As an effort to keep up with
Called as Amazon Flex, the company expects to create job opportunities for thousands of people. The initiative will not only ensure faster deliveries but also create flexible job opportunities in the company as it will allow people to earn extra during their free time. The delivery person would need to work for at least four hours a day and can earn Rs 120-140 an hour on the job. The delivery partner will be paid every Wednesday, Business Today reports.
India is now the seventh country where the company has initiated Amazon Flex. The other countries that have adopted the initiative include North America, Germany, Spain, Japan, Singapore and the UK. As mentioned in a report in Livemint, the initiative grew delivery capacity and sped up the delivery process in these countries.
In India, Amazon Flex has
Vice President of Asia Customer Fulfilment at Amazon, Akhil Saxena said that as they continue to scale up their delivery capabilities, Amazon
This move is not unlike Amazon India’s earlier ways deployed to ensure efficient delivery systems. Amazon India had earlier introduced one-day, two-day and scheduled deliveries. While Prime offers assured next-day delivery, Prime Now offers two-hour delivery for groceries.
Amazon that entered India in 2013 offers 170 million products from 4,00,000 sellers. Since its entry to India, Amazon has invested nearly $5 billion in the country unit.