Considering "Creative" Delivery Methods

Amazon is looking into creative new ways to securely deliver packages to your home in efforts to thwart ┬┐porch pirates,┬┐ according to a new report. The firm is reportedly looking into lock boxes that would give drivers access to your car and a device

Amazon's hardware has helped to change the way we think about tech in the home. According to CNBC, Amazon is reportedly developing a smart doorbell and even considering a partnership with Phrame, a maker of license plate frames that can securely store vehicle keys.

(AMZN) is exploring creative ways to get packages to consumers by delivering to auto trunks or the inside of houses, CNBC reported. This is similar to solutions other retailers, including Walmart, have tested out with letting drivers inside the front door of customer's homes, although in-trunk delivery is something of a new spin on the idea.

Amazon is also said to be developing a smart doorbell device that would provide delivery drivers a code for one-time access to a person's home to drop off items. Amazon didn't respond to our request for more information.

All this focus on in-home delivery is not without reason. "Nothing makes shoppers more irate than missing a delivery".

According to August, a company that makes one of the aforementioned doorbell and lock combos, 11 million people in the USA had a package stolen previous year.

Online retailing behemoth Inc.

The new initiatives are part of Amazon's effort to go beyond convenience and fix problems associated with unattended delivery. Amazon also has an incentive to reduce the number of lost packages, as they can be costly.



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