A Map of Amazon's Empire of Warehouses and Shipping Centers

Over the past decade Amazon has developed an incredible infrastructure of warehouses and fulfillment centers dedicated to delivering your toilet paper and books within hours. For customers, these spaces are invisible, rarely thought about or even seen. But a new map reveals exactly where they are—and how quickly… » 9/26/14 3:15pm 9/26/14 3:15pm

Life in an Amazon Warehouse: Fear and Efficiency at 35 Orders Per Second

It shouldn't come as a surprise that Amazon's warehouses, especially at Christmastime, have to be a perfectly greased, gargantuan machine in order to meet the needs of its hundreds of millions of clients. We're less likely, however, to look beyond the company's impressive exterior at the individual pieces that make… » 2/08/13 2:20pm 2/08/13 2:20pm