You’ve probably had this happen to you more than once. You get an Amazon package at the door for something small. Toothpaste, eyedrops, whatever, but it’s in a GIANT cardboard box. Why do they do this?!
The reason is actually pretty practical. When the warehouses are packing up items to be shipped out it’s like a game of Tetris with these trucks. They have a specific formula to make sure all the boxes fit in the various trucks. So it’s more about using a box that fits rather than how big or small the item that was ordered is.
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