How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping

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  • Published: 15 July 2019
  • Prime Day, Amazon's biggest shopping event, is here, and now one-day shipping is the norm for tens of millions of items available during Amazon's Prime Day event, which runs from July 15 to July 16. To succeed at this rapid delivery, Amazon spends tens of billions of dollars every year and employs 250,000 workers in its U.S. warehouses. The process is an incredible challenge, and Amazon has faced criticism about working conditions at every step of the process. Watch the video to see what happens when you buy a Prime-eligible item on Amazon.com.
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    How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping

Comments • 2 844

  • Glenn Scott
    Glenn Scott  Час назад

    amazon in 5 years: we are very proud of our service, and anyone is welcome to sign up his body as a battery for our robots ala Matrix

    • Anthony VEGA
      Anthony VEGA  4 часа назад

      Amazon's the worst company on the earth that's my opinion I don't get why they so many people use Amazon while there's alternatives that are cheaper I can't believe it it's worse than than the Auto industry. Ceo should go to jail for what he's doing to those employees those bosses don't even care about their employees the governments look into this and split up the company all the agencies for the government investigate it's and fine them a huge amount of money and tell him to clean up their act if they don't treat their employees any nicer then they're going to jail. They're becoming a monopoly to there's not even many competitors I can compete with Amazon.I don't get why they are investigating Google but they not investigating Amazon cuz Amazon's a bigger company and they make more than google. Supreme Court of the United States should investigate or congress investigate this twiddling their thumbs and not them can't believe they're not even trying to get the right person to investigate Amazon.

      • Rajesh Patel
        Rajesh Patel  8 часов назад

        what if someone ordered a pair of glasses at 11:59, and they did 1 day delivery

        • Sammy Ho
          Sammy Ho  8 часов назад

          I always thought about ordering a package at 11pm and request same day shipping for 1 hour shipping

          • R1CheXY
            R1CheXY  9 часов назад

            I like how all these ads on this video were just the pure nicotine=(something) it's gets dumb after a while

            • Paul Green
              Paul Green  14 часов назад

              Another nail in the coffin for the high street. Just wait until there are no proper shops left, and watch the online prices rocket.

              • Gary McDearmont
                Gary McDearmont  День назад

                What a bunch of crybabies

                • Martin P
                  Martin P  День назад

                  If they can't deliver in 1 day (like in my case), why not just be honest. Just say it could be delivered in a day, but it may take two. And let the customer know if you can't have it delivered. A simple email will do. I'm still waiting on my one-day package.

                  • Ms. YEA
                    Ms. YEA  2 дня назад

                    I never purchase anything from Amazon.....and after seeing this documentary I am glad!

                    • Francisco Velazquez
                      Francisco Velazquez  3 дня назад

                      8:45 says requirements for flex is a midsize sedan, then shows a honda civic in the flex line

                      • Chance Storey
                        Chance Storey  3 дня назад

                        It went from a good video to an attack against a good company and smart people. If the employees dont like their job then why dont they quit?? "Well because i can't find another job and amazon offers a,b and c". Exactly! These people are just typical self-indulged whiners... They have tried to ruin anything productive that is better than they are since the industrial revolution... Its so annoying.

                        • Sokoya Abdulazeez
                          Sokoya Abdulazeez  3 дня назад

                          Like that guy said Amazon has completely changed the game at the expense of their workers

                          • Misty Gerkin
                            Misty Gerkin  3 дня назад

                            how much cardboard does amazon use a day? 🤔🤔

                            • Jake Rosendahl
                              Jake Rosendahl  3 дня назад

                              Amazon is literally building their own airports and hiring their own ATC and everything to operate one. That is a prime example of vertical integration.

                              • stimpen12
                                stimpen12  4 дня назад

                                Why do they leave the package by the door in the US? Just it seems to be such a problem that people get their packages stolen.

                                • imabee ASMR
                                  imabee ASMR  4 дня назад

                                  5:45 Amazon included its human robots in the count :P

                                  • Francis Villagonzalo
                                    Francis Villagonzalo  4 дня назад

                                    What happens you choose same day delivery on 11:59 pm

                                    • Alexander Craven
                                      Alexander Craven  3 дня назад

                                      Amazon teleports it to your mailbox

                                      • xX_Trell_Xx
                                        xX_Trell_Xx  4 дня назад

                                        I was thinking that lol😂😂😂

                                        • RAYMOND Palmer
                                          RAYMOND Palmer  4 дня назад

                                          Cry babys Amazon is too big and strong

                                          • Jose Torres
                                            Jose Torres  4 дня назад

                                            I bet they won’t use scout in the hood. Lol

                                            • thatsrightjay
                                              thatsrightjay  5 дней назад

                                              I call them Scamazon because I’m always getting scammed by marketplace resellers. Amazon is turning into Ali express and is flooded with cheap Chinese crap. Ever notice when you see the same cheap Chinese electronics with the same stock photos but a different company name on it?

