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Behind the scenes of an Amazon warehouse

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Amazon recently did the unthinkable. It invited us – what with our unblinking cameras and endless questions – for a peek inside its newest logistical lair in Lakeland, Florida. MORE: http://www.fox13news.com/consumer/54163743-story
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dave l (9 hours ago)
I heard that the employees get frisked every day they leave work.
Stuart Cumings (21 hours ago)
All the supervisors and managers have sucked a dick or prostituted themselves for that position there in...and do they sell cars or motor bikes?..nope so they dont sell everything then
Michael Rheinstrom (2 days ago)
This is very scary and creepy at the same time. To me, this company Amazon and Jeff Bezos the CEO look like they are terrible to work for And those robots and drones probably spy on the employees as well!!! To me they are trying to take over the shipping business from Dhl, Ups, Fed ex the postal service and other companies. Which is not good for the economy in the long run!!!
Walat Hoschi (2 days ago)
puddin cup (4 days ago)
Only fools work at Amazon FC’s FYI most detergents and chemicals spill due to poor packaging and poor package handling. They throw away more products than you would ever imagine! This company is making so much waste! Do not order: Food Drinks Electronics Kitty litter Pet food Chemicals of any kind If you work at a delivery station you will see the ugly side of what’s in the boxes.
Name Withheld (7 days ago)
Amazon has the worse customer service I've ever seen in my life. I bet everyone in management is incompetent.
weo1weo1weo1 (8 days ago)
"perfect sized box"????? Is this why my tube of toothpaste arrives in a box that could comfortably fit a large cat??? XDXD
Maggie's Journey (8 days ago)
The owners a multi billionaire and pays $15 a hour. That's crap. Buy a house and raise children on $15 a hour.
Maggie's Journey (8 days ago)
And the employees have to pee in bottles at their work stations to not screw up their stats.
Wrel Rel (10 days ago)
Did u per in a bottle. I no people that use to work there most got fired.
VICTOR B (11 days ago)
Yeah paid actors, amazon job is sucks , they have timer on computer that shows how much time u have for packing if u to slow kiss u ass goodbye.
Nia Long (11 days ago)
They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency providers of immigration services and regulators of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, I uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is on a mission to assassinate people currently in residence on Earth. Some of the work are aliens.
Kameha Prince (12 days ago)
My first day is tomorrow, wish me luck ...
Wrel Rel (10 days ago)
Hope it's great.
jonny bravo (13 days ago)
How much they pay for work?💥
GaminDude (17 days ago)
Dwight Schrute would be proud. I’m sure everyone also has a pee corner.
M P (17 days ago)
Thats not true not all the orders come in boxes when I receive my order it was all mess up and broken i call customer service and they cannot do nothing about it it has to be delivered in a small bad
Don mcfadden (20 days ago)
amazon needs to get rid of all the communist stuff on their website and antifa merch they promote antifa are a domestic terrorist group, amazon removes Confederate stuff because people can't get over the past yet amazon will support communist stuff which killed over 100 million people
Danny K. Gaming and Challenges (1 month ago)
Sentient being (1 month ago)
Lol. I love how they say "a real life human being", which just stresses how there really aren't that many since those robots are taking up jobs.
Samuele Di Bari (1 month ago)
Ecco come fa Amazon a gestire oltre 700.000 articoli in un giorno IN SOLO DUE MINUTI!! Passa a vederlo!
Brenda Echols (1 month ago)
I feel sorry for the 105 lb. girl who had to deliver the toilet by hand.
BeUrSelf Easy (1 month ago)
Ankap rol (1 month ago)
Amazon should remove those rate time and quality because it will help worker not to be worry and won’t get injure. Worker are not Robot and we can’t speed up the whole day they will get tired and get injure fast.
Jedda (1 month ago)
Who's here because they ordered Amazon prime and didn't come in 1 day
Hussien Mawla (1 month ago)
No is gonna talk about the 69 at the bottom left of the screen is it just me who realized that OK
Ofloda 18 (1 month ago)
I work at an Amazon fulfillment center and it sucks balls if this the sign you was looking for to work there or not it’s definitely not the vibe
Final HIT (1 month ago)
Amazon reseller fraud how to. Copy someones page inflate the price sell other people's stuff at inflated prices. SPAM AMAZON SO HARD FINDING ORIGINAL SELLER IMPOSSIBLE. Spend all day with a computer program inflating other sellers goods.
