Update On :07 October 2015
Amazon India launched its fullfilment centre at Chakan, near Pune. Spread over 55,000 square feet, the centre has a storage capacity of over 140,000 cubic feet.
With this Amazon now has 21 fullfilment centres (FCs) operational across 10 states covering a total area of over five million cubic feet. Close to 150 sellers across the state have already registered at the facility and many of them have started in-bounding their products at the facility.
Akhil Saxena, director operations, Amazon India said, "Sellers on our marketplace have been witnessing exponential growth with overall volume growth exceeding 500 per cent in the latest quarter and largely powered by our 'Fulfilled by Amazon' service contributing more than 75 per cent of total units."
Earlier in June this year, Amazon had opened its largest FC in Telangana.
Amazon FCs have also been opened in Nagpur and Gurgaon. Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) wherein sellers can store their products in Amazon's warehouse and the company packs and delivers the orders to customers plus provides customer service and manages returns. These services help sellers reduce their operational costs considerably as well as increase sales.
Amazon is extending two of its products -- Selling on Amazon (SOA) and Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) -- to businesses of all sizes and scale across the country to go global and showcase their products.
In line with its endeavour to transform the way India sells, Amazon has also launched its Global Selling Program in India, opening doors for Indian businesses to export to e-commerce markets of the world. It has over 5,000 sellers who export merchandise like apparels, handicrafts, sports goods and products to the US and UK markets.
News Source From : http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/amazon-india-opens-warehouse-for-western-india-in-pune-115100600891_1.html