                                              • Tom Nguyen
                                                Tom Nguyen  5 дней назад

                                                thats too long. i want it now. now damn it.

                                                • Dragonbreak
                                                  Dragonbreak  5 дней назад

                                                  The thing that delivered packaes are put next to your door is juz bizzare... I could not imagine anything like this... This is one thing I hate about America...

                                                  • Garrett Merrill
                                                    Garrett Merrill  5 дней назад

                                                    Amazon and them flying cars tho

                                                    • Mit Morj
                                                      Mit Morj  5 дней назад

                                                      Reptilians don’t care about costs cause $ isn’t real

                                                      • Paul Anderson
                                                        Paul Anderson  6 дней назад

                                                        I want to love Amazon, but am deeply disturbed by worker conditions. They must do more to ease the worker conditions.

                                                        • theresa lewis
                                                          theresa lewis  6 дней назад

                                                          I so love how amazon didn’t disclose too much information about how and why they get things done the way they do 👍🏾

                                                          • jcontradiction
                                                            jcontradiction  7 дней назад

                                                            bezos looks more and more like Lex Luther.

                                                            • Josef Holzer
                                                              Josef Holzer  7 дней назад

                                                              Who would want to work for them? Not me!

                                                              • Prissea&Sophisticated
                                                                Prissea&Sophisticated  7 дней назад

                                                                I really don't care how it's done, just give me my order quickly!!!!!

                                                                • doubstercom
                                                                  doubstercom  7 дней назад

                                                                  Wow. I will NEVER buy ANYTHING from Amazon. Even if it is the last retailer/webshop on the planet.

                                                                  • Dedy zee
                                                                    Dedy zee  7 дней назад

                                                                    malls, plazas and shops in the United States are quiet

                                                                    • amare 2308
                                                                      amare 2308  7 дней назад

                                                                      How their executives and then you'll know 🤭

                                                                      • Dave Otuwa
                                                                        Dave Otuwa  7 дней назад

                                                                        An Amazon Air Jet crashed into a bay near my childhood hometown.

                                                                        • Dave Otuwa
                                                                          Dave Otuwa  7 дней назад

                                                                          tryin' 2 land onto Galveston

                                                                          • Dave Otuwa
                                                                            Dave Otuwa  7 дней назад

                                                                            I just had a preview of my Amazon employment today!

                                                                            • Paul Ewing
                                                                              Paul Ewing  8 дней назад

                                                                              Skynet Anyone?!?!?!?!

                                                                              • StellaR
                                                                                StellaR  8 дней назад

                                                                                I appreciate the fast delivery because, like a lot people, I don't like to wait.

                                                                                • YM Pawm
                                                                                  YM Pawm  8 дней назад

                                                                                  USA air line shippment:above 21kg:2.5USD/KG

                                                                                  • Marc Cram
                                                                                    Marc Cram  8 дней назад

                                                                                    My boy repping the soccer peak shirt at 5:38 I was hyped getting mine

                                                                                    • tay qwad
                                                                                      tay qwad  8 дней назад

                                                                                      my moms was a flex driver and she said its was legit one of the easiest jobs she has ever had XD

                                                                                      • Roger McIntyre
                                                                                        Roger McIntyre  9 дней назад

                                                                                        Their process to pack and ship products is absolutely amazing!

                                                                                        • Roger McIntyre
                                                                                          Roger McIntyre  9 дней назад

                                                                                          Amazon is now the big guys on the block. watch out UPS!

                                                                                          • mbocco83
                                                                                            mbocco83  9 дней назад

                                                                                            Just think what would happen if EVERYONE did not order from amazon for 1 week to strike for the workers to demand better conditions for the workers. If that would happen at least they would have a little break. Though as people said, warehouse workers in other jobs work just as hard, because Amazon is HUGE.

                                                                                            • j dunbar
                                                                                              j dunbar  9 дней назад

                                                                                              At the health of the Amazon employees they do this.

