E-commerce giant Amazon India is gearing up for the festive season by significantly expanding its partner networks for faster delivery. Amazon.in has doubled its delivery service partner network with over 1,400 stations across 750 cities compared to 700 delivery centres in 500 cities last year.
Amazon India now has increased its direct delivery presence in many states, with 2X growth in states such as Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
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Fast and reliable delivery is the most important part of the e-commerce business, along with the right product assortment.
“We are seeing a lot of adoption and that’s why we are building these services. When Amazon started in India, we guaranteed two-day and one-day services. Now, we have same-day and sub-same-day deliveries. With Prime Now, there are two-hour deliveries. We are continuing to build service offerings to give better customer experience,” Akhil Saxena, vice president, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India, said over the phone.