This Comprehensive Map Shows Just How Massive Amazon’s Global Footprint Is


There are four symbols on these interactive maps: Green markers show Amazon’s operational fulfillment centers, while yellow wrenches show off fulfillment centers that are under construction. Blue stars are “sortation centers,” which are new types of buildings close to fulfillment centers that allow Amazon to bypass local airports’ sorting facilities (thanks to a partnership with USPS and UPS), so to “move a big piece of the logistics value chain INTO Amazon and away from the third-party logistics company,” according to Wingo.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/map-of-amazon-warehouses-around-the-world-2014-9#ixzz3ERDOMK6DThere are four symbols on these interactive maps: Green markers show Amazon’s operational fulfillment centers, while yellow wrenches show off fulfillment centers that are under construction. Blue stars are “sortation centers,” which are new types of buildings close to fulfillment centers that allow Amazon to bypass local airports’ sorting facilities (thanks to a partnership with USPS and UPS), so to “move a big piece of the logistics value chain INTO Amazon and away from the third-party logistics company,” according to Wingo.

Source: www.businessinsider.com

There are four symbols on these interactive maps: Green markers show Amazon’s operational fulfillment centers, while yellow wrenches show off fulfillment centers that are under construction. Blue stars are “sortation centers,” which are new types of buildings close to fulfillment centers that allow Amazon to bypass local airports’ sorting facilities (thanks to a partnership with USPS and UPS), so to “move a big piece of the logistics value chain INTO Amazon and away from the third-party logistics company,” according to Wingo.

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