On Thursday, company Flipkart e-commerce said that it has started a fulfillment center at Haringhata in West Bengal, which is spread over 110 acres and has the potential to create 11,000 direct and indirect jobs in the area.
Flipkart e-commerce in its statement said that the center was inaugurated by the CM Mamata Banerjee during the Bengal Global Business Summit.
In the statement made by the company, “It is a matter of immense pride that West Bengal will now house one of the largest fulfillment centers in the country as India’s e-commerce logistics industry takes a stride with the establishment of Flipkart’s state-of-the-art futuristic fulfillment center in Haringhata. I congratulate the entire team of Flipkart in achieving this feat which will significantly contribute to the economic development of the region and its citizens.”
About the facility at Haringhata. The Haringhata fulfillment center would have a total built-up size of 20 lakh square feet, with 50 lakh cubic feet of storage spread across six mezzanine levels.
The facility was built with cutting-edge technology, comprising automated storage and retrieval, robotic packaging arms, cross-belt sorters, and a 9-kilometer network conveyor belt, to decrease shipment movement cycle times by 35–50 percent, according to the company.
published by: Ifa Zamzami