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We had a discussion about how Amazon warehouses work and it seems pimp was right. There are still a lot of humans walking through the aisles and picking orders at least in Amazon's case. However this video is from 2009, maybe they are busy updating it.Because now it seems there might be better solutions:
Amazon gets KIVAAmazon, of course, began experimenting with methods to improve pick-and-pack efficiency early in its existence. But the Web retailer never bought a solution from Kiva Systems--at least not directly. As it happens, two companies Amazon recently decided to buy--Zappos.com and Diapers.com--have been Kiva users. Through those buys, Amazon now owns four Kiva-powered warehouses (Diapers.com has three, Zappos one).