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Amazon Holiday Delivery Woes: Send In the Drones! or NOT!!

Have you seen all that stuff in the news about Amazon’s proposed new delivery method? At first glance, it looked like an April Fool’s joke – but then I remembered it was December. Then…Didn’t get what you expected under the tree? It’s probably marooned in a package delivery center. Following widespread complaints about absent packages, Amazon says it is refunding shipping charges and offering $20 gift cards to customers whose gifts weren’t delivered in time for Christmas Day. UPS and FedEx are conceding that they were overwhelmed by last-minute orders and bad weather, causing unexpected delays in the delivery of some packages. The overall volume of online orders for the holidays appears to have exceeded expectations. Continue reading “Amazon Holiday Delivery Woes: Send In the Drones! or NOT!!”

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