A peak inside Santa’s Grotto...sorry, the Amazon.co.uk Warehouse
A recent report suggested that about 25% of Christmas presents will be ordered online in 2011 and many of them will be picked, packed and despatched from this modern-day version of Santa’s grotto - the amazing Amazon.co.uk warehouse. This photo-stream provides some snapshots of activity at Amazon UK’s distribution hub in Swansea, which opened back in 2008 and must now be one of the busiest workplaces in the UK!
Of course, we all know that the real Santa continues to use his highly-trained and efficient Elves for the present selection and distribution functions for children. But students may appreciate seeing what goes on behind the scenes for the grown-up’s presents. I’m told that Amazon is the official outsourcing partner for Santa for this important customer segment…
Join Jim Riley and the tutor2u BUSS4 team for an intensive day designed to prepare students for the challenges of BUSS4 in June 2015. Each of the five workshop sessions introduces and builds effective essay planning and writing technique. We do this in the context of looking at both Manufacturing in the UK (Section A) and core topics for Section B including leadership, change management, technology, strategic choice and globalisation.