Amazon Embarks On 75K Hiring Push To Accommodate Logistics Growth

Amazon aims to hire 75,000 fulfillment and logistics workers across the U.S. and Canada, the company announced Thursday. “Amazon’s fulfillment and logistics network is continuing to grow across the country,” a spokesperson said via email, “and we are hiring to accommodate that growth.” Average pay will start at more than $17 per hour, and many locations will issue sign-on bonuses of up to $1,000. The company is also offering new hires a $100 benefit, if they come to work already vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the announcement. For Amazon, this hiring effort targets two facility types: fulfillment centers and delivery stations, the spokesperson said. The company’s delivery center footprint, in particular, is undergoing a rapid growth spurt. Read more at Retail Dive.