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Liam Ackerman, an operations manager at Amazon, climbed over 3 miles on the 300-mile bike trip to deliver two Kindles to a school in the Indian Himalayas. Photo: Amazon.

Liam Ackerman doesn’t take customer service lightly.

Last week, the Amazon UK employee biked over 300 miles to deliver two Kindles to the Shey Lamdon School in the Indian Himalayas—the highest Amazon delivery in the world.

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Amazon’s Liam Ackerman. (Credit: Amazon)

Ackerman and his two assistants biked the length of the Manali–Leh highway, which is the second highest road on the planet. At one point, it reaches 17,480 feet, or 3.3 miles, and over the course of the trip the bikers climbed over 38,000 feet.

The trip was a fundraiser for Himalayan Children, a charity that supports education for children in the Ladakh region of India.

Ackerman, an Amazon operations manager based in the UK, told the newspaper the Hemel Hempstead Gazette that he was inspired to contribute to education in Ladakh after visiting the region eight years ago.

“I visited a local orphanage and left with a desire to return and do something to make a difference to these children’s lives,” the 27-year-old told the newspaper.

The project raised over $10,000 for the charity—plus two Kindles, and a record as the highest delivery ever made by Amazon.

More photos on Ackerman’s Instagram page here.

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