July 29: The popular Indian shopping website  is turning offline now! Flipkart has started setting up collection centres from where customers can pick up their orders. The new decision comes to solve the issue of packages that fail to reach the customers. The online portal has now launched around 20 experienced zones in 10 cities. They are also planning to open 100 similar stores across the city by March. (READ: Why Amazon and Flipkart delivery boys avoid Noida and Uttar Pradesh e-customers?) Also Read - After Amazon India, Now Flipkart Plans to Deploy 25,000 Electric Vehicles by 2030

This centres will help Flipkart to also function in viallages and small towns. Flipkart is launching these centres along with its logistics arm Ekart. According to an Economic Times Report, Neeraj Aggarwal, senior director of delivery operations at Flipkart said, “We believe this model is a resolution to customer unavailability issues, as it offers consumers a choice to adjust the delivery time and location according to their convenience.” Also Read - Budget 2021: Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft Will Have to Pay 2% Extra Tax Now

Time taken for delivery is major issue which Flipkart users have been facing. The new collection centres are believed to solve the problem. in 2011, Amazon launched Amazon Locker from where customers can collect their packages at local locations. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days Sale Ends Soon: Grab The Best Deals on iPhone, Redmi, Other Phones At Lowest Prices