Amazon, the global e-commerce and cloud services firm, on 10 June 2015 opened a Fulfilment Centre near Hyderabad in Telangana.
It is the biggest such facility for Amazon in the country having previously established 10 Fulfilment Centres across seven states.
The present centre is spread across 2.80 lakh sq ft facility and is aimed at helping small and medium businesses (SMBs) in utilizing the logistics and delivery capabilities offered by Amazon.
At the centre, by using automated solutions, the firm segregates and packages the goods before delivering them to customers.
In 2014, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeff Bezos during his visit to India announced that the company would invest 2 billion US dollars in India in order to leverage the huge potential in e-commerce and SMBs.
The firm is also planning to set up its biggest global campus outside of the US in Hyderabad.
It is also considering a proposal to set up a datacenter in India to back its cloud service business Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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When: 10 June 2015