Get this: Amazon customers are ordering 630 items every single second today.
Amazon's 1 million square foot fulfillment center in Ruskin is slammed!
”I think it is a modern version of Santa's workshop. Our associates are so excited to be a part of this. You can feel the buzz in the air,” Stephany Rochon, a spokesperson for Amazon, explained.
The Ruskin Amazon Center is the size of 28 football fields and has more than 14 miles of conveyor belts to help the associates sort through millions of items.
3,500 employees work inside the fulfillment center in order to get packages out to customers as fast as possible.
Amazon workers will ship out 54 million items worldwide for Cyber Monday and feature more than 75,000 deals on their website.
Across the country, more people are expected to shop online this holiday than any other year in the past.
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