                                                                                              • BIshop MemeLand
                                                                                                BIshop MemeLand  9 дней назад

                                                                                                guys amazon sells vape juice

                                                                                                • Emalie Krieger
                                                                                                  Emalie Krieger  9 дней назад

                                                                                                  I never get the package on same day shipping it's always the same as if I got two day shipping. LOL

                                                                                                  • Bryan Flores
                                                                                                    Bryan Flores  9 дней назад

                                                                                                    Them robots going to take her job 😂

                                                                                                    • EQ. Goat
                                                                                                      EQ. Goat  10 дней назад

                                                                                                      Me: Clicks on one day delivery Amazon: *I AM SPEED*

                                                                                                      • Forever Love
                                                                                                        Forever Love  10 дней назад

                                                                                                        I feel that Amazon.com is not being environmentally responsible with the excess of shipment material is being used and the use of Palm oil at Wholefoods supermarkets. When we order something from Amazon.com, we are given only one choice of 2 day shipping. I am appalled in seeing one little item being packaged in big boxes or in double package. The excess of material being wasted and the excess of garbage produced is detrimental to the environment. I would like Amazon to give us the option on shipment of goods we purchase, whether we want the order to be combine in one shipment package or if it is urgent. Whole foods was created in the past with the environment in mind, yet, I don’t think Amazon.com is being pro-environmental since its purchase of Wholefoods. I find chocolate cookies in Wholefoods supermarket made with Palm oil. The rainforest in Asian are being destroyed to produce Palm oil and Orangutans are losing their habitat because of that. Also, see the affect it has on global warming: theicct.org/blog/staff/palm-oil-elephant-greenhouse “The oil palm industry is expanding quickly into tropical rainforest, and increasingly into peat swamp forest. The total land area planted with oil palm in Indonesia and Malaysia, where almost the entire world’s supply of palm oil is grown, has more than doubled since 2000 to nearly 17 million hectares in 2015. This is terrible for orangutans, indigenous peoples, and especially the climate. Besides housing some of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world, Indonesia’s forests hold large carbon stocks - but that’s nothing compared to what’s in the soil. One-third of all new oil palm plantations expand onto waterlogged peat soils packed with preserved organic matter accumulated over millennia. When peat soils are drained for oil palm plantations, the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are several times larger than the carbon loss from the forest biomass when averaged over 30 years.”

                                                                                                        • Spidey Whiplash
                                                                                                          Spidey Whiplash  10 дней назад

                                                                                                          I've never had Prime & I always choose free 7+ day shipping. I get my packages in 2 days do to their logistics, that are set up so no orders get backed up.

                                                                                                          • Crimson Halo
                                                                                                            Crimson Halo  10 дней назад

                                                                                                            This desire for instant gratification means enormous CO2 emissions into the environment. Just because you don't see the dirty diesel fumes or airline exhaust when you click BUY, doesn't mean it's not happening. I'd rather wait for my package, or buy local. My God we've become such spoiled brats as a culture of consumers.

                                                                                                            • Lara O'neal
                                                                                                              Lara O'neal  10 дней назад

                                                                                                              They’re service has steadily gone down hill. I have to to the post office to pick up almost everything. I’m using them less and less.

                                                                                                              • It's Private
                                                                                                                It's Private  10 дней назад

                                                                                                                Companies used to brag about quality now they brag about 1 day shipping.

                                                                                                                • Cher Jay Lee
                                                                                                                  Cher Jay Lee  10 дней назад

                                                                                                                  I love amazon! Lol

                                                                                                                  • Games4Life
                                                                                                                    Games4Life  10 дней назад

                                                                                                                    Amazon in 11 years: instant product to customers

                                                                                                                    • SunnyDaysRComing
                                                                                                                      SunnyDaysRComing  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                      aw omg i wanna give that amazon flex guy a hug

                                                                                                                      • Tropical Orange
                                                                                                                        Tropical Orange  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                        Amazon is going to become the "Google" of the shopping industry. They sell EVERYTHING.

                                                                                                                        • jason
                                                                                                                          jason  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                          I don't get 1 day shipping cuz I'm from Hawaii :((

                                                                                                                          • MAKUK64
                                                                                                                            MAKUK64  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                            A man who has built his wealth off the backs of low paid poorly treated workers, check out the news regarding the amazon Echo company making them has been using 16 to 18 year old Chinese students forcing them to work up to 60hrs think about when you click and buy on Amazon this company has destroyed local high streets around the world and put many small owners out of business and all whilst using the most aggressive tax avoidance possible.

