To Set Up 26 ‘Fulfillment Centers’ Across The Country By 2020 - GADGETS & INNOVATIONS


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Friday, May 10, 2019 To Set Up 26 ‘Fulfillment Centers’ Across The Country By 2020

 to focus on Tier II cities to facilitate quick & efficient, last-mile delivery of medicines in rural areas

 With 14 Fulfillment Centers operational in major metros and other cities, Netmeds to set up 12 more by 2020, India’s leading online pharmacy will set up 26 Fulfillment Centers (FCs) across metros and Tier II cities by year 2020 in an effort to reach rural as well as urban areas and facilitate quick and efficient last-mile delivery of medicines.

Currently, Netmeds has 14 Fulfillment Centers across the country spanning over 3 lac sq. ft; with three centers in Chennai and the rest in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Noida, Lucknow, Raipur and Guwahati respectively. The largest Fulfillment Center is currently situated in Hyderabad and Kolkata both spanning 25,000 sq. ft. Each of these cities process over 100,000 orders every month.

Netmeds recently established new master warehousing facilities in Delhi NCR & Mumbai followed by 4 more support centers in Tier II cities namely, Indore, Jaipur, Patna and Chandigarh. Netmeds will set up 6 more FCs in Tier II cities after assessment of demand in different zones. These FCs will span over 2 lac sq. ft. covering top metros and Tier II cities of the country. 

The new facilities will improve the customer experience by enabling faster delivery, higher fill rates and improve the overall efficiency of logistics and supply chain management at These state-of-the-art facilities will ensure speedy order processing and efficient inventory management. serves more than 3.7 million customers in more than 610 cities and 19,000 pin codes across the country. Consumers have access more than 50,000 SKU’s of prescription drugs, for chronic and recurring ailments as well as thousands of non-prescription health, wellness and personal care products. 

Netmeds have employed more than 500 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, customer service specialists, logistics and warehouse experts, digital payments professionals, and programmers all across the country.

Chennai, 7 th May 2019

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