Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon and when that box with the smile arrives, do you wonder how it got to you so fast? Wondered where it came from? How much did it cost? Or how Amazon does it at such high scale? If so, the Amazon Transportation Optimization Team is for you. We own and build large scale distributed systems that processes millions of requests per second and evaluates thousands of transportation routes for each request to determine when and how to ship items from Amazon's warehouses to customers in the most optimal way. When customers place orders, our systems use real time, large scale optimization techniques to optimally choose where to ship from and how to consolidate multiple orders so that customers get their shipments on time or faster with the lowest possible transportation costs. This team is focused on modeling true transportation carrier capabilities and leveraging this at scale and speed to enable large number of business initiatives for new and innovative delivery experiences like preferred day delivery, scheduled delivery, bulk delivery, etc. that delights our customers, sets new industry standards, and raises the bar for customer experience.
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