Andy Bosyi
Jan 17, 2014

Amazon Files Patent for "Anticipatory Shipping"

I know I'm an impatient shopper, but this is definitely new.

Amazon Might Try Shipping Things Out Before You Even Buy Them
The Wall Street Journal unearthed a recently-filed Amazon patent for "anticipatory shipping," a setup where the products you buy start traveling to your nearest shipping hub before you've clicked the purchase button. Welcome to the future, folks.