Anticipatory Shipping

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Amazon knows you so well it wants to ship your next package before you order it:

According to the patent, the packages could wait at the shippers’ hubs or on trucks until an order arrives.

Anticipatory Shipping

In deciding what to ship, Amazon said it may consider previous orders, product searches, wish lists, shopping-cart contents, returns and even how long an Internet user’s cursor hovers over an item.

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