Indian Transport & Logistics

Mahindra Logistics to add 1.1 lakh sq.ft fulfilment centre in Bengal

Expanding footprint in Eastern India; introduces 3rd fulfilment centre in Malda with robust last-mile network

Mahindra Logistics to add 1.1 lakh sq.ft fulfilment centre in West Bengal

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Mahindra Logistics (MLL), a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions in India, will commence operations of a 1.1 lakh sq. ft. fulfilment centre in Malda, West Bengal, dedicated to handling fulfilment and last-mile deliveries.

"The centre is a critical part of Mahindra Logistics’ supply chain network and will execute efficient and timely deliveries through end-to-end fulfilment and distribution capabilities. Additionally, Mahindra Logistics is also adding 14 last-mile delivery stations, touching approximately 15,000 households daily," says an official release.

Tailored for grocery & e-commerce customers, the expansion will cover mid-mile and last-mile services, the release added. "As part of the expansion in the Eastern region, the centre is strategically positioned to serve Northern West Bengal, Eastern Bihar and parts of the Northeast. The facility is a beacon of optimised deliveries with a daily processing capacity of 10,000 orders and an inventory capacity exceeding 15 lakh units, designed to meet and exceed the growing demands of the region."

The expansion increases MLL's warehousing footprint in West Bengal to 3.3 lakh sq. ft. The operations will generate over 750 job opportunities including the 350 dedicated personnel for the last-mile network, the release added.

“Our new facility in Malda is strategically positioned in proximity to the demand centres servicing the customers through end-to-end fulfilment and last mile delivery solutions," says Rampraveen Swaminathan, Managing Director and CEO of Mahindra Logistics. "It aligns with our vision of providing integrated supply chain solutions to our customers pan India as well as expands our operations in tier-II and tier-III cities. Adding to our facilities in Eastern India, this fulfilment centre symbolises our commitment to facilitate swift and dependable deliveries nationwide. This facility is also in line with the government’s commitment to transform the eastern region and its people into powerful drivers of India’s economic growth."

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