Inside Amazon's largest warehouse where you'll find 10 robots for every human

Amazon employed 1.3 million employees worldwide last year, up from 800,000 a year earlier. Among US companies, only rival Walmart, with all its stores, employs more. — Reuters

STANTON: Amazon's biggest, newest warehouse, with more robots than ever, brings America closer to an automated future when machines do all the work of moving everything from groceries to laptops, from makers to users. And do it faster.

While Amazon has been building increasingly automated warehouses since opening its first satellite center in 1997, five miles down the road in New Castle, Del., this US$250mil (RM1bil) showcase is something entirely different.

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