Flipkart to Employ 70,000 in supply chain operations this year


Flipkart said on Tuesday that it would generate around 70,000 direct jobs in its supply chain this year as the country prepares for the upcoming festive season. In a statement, the e-commerce chief said that its Big Billion Days festive sale would create direct job opportunities in its supply chain, and also create millions of indirect jobs, including vendor locations, surprises, delivery partners, security and freight partners. Are included. US-based Walmart-owned Flipkart’s limited-term sale of Big Billion Days usually begins around October, aimed at the country’s festive season.

Flipkart said that the complexity and scale of the Big Billion Days requires investment in capacity, storage, sorting, packaging, human resources, training and distribution, which helps generate additional employment during the festive season.

E-tailer said that on-boarding more than 50,000 small grocery stores, also known as kirans, would create opportunities for thousands of seasonal jobs for last-mile delivery.

“Flipkart understands the importance of celebration in the lives of our consumers and ecosystem partners. We are focused on building impactful partnerships that provide great consumer experiences while creating additional opportunities for the progress of the entire ecosystem as it Big Billion There are scales for days. ” Amitesh Jha, Senior Vice President – Eckart and Bazaar, Flipkart.

“In order to generate employment and enable our vendors to grow their businesses during this time, we are making our partnership for growth in the industry and the economy,” he said.

The company also said that it is conducting training programs for its direct work in the supply chain, including aspects of customer service, delivery, installation, safety and hygiene. Flipkart said that the training would help in providing future-ready skills for the employees.

This month, Flipkart launched an online wholesale service, Flipkart Wholesale, for mom-and-pop stores and other small businesses.

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