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Occupational Vehicle

In the mid-2000s, Amazon had a problem. Every year, the company scrambled to find temporary workers during the peak months of hectic commerce leading up to Christmas. In some areas of the country, reliable on-demand labor was so hard to come by that it resorted to busing in workers from three to five hours away. Then, in 2008, a staffing agency came up with something new: inviting a team of migrant RVers to work at the facility in Kansas. Pleased with the results, Amazon  expanded the program and gave the new initiative a name—Camper­Force—and a logo. Anthony and Jeff discuss the camper force and decide if it is a good thing.

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