Focused on meeting the growing customer demand this festive season, Amazon India ramps up capacity to ensure safe and fast deliveries
National, September 2020: Amazon India today, announced that it has created more than 100,000 seasonal job opportunities ahead of the festive season across its operations network in the country. The new seasonal positions will help elevate its delivery experience and boost the company’s fulfilment and delivery capabilities to meet the surge in customer demand this festive season.
The new associates will join Amazon’s existing robust network of associates and support them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customers’ orders safely and efficiently. The company has also generated tens of thousands of indirect opportunities through its partner networks such as its trucking partners, packaging vendors, ‘I Have Space’ delivery partners, Amazon Flex partners and housekeeping agencies among many others to support the exponential demand during this period.
Earlier this year, in May, Amazon India created close to 70,000 seasonal opportunities across its operational network and customer service centres. This along with todays announcement is another step forward in Amazon India’s commitment to create 1 million new job opportunities in India by 2025 through continued investments in technology, infrastructure, and its logistics network.
“This festive season, we are looking forward to serving customers in every part of the country by providing fast, safe and a more seamless ecommerce experience to them from the safety of their homes. This year, more than 100,000 seasonal associates will join us to to fulfil customer promises. We remain committed to creating job opportunities across the country, specially at a time when the pandemic has posed challenges in earning livelihood for many”, said Akhil Saxena, Vice President – APAC, MENA and LATAM Customer Fulfilment Operations, Amazon India.
In the last few months, Amazon announced plans to launch 10 new Fulfilment Centres and expand 7 existing centres across the country this year. The company now has more than 32 million cubic feet of storage capacity and supports more than 6.5 lakh sellers across regions. Amazon India also announced the expansion of its Sort Centre(SC) network by launching 5 new SCs and expanding 8 existing sort centres across 19 states. The company has also expanded its delivery infrastructure by adding close to 200 Amazon owned and delivery service partner stations, and scaled its delivery programs such as Amazon Flex and ‘I Have Space’ that provide supplemental income opportunities to tens of thousands of individuals.
Amazon India has implemented a series of preventative health measures for employees, associates and partners at its sites such as adherence to social distancing norms, use of face covering, and daily temperature screenings among close to 100 other measures in all its buildings. All orders are delivered through no contact delivery where the delivery associate rings the bell, leaves the package at the doorstep and steps back 2 meters, following social distancing guidelines for their safety. Similar no-contact protocol is followed for pay on delivery orders as well. Additionally, all delivery associates regularly sanitize their hands, clean frequently touched surfaces of their vehicles and are always mandated to wear a face covering while making a delivery.
Scott Kelly to assume role of CEO. Company to relocate to Arizona.
Black Dog Venture Partners announced that it has acquired a 50% stake in Canadian based, OnPlate Technologies. OnPlate is a one-of-a-kind concierge, waiter, menu and payment processor, all wrapped into one easy-to-use app. Black Dog Founder, Scott Kelly will assume the role of CEO and the company plans to move its headquarters and begin its US launch in Arizona.
Scott Kelly commented on the acquisition “OnPlate’s founders, Frederic Sebag and Emmanuel Abikhzer have built great technology that allows customers to order quickly from their table, avoid wait times & enjoy better experiences, all with the ease of their smartphone. This completely contactless experience allows a safe and efficient means for restaurants to thrive during the pandemic and beyond. After a successful beta in Canada, we are excited to begin our US expansion in Phoenix”
“We are very excited to be working with Scott and the entire team at Black Dog Venture Partners. We truly believe our clients will benefit from this partnership as our models align beautifully with a focus on providing business owners with access, through the use of technology, to people and tools to help them improve in a variety of areas” added Emmanuel and Frederic, VP & Director of Operations, OnPlate.
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National public accounting and advisory firm MBAF is proud to announce that Marta Alfonso, principal in the Management Advisory Services Department and the principal-in-charge of the Litigation Support Division, has been appointed vice chair of the Bankruptcy and Financial Reorganizations Committee of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA).
The NYSSCPA aims to educate, connect, and grow their membership within the CPA industry. Alfonso will be working alongside Edward L. Arcara, the president-elect of the NYSSCPA, in fulfilling goals of future partnerships with business groups, chambers of commerce and other professional organizations. Additionally, she will be recognizing and responding to the needs of the members of the Society in specialized areas such as bankruptcy, reconstructing, and consulting.
As a principal in the Management Advisory Services Department and principal-in-charge of the Litigation Support Division at MBAF, Alfonso has an extensive background in litigation consulting, forensic accounting, insolvency, and bankruptcy. In addition, she leads MBAF’s Distressed Business Advisory Team. With a strong background in litigation consulting, forensic accounting, insolvency and bankruptcy, turnarounds, and financial management, Alfonso offers extensive financial experience and a deep understanding of critical financial litigation issues. Trained as both an accountant and an attorney, she has worked in a range of consulting and in-house corporate roles since 1983.
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Bengaluru: September ,2020: DocOnline Health, a digital primary healthcare company, announces the appointment of Tanuj Saxena as its Chief Distribution Officer with immediate effect.
Tanuj is a healthcare and insurance industry veteran and was previously Senior VP Business Developmentfor vHealth by Aetna. His previous stints also include Aegon Life Insurance, Max Bupa Health Insurance and Royal Sundaram General Insurance.
In his new role, Tanuj will be responsible for leading the distribution strategy for DocOnline India and accelerateDocOnline’s growth in the dynamic and evolving digital healthcare ecosystem in India.
Manasije Mishra, the Managing Director of DocOnline India, said “We are delighted to get Tanuj on board. In a country that is looking to build a robust, equitable and accessible healthcare system with new and sustainable policies, Tanuj’s industry expertise, strong relationship within BFSI sector and his customer-centric approach will help us create partnership opportunities& leveragethe strengths of our distribution partners.”
Tanuj Saxena commented “Telemedicine and digital primary care services are playing a crucial role in solving our country’s healthcare challenges. I am privileged to work for an organization that is at the forefront of changing how Indians access healthcare. The COVID 19 pandemic has taught us many lessons, most important of which is the role that technology can play in addressing unmet healthcare needs of Indians.”
DocOnline India works with the Government, NGOs, companies and consumers to enable a Healthier India. DocOnline is currently serving over 500,000 people in India. Over the last six months DocOnline has added 300,000 new customers,five new distribution partnerships with India’s leading NBFCs & Insurance companies and over 100 new corporate relationships. DocOnline is on an upward trajectory of growth. Recently, DocOnline also received recognition from CEO Insights Magazine as one of the Top 10 mHealth Service Providers for 2020 in India.
DocOnline Group (DocOnline Health India Private Limited and DocOnline Consulting Private Limited) is a digital healthcare company providing online doctor consultation, EMR and e-clinic solutions through its proprietary platform.With their healthcare partners, DocOnline facilitates doorstep delivery of blood check-ups, medicine delivery, and home care treatment. The remote consultations are delivered via telephone, video, and chat, and the prescriptions are sent via email and SMS.They harness innovative technology-based solutions to provide quality health care services through their in-house team of doctors. Their motto is to provide quality primary healthcare to anyone, anywhere. They have offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Gorakhpur and New Delhi.