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How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping

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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. » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: https://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: https://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: https://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: https://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC #CNBC How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping
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Fast Pet Food LLC. (6 hours ago)
what the heck.. if you don't like working for amazon.. work somewhere else.. they offer 15$ an hour which is cool
Narcis Balog (19 hours ago)
we have one-day shipping in Romania since 2015. The best part of it is that we also have services that get our package delivered ( if it’s available) in maximum 2 hours
watherby29 (22 hours ago)
Once I ordered a fridge and whoops I turn around and it's standing right there in my kitchen. The drone that delivered it was just closing the door while I was thinking about reaching my shotgun.
Deus Ex (1 day ago)
Millenials ! Listen up. Packing vibrators into boxes for for one day shipping is not a good career choice !
I love Amazon : help my business to grow
Miso Mama (1 day ago)
ask about overworked, underpaid, and undermined warehouse workers. and ask about the last mile delivery person. ask why they no longer use Fed Ex. Ask what their relationship with UPS is now. you know ..ask real questions. you people need to do a better job vetting information before you keep spreading misinformation. most of the warehouses are staffed by staffing agencies so when illegal treatment of employees is called into question Amazon sloughs off responsibility by pointing fingers at the staffing agencies despite amazon telling those staffing agencies how to manage worker issues while posted to amazon warehouse positions. Amazon isnt about safety its about that bottom line where employees are 3-5 x likely to suffer work related injuries. this must be posted by someone paid to push positive PR for amazon despite the fact Amazon is now involved in an investigation by local politicians and employment law legal representatives.
Novachrono (1 day ago)
I payed extra for them to deliver a package I order the next day and now its saying that my package will come in 4-5 days
jduds100 (2 days ago)
Amazon, please use better packing tape. Your sh weak
skulleater26 (2 days ago)
Man i dodged a bullet i was going to apply here
HowToDanceGT (2 days ago)
Ust global ad wont get off my screen everytime i repeat the video
wall4xxx (2 days ago)
we amazon know all we algorithm took liberty sending you this product ahead of time an charge your account because we want you to have it.LOL
Biggles Pancyclosis (2 days ago)
Saskia Black (3 days ago)
This makes me glad I haven't purchased from Amazon in over five years.
BJ700 (4 days ago)
Does that mean Corona-virus gets delivered faster ?
Jameson Beck (4 days ago)
2k employees & 100k robots. . .maybe someday Amazon will be fully automated
az man (4 days ago)
Ebay alltheway
Sarah (4 days ago)
We know all about you !!!!
Unstoppable Viral (5 days ago)
Title : One day delivery of Amazon Content : History of Amazon
3sierra15 (5 days ago)
2-day shipping, then 1-day shipping, then you learn you're pregnant when Amazon sends you diapers.
beto villa (5 days ago)
Alexa tells them
Eli McRibs (5 days ago)
It ain't consistent at all! One day delivery my ass. 3 times now I order something to arrive the next day and I end up getting it 3 days later. Delay delay delay. Dumbasses.
orlando davidson (5 days ago)
13:58 dumbasses about to get replaced by robots
lotus background (5 days ago)
Amazon is so unsustainable to environment. please try not to buy online. It is is these little things that change the world
daniel zamir (5 days ago)
0:28 Sorry, but I can't trust anyone with that hairstyle.
Strpoons (5 days ago)
1 million hours of safety training only equates to ~1.5 hours for all of the employees back in 2018..
Luke (6 days ago)
They pay good hourly rates but don't tell you the lack of hours you can work in a week.
A.J. Gallegos (6 days ago)
Shipping expectations for workers are dangerous. Iv worked for shipping companies and they push to much...
Randy Jackson (6 days ago)
Democrats have a habit of doing that all the time..
Juan Sol4r (6 days ago)
"And there are cameras here that take picture of where our hands go"
Daniel Liang (6 days ago)
Now catch up with apple’s two hour shipping
elena mitchell (6 days ago)
hi is anyone else worried about this?
Joey Baltz (6 days ago)
I ordered a product and didnt receive it within 5 business days.... went to check my order and it was labeled "it looks like your order was lost in shipping. we have issued you a refund." Checked my banking app and it was already there
George Taylor (6 days ago)
I had to laugh at the Baltimore segment. What do you expect, its Baltimore!
DianeInTucson (6 days ago)
I did data entry at Old Pueblo Trader catalog house here in Tucson, Arizona and we got so many returns because they stressed quantity over quality on us. I had a low error rate so was top of lay-off list while others put through fast errors but that was what the company wanted. America is putting themselves out of work because while Americans are demanding more pay causing all product costs to increase to GIVE them that increase the company then has to compete with overseas companies who can charge less for their goods which people like me on fixed income who now can no longer afford to PAY for these higher priced products is forced to buy or go without. We have become a country where it is everyone for himself/herself and damn the rest but they don't realize they are damning themselves in the whole along with it. :(
BlueSea (6 days ago)
Amazon takes out all the juice before the employee exhausts.
