Flipkart Launches New Job Marketplace For Delivery Boys Before Big Billion Day Sales
E-commerce firm Flipkart is all set to introduce a separate marketplace model ‘Flipkart Xtra’ to give flexible earning opportunities to individuals, service agencies and technicians according to its statement on Wednesday.
Flipkart Introducing Flipkart Xtra Platform
In addition to this, the new platform will also help bolster its supply chain hence ensuring seamless and faster delivery of shipments and services to consumers across India.
This move will also in creating part-time opportunities for individuals.
This new platform will be offered through the app ‘Flipkart Xtra’ also available on the Google play store.
For the interested individuals, Flipkart will provide an onboarding experience that includes downloading the app and sharing information for background verification.
In the coming months, individuals will be able to onboard themselves for various roles such as delivery executives, service partners or technicians.
Ahead of the festive season and the company’s ‘Big Billion Days’ sale, this new platform will scale up in the coming months.
Job Opportunity For Thousands Of Individuals
With the launch, Flipkart is expecting to help thousands of individuals, technicians and service agencies across the country providing access to opportunities for additional work and earnings as delivery partners.
Besides this, the Flipkart Xtra program will help in creating flexible earning opportunities while augmenting deliveries considering the With e-commerce enabling anytime and anywhere access to products.
The senior vice-president and head of the supply chain at Flipkart, Hemant Badri said, “As an organization committed to creating value for all stakeholders including sellers, artisans, MSMEs, kiranas and customers, we are constantly expanding the scope of our partnership to equitably distribute the benefits of e-commerce. In this endeavor, we introduced numerous initiatives such as the immensely popular Kirana delivery program and are pleased to launch Flipkart Xtra, our service marketplace, to give flexible earning opportunities to individuals, local stores and even service technicians. This is a new disruption in the gig economy space and will help individuals find an alternate source of income while contributing to the country’s economic recovery,”.
Flipkart Xtra Advantages
Basically, with ‘Flipkart Xtra’ app, the partners have the advantage of signing up from anywhere along with the flexibility of choosing their preferred schedule to deliver shipments.
Actually, it is an extension of Flipkart’s alternate delivery models that include the Flipkart Kirana program, witnessing consistent growth over recent years.
The Kirana delivery model fulfilled 10 million shipments during last year’s festive season.