E-commerce giant Flipkart is decking out for a big sale in this festive season. Flipkart to hire over 10,000 staff on a temporary basis to gear up its logistic and delivery service to ensure faster service and meet the demand. This can be considered as the ground work by Flipkart to fulfill its zeal to make full use of upcoming festive season.
As announced earlier, other online trading websites like Snapdeal and Amazon are also in the race with their strategies like providing collateral-free loans.With this upcoming festive season, Flipkart is confident that the Big Billion Sale will be better and bigger than the earlier year.
The newly proposed model, the capability of other delivery helps the company. “we are looking at hiring more than 10,000 temporary staff in logistics and the last mile across the country, This will be done to meet the massive demand that Flipkart expects during the festive season.” Says, Nitin Seth, Chief Administrative Officer, Flipkart.
Snapdeal is also making its move towards the same strategy to fill about 10000 temporary employees between 15 of this September to 15 of November. All the temporary jobs by these online markets will be into logistics and delivery section for faster deliveries to beat the competitors.
“We completely and unequivocally deny any layoffs at Flipkart in the coming months… This is completely false and baseless. There are no plans for layoffs in any team in the coming months.” replied Seth, when asked about the company reports about laying off 800 people.
He also said that the company’s hiring plans would be followed by with its business goals and which it continues to hire talent in the major strategic areas. Earlier in July, Flipkart has expelled some its employees who found to be performing below the line. The e-commerce firm has refused to discuss the number of staff desisted. However, sources say, over 1000 employees lost their jobs.