Flipkart to create over 1 lakh jobs in supply chain ahead of festive season
This year, we plan to deliver more than 40 percent of shipments through our Kirana delivery program," Hemant Badri, Senior Vice President and Head of Supply Chain, Customer Experience, and eCommerce, Flipkart Group, said in a statement. Moreover, the company said that Flipkart has scaled its supply chain with last-mile distribution hubs and large-scale fulfillment centers this year, strengthening its reach in tier-III cities and beyond. It has added more than 19 lakh square feet of space across Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana and many more states.
To provide a delightful end-customer experience, the e-commerce giant said that it undertakes specially curated skilling initiatives through its training programs for the workforce that joins the supply chain, which also helps significantly boost local employment and the economy. All hired personnel undergo training in the supply chain process for their respective function and are trained to handle Hand-Held Devices, PoS Machines, scanners, various mobile applications, and more. As a result, these employees become future-ready to work in tech-driven supply chains, food tech, and other allied industries.