Amazon is now texting arrival instances for package deal deliveries — this is the way it works

Amazon has began texting prospects with a timeframe for package deal deliveries.  The brand new notifications are nonetheless in testing part, so they don't seem to be accessible to all prospects, an Amazon spokesperson advised Enterprise Insider.  Go to BusinessInsider.com for extra tales. Amazon has began texting prospects to allow them to know what time their packages will arrive.  The textual content notifications are nonetheless in testing part, so they don't seem to be accessible to all prospects, an Amazon spokesperson advised Enterprise Insider.  The notifications present an estimated timeframe for deliveries, quite than a precise time.  For instance, an Amazon textual content notification buyer posted to Twitter mentioned a package deal was "Estimated to reach... earlier than four:15 p.m." Amazon now texting arrival instances for packages. pic.twitter.com/p31b9VKS26 — Brad Sams (@bdsams) April 10, 2019 Map Monitoring, which permits prospects to see the place their deliveries are in actual time, remains to be the very best and most correct strategy to observe packages, the corporate mentioned. Learn extra: Amazon now lets customers observe the precise location of supply drivers in a 'creepy, however handy' map Map Monitoring turns into accessible to prospects when fewer than 10 stops stay on a courier's path to ship their packages. The monitoring function was rolled out to all Amazon prospects final 12 months. Amazon additionally sends notifications to prospects when their packages are delivered, together with pictures of the place the objects had been left. The brand new textual content notifications that Amazon is testing are simply a further method for Amazon prospects to maintain observe of their deliveries.  SEE ALSO: Amazon is delivering packages out of 'carnival' tents in a mad race to catch as much as UPS and FedEx Be a part of the dialog about this story » NOW WATCH: Why Canada Goose jackets are so costly