MATTESON, Ill. – It was a busy Cyber Monday at Amazon’s Matteson facility, with 100,000 packages sent out.
“We probably have 3,000 drivers or robots active and we will take it up to 6,500,” said general manager Lamonte Heyward.
The robotic facility, located at 7001 Vollmer Rd., Employs 1,800 full-time employees.
“We have the opportunity to receive a package on our incoming door that drives it through our entire facility and is sent out,” Heyward said. “All within a three-hour period.”
They are looking to double their staff by next year, a robotic warehouse recently opened in Markham to support the Fulfillment Center.
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