Flipkart has entered in a strategic and also industrial partnership with infrastructure firm Adani Group to establish an information centre along with a fulfilment centre, the shopping major said on 12th April, 2021.
In a two-pronged collaboration, Flipkart will certainly collaborate with Adani Logistics Ltd, which supplies end-to-end logistics solutions and is a subsidiary of Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd, to reinforce its supply chain facilities and boost its capability to serve its quickly expanding base of consumers.
Flipkart will set up its third data centre at AdaniConneX Pvt Ltd’s Chennai based center, leveraging AdaniConnes’s data centre technology services. AdaniConneX is a brand-new joint venture between EdgeConneX and also Adani Enterprises Ltd
As part of this collaboration, Adani Logistics will certainly build a 534,000 sq. ft. fulfilment centre in its upcoming logistics hub in Mumbai that will be rented to Flipkart to address the growing need for ecommerce in western India and support market accessibility of several thousands of vendors and also MSMEs in the area.
The centre is expected to be functional in Q3 2022 and will have the capacity to house 10 million units of sellers’ supply at any time. In addition to reinforcing Flipkart’s supply chain infrastructure to support MSMEs and sellers, it will likewise create 2,500 direct work and also countless indirect jobs.
The collaboration will likewise see Flipkart establishing its third data centre at the AdaniConneX facility as a part of among the biggest private cloud deployments in the country, therefore better strengthening its expanding marketplace ecommerce business in India. The AdaniConneX data centre is a brand-new facility to allow Flipkart to make the data centre to its expanding infrastructure requirements with a considerable focus on security as well as maintaining information locally within India.