E-commerce main Flipkart on Monday mentioned that it’s going to generate over 1,00,000 direct and oblique jobs throughout its provide chain, together with fulfilment centres, sortation centres, and supply hubs, forward of the festive season.
These seasonal jobs embrace native Kirana supply companions, girls, individuals with disabilities (PWDs), and others, thus creating avenues for numerous provide chain expertise.
“This yr, we’re additionally creating over a lakh new job alternatives in our provide chain whereas additionally investing in skilling initiatives to ship an elevated buyer expertise as we strengthen our footprint throughout the nation. This yr, we plan to ship greater than 40 per cent of shipments by way of our Kirana supply programme,” Hemant Badri, Senior Vice President and Head of Provide Chain, Buyer Expertise, and ReCommerce, Flipkart Group, mentioned in an announcement.
Furthermore, the corporate mentioned that Flipkart has scaled its provide chain with last-mile distribution hubs and large-scale fulfilment centres this yr, strengthening its attain in tier-III cities and past.
It has added greater than 19 lakh sq. ft of area throughout Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana and lots of extra states.
To offer a pleasant end-customer expertise, the e-commerce large mentioned that it undertakes specifically curated skilling initiatives by way of its coaching programmes for the workforce that joins the provision chain, which additionally helps considerably enhance native employment and the financial system.
All employed personnel bear coaching within the provide chain course of for his or her respective operate and are skilled to deal with Hand-Held Gadgets, PoS Machines, scanners, numerous cell purposes, and extra. Because of this, these workers turn out to be future-ready to work in tech-driven provide chains, meals tech, and different allied industries.