Business News: Fargo’s Amazon fulfillment center marks one year anniversary
October 5, 2022
FARGO – (KFGO/KVRR) – Fargo’s Amazon Fulfillment Center is celebrating one year in Fargo. More than 600 employees work at Fargo’s Amazon center, the largest building in the state at 1.2 million square feet, which is the size of 22 football fields.
General Manager of Fargo Amazon Martin Purdy said there haven’t been many obstacles in the first year of operations. He said in the past year, the biggest challenge was getting inventory into the facility. In the last 12 months, they’ve shipped out 2.3 million items to customers.
Amazon employees have started unionizing in warehouses across the country but no talks have yet been discussed about unions at Fargo’s center.