The World E-Commerce major Amazon has chosen Telangana state to set up its largest fulfilment centre (FC) in the country. is to be established in Kottur, on the outskirts of Hyderabad and will be operational from May this year.
Even though the quantum of investment has not been revealed, this makes it the largest investment in infrastructure in India by Amazon.
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The new FC in India will come up near Kottur, on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Spread over 280,000 sq ft, the unit will become operational by May this year.
Meanwhile, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in a release said, “The state has given all clearances in 11 days, well within the guaranteed time. We are making all efforts to make Telangana an investor friendly state.”
The company has also signed an MoU with Telangana government to train thousands of sellers across the state in e-commerce and take advantage of the digital economy.
The new warehouse in Telangana will allow Amazon to reduce delivery time and cost of delivering products, especially in the southern states, the company said.
With the new FC in Telangana, Amazon will have 11 FCs operational across nine states in India covering a total of over one million square feet space with a storage capacity of over 2.5 million cubic feet.
Source: economic times