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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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ukz unique (2 days ago)
Bullshit
Kelly Sutton (3 days ago)
Four ten hour days would be better than seven I have to work
Jeffrey Clapp (3 days ago)
Good for the customers but looks like a deadening place to work: people being flattened by robots. And $11/hr. is too little.
Tam-Ère Maime (4 days ago)
So proud of machines doing everything.... now wheres the jobs huh
Master Rubik (17 days ago)
Give me my package please
Eddy Tsema (21 days ago)
Admire robots. NO! Admire people!
Larry Fischer (23 days ago)
This pandering nonsense doesn't fool those who know it's a slave shop. "Even spotted a toilet"! Many of their imported slaves don't know what a toilet is.
Kevin Bennett (27 days ago)
That still didn't stop my 2 day shipping arriving e days late
Floop Zipper (28 days ago)
0:59 did he seriously just call that a cyborg what an idiot
matt karl (29 days ago)
A real life organic robot handles every package!
ThatBoy Marcus (30 days ago)
I'm on the machine that sends an overwhelming shit tone of packages and everyone has too rush their asses off to make 1B2's 1AD, A3's 1B4's and all that, while the machine crowds up with boxes. That damn thing pisses me off, cuz it is relentless and WILL ALWAYS clogg up, with items. It's even worse when there's only 2 people at a god damn station.
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
If you have a mind and you know what job suits you , You should stop with saying people should be paid allot more then another person who does a different job .. People should all be getting paid the same amount . That way many aren't going for jobs just because the money pays good.
Camaro Troy (1 month ago)
Seems like they got everything right in their distribution, now if they can come up with a way of making sure the customer gets their product safely other than leaving it the open when they deliver.it.
بشار الاسدي (1 month ago)
في حد في الشركه يتكلم عربي
Ger Vas (1 month ago)
shit job dont work there you will regret it.
Orbis Dux (1 month ago)
I'm not lazy, I'm a hard old school worker. I've liked jobs that people hated. but when a company doesn't allow workers to have their phones in the building, it's not for the employees safety. when you can't use the bathroom or can't take your breaks cause it'll show up as you taking longer then you did. it's sad that I see something like this in American. not being able to use the bathroom unless it's on your break. now imagine what they say to us...
Turbo 502 (1 month ago)
The computer tell you the perfect size. Uh huh I work there and they sure as fuck don't
blackham7 (1 month ago)
I usually come home to a "Sorry you were out!" card from amazon rather than a package
M B (1 month ago)
How can minimum wage be more than the national average? I call fake news
Nikki H. (27 days ago)
M B I make 13.75.
Jack Uri (1 month ago)
It's hard on the body for the pickers for sure. I was sore all week my first week. My feet bled and my back went out but because I wasn't there for 23 days I didn't get work comp or medical help. Now that it's been over 3 months I still haven't gotten anything. Everything seems to be run outside the warehouse and online or over a phone call. Feels like skynet a little bit. My paychecks were under 200 bucks a week. Not very much but it paid for gas. The pay is 11.75 for seasonal and you get 50 cents more every 6 months. While working youre basically standing or doing squats for the full 10 hour shift minus 30 minute lunch and two 15 minute breaks. My take is it's definitely slave work but they hire anyone who isn't on drugs or have a criminal record so stay in school and only work here if you're out of options
OPEN MARRIAGE (11 days ago)
What's the receiving department like? Are there any easy trucks?
BigEvan96 (1 month ago)
Yooo those are the star wars mouse droids.
Brad Belk (1 month ago)
4:24 Why is my new china set broken?
Tom Sanger (22 days ago)
Because its made in China.
Nikki H. (27 days ago)
Brad Belk because the boxes do get tossed about. Most of the people working pallets don’t gaf about the what or the how, just moving the product to get it out. Blame the higher-ups. Blame The truck drivers.
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Ston Hung (1 month ago)
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Andrew Dunn (1 month ago)
1 week ago All across the country companies are hiring industrial engineers to establish time standards for warehouses to make them more efficient. More often than not, these engineers have no warehouse experience and poor understanding of its operations. Errors which these engineers are making are resulting in unsafe working conditions for company employees operating heavy equipment. The result is hundreds of wrongful terminations and serious injuries, violations of workers contracts, and even deaths. This document explains, in detail, the mistakes a very large percentage of these engineers are making. https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSyo2fyq2kOW2Ly3Dz2DnoWJGIjY-nxCALTWfv8BkTt6PVecMPWenGtPhnW66Cg142G4rwGNNFPPqTm/pub Please SHARE THIS DOCUMENT with other production warehouse workers, especially if they were injured or wrongfully terminated as a result of these mistakes mentioned. Show less REPLY
mike force (1 month ago)
propaganda. do you even understand what that is? no, you don't. look at an approved vid from a chinese slave labor factory: "everything is great and we are treated well!". you are lied to constantly. always ask "who, what, where, when, why, how" and then follow the money...the money never lies.
