855,000 square feet
Amazon’s first major fulfillment center in Alabama.
Amazon’s first 855,000 square foot fulfillment center in Alabama opened in Bessemer with over 1,500 employees. The center is one of only 25 Amazon fulfillment facilities that uses robots to help customers get their packages on time. The facility is 90% larger than the first center ever built by Amazon. Over 15,000 tons of steel was used to build this four-story structure that covers the same area in comparison to 14 football fields and includes 22 miles of conveyor belts.