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Amazon adds 90,000 jobs in India ahead of Great Indian Festival Sale 2019

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2019 will have a slew of discounts on a wide range of electronic products. Photo: MintPremium
Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2019 will have a slew of discounts on a wide range of electronic products. Photo: Mint

  • Amazon is gearing up for its annual Great Indian Festival Sale 2019 edition which will start from September 19
  • This increased capacity will enable Amazon to enhance customer experience and boost its delivery capabilities, the company said

E-commerce giant Amazon has created more than 90,000 jobs in the country ahead of the festive season sale. The etailer has added seasonal employment opportunities across its fulfillment centres, sortation centres, delivery stations, partner fulfillment network and customer service sites. Amazon is gearing up for its annual sale Great Indian Festival Sale 2019 edition which will start from September 19.

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2019 will have a slew of discounts on a wide range of electronic products like smartphones, TVs, consumer electronics and other items. In preparation for the festive season, Amazon.in had announced the significant expansion across its fulfillment, middle mile and delivery network.

The e-commerce giant has created employment opportunities in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Pune, among other cities.

"Additionally, there are other tens of thousands of indirect opportunities created by Amazon India through its fulfillment partner networks such as its trucking partners, packaging vendors, 'I Have Space' delivery partners and housekeeping agencies among many others to support the exponential demand during this period," it said.

This increased capacity will enable Amazon to enhance customer experience and boost its delivery capabilities during the upcoming festive season, it said.

Earlier this month, Amazon opened its largest fulfillment centre (warehouse) at in West Bengal. It will double the storage capacity and also lead to creation of substantial job opportunities in the state, said Amazon.

The company now has more than 26 million cubic feet of storage space for its sellers inventory this year, Amazon stated.

With PTI inputs

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