#CyberMonday: PHL17’s Matt Alba goes Behind the Scenes at Amazon Shipping Facility

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Today, millions of packages will be leaving Amazon Fulfillment Centers around the world. Last yer on Cyber Monday,  Amazon shipped over 83 million items worldwide - which is 961 items per second. This year, they expect to ship about 1 million goods  out of their Robbinsville, New Jersey fulfillment center.

PHL17's Matt Alba got a behind-the-scenes look at the Robbinsville center, which is one of more than 25 Amazon Robotics fulfillment centers across the globe.

The Robbinsville fulfillment center is more than1 million square feet - about the size of 28 football fields - and holds millions of products with more than 14 miles of conveyor belts weaving through the building.

Over 2,500 full-time employees pick, pack and ship customer orders 24 hours  a day.

For Amazon customers, Cyber Week will allow you to save up to 50% on select toys from NERF, Hasbro Gaming, Play-Doh and more; Save up to 30% on select LEGO products; Save up to 50% onkids and baby apparel from Amazon brands such as Amazon Essentials, Moon and Back and more; Plus find deals on Amazon devices for kids – save $40 on the all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet and save $20 on Echo Dot Kids Edition.

 

 

With new deals launching daily, customers can set Watch a Deal alerts using the Amazon App (to download, visit amazon.com/mobileapps from mobile browser), and never miss out on a deal. Simply click Watch this Deal on any item and the customer will then get a notification when that deal is about to go live. Plus, Prime members can enjoy 30-minute early access to Lightning Deals. The deals included below will be available on various dates and times between November 24 and December 1, while supplies last, at amazon.com/cybermonday or on the Amazon App.