Modern logistics chains are utterly amazing. 🧵


So I can sit at my desk on a Sunday night and place an order for an item shipped from the other side of the world. I can pay them practically instantaneously, too.

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On Monday morning, I get a notification from a less-than-postcard-sized device in my pocket that someone on the other side of the world has mailed a parcel to my address.

I can then proceed to monitor the package, in near real time, as it moves around the planet towards me. I can check its customs clearance status. I know exactly when it gets loaded onto a delivery truck. Isn't that amazing?

It makes it all the way to my doorstep, in 10 days, from the other side of the world. That's MINDBLOWING.

And then the process breaks down at ringing the bloody doorbell.

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