Leading the stupid shipping gang takes creative incompetence, and Hewlett-Packard is clearly up to the task. Other companies might have turned to email when faced with the challenge of shipping sixteen software licenses. Not Hewlett-Packard! HP went looking for a box. A really big box, which they filled with sixteen smaller boxes, each containing two precious pieces of paper ensconced in a layer of protective foam.
Hewlett-Packard’s head of product packaging was unable to explain the odd shipping choice, as he is currently en route to St. Ives.
HP shatters excessive packaging world record [The Register]