Flipkart moves into tactical association with Adani Group

CIOReviewIndia Team | Monday, 12 April 2021, 05:27 IST

Flipkart moves into tactical association with Adani GroupIndia's leading e-commerce market platform Flipkart, declared a strategic and commercial association with the Adani Group, one of the largest multinational infrastructure company in India.

In this two cleft association, Flipkart will work with Adani Logistics, the largest diversified end-to-end logistics service provider in the country and an completely owned subsidiary of Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone, to reinforce Flipkart's stock chain infrastructure and further enrich its ability to aid its speedily rising base of customers.

Flipkart will build its third data centre at AdaniConneX, Chennai based facility, leveraging AdaniConneX's world-class expertise and industry-leading data centre technology solutions. AdaniConneX is a new Joint Venture formed between EdgeConneX and Adani Enterprises.

As part of this association, Adani Logistics will construct a gigantic 534,000 sq. ft. fulfillment centre in its upcoming logistics hub in Mumbai that will be leased to Flipkart to address the growing demand for e-commerce in Western India and support market access of several thousands of sellers and MSMEs in the region. The centre is looking forward to be operational in the third quarter of 2022 and will have the capacity to house 10 million units of sellers' inventory at any point. To firming Flipkart's supply chain infrastructure to support MSMEs and sellers, the facility will increase local employment and create 2,500 direct jobs and thousands of indirect jobs.

Flipkart is developing its third data centre at the AdaniConnecX facility as a part of one of the major private cloud distributions in the country, therefore further strengthing its growing marketplace e-commerce business in India. The data centre has been considered to meet the highest standards in reliability, security, and sustainability, which will capitalize on the Adani Group's capability as the chief solar player in the country to generate and source green power. The AdaniConneX data centre is a brand-new facility enabling Flipkart to design the data centre to its growing infrastructure needs with a momentous focus on security and keeping data locally within India.

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