Sunday August 02, 2015

Inside One Of Amazon's Most Advanced Fulfillment Centers

I'd have imagined that an Amazon warehouse would appear more crowded or chaotic, but this fulfillment center has a certain beauty to it. There is something unsettling about how the robotic personnel outnumbers the humans, though.

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At the heart of the building, items stored on tall, square shelves are kept stocked by humans working with a team of 2,000 squat orange robots. The robots zip around the storage area, picking up shelves and either arranging them in neat rows for storage or bringing them over to the human workers, who stack or pick from them.

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