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Random Fact: Why We Get Certain Box Sizes from Amazon

You ever order something like a single pen and it comes in what appears to be a ridiculously sized box? Turns out, there’s a reason for that!

Via Simple Most:

Simply put, Amazon’s software is “playing automated Tetris with the packages.” Since a computer program determines which size boxes to use to keep things packed snugly in the delivery truck, it will always err on the side of caution and choose a box that is plenty big enough for the product. Amazon claims this is ultimately better for ensuring products arrive without damage.

So, yeah-it seems wasteful to use large packaging for small things…but I guess there is a reason?

Read more about it HERE!

 

 

 

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