Flipcart to have a massive ware house in Mumbai soon

2021-04-12 17:20:51 Logistics News (Roadways & Railways)

Walmart owned Flipcart will soon have a massive over five lakh square feet warehouse in the upcoming Logistics Hub in Mumbai being put up by Adani Logistics as part of the commercial partnership between the two companies to strengthen logistics and data centre capabilities.

Adani Logistics Ltd to construct a 5.34 lakh sq ft warehouse in its upcoming logistics hub in Mumbai

Adani Logistics Ltd will construct a 5.34 lakh sq ft fulfilment centre (warehouse) in its upcoming logistics hub in Mumbai that will be leased to Flipkart to address the growing demand for e-commerce in western India and support market access of several thousands of sellers and MSMEs in the region.

The centre, which will leverage state-of-the-art technologies, is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2022 and will have the capacity to house 10 million units of sellers'' inventory at any point, the statement said

Flipkart will work with Adani Logistics Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, to strengthen its supply chain infrastructure and further enhance its ability to serve its rapidly growing base of customers, a statement said.

Flipkart will also set up its third data centre at Adaniconnex''s Chennai-based facility, leveraging the latter''s expertise and industry-leading data centre technology solutions, it added.

I am delighted to see two of India''s fastest-growing businesses come together to help build some of the most critical as well as state-of-the-art infrastructure that our nation needs. This is what Atmanirbharata should be all about," Karan Adani, Chief Executive Officer of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), said.

This is a great opportunity to serve Flipkart''s physical as well as digital infrastructure needs said Karan Adani

He added that this broad-ranging partnership across the logistics and data centre businesses is a unique business model, and this is a great opportunity to serve Flipkart''s physical as well as digital infrastructure needs.

The Adani Group is unmatched in the way it has gone about building infrastructure across India. What it brought to us was a unique combination of logistics, real estate, green energy, and data centre infrastructure capabilities,"  a spokesmna of the Flipkart Group said.

Our logistics network and technology stack are instrumental in making this a reality. These investments will help us strengthen our presence and capabilities in India to support MSMEs and sellers while also accelerating job creation and growth.

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