Amazon India introduces 2 all-women delivery stations in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 6 : Building on its commitment to empower women with work opportunities, Amazon India on Tuesday announced the launch of two all-women delivery stations in Kerala.These stations are situated in the towns of Aranmula (Pathanamthitta District) and Kodungallur (Thrissur District).

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It will be operated by Delivery Service Partners (DSPs) and would provide job opportunities to more than 50 women in the region.The launch of these all-women delivery stations complements Amazon India’s efforts to increase the opportunities for women in the logistics sector whilst strengthening its Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) commitment.The company already has two all-women delivery stations in Chennai and Kadi, Gujarat in the country.The DSP program is a last-mile delivery model where Amazon India partners with Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMBs) to deliver packages to Amazon customers.For many partners, this program is their first entrepreneurial venture. They leverage their local knowledge of the community and the technological support offered by Amazon India to seamlessly fulfil delivery promises to the customers.The launch of these stations in these towns not only enables Amazon India to deepen its reach to customers in and around these areas but also provides growth and work opportunities for DSPs and the associates they hire.These stations are completely managed and run by women across managerial and delivery associate roles. All associates are provided with training support across different aspects including customer service, handling packages, technology and safety.The company has introduced several measures to ensure a safe workplace for women by creating awareness and building various feedback mechanisms, and a dedicated helpline number created for associates to dial in for any support or help needed during the day.

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