Update On :18 July 2015
Global education company Aptech announced its partnership with Flipkart to provide skill-building programs to train the sellers in upgrading their proficiency that will allow them to excel in the e-retail business.
Owing to its reach and training facilities, Aptech plans to train sellers in areas such as the functioning of the market place, cataloguing, order management, promotion of products and providing quality service to customers, a press release said. With this training, Flipkart is expected to bring on board over 1 lakh trained sellers by the end of this year.
Aptech will be providing this training in Delhi, Jaipur, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad among 25 other cities.
"With our customised training course for Flipkart, we aim to provide skilled sellers for Flipkart marketplace. The partnership between Aptech and Flipkart will ensure that sellers are prepared for an increased customer base and can readily provide them with the best services to ensure their satisfaction," said Pravir Arora, EVP and head of enterprise business of Aptech. "Improvement in areas of customer servicing is one of the ways to ensure that the sellers thrive in the competitive pool of the e-commerce industry," he added.
"As India's largest e-commerce marketplace, our focus is to enhance our sellers' abilities across the country and facilitate their growth. Our partnership with Aptech will empower our sellers with the required skills to expand their online business and cater to the demand for a wider set of customers," said Manish Maheshwari, VP & Head - Seller Ecosystem, Flipkart.
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