Warehouses: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

This week John takes a look at how companies such as Amazon get your orders to you as quickly as possible.

Ever since I read that article in Mother Jones about working conditions in Amazon warehouses I feel kinda bad ordering stuff.
Although I do tend to order things that I can't find locally or is much cheaper online. But fucking Oreos? seriously? I still go to the store for things all the time, really it won't kill you (usually).


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I watched this the other day before it made it to videosift and thought to myself, Amazons programmers must not be too bright when each picker has one of those handhelds and should know their current location and optimize picks based on location vs ping ponging people all over the warehouse and like one person said being in row 50 and being given 10 secs to get to a row in the 70's is stupid.... Running in the workplace is usually frowned upon for safety reasons and thats what it would take while pushing a cart...


Why don't they use Segways and or have runners that cover a few aisles?

I wonder how a professional runner would do at this job.

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