With just days to go before its Prime Day sale, Amazon India has announced the expansion of its warehouse network with the launch of a new specialized fulfillment centre (FC) for large appliances and furniture in Ludhiana, Punjab. The new warehouse has a storage capacity of nearly three lakh cubic feet and is located in Doraha, Ludhiana, the company said in a statement.
With the new launch, Amazon India will have two warehouses with more than 4.5 lakh cubic feet of storage space in Ludhiana, it added. "The launch of the new specialized fulfillment centre will allow Amazon India to offer its Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) service to thousands of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the state, and empower them to gain access to and service customers across the country," Amazon India said. The latest move would also enable faster delivery of products to customers with a wider product selection this Prime Day on August 6-7, 2020, it stated.
Amazon India offers over 4,500 products in the large appliances category including air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, and TVs from brands such as LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, Bosch, IFB, and Haier. "During Prime Day 2020, members will have access to over 300 new product launches and thousands of deals on large appliances and furniture. Prime Day will have offers across categories such as up to 60 per cent off on TVs and appliances, and up to 70 per cent off on furniture," it said.
Abhinav Singh, Director, Amazon Transportation Services, Amazon India, said, the company's warehouse infrastructure will help thousands of sellers across the state and help them reach a wider customer base. "With Prime Day around the corner, we are confident that the new FC will help us provide a delightful experience to our customers with a wider range of products, as they continue to stay safe at their homes, Singh said.