Flipkart has recently announced that the e-commerce marketplace is strengthening its grocery supply chain infrastructure in order to provide its customer safe and seamless access to ordering daily essentials through quick and contactless delivery.
To facilitate the same, Flipkart is adding more than 8 lakh square feet of space and 5 new fulfilment centres across Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Coimbatore and Hyderabad over the next three months.
The additional fulfilment centre capacity will help the e-commerce company to cater to over 73,000 grocery orders per day, Flipkart said in a statement.
Fulfilment centres facilitate safe and timely processing of orders with the help of automated pick, pack and shipping processes.
During these challenging times, e-commerce has emerged as a safe means of making purchases. our new grocery supply chain infrastructure will help us serve more customers in the country who can order daily essentials seamlessly and avail of contactless delivery.”~ Smrithi Ravichandran, Vice President – Grocery, Flipkart,
Flipkart last month expanded its hyperlocal service Flipkart Quick to six new cities – Delhi, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Hyderabad and Pune – so that consumers could order daily essentials such as fruits and vegetables and get them delivered within 90 minutes.
Flipkart Quick offers over 7,000 products across over 200 categories, ranging from daily household supplies, staples, snacks and beverages, confectionery, and personal care.