Amazon introduces all-women operated delivery station, a first in India
E-commerce activity is at all-time high due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Last Mile Delivery is also attracting a lot of demand. With the onset of festive season, e-commerce activity will further accelerate creating many more opportunities. Amidst the rising demand, Amazon India has announced the launch of its first all-women delivery station in the town of Kadi in Gujarat, operated by a delivery service partner.
This unique station in Gujarat is completely managed and run by women across managerial and delivery associate roles. The associates will deliver packages within a 2-5 km radius of the station. A unique centre like this one is a first in India. The initiative is focused on creating job opportunities for women and enable their success in the logistics sector.
There are many other such programs, which have been introduced by Amazon in the past such as in the year 2016, the company had launched the first all-women delivery station in India, with its partner in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Furthermore, the Delivery Service Partner program is a last-mile delivery model of Amazon India, where the company partners with entrepreneurs.