Spartaeus (7 days ago)
I would be very happy with 2 day delivery!
Mike Hunt (8 days ago)
It’s the same with all big companies. There is a massive difference between what the spokespeople say and what happens in the factories
BryanGotSkills (8 days ago)
i saw 9 thousand she say 9 billion.
streetghost (8 days ago)
That ringing in the music for the first 55 seconds was unbearable.
Sonic Seven (8 days ago)
I remember when they only sold books
Yeah it's me. (8 days ago)
I have one complaint really. Do any of them know how to ring a damn doorbell? It's not just amazon it's all of them. With the tremendous increase in porch piracy you need to get that delivery in the house as soon as possible.
שלו כהן (8 days ago)
Tris542 (8 days ago)
Q. How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping? A. it takes one day. lol
str8cndian (9 days ago)
i go to bathroom in my bosses coffee! and then i tell him fukoff
CockpumpVideo (9 days ago)
these places look like modern day workhouses...sweatshops..also who gives a crap about 1 day delivery. if I buy online I just want it cheaper, I am prepared to sacrifice having the item in my hand immediately for a cheaper product in a few days or even longer...
Fat Albert (9 days ago)
I entered a Bezos unfriendly password and this Hollywood a**hole banned my account. Why would I do business from a firm that snoops out my password?
Lala (9 days ago)
I would happily go back to 3-5 day shipping if it means that they wouldn't work their employees to death or replace them with robots. Shipping speed is not the reason why I buy from Amazon. I feel like they're killing their workers over something that many customers never asked for.
Lala (9 days ago)
It's kinda hilarious that an Amazon fulfillment center looks exactly like a factory in a Disney cartoon.
John Doe (9 days ago)
I think I have been to a mall once in the last ten years?
Cameron McLain (10 days ago)
Who else got a notification for a package out for delivery while watching this video
sonal patel (10 days ago)
sonal patel (10 days ago)
lalala land (10 days ago)
What an appropriate time to start bartering/barter like in the old times 😃 let’s make it more about the needs not the wants 🤔 😉
Sweetness 5150 (10 days ago)
I was fired for not making rate or moving fast enough! Worked almost a year in Tracy CA. That job almost Killed me!!! Smh😥
zhrO zh (10 days ago)
Amazon has no chance but to use robots and automation, but our world is to consume, consume, consume, on capitalism and goods till we have no more Planet! workers are getting nuts...
Victoria M (10 days ago)
Pff, "standard." I'm lucky if the two-day is actually two days, and one-day isn't even an option on anything. Still an unattainable luxury.
JESSICA SCHWARZ (10 days ago)
Having random people delivering things to your doorstep is just plain creepy.
ralph r (10 days ago)
I'd rather starve than work for amazon
kreol oskar (10 days ago)
i just look at the amazon item and the delierv guy ring a bell at my house
Jace Ski (11 days ago)
You can only push people so hard. You don’t see construction workers breaking rocks at 100% all the time. There will be slower times depending on how the employee feels that day. They just trying to maximize their profit off of these people.
Jace Ski (11 days ago)
They are the new Walmart. People will be complaining about them in 10 yrs.
Andres Ulloa (11 days ago)
Well, 100% of the issues they have is when there is people involved.
K P (11 days ago)
Bet all the VP's & management people never worked a labor intense job in there life !
Bob Jones (11 days ago)
That is only reason why i keep renewing my membership cause 1 to 2 day shipping have seen anything beat that yet
Michael Jordan (12 days ago)
Get it to me in a week for the best price. I don’t need anything next day or 2 day.
Daniel Thomas (12 days ago)
There must be a huge demand for cardboard boxes
Arn Watters (12 days ago)
People beg for a job and then expect to change the company for their own personal benifit. You agreed to do a job, if you dont like it move!
pleiades (12 days ago)
Never buy from them. Boycott them.
BMW Fan (12 days ago)
If you are paid 15 dollars an hour you cannot expect an easy job. If you want an easy and safe job do not work in a warehouse.
Crystal Lee (12 days ago)
Amazon's safety training is a 4 minute video at stand up!!
Cristina Lexy Reef Tank (12 days ago)
Does Amazon owner keep workers like slaves,not even break to go comfortable to the 🚾toilet?
Stephanie DeGange (12 days ago)
I am sorry Amazon employees for the burdens placed on you...you deserve better!
Brett King (12 days ago)
The facilities are nice. But it takes 11 minutes to walk to the break room. 11 minutes to walk back. So you have 8 minutes to try to fight 200+ people to get your food, eat, smoke, bathroom break, etc. Each section has leaders with clip boards and watches to time each employee. 30 seconds over your break you get half point. 3 points and you're fired
Yavuz Adam (12 days ago)
It's ridiculous I was a delivery person for Amazon almost 5 out of 10 times possiblity of getting shot from customers or vicious dog attacks on the garden front yards . Why do I have to do this for what. I stopped and saved my life.
