Listen: Amazon, Josh Jessa Josh And Montana discussed on Today, Explained
"Buying a lot of your stuff from Amazon but have you ever thought about how all of these things actually get to you. mm-hmm turns out the stuff you buy on Amazon goes on a pretty crazy journey before it gets to your door and the journey might very well involve love having that product make a pit stop any small town called Roundup Montana you can have a stellar. Who could be anywhere in the world by? Let's say a hundred drid dog beds from target online and so those dog beds ship from a target warehouse. Let's say in San Bernardino and then then go to the prep center in roundup where they're on. Boxed re boxed maybe Amazon Says Send Twenty Two Illinois Twenty Two kentucky the rest of them to Utah. Okay and then from there they would go out to customers. Roundup is a town of eighteen hundred people in southern Montana. The closest city is billings. And it's just about an hour away. That small town attracted acted the attention of verge editor. Josh Jessa Josh was looking into a story about third party sellers on Amazon. Basically people who use Amazon as a platform. I'm to sell their stuff. This started when I was talking to an Amazon seller for another story and he mentioned that he never really handled his goods he. He bought them online from other retailers and had them shipped to a building somewhere where they were on boxed re boxed and sent Amazon"