Hyderabad, Aug 1 : Amazon. on Thursday announced that it has signed a lease with GMR Hyderabad Airport City to expand its largest Fulfilment Centre (FC) here.
The existing FC is spread across 400,000 square feet and will now be expanded by another 180,000 square feet to enable fast delivery of wider selection in the region, Amazon said in a release here.
With this, Amazon.in has more than three fulfilment centres in Telangana with a total processing area of more than 850,000 square feet.
We have been consistently investing in our infrastructure and delivery network, so we can increase our speed of delivery and provide a superior experience to both – customers and sellers. With the further expansion of our largest fulfillment centre in India, we are excited to create many more hundreds of skilled jobs in the region and empower thousands of local sellers to use the local infrastructure thus helping them save capital and grow,. said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfilment - Asia, Amazon.
Commenting on this partnership, GMR Airport Land Development CEO, Aman Kapoor said, we hope Amazon continues to grow and thrive at Hyderabad Airport City. This agreement firmly establishes us as one of the most reliable Grade-A warehouse developers.
The new FC furthers Amazon India’s commitment to continued investment in infrastructure to match its rapidly expanding business in Telangana. With new infrastructure, Amazon is able to impact local communities through full time and part time job creation and skilling across the state and the country. (UNI)