Amazon's Hyderabad warehouse will get much bigger as it partners with GMR airport

  • Amazon has partnered with GMR to expand its Hyderabad fulfillment centre.
  • The company will be expanding its 400,000 square feet space by 180,000 sq ft.
  • The expansion will help the e-commerce giant fasten its speed of delivery.
E-commerce giant Amazon partnered with GMR Hyderabad Airport City for its largest ever fulfillment centre in India. The company will be expanding its 400,000 square feet space by another 180,000 sft.

“In line with our vision to transform the way India buys and sells, we have been consistently investing in our infrastructure and delivery network, so we can increase our speed of delivery and provide a superior experience to both – customers and sellers,” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfilment - Asia, Amazon.

Amazon holds 30% of the market share in Indian e-commerce industry. It has been ramping up its operations to grow its market further. In Telangana alone, Amazon has three fulfillment centres. In June it had also launched its largest delivery station in the state, spreading over 20,000 square feet.

Across the country, Amazon now has more than 60 FCs with over 20 million cubic storage space.

The expansion of FCs in India seems to be aligned with Amazon’s plan to have faster deliveries. In an earlier conversation with Business Insider, Akshay Sahi, Director & Head of Prime, Amazon India, said that they are looking to expand their options for same day deliveries, to more cities.

Under the partnership, Amazon is working with GMR Airport Land Development, a subsidiary of the GMR Group, which is leading the development of the airport city in Hyderabad.
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