Pic 1: (L to R): Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary to Government Industries and Commerce (Tex) Department(FAC), Government Of Telangana with Mr. Akhil Saxena, Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India

Ramps up storage capacity to 3.2 million cubic feet in
in time for the festive season

  • Increased storage capacity with the launch of this 5th FC in Telangana.
  • Faster order fulfilment to customers in Telangana and the
    neighboring regions. 
  • Further support the 2X growth of sellers in the State.

today announced the expansion of its infrastructure footprint opening its
largest fulfilment center in India with the view to enhance customer experience
just ahead of the festive season. Covering over 400,000 square feet with close
to 2.1 million cubic feet of storage space, the center situated in Shamshabad near Hyderabad is the 5th fulfilment center in Telangana and the largest in India.
Amazon has ramped up storage capacity to 3.2 million cubic feet in Telangana to enable faster deliveries
to customers in the region.
On the occasion of the launch, Honorable Minister of IT, Municipal
Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce, Public
Enterprises, Sugar, Mines & Geology, NRI Affairs, Government of Telangana
K. T. Rama Rao
said, “Amazon India’s latest investment with the launch of their 5th Fulfilment Centre in
, here in Shamshabad,
evidently signifies the growing interest of large global
enterprises in the state. The FC will enable thousands of small &medium businesses
selling locally created products such as apparels, handlooms & handicraft
to service customers seamlessly across the country & the globe. It will
also fuel the growth of ancillary businesses such as packaging, transportation,
logistics, and hospitality across the state. We are committed to enabling the
ease of doing business and enabling companies like Amazon.in to expand their presence in Telangana.”

“Our vision is to transform the way
India buys and sells. At Amazon, 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
launch of our largest fulfilment center here in Telangana, we strongly believe that we will be able to better serve
our customers with one-day & two-day delivery. The FC will enable sellers to
use local infrastructure, save capital and help them grow their businesses.”
Said Akhil Saxena,
Vice President, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.

 “Our Fulfilment Centre will work closely with
local communities, create numerous skilling and employment opportunities for thousands
of youth. We continue to work with sellers in Telangana providing them with a marketplace to sell their products
to millions of customers and scale their business to greater heights. With more
than 10,000 sellers in Telangana,
the selection offered by sellers in the state for immediate delivery has grown
more than 120% this year as compared to last year.”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO-GHIAL said, “We are happy to welcome Amazon to Hyderabad and
we thank them for choosing GMR Hyderabad
Airport City
as the location for their largest Fulfilment Center in India. We congratulate Amazon on the opening of this fulfilment center, which we are sure
will open up large direct employment opportunities & new economic growth
avenues in the state of Telangana.
We are also proud to have partnered with Amazon to build and deliver this
technology-driven facility in record time.  

We are developing a world class Airport City, which is the largest in India and set to become the
engine of economic growth in the entire region. Being developed with the
world-class Hyderabad International
at its core, the Hyderabad
Airport City
 symbolizes a resurgent India, which reflects the government’s
vision of driving economic growth supported by high quality infrastructure and
maximum ease of doing business. Amazon
adds to the growing list of our marquee clients
Leveraging its fulfilment centers with
state-of-the-art infrastructure, Amazon
provides a delightful customer experience through its program – Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA). When using FBA, sellers across India send their
products to Amazon’s FCs and once an
order is placed, Amazon picks,
packs, and ships the order to the customer, provides customer service and
manages returns on behalf of the sellers. Orders fulfilled by Amazon are eligible for Cash on Delivery, Guaranteed Next-Day, Same
Day, Release Day, Morning delivery and Sunday delivery.
Sellers always have the flexibility to
choose the number of products they want to have fulfilled by Amazon and scale
according to their business requirements.
All customers on www.amazon.in and the Amazon
mobile shopping app have an easy and convenient access to over 100 million
products across hundreds of categories. They benefit from a safe and secure
ordering experience, convenient
electronic payments
, Cash on
, Amazon’s 24×7 customer
service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase
protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z

About Amazon.in
The Amazon.in marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller
Services Private Ltd,
an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:
Amazon.in seeks to
build the most customer-centric online destination for customers to find and
discover virtually anything they want to buy online by giving them more of what
they want – vast selection, low prices, fast and reliable delivery, and a
trusted and convenient experience; and provide sellers with a world-class
e-commerce platform.
For more information, visit www.amazon.in/aboutus
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About Amazon

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rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational
excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping,
personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct
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are some
of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.
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