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Cyber Monday at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Hebron
HEBRON, Ky (WKRC) -- It is cyber Monday and workers at Amazon's fulfillment centers will be working hard to get your packages to you. In Hebron, workers are picking, packaging and shipping in Amazon's 500,000 square foot facility.
You have plenty of time to get your package shipped. Shoppers have until December 17th for free shipping in time for Christmas. Amazon Prime members can wait until December 21st.
Amazon hires 70,000 seasonal employees across the country. 500 of them are in Hebron. On Cyber Monday last year, Amazon says its customers ordered more than 26 million items worldwide, which is a record-breaking 306 items per second.
This year, shoppers can give to charity while they shop online. Go to smile.amazon.com and pick from more than a million not-for-profits and Amazon will give a percentage of the shopper's order cost to the charity. There are even 30 that impact the Hebron area.