Borat (1 month ago)
people bitching and moaning about how bad walmart is now you have amazon.
LELAND LEE (1 month ago)
COME ON IF SHE WAS INSTRUCTED TO GIVE THIS INTERVIEW OR A TRUTHFUL EMPLOYEE IS MUTE IF YOU WANNA WORK AND NEED TO WORK THEN THAT KIND OF SHIT DON'T MATTER AT LEAST TO ME...BUT I'AM OLD SCHOOL THIS IS WHERE ME AND THESE YOUNG VIDEO GAME PLAYING SISSIE'S WHO ONLY SWEAT PLAYING VIDEO GAMES ARE DIFFERENT BOTTOM LINE ID YOU WANNA WORK YOU WILL....OH I BET THESE PEOPLE WHO COMPLAIN WERE SLACKERS FROM THE GATE
Zakaria Lucas (2 months ago)
My feet just be hurting like a mf but other than that it’s easy money
Nikki H. (27 days ago)
Zakaria Lucas my feet hurt the first month, but I wear some damn awesome Shoes. Now I just gotta deal with the lazy asses and people who can’t wrap A damn pallet correctly.
khan Rahman (2 months ago)
Sht place to work sont work here the most sht campny to work.for.
Purry Cat (2 months ago)
They don’t have everything, I was looking for one light grey LEGO piece didn’t find it .
Tom Sanger (22 days ago)
I was looking for a nuclear warhead but they didn't have them in light green. Worthless place!
Smith (2 months ago)
02:51 - 24 karat 70 inch double headed dildo?
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derper derp (2 months ago)
Stop buying so much shit everyone!
John Smith (2 months ago)
Four days and my order for a couple of books is still unfulfilled, so I just cancelled the order. Pathetic service that just keeps getting worse!!!
king morales (2 months ago)
that why american not getting any jobs they have robots work the people job
Shalima Love (2 months ago)
Very interesting video. Thank you.
pantera29palms (2 months ago)
Got crack? Yeah...didn't think so.
GL (2 months ago)
looks like a lot of work pay should be way over the minimum wage
Ethan Radd (2 months ago)
Did they really need to use that obnoxious fisheye lens camera
Christian Shephard (2 months ago)
"The technology tells us exactly what size box to use" except when it's wrong 50% of the time and you gotta make a whole new fucking box in under 5 seconds
Hiesenberg Walt (2 months ago)
Amazon hates white people
Yolo Solo (2 months ago)
Hiesenberg Walt Really? Most of their workers are blacks and Latinos who are being worked as slaves lmao
channal channal (2 months ago)
Horrible place to work in, don't even try to do it .. everything is awful
Rose Lujan (2 months ago)
Diana ORTIZ is full of shit Amazon full of shit
minhhai kim (3 months ago)
Drone??
totoroben (3 months ago)
1:11 not qr code. It's data matrix code :P lol
Donna spixe (3 months ago)
I think Amazon is doing very well 👍🏼thanks to all the buyers.
Flyboy Phil (3 months ago)
How come they do not address "Camper Force"?
Rock Cheung (3 months ago)
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ahceda09 (3 months ago)
Don't they have monday - friday schedule?
Sharded Gem (3 months ago)
"You name it, we have it!" Do you have a Chrome Cast?
Sharded Gem (3 months ago)
0:58 "And a squad of box-shuffling cyborgs" Wait... they used to be human? So THAT'S where all the dead Amazon employees go!
billy smith (3 months ago)
but no fulfilment centers in new york.. our governor taxes our state and transportation in new york is slowed due to the new york state thruway. throw cuomo out
SurffishingFlorida1 (3 months ago)
Amazon earns billions but pays the employee crap pay!
Yolo Solo (2 months ago)
SurffishingFlorida1 Capitalism at its finest
Marquis Castr (3 months ago)
Harsh conditions?? I freeze in the winter and burn in the summer at FedEx. We get 15 new hires and 70% of them quit. Even my hiring group of 13 only 3 of us are left after a year
Ali Hassan (4 months ago)
My experience working at Amazon fresh. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9UeuXl0Puio
Lenny Leonard (4 months ago)
haha that blond is def a robot
ABSOLUTELY PROFESSIONAL (4 months ago)
But makes people fight each other
Pfsif (4 months ago)
Bezos is a piece of shit.
Ethan Richie (4 months ago)
I see a problem with the comment section and the way Amazon works. I see a lot of comments saying Amazon isn't the brightest or most "fun" place to work. It's hard labor and it crushes your soul. Ok. I get that. But when Amazon introduces robots that would do this "hard labor" we all complain and worry that robots would take over our jobs.
