Flipkart has hired 23,000 employees in the last 3 months to strengthens supply chain
Walmart-owned, e-commerce firm, Flipkart is continuing to strengthen its supply chain to help deliver products across the length and breadth of the country in the safest ways while creating additional employment in the supply chain.
The company has hired 23,000 people across the country in the past three months in various capacities across its supply chain, including delivery executives.
Hemant Badri, SVP- Supply Chain, Flipkart, said, “There is a growing demand for e-commerce services across the country as people continue to remain indoors to fight the virus. The recruitments across departments will continue as demand spurt for essential deliveries.”
He said that All new hires will be covered with our healthcare and wellness initiatives to ensure their safety during these testing times. At Flipkart, our top priority is to meet the needs of consumers through a safe and robust supply chain while ensuring the safety of our employees,” he added.
Across product categories, Flipkart said healthcare, medical equipment and groceries have seen a massive increase in demand during the pandemic even as the supply of non-essentials remains barred.
Recently, Flipkart has stated Covid-19 vaccinations drive for its front-line staff in India. In a letter addressed to the employees, Krishna Raghavan, chief people officer at Flipkart, said the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit “every one of our families” and they are navigating a crisis of a unique kind.
The company has given the employees an option to either get reimbursed for the costs of the vaccinations or get them for free at a partner hospital.