Once upon a time, Sundays provided a much-needed day of rest for the nation’s postal service workers. But that all changed when the United States Postal Service and Amazon kicked off a partnership to deliver packages seven days a week, and now, a year later, workers say the deal has resulted in long hours and weeks without a single day off. [More]
Last year, Amazon.com began Sunday delivery in certain large cities, delighting customers who like to get their Amazon packages earlier, and delighting the United States Postal Service, which remains desperate for new sources of revenue. Apparently, we’re all doing so much shopping online that the USPS will be making more Sunday deliveries this year to spread out the burden of hauling things to our doorsteps. [More]
When ordering products online there’s a strong desire to have said merchandise delivered to your door immediately. But sometimes weekends – especially Sundays – get in the way. For residents of 17 cities, that will no longer pose a problem now that Amazon is expanding its Sunday deliveries.