Amazon has unveiled its eighth generation fulfillment center. The fulfillment center utilizes robotics, Kiva technology, vision systems and software and mechanical innovations. Amazon is currently operating ten of this new generation of fulfillment centers across the U.S. The new fulfillment centers are aimed to increase speed of delivery while enabling greater local selection at lower costs for shoppers. Special features include:
•    Kiva robots
•    Robo-Stow, one of Earth's largest robotic arms moving large quantities of inventory for customer order fulfillment
•    New vision systems enabling the unloading and receipt of an entire trailer of inventory in as little as 30 minutes
•    High-end, graphically oriented computer systems for employees to use while fulfilling orders for customers