Mumbai: India Post on Friday released a Rs.5 stamp to mark the third anniversary of Amazon India’s services in the country. Called My Stamp, it shows a delivery boy with a carton labelled Amazon.
Amazon India, which launched its services in India in June 2013, serves customers in over 19,000 pin codes through a network of 155,000 post offices.
“The department of post has released ‘My Stamp’ for the first time to commemorate a milestone with an e-commerce marketplace. The launch reinforces the Amazon-India Post relationship. We would like to say that it is a step towards the fulfilment of the aspirations of the people in rural India,” said Usha Chandrashekar, chief postmaster general, Karnataka circle.
India Post is one of Amazon India’s prime carriers. The marketplace uses the extensive postal network to reach its customers.
“Over the last three years, we have relentlessly focused on providing customers with massive selection, fast and reliable delivery, and a trustworthy shopping experience. India Post has been a valuable partner to us and we look forward to our continued association as we endeavour to transform the way India buys and sells,” said Amit Agarwal, vice-president and country manager, Amazon India.