Amazon launches essentials and grocery delivery in Kolkata
Amazon India, which launched its services in essentials and grocery under brand Amazon Fresh, has now expanded in Kolkata along with a few other cities, the company said on Thursday.
The ecommerce major had also added Ahmedabad, Pune, and Chennai in the second phase. It had already launched the service similar to hyper local in cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Delhi-NCR taking presence in total of eight cities.
“With this expansion of Amazon Fresh, the company now has more than 25 such Amazon Fresh centres, with a three-fold increase in processing space,” company officials said.
“The investment in these specialised centres is in line with our long-term commitment to invest in India and create hundreds of job opportunities.”
“We have ramped up our operational capabilities in cities where we already offered this service, and added four new cities ahead of the festive season to meet customer needs,” Amazon India VP Fulfilment Operations and Supply Chain Prakash Kumar Dutta said.