They say it started off in the mid 1990’s. Based in Seattle, Amazon shared its office with a dog and shelves of books.
Amazon now have 100’s of warehouses, 10’s of 1,000’s employees and store 1,000,000,000’s of items. There is even a dedicated team who look after Distribution Centre tours.
The are called fulfilment centres as they not only store goods, they offer a fulfilment service; their associates, pick, pack and ship orders.
Amazon state that their fulfilment centres, can track millions of orders daily, fulfil the vision of their engineers and developers as well as career paths.
Amazon have more than 175 fulfilment centres around the world and 150 million square feet of warehousing space.
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