E-commerce giant Flipkart partnered with Adani Group to strengthen logistics and data centre capabilities
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Flipkart on Monday, entered into a strategic and commercial partnership with the Adani Group to strengthen Flipkart’s supply chain infrastructure and to enhance its ability to serve its rapidly growing customer base. Furthermore, Flipkart will set up its third data center at Adaniconnex Private Limited Chennai-based facility also. Adaniconnex Private limited is a joint venture between EdgeConneX and Adani Enterprises Limited.
According to the official release, To meet the increasing demand for e-commerce in Western India and help market access for thousands of sellers and MSMEs, Adani Logistics Limited will construct a massive 534,000 sq. ft. fulfillment center in its upcoming logistics hub in Mumbai, which will be leased to Flipkart.
The AdaniConnecX data center, according to Flipkart, will be a brand-new facility that will enable the e-commerce company to build the data center based on its infrastructure needs, with a focus on security and keeping data local.
Karan Adani, Chief Executive Officer of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) said, “I am delighted to see two of India’s fastest-growing businesses come together to help build some of the most critical as well as state-of-the-art infrastructure that our nation needs. This is what Atmanirbharta should be all about.
“These investments will help us strengthen our presence and capabilities in India to support MSMEs and sellers while also accelerating job creation and growth,” said Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Chief Executive Officer, Flipkart Group.