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Amazon Reveals the Surprisingly Simple Reason They Put Small Items in Large Boxes

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Big boxes are a big help

Amazon has taken over online shopping. From everyday items to groceries to your final resting place, you can purchase pretty much every single thing that you need on Amazon. Your items can come straight to your door or to your local store for easy pick-up. The online retail giant has even toyed with the idea of using drones to deliver your wares for added convenience.

With all of those products being bought every day by consumers, packaging is a large part of Amazon’s operations. Some consumers are noticing that the small things they purchase online are arriving in increasingly larger boxes. It seems like such an obvious waste of money for Amazon. However, science says that small things should definitely be shipped in larger packages to decrease waste. Here’s how it works!

phone case in large amazon box

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