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December 1, 2012

Inside Amazon’s ‘Chaotic Storage’ Warehouses

Filed under: e-tailers — Tags: , , , , — Bookblurb @ 8:54 pm

inside-amazons-chaotic-storage-warehouses-3As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon needs somewhere to put all of those products. The solution? Giant warehouses. Eighty to be exact. Strategically located near key shipping hubs around the world.

The warehouses themselves are massive, with soome over 1.2 million square feet in size (111,484 sq m). And at the heart of this global operation are people (over 65,000 of them), and a logistics system known as chaotic storage.

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