Final HIT (1 month ago)
If this is so true. How is the fraud being committed and ignored? Why do prices increase afterwards 10$ from the original price. I've received moldy used products I ordered new... Personally I'm bout to just deactivate the subscription soon. Lot of goods are fraudulent saying made in USA. Inflated prices. Fake companies no physical locations from sellers. Resellers are going to in the end be Amazon's end ultimately. What's going to happen when someone redirect all searches inflates the price 2 dollars redirects the order to original seller doing nothing making money reselling a product they don't have possession of at all.
yellow masK17 (1 month ago)
who needs Amazon when you have Tegridy Weed
SillyTube (1 month ago)
Any picker here who hate putting the third layer of bags on a cart? Whoever designed the carts like that should be murdered!
HoverBlade YT (1 month ago)
its really scary you know? Like i can put whatever i want in my cart and click place order, sometimes in under 24 hrs have it on my doorstep, even if the item is a 8 hr drive from my house.
Jye S (1 month ago)
How is AI not the future? This was broadcasted 4 years ago..
Chris Hedlund (1 month ago)
I love how they say 'warehouse the size of 59 football fields..." and then overlay images of 24 football fields...
Malik Number 12 (1 month ago)
59 football fields and you better run to the front of the building to go to the bathroom you only have 5 min or you get written up. Lol
I smoke CBD (1 month ago)
I love how we have amazon Delivery vans running around thay say Prime with the smiley face
Jose Reyna (1 month ago)
My warehouse I work at is honestly not bad. We have fans on every aisle where the packers are at and ceilings
Charles Fisher (1 month ago)
I work for them I'm still up in the air about them
Rita Kaye (1 month ago)
Amazon warehouse coming to west Michigan is the worst thing that has happened in our area. Their delivery people are the absolute worst!!!! We were so much better off when the other delivery services took care of our packages. I quit ordering from them because of their awful delivery people!!
undergroundjohnny (1 month ago)
10 hour work days at Amazon......OH YEAH!!
Ben Garcia (1 month ago)
Amazon finna order Chinese workers soon.
Brenda Echols (1 month ago)
My back hurts just watching
angus jones (1 month ago)
it's like a fucked up willy Wonkas chocolate factory only the oompa loompas have rights. (witch are not respected)
roule JJ13 (1 month ago)
"box shuffling cyborgs" dude those are robots not cyborgs
Berta Villa (1 month ago)
They work your ass out
Hells Fury (1 month ago)
Please, this is total bullshit, they’re taking it because they do abuse their employees all over the world, forcing them to work in draconian conditions, not giving a damn about their welfare or well-being. They treat their employees like robots, with their every move being monitored by computers, and if you cannot live up to their insane expectations they fire people on the spot! This video is a carefully orchestrated fictitious façade put on by Amazon for the media for that one day, if you want to be realistic, find a way to sneak a drone inside the factory when they don’t know anyone’s watching, and you’ll see the actual devastation and cruelty that these poor people are forced to work under! Just like everywhere else in the world the rich are crapping all over the poor and taking full advantage of them, and it’s time we stood up and fight back! I for one absolutely refuse to use Amazon ever again after learning the truth about how they treat their employees, and I have successfully managed to get 58 of my closest friends to stop using Amazon as well, and they are doing the same with their friends. The only way to affect change, if they hit them where it hurts the most, the pocketbook, because you know they don’t give a damn about people, just profit. You’re nothing but a bunch of hypocritical elitist greedy bastards, that desperately deserve to pay for what they’ve done to thousands upon thousands of workers who are left crippled or disabled receiving little to no compensation, it’s absolutely disgusting!
Christopher Gomez (1 month ago)
Half of the people bitching about hard work at amazon have sat in there fat ass behind and office there whole life😆 😭
Adam R (1 month ago)
I wonder what goes through bezos mind after reading alllll these bad comments about his company? prob thinks nothing and says pft i'm a billionaire what do i care?
Gabriel Aviles (1 month ago)
Will Payne (1 month ago)
Man. Peak ended last week. Mandatory 60 hours a week.
