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How Overnight Shipping Works

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Wendover Productions (7 months ago)
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Zach Michaelis (4 days ago)
650,000 Thats a fucking shit load of people in one damn location. i prefer my small town of 2500
liltons 1731 (10 days ago)
Wendover Productions this is a good vid
Michael Yun (23 days ago)
Try online shopping in China you could order in the morning and get your package by that evening. Now that's fast. N.America, Europe have a lot to learn from China about shipping.
Isaac Lao (2 months ago)
Banked hub
RiverVisDCA (2 months ago)
TIP: Use USPS for cheaper overnight shipping. USPS outsources their flying to FedEx for Overnight packages.
Raymond Leggs (6 hours ago)
Lol a the tail wobble on that Allegiant air jet!
Patrick94GSR (7 hours ago)
Memphis native checking in, still live near there, basically right underneath the airport's main landing and takeoff route. And I can confirm that it gets SUPER busy around 4 AM, every single morning, a plane takes off about every 60-90 seconds. At during the 10pm-midnight hours I can stand outside in my backyard and sometimes see as many as 5 planes in the air, all lined up for final approach.
Cat Knight (8 hours ago)
Great education, thanks!
AuthenTech - Ben Schmanke (11 hours ago)
I might have to grumble and complain just a LITTLE less next time my package doesn't arrive on time ;)
Ben Hudson (15 hours ago)
First comment in 5 hours AYE!
Liam Phillips (21 hours ago)
shout out from memphis <3
Joshua Jung (1 day ago)
Adam Chase (1 day ago)
FedEx is at Memphis UPS at Louisville and Amazon in Cincinnati
Marks Tech (1 day ago)
insane.. fedex, ups, DHL, you have my respects. Think overnight shipping is crazy? im in florida and most of what i buy has SAME DAY shipping.
Aisha (1 day ago)
Please do a video explaining Amazon's shipping process!
Delicate (1 day ago)
Fun fact if you live in New York and you order something from Amazon and it shipped through UPS more than likely it will leave from the New Jersey facility and get to you the next day no need to pay for 2ds or nda
Dylan (1 day ago)
The thing I hate is that we dont have overnight shipping here in Anchorage or all of Alaska
Mystikal 36 (1 day ago)
Bendover Productions
ramil griggs (1 day ago)
Bruh... why the fuck am i watching this at 2AM
I love BANANAS (1 day ago)
This is a lot more complex then I thought
joblagz (1 day ago)
are there any recorded plane accidents for cargo planes? is it more safe to ride on one of those than passenger planes?
VanCamelCat (1 day ago)
Great video. Also, as a graphic designer, I think your new logo is great. The use of negative space is wonderfully done.
grumpy old fart (2 days ago)
DHL SUCKS.....They've damaged nearly every package they've ever delivered to me. I won't order from anyone who uses them. They held my life savings (401-K) for 2 weeks claiming they couldn't find my town,(the county seat). I arranged to meet them "ANYWHERE" and they arranged a meeting 30 miles away, then didn't show. after 2 hours on the phone they finally showed. It cost me hundreds perhaps a couple of thousand dollars in interest. I don't see how they stay in business, as good as Fed EX, UPS, and the postal service are.
Off Road Domination (2 days ago)
If all this can be done in one night then why does it take like weeks when I order something on ebay 😂
Lu Cer (2 days ago)
My ass my package is taking 2 weeks through fedex
Spasoje Kulasevic (2 days ago)
I have no damn clue why this was on my recommended videos. Screw you damn YouTube recommendation thing! I was not born yesterday!
Stefan Reich (2 days ago)
I used to ship designer drugs to the US using UPS
Duncan Smith (2 days ago)
pfft..... "curvature" 6:05
Erik Giesen Loo (2 days ago)
This video just reminds me of the terrible customer experience offered by these companies, especially DHL...
Eyaura Eya (2 days ago)
They use teleportation technology which the Illuminati are keeping secret. Doh. -_-
Don Mackay (2 days ago)
Imagine being a FedEx pilot on Christmas, taking everyone else's presents
Tommy Kebschull (1 day ago)
real life santa clause
Anthony Fantozzi (2 days ago)
This is fantastic. You are fantastic.
Mr Spock (2 days ago)
Jackson Cook (2 days ago)
Fuck, I was trying to learn how to cook healthy ramen and I got tricked into watching half of this video because of how good it is. Now i'm a little bit hungrier. Thanks a lot Wendover
James Russo (3 days ago)
Is this also kind of how 2-day shipping works?
Tumbleweed (3 days ago)
Anyone watching this while waiting for a package to arrive?
Chris Hatch (3 days ago)
Louie ville?
Nigel lol (3 days ago)
same day shipping; and one hour shopping tho
Nacho Cheese (3 days ago)
My friend was high and sent me a screenshot of this videos thumbnail and wrote “look at these fools teaching us how overnight sleeping works” I am speechless
