TECHNOLOGY

Amazon reportedly takes the bus in latest delivery idea

BY CSA Staff

Amazon’s latest strategy for delivering goods to consumers reportedly involves public transit.

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Amazon has received a patent for a system that would deliver orders to consumers via public buses. Customers would meet a bus at a prearranged stop and retrieve their order from a removable module attached to the bus.

The patent’s wording indicates a consumer would enter an address or area, and the system would automatically present the customer with a list of nearby bus stops. The customer would then select a specific time window, or choose a bus they already ride.

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