A trip to the store is increasingly being replaced by a visit to an e-commerce retailer for many consumers. The convenience of e-commerce has turned over a quarter of the world’s population into at least occasional online shoppers. This trend has been a huge boon to online retailers, but it has also brought with it many logistical issues that have not yet been fully solved. Front and center among these issues are the problems related to warehousing and shipping all of the products in inventory. This can be especially challenging when dealing with fragile items. As you have almost certainly noticed, overworked warehouse staff and delivery drivers do not always give every package the white-glove treatment.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/this-side-up-warehouse-shipment-monitoring-using-silicon-labs-thunderboard-sense-2