Fulfillmenent Center: Twilight Zone

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It was an interesting tale from this seller. Wish a major news organization would pick it up.

We visited an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Robbinsville, NJ before the pandemic when we were offered a tour.

Every Amazon seller should do this. The amazing size and scale of the facility was mind-boggling. The tractor-trailers that deliver 24-7 were incredible, and they did not allow us to see that part of the operation, just the pick and pack part, and the robots, who drop lots of things on the floor in the midst of their duties.

There were also huge boxes in this facility designated for donation to local charities.

And for those who think Amazon employees can steal anything–this place was like Fort Knox. Security was very tight, and no employee could ever easily steal anything.

Yes, I’m sure no one can steal, but they sure can lose stuff - here’s my 2023 current totals, 100% of them cases where the inventory was scanned/counted at the initial FC, and then lost on transfer to another FC

Month Claim Approved Lost
04 48
04 30
04 48
05 48
05 48
06 186
07 48
07 74
07 2
07 48
07 48
07 48
07 48
07 48
07 49
08 48
08 9
08 48
08 49
Pending 48
Pending 38
Pending 96
Pending 25
Pending 48
Pending 22
Pending 48
SUM 1300