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Flipkart to roll out same day delivery in metro cities including Hyderabad & Vijayawada - Press release



Millions of customers across 20 cities to start getting products delivered the same day


Bangalore, 31st January 2024: In a move slated to benefit millions of customers across metro and non metros cities, Flipkart is gearing to roll out same day delivery of products across multiple categories. The move will see customers across cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Coimbatore, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Patna, Raipur, Siliguri and Vijayawada get their products delivered before 12 midnight, if they place their orders by 1 pm.

The initiative is getting rolled out starting February and will get scaled over the next several months to serve more customers across the country.

Categories that will delight the customers:

Flipkart’s initiative will help customers now get orders delivered the same day of the products including mobiles, fashion, beauty products, lifestyle, books, home appliances and electronics helping customers get everything that is essential for them the same day.

Supply Chain and Tech backbone:

Flipkart has been delivering more than 120 million packages a month and has invested in building a robust supply chain to reach customers across the country even in very remote pincodes. To enable same day delivery, Flipkart in the past 1 year itself has invested in multiple fulfillment centers along with tech capabilities for better sortation and more throughput from its fulfillment centers that will strengthen the delivery, delighting millions of customers.

Flipkart’s team is working on ML models and technology solutions to help in meticulous route planning, optimizing delivery routes, lesser pick up times from aisles, faster sortation of products ensuring that products reach customers with maximum efficiency.

Months of planning have been put in place to ensure that orders will be fulfilled from the nearest fulfillment center (FC), minimizing transit times and enhancing the overall efficiency of the delivery process to deliver a perfect customer experience.

Customer first for Flipkart:

Flipkart has invested significantly in the infrastructure and transportation that is required to scale same-day delivery across multiple cities, with a growing network of fulfillment centers.


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