Re: How Netflix manage its DVDs?

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Buckaroo, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo Guest

    The pictures I saw had computers only for inventory...all the DVD handling
    and sleeving was in large trays by hand. It looked to me like those old
    pictures of telephone operators on skates ;)

    "Matt Fuerst" <> wrote in message
    news:ben78q$82r$...
    > I saw a photo of a line of women (not to be sexist, but they were all

    women)
    > in a news story that announced their new distribution centers about 8

    months
    > ago or so...
    >
    > I think it's true..
    >
    > Matt
    > www.jackasscritics.com
    >
    >
    > "Schevis" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > "Buckaroo" <> wrote in message

    > news:<bei2uu$iph$>...
    > > > There are some amazing images of the Netflix distribution center on

    the
    > > > web....most of it is BY HAND, believe it or not!
    > > >
    > > > "Schevis" <> wrote in message
    > > > news:...
    > > > > Anyone knows how Netflix manage such amount of discs in their
    > > > > distribution centers? I'd like to know wich equipments they use in
    > > > > their automated system to pickup the discs, sleeve it, label and
    > > > > dispatch to the us postal service. Would exist some similar solution
    > > > > to quite smaller business like that?
    > > > >
    > > > > Thanks
    > > > >
    > > > > Silvio

    > >
    > > By hand? I can't believe it! And what about dvd sleevers and print and
    > > apply labelers or even jukeboxes, are you sure they don't use
    > > equipments like that?
    > >
    > > Silvio

    >
    >
    Buckaroo, Jul 12, 2003
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