More than 500,000 jobs have been eliminated at Amazon’s fulfillment centers across the U.S. since the company started rolling out its new delivery service, according to a new analysis.
The company announced Monday that it would close or shutter its fulfillment centers in 10 states and Washington, D.C., starting Jan. 1.
That’s more than half of the company’s total fulfillment center openings in 2016.
Amazon says the move will allow the company to cut $5.5 billion in expenses and invest in its global business.
It’s also cutting 1,000 workers in the U., the U.-K.
and the U-P.
More:Amazon is expected to close all of its fulfillment center in the state of Illinois on Jan. 2.
The company’s fulfillment center and logistics center in Seattle have also closed.
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