Fuck ur feelings (4 months ago)
I need a robo of my own with all the shit I but from them.
aj Phillips (4 months ago)
I live in lakeland lol
Miguel Bailon (4 months ago)
Imagine if amazon was a store GOD of all the store
Jason X (4 months ago)
it's INVENTOR!??? Amazon DID NOT "invent" this.
Ziv Barber (4 months ago)
I had a bad experience with Amazon. I never received my package, they say that it "delivered" and for bonus they charged me over 60 euro for 16 euro product when in the order it was 19 euro. Big corporate like Amazon don't really care and no way to complain. I learned never to order again from Amazon.
TheRamonrojo (4 months ago)
I hate fish eye lenses.
Anthony Cassamajor (4 months ago)
were 9 9 999 o.o90th 0 9 9 99th0
Charlie Wright (4 months ago)
1 million
007mrmrbig (5 months ago)
I never got their over night delivery on time
James Blair (5 months ago)
It didn't show the part where management pisses on it's employees and harasses them about production...
lostn65 (5 months ago)
is packing done by hand or machine? The packaging has been poor the last 7 years.
TruthTUBE (5 months ago)
lol when she says "our technology will tell you" what box to pack with. amazon employees am i right
wug (5 months ago)
dear TV producers, football fields are not standard units of measurement
ABSOLUTELY PROFESSIONAL (5 months ago)
Makes home depot look like a bitch
Royal Hemant (5 months ago)
2:26 Thats why product are damaged 😂
Krialeh OwMc (5 months ago)
In another video it says not slamming a label while showing a machine slamming it and in this video it actually says the truth of slamming it..
BITCOIN PATRIOT (5 months ago)
Thanks for packing my package in 100 boxes amazon. A nucleur bomb wouldnt damage it
charly evans (5 months ago)
4:25 lol scared me a little. The sound of the item being tossed on the floor haaa
jo (5 months ago)
So some amazon employee has to box my fleshlight
pirrracy (5 months ago)
Amazon has yet to make a profit.
chris77777777ify (6 months ago)
Hate the way they call their slaves associates
becsisnotonfire _x (6 months ago)
My parcel is nearly here but this is interesting to see where your packages come from xD
Avoidance Technologies (6 months ago)
USPS still doesn't know what to do with boxes?????  Wow - Zee!!
King Azhar (6 months ago)
Gonna work there soon, wish me good luck.
Yolo Solo (2 months ago)
Good Man How is it? Ive been working at fed ex for a month and I'm 50 50.
Rusty (6 months ago)
I clicked on the yellow button and watched Amazon sit on the order for 8 days before it was processed, then waited 2 more days for it to ship. Then I found out it was being shipped by AMZL, which means the odds of getting the package is very iffy.
Jacek K (6 months ago)
Im watching couse Im building it ;) its more fun .....
Kanahaiya maheshwari (6 months ago)
I am interested to do this job my contact number 9421985711
you tube 425 (6 months ago)
I was looking to see if I saw what I bought.
you tube 425 (6 months ago)
I love Amazon, I often wish I was rich so I can shop every day of the week, I hate dealing with people at dept stores and it's so convenient, the best part is waiting for your package to arrive, it makes you feel like a kid waiting for christmas.
Kimberly Enriquez (6 months ago)
I love Amazon <3
Cody Orisko (6 months ago)
Yet your package will sit in the warehouse for 4 days anyway
scottdpt12 (7 months ago)
Why does this guy talk like he's reading a crime novel?
Chicagoguy84 (7 months ago)
Whoa.... Creepy stuff, While I was watching this got an email that my "Amazon order has shipped" NO B.S !!
Bernard Reilly (7 months ago)
26,000 ft/8,666.6 yds divided by 100 employees which means one person is responsible to cover 260 yards ( 2.5 football fields) in order for the place to make money, and the employee to keep their jobs. l'm not so sure I'd be smiling). Yeah, I know, they don't physically cover 2.5 football fields, but, they do contribute to paying the rent on it.
Drag Race Outlawz (7 months ago)
Lol they just threw that box down at the door 😂😂
Edward Ramirez (7 months ago)
she only says she likes it because she works in pack as a slam operator which is one of the easiest things to do in a department besides being on light duty
Faith Jones (7 months ago)
They need to interview the Independent Contractors. That's when they'll get the REAL SCOOP on Amazon!
Tech Point (7 months ago)
hahahaha did you see how that box hit the floor ? That's how the carriers actually do it. So this is 100% right ! Don't worry your products are damage guaranteed
SouthCalifas619 (7 months ago)
they should supply segways for the workers
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn582KbpMMs
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNHjrRwoC5s
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
Which I am a 100% sure you also like watching movies and listening to music by high school drop outs as well HYPOCRITE .
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqLdXlAurjo
ACE PA- TRI-CIA Hine's-sight (1 month ago)
Just remember you are a copycat NOT the inventor .And like I said their are millions of you where they can replace you with someone else.