(CBS) — On this Cyber Monday, it’s crunch time for online retailers, scrambling to fill orders that are coming in fast and furious for the holiday shopping season, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
At the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, the company’s Tom Cook says they’re processing orders at the rate of 500 items per second.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 18 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
“The Fulfillment Center here in Kenosha is a million square feet – the equivalent of 28 football fields, so it’s a huge facility,” Cook said. “We’ve got more than two thousand employees that work here every day. They’re fulltime employees that work year-round.”