Between the anticipatory shipping , the proposed use of drones, and the fact that you can purchase almost anything from anywhere at virtually anytime, we wouldn't put it past some customers to assume that Amazon runs on magic.
Well, soon those customers can see for themselves.
On Friday, April 11, Amazon announced that starting Tuesday, May 6, it will offer scheduled tour of its six U.S. fulfillment centers located in Tennessee, California, Virginia, Indiana, Delaware, and, wouldn't you know it, Arizona.
The 1 million-square-foot facility at 5050 West Mohave Street in Phoenix currently employs over 3,500 full-time employees and will open its doors for one-hour tours on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Guests of the tours must be 6 or older, wear closed-toe flat shoes, and sign up for the tour in advance online. To schedule a free tour, visit www.amazon.com/fctours.
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