Flipkart launches 50,000 sq ft grocery fulfillment centre in Lucknow
November 10, 2020: Flipkart on Monday announced the launch of its grocery operations in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh its first grocery fulfilment centre in the city which was virtually inaugurated by the UP industries minister Satish Mahana.
November 10, 2020: Flipkart on Monday announced the launch of its grocery operations in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh by opening its first grocery fulfilment centre in the city which was virtually inaugurated by the UP industries minister Satish Mahana.
Currently, Flipkart grocery services are live in key cities of the state, namely Agra, Aligarh, Meerut & Mathura.
Spread across an area of nearly 50,000 square feet, the facility will support Flipkart's ability to deliver a wide selection of grocery products to consumers in the cities of Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad. The new centre will create more than 500 direct and thousands of indirect job opportunities as the company establishes its supply chain working with a host of local transport contractors, staffing vendors, security agencies, consumable suppliers and other administrative and housekeeping agencies across the state.
Satish Mahana, minister of industrial development, Uttar Pradesh said, “The opening of this centre is a testament to the continued faith businesses have on the potential of UP and its government to make it one of the fastest-growing states in the country.”
Rajneesh Kumar, SVP and chief corporate affairs officer, Flipkart Group, said, “In the state of Uttar Pradesh we have nearly 190 facilities and are delighted to inaugurate our first fulfilment centre for grocery.”
Manish Kumar, senior vice president, grocery, general merchandise and furniture, Flipkart, said, “With the Covid-19 pandemic necessitating the demand for convenient and safer purchase options, an increasing number of consumers are looking to purchase groceries online. In line with this, we have established our first fulfilment centre for grocery in Uttar Pradesh to cater to the increasing demand for e-commerce services in the state.”
Flipkart has nearly 190 facilities across grocery, large and non-large products in Uttar Pradesh employing lakhs of people. In addition, nearly 6,000 kiranas are part of the company’s kirana program making last-mile delivery of products.
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To cater to consumers in Lucknow, Kanpur & Allahabad
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