StormTrooper Studios (12 days ago)
Bozo amazon owner go to longisland New York Smithhaven and on your way their go take a look at toysRus and if you don’t find it it’s because it’s closed down 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
StormTrooper Studios (12 days ago)
I don’t want to grow up or wouldn’t be a — toysRus ———— kid 😢 👇😢😭😭😭
win buy (12 days ago)
They hire strange people to drop stuff outside the building. It gets stolen. Please, please just make up with the post office and let them do it. Thanks. Robots will just drop stuff outside too. Thanks, no thanks.
Charles Harpole (13 days ago)
Yea, but get to me in Bangkok..... cant do it.......
Adrian Koehl (13 days ago)
Productivity Rates are VERY EASY to hit at Amazon, and it's not possible to hit rates during the November-December season because of the high demand of product, and the amount of employees in the aisles picking product, THEREFORE Amazon changes the policy in "peak season" to be forgiving on lower rates. Amazon is a great company to work for, and continues improving their model to better serve the customer and employees. I work at Amazon as a product picker.
Sara B. (13 days ago)
All over the world there is a talk about cutting down the pollution, and here some of us being lazy to go to the store encouraging to destroy the environment. All these plane or the air, cars on streets...How hypocrite are we ? millions of people around the world demonstrated for better environment while they are holding their cell phone, driving their car, or flying by plane....When are we going to learn.?
PSYCHO (13 days ago)
I wonder how many people continue to believe that Amazon makes the bulk of its money from Amazon.com when in fact Amazon makes the bulk of its money from logistics and web hosting.
KP (13 days ago)
amazon cant afford to supply their employees with amazon brand merch because the turnover rate for drivers is so high lol
Its Me Dawg (13 days ago)
i'm sorry but Jeff Bezos kinda looks like lex luthor
Jen Soon Ng (9 days ago)
He can look like Skeletor as long as the our orders gets delivered in a day.
James A (13 days ago)
Oh, no! People are being fired for being poor / unproductive employees. Better get the unions in!!
Project Outside World (13 days ago)
Amazon Shame on you
The Angry General (13 days ago)
5:57 It's like Skynet has taken over Amazon warehouse with their robots!
Joel Paniagua Soto (13 days ago)
Yang gang
Joel Paniagua Soto (11 days ago)
Wolfe 115 yup
Wolfe 115 (11 days ago)
Didnt he dropped out of the us election campaign already?
Joel Paniagua Soto (13 days ago)
abhishek kharga oh I believe you, been there done that already. UBI is not supposed to be a replacement for work though, Yang has made that pretty clear.
abhishek kharga (13 days ago)
Or how about go to college or trade school , get a job and you won't have to rely on other people to give you money. Believe me it's not that hard.
folumb (13 days ago)
there are straight up nightmare stories about warehouse workers. Bezos brought sweat shops back to the US
Led Zeppelin (14 days ago)
But Amazon is utterly crap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Youri Stevens (14 days ago)
I really found this quite interesting and informative...However, whats wrong with Americans putting packages on the doorstep where it can be stolen easily?? Don't you like...ring the door? Or have "pickup points" Does this not exist in America? i'm so confused? If i get a package, they ring the door, if nobody's home, it goes to one of dozens of nearby "pickup points" where you can then go fetch it, so that your stuff doesn't get stolen
Rick (14 days ago)
Amazon is now working on ESP Shopping.. -1 hour shipping; it ships to you BEFORE you buy it. 🤣
A V (14 days ago)
After Amazon takes over the world nobody will have money to buy the Amazon products. Because every body will be out of job.....
Batam Tour (15 days ago)
Great, you pick Trump and this is what you get... what else do you need?
Geo M (15 days ago)
@5:31 he just explained my job in 15 seconds haha.
MindSET (15 days ago)
Amazon Flex. Smh. Of course they don't want to disclose those numbers. Trying to win the race before the rules have even been determined. China has this game in the bag if they play it safe. Africans have it the toughest because they are on the chopping block.
TWO Otaku A (15 days ago)
The guy with glasses got a punchable face
The Equaliser (15 days ago)
When is the UK government going to stop this company from monopoliseing its destroying jobs and business remember if people don't have good paying jobs eventually they don't have a market place or do we just have a few super rich and lots of working class slaves amazon may give you next day delivery but there not cheap save your jobs and wait a few days
Leggie Meggie (15 days ago)
I remember when the flex drivers started..I legit thought someone stole a package off my porch..until I saw the guy drop one off down the street 😑 a company shirt would have helped.
Corinne Bauder (13 days ago)
Amazon flex drivers are not employees of Amazon. They are subcontractors which are paid 1099.
franklin ordonez (15 days ago)
the real heroes behind this is not amazon but its workers and independant contractors who get ripped off
Red IsCrazy (16 days ago)
Anyone else watching this in 2020 laughing about how prime takes longer now?
lizzy r (14 days ago)