Tord Larsson (1 month ago)
Now I feel bad whenever I get mad for my package not arriving right when I press place order 😔(This is a joke)
Solonduin (1 month ago)
PICK PACK SLAM REPEAT!- what amazon employees say whilst slowy rocking back forth after thier first day at amazon
Radhika k Radhika k (2 months ago)
send in telugu
Mm (2 months ago)
I have to sometimes wear a diaper while I'm working because I dont have time to use the bathroom this place is a dungeon it sucks
Salameanon63 (2 months ago)
Nobody: Documentaries: FoOtbaLl fIelDs
Momo (2 months ago)
“Speed isn’t everything” these niggas lying
taggy193 (2 months ago)
Surprised they don't micro chip the employees
Syed (2 months ago)
Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History 👍
BIG E (2 months ago)
Amazon sucks
IMIV CNTRY (2 months ago)
Thomas Jensen (2 months ago)
How much of their inventory comes out of garbage dumpsters...many 3rd party sellers get their products from trash dumpsters.
purberri (2 months ago)
As much as I love Amazon, think,about the eco footprint delivery has. Fuel, packaging, I wish they could consolidate items into one box when ordering.
Anthony Castro (2 months ago)
"Great place work" Haha yet they yell at you for using the restroom for 5 minutes LMAO!
Agent 888 (2 months ago)
Amazon paid ZERO TAXES & yet they use and wear out the public streets their trucks drive on. FAIR ??
Bored Waylife (2 months ago)
It the robots fault u get a big box when u ordered something medium
TheRevNation (2 months ago)
"Marvel at the robots" ... then shows a human. Think about that.
RICK AND MORTY FANS (2 months ago)
4:25 If i caught my postman doing that i would go out and break his nose!
Brandon Aguirre (7 days ago)
So... your item still intact
8DeaD7 (1 month ago)
lmao, true, wtf xD
ZoomGangZ (2 months ago)
ever seen aliexpress sorting center?
Bert Montoya (2 months ago)
When I worked at Amazon it sucked you had 15 minutes for your break then you had a half an hour to get to the break room devour your lunch in that half an hour they also give you walk time to go back to your station and in peak-hour you might as well forget it cuz you're there for 12 hours on your feet. No thanks $15 an hour isn't worth it. Take it from this Amazon worker it sucked!!!!!👹
youssef Vlogs Vlogs (2 months ago)
Hello, I am from Morocco. I am looking for a company together, Amazon, to promote products for them, my YouTube channel
daron simms (2 months ago)
Slave ship..
James J (2 months ago)
Amazon is a slave employer and should not be celebrated.
Angel Rivers (2 months ago)
Amazon uses it works and does not pay their people correctly. They fire and hire. They offer zero pay - means you think you are going to work 10 hours and you make only work 1 hour or told not to come in the next day. They frown on going to the bathroom and very short breaks if any.
Dominic Lovato (2 months ago)
Why do you show a package smacking into the floor? Just like in the end of the video I want what I buy in good condition.
Fairfax_ Fran510 (2 months ago)
Dusty working conditions with rats running around and breathing recycled air plus mandatory overtime they should be paying the employees good with benefits??
Arn does (2 months ago)
Check out the truck drivers the contractors for Amazon they drive them to the ground ..
Cody Blaire (2 months ago)
This is bogus. Been in Outbound EoL & Dock for 3 months. Speed dictates how long you will work in any Amazon Facility. However AMs will tell you safety comes first. Typical days don't flow smoothly. First half may be slow enough to leave your mind wondering why you didn't go to college or start a business of your own. Followed by VTO (Voluntary Time Off) where large parts of a team may go home...just to have quota pick up 2nd half...drastically increasing the burden of maintaining production for the people who can't afford to go home. My experience so far has been eye opening to the paradigm of Warehouse/Storage employment. As someone whose been in physically demanding jobs since I was younger the back breaking and feet swelling part of the gig dont affect me as much as others but I will attest to it being really strenuous if your not use to it.
Megan Jones (2 months ago)
Amazon treats us like robots we definitely need to go on strike😥 if u get sick or hurt you still have to work or u will not get paid or be replaced. Interview a FC associate please please so ppl know the truth about how cruel they treat us😥
Reginald D Mosley (2 months ago)
I kinda use to kinda hate Amazon, but now I shop 98% of my stuff from here.
