Flipkart opens three fulfilment centres in Karnataka
Walmart-owned Flipkart has strengthened its infrastructures facilities with the addition of three new fulfilment centres in the southern state of Karnataka.
The new centres located in Kolar, Hubli, and Anekal are spread across nearly 7 lakh sq ft and have a storage capacity of 15.6 lakh cubic feet.
The fulfilment centres are expected to create over 14,000 job opportunities in the region and help sellers from the area with storage space coupled with faster deliveries for consumers.
Commenting on the expansion of fulfilment centres, Rajneesh Kumar chief corporate affairs officer at Flipkart Group in a statement said, “The company's endeavour is to create value for all its stakeholders as it onboards lakhs of MSMEs and small sellers. In this journey, we have invested in a tech-enabled supply chain network that is helping create thousands of direct job opportunities across the country, and also aiding indirect job opportunities in ancillary industries.”
Pralhad Joshi, union minister for parliamentary affairs while inaugurating the facilities virtually added, “The supply chain infrastructure expansion in the state including North Karnataka, will spur economic activity and create large scale entrepreneurship and employment opportunities in the state and we assure Flipkart of the full support of the government in its endeavour.”
Flipkart had recently raised fresh funds to fuel its expansion plans in the Indian market and plans to invest further in the company's grocery, fashion, and last-mile delivery programs.
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