Recently I ordered a new cable for my iPhone and shortly thereafter I got an e-mail from Apple telling me that it had shipped. This isn’t the original view that I saw, but here is an updated view of the tracking information that I pulled:
Look at those last 6 lines. The cable (a single, individually boxed cable) shipped from Shenzhen China on April 17th and arrived in Memphis Tennessee (on the United States’ East Cost) on April 18th after traveling through Hong Kong and Alaska. Not only is the travel time pretty amazing, but to me, what is most amazing is the fact that it makes more sense for Apple to store and ship a cable from China in an individually wrapped box than to ship them to a distribution center in the United States and then mail them out from here.
This was just one more tiny reminder of how small of a world it is that we live in. Cheers!
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