I got a couple of packages today from a large online retailer for two items I recently ordered. I could have received my items earlier except I checked “fewer packages” at checkout. And then they get delivered as separate shipments any way. I’m sure they tried to consolidate shipments and eventually decided to ship things separately when they determined that consolidation wasn’t economically feasible. But, from my perspective, it was a pointless delay. The option shouldn’t be available it doesn’t work.