Amazon India on Monday introduced that it had strengthened its partnership with the Indian Railways to move consignments by way of rail route throughout the nation. The firm is leveraging the ‘COVID-19 Parcel Special Trains’ launched by the Indian Railways to ramp up operations to 55 lanes through the lockdown interval.
This is one more step in the direction of a long-term partnership between Amazon India and Indian Railways, which is focussed on growing the rail community to complement the highway and air networks for the transportation of buyer packages at larger pace and reliability.
Indian Railways, with the assist of the Railway Board and the zones throughout Western, Central, Northern, Eastern, South Central, Southern, South Eastern, North East Frontier, North Western and South Western, have created a proactive answer to supply assist for transportation through the lockdown. This enhanced community will allow sellers to ship their merchandise and maintain companies operating, thereby, permitting individuals to entry important merchandise.
“In these unprecedented times, we understand the importance of ensuring that critical supplies reach our customers across the country. With the support of COVID-19 Parcel Special trains introduced by the Railways, we are confident that we can further fulfil customer orders with enhanced speed and capacity,” mentioned Abhinav Singh, director, Amazon Transportation Services, Amazon India.
“We are pleased to extend our partnership with Amazon India and offer services of ’COVID-19 Parcel Special Trains’ to ensure that essential needs of the public across the country are met and fulfilled by Amazon. We will continue to build on this partnership to help the industry service customers during this critical period.” mentioned sources on the Indian Railways.
In 2019, Amazon India had partnered with Indian Railways for inter-city transportation of e-commerce packages on 13 lanes. Previously, the corporate had additionally partnered with the Indian Railways to arrange pick-up kiosks for clients in Kolkata and Mumbai.
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