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E-Commerce Giant Amazon opens India’s Largest Warehouse at Shamshabad in Telangana

Global E-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday opened its biggest ‘fulfilment centre’ (FC) or warehouse in India, at Kothur in Telangana.

Spread more than 280,000 square feet, the office has come up in Mahabubnagar area, around 60 km from Hyderabad.

This has taken to 11 Amazon’s FCs in eight states, covering one million square feet of space with a capacity limit of more than 2.5 million cubic meters, the organization said.

The new office, which has thought of the biggest venture by Amazon in any state, will help little and medium business organizations (SMBs) in Telangana and the nearby region to gain access to and service customers across the country at low operating costs.

Amazon India’s Director for operations Akhil Saxena said the FC will likewise empower speedier and faster conveyance of items to clients in the district.

Amazon has officially marked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telangana to prepare a large number of dealers over the state in online business and exploit the advanced economy.

Amazon India will offer trainings to SMEs through classes, workshops, video helps and prepared reckoners on how to list and manage inventory for an ecommerce business.

Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao, who introduced the FC, said Amazon will fabricate a 2.5 million square feet warehouse in Hyderabad, which will be its greatest delivery center outside the United States.

Saxena said take a shot at the venture would start soon.

The state government has allotted 10 acres of land for the campus in the Information Technology corridor of Gachibowli. He declined to share the quantum of time frame and investment.

An authority in the state’s IT division said Amazon will be putting resources into regards to Rs.1,800 crore in these new project.

The minister, who visited the US last month, said he requested Amazon to set up a data centre in Hyderabad and bring Amazon Web Services (AWS), a collection of remote computing services, to Telangana.

He expects a delegation from the US to visit Hyderabad soon to study the proposal.

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