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Amazon opens first sortation center in Japan, boosting efficiency

Fewer vehicles needed as site relays items from fulfillment to delivery stations

Amazon's first Japanese sortation center in Tokyo is designed to streamline distribution and cut the number of trucks needed. (Photo by Nikkei)

TOKYO -- Amazon Japan has established a package sorting center in Tokyo, the company said Wednesday, its first such facility in the country for streamlining the distribution process.

The sortation center, located in Shinagawa ward, will be capable of processing up to 750,000 parcels daily coming from large fulfillment centers with the help of automated machinery.

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