Clem Newton (2 months ago)
Bezos is not tell truth about safety
GOLDEN LADY (2 months ago)
If you never worked at an Amazon FC then shut up... tier ones know the truth. If ppl had some balls in America we could get everything we deserve.
Keith R (2 months ago)
So many times people that work at Amazon are compared to slaves. Slaves don't have a choice about the work they do. People that don't like working at Amazon can choose not to work there.
Dinoboyification (2 months ago)
They need to be unionized. They're working themselves into bankruptcy. Fed-ex has dropped them and UPS will probably not be far behind. They can't hire enough drivers to meet their exceptionally high demand. Amazon is a great service to shop from but if they don't figure something out logistically I can only assume they're going to be in big trouble soon.
FastZebra Zoom (2 months ago)
Show the part where everyone was walking over the dead employee that collapsed LMAO. I'll bet they swept her aside with a push broom.
JR Rosalez (2 months ago)
I predict machines will replace humans, of course scientists and robotic companies have already invented such machines.
Robert Brown (2 months ago)
Dmi3 it's a hell hole a huge warehouse without ac I live I Florida it's always hot
Zippo1234 (2 months ago)
Narrator doesn't know what a cyborg or android is
kingcjcruz (2 months ago)
I remember when I was working there. Managers were sexually assaulting female workers and got reported. They still work there.
JR Rosalez (2 months ago)
I have heard of that plus lazy workers who chit chat every chance they get. Not everyone works their ass off, some are lazy.
Terren O'Neil (2 months ago)
If intercontinental slavery exist, whose to say cosmic slavery can’t exist.
Andrew O (2 months ago)
Mew barn
Josiah Gardner (2 months ago)
I ordered a small external hard drive and the box it came in was 3ft by 2ft so I dont think it was the perfect size box when the hard drive is just 4inches in length and 3 inches width
Dorie McKay (2 months ago)
I would rather wait a week for a package than to exploit these workers into miserable working conditions. this is co. propaganda.
D R (2 months ago)
Its like going to an open house, of course they are gonna be on their best behavior when you are talking to PR people and everyone has been primed beforehand to know that there will be reporters on site.
Jacob Betts (2 months ago)
Speed is literally everything at amazon this video is a huge lie I wish people knew how amazon really operated from a regular associate stand point
Amanda Allen (1 month ago)
I can believe that. I just took delivery of a 800$ tablet that looked like it had been drop kicked. Shattered screen, right out of the box.
Star Lord (1 month ago)
Exactly! One of our manager wanted to do 3 trucks all by 3 o clock . All. Weighted blankets containing 2 each inside . And then wrap pallets after with those on top.
Diana Owens (2 months ago)
I work for ups and I would NEVER work here. First of all amazon cannot handle all of their packages so they contract shipping companies such as ups and fed ex to help. The load was so much fed ex actually cancelled their contract. Ups is in talks to do the same because it's simply too much. Also, amazon has unfair tax code. They do jot pay any us taxes because their banks are in other countries (yes this is true). I've also heard stories of friends who work their and actually someone died in a warehouse and NOONE NOTICED until hours later. The pay? Is less than ups starting at 11. Since jeff Bezos cut all insurance for part time employees, they get low pay, no insurance, and short breaks. I've been with ups awhile, they truly respect their employees. The pay is a 70 cent raise a year and you never max out. You get benefits after a year. After a year they pay you for Christmas eve, Christmas and Thanksgiving even though you dint work double pay on black Friday. After 5 hours it's time and a half. Also they even pay for my college. I would NEVER EVER EVER work for Amazon
Charles Paquet (2 months ago)
pay your taxes and give them peepee breaks
Reversed 247 (2 months ago)
I got the wrong order once i ordered iphone chargers i got eye lash extensions
MrAac2020 (2 months ago)
The low quality of dock workers are a bit iffy....and they really don't make much in the way of pay nor any benifits. Mostly these loaders are hired on much like your day workers at a Homie Depot. *They really do a hard job.
MrAli171 (2 months ago)
The poor sods at the bottom are worked like dogs
John Meadows (2 months ago)
Just try contacting them when something goes missing from a delivery!
Miss. Phyllis Renee Foster (2 months ago)
Thank you, Amazon thank you so so so very much I'm so grateful and thankful this is a blessing thank you and have blessed day and happy holidays to you all at amazon Amen.