Amazon and sellers team up to provide 9,000 oxygen concentrators to Indian users
Amazon India is working with sellers in its market to help them attract around 9,000 oxygen concentrators for customers in India. The aim is to meet growing customer demand and the shortage of critical medical equipment,
Amazon’s global sourcing teams help interested sellers in India connect with leading global vendors to enable them to source oxygen hubs for customers in need. It also simplifies the complexities of the supply chain and eases the overall process.
Amazon’s global supply chain network helps get them by air urgently oxygen concentrators in India for these sellers. The first batch of 1000 oxygen concentrators has already landed in India. They are now available for purchase for consumers and business customers. The rest should arrive in the second half of the month, the company said in a blog post.
Manish Tiwary, vice-president of Amazon India said the company was working on multiple fronts, leveraging its global logistics network and resources to help India fight Covid-19.
“Over the past few weeks, we have seen an increase of up to 70 times in the volume of research for oxygen concentrators and we are working with our salespeople to increase the inventory of critical medical equipment, including oxygen concentrators for our customers, ”Tiwary said in a business. blog post. “Our goal is to provide easy and convenient access to genuine, high-quality products for our customers, when they need them.”
Sellers on Amazon will now offer oxygen concentrators along with other genuine and high quality products such as oximeters, thermometers, masks, gloves, disinfectants and disinfectants for customers across India.
As part of its commitment to help India fight the devastating second wave of Covid-19, Amazon recently announced that it is importing and donating 100 ventilation units. The company has also partnered with multiple partners to urgently bring more than 10,000 oxygen concentrators and BiPAP (Dual Level Positive Airway Pressure) machines to India. Medical equipment will be donated to hospitals and public institutions to increase their capacity to help patients infected with Covid-19 in several cities.
Amazon said it allows the cross-border movement of urgent medical supplies and equipment both around the world and within the country, helping organizations and NGO to transfer them quickly to India. The company has also implemented a number of support measures for employees, salespeople and other partners to help them in these difficult times.