ partners, expanded the presence of the Amazon Flex program to seven cities and enabled lakhs of sellers to be able to leverage the Amazon transportation network to directly fulfill their customer orders,” he added.
Amazon currently has 200 company-owned delivery stations in India with another 1,400 partner-owned ones.

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