                                                                                                                            • Pam Janlekha
                                                                                                                              Pam Janlekha  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                              The least human touch point.... That phrase scares me. Robots are more efficient than human and they will eventually replace us.

                                                                                                                              • Casey Skates
                                                                                                                                Casey Skates  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                                Amazon 50 years from now: Now introducing .00001 second shipping. No more being impatient and waiting for a whole second

                                                                                                                                • Margaret Banda
                                                                                                                                  Margaret Banda  10 дней назад

                                                                                                                                  Casey Skates 🤣🤣🤣🤣

                                                                                                                                  • Isaac Aguillon
                                                                                                                                    Isaac Aguillon  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                                    Amazon in a couple years will teleport your package 😂

                                                                                                                                    • Abhishek Ray
                                                                                                                                      Abhishek Ray  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                                      Problem is that our greed is increasing. We are buying way too many things to impress people we don't like. It's not Amazon, we have to take a hard look at ourselves.

                                                                                                                                      • James Merryman
                                                                                                                                        James Merryman  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                                        Employees held responsible for being inefficient, I’m shocked

                                                                                                                                        • Cheryl Smith
                                                                                                                                          Cheryl Smith  11 дней назад

                                                                                                                                          Keep buying fools so Bezos can wear $500 sandals.

                                                                                                                                          • Encryptedte
                                                                                                                                            Encryptedte  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                            I had Ice tea today and Im fired. If I’d be at Amazon.

                                                                                                                                            • Chellene Francisco
                                                                                                                                              Chellene Francisco  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                              Amazon is setting new standards for men now. Smh 😂

                                                                                                                                              • S Row
                                                                                                                                                S Row  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                GPS tracking, productivity tracking? Tracked bathroom breaks? Sounds like my job! I only take it becasue they pay me decent. Thats too stressing to work for amazon.

                                                                                                                                                • Maddie G
                                                                                                                                                  Maddie G  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                  My mom works every single day as a mail carrier because of Amazon. She doesn't get Sundays off anymore

                                                                                                                                                  • Alex Knight
                                                                                                                                                    Alex Knight  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                    This sounds more like an advertising piece on amazon rather than a walkthrough of the process

                                                                                                                                                    • Tracy Walker
                                                                                                                                                      Tracy Walker  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                      My wife gets free stuff all the time. Its random stuff. She doesn't order and the item is in her name. It's totally random stuff that we cant use. She checks her account to see if someone hacked her account and ordered stuff. But no. I get worried Amazon is losing money if they ship free stuff to other people as well. I want Amazon to succeed.

                                                                                                                                                      • MarineHadCake
                                                                                                                                                        MarineHadCake  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                        All the dislikes are from Walmart Stores

                                                                                                                                                        • Mouse
                                                                                                                                                          Mouse  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                          So as usual Amazon is shutting down main street causing "flex" drivers to PAY for all the wear & tear on your car All the while driving for THEM so if you cut that cost out of what they are paying in SOME places you might actually make more flipping burgers at the popular burger joint without the stress. This video looks more like an automated sweat shop. & the only reason they have not automated out the last of the human interaction is because it hasn't been developed yet the one guy actually said something along the lines of the least number of human interactions is possible so are they helping or hurting? as soon as they can I'm sure they will automate out any remaining employees and hey you YEA you PAYING that prime membership you are HELPING to put people out of work Amazon is litterally a LAST resort for me I hate them and everything they stand for & I mean REALLY stand for. I appreciate getting customer service and having that personal interaction I would rather see our workforce EMPLOYED! in something more than an automated sweatshop.

                                                                                                                                                          • Ness OKEY
                                                                                                                                                            Ness OKEY  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                            Sometimes in one day shipping even though you check your package tracker and the truck is nearby they can just say they missed you

                                                                                                                                                            • Spencer Bane
                                                                                                                                                              Spencer Bane  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                              BOYCOTT AMAZON.

                                                                                                                                                              • Brokersong
                                                                                                                                                                Brokersong  12 дней назад

                                                                                                                                                                Amazon Prime does not ship as advertised. It is a bait and switch scheme. They simply change the shipping selection (which you undoubtedly chose NEXT DAY DELIVERY) to show that you chose 2 day or regular shipping method. This is what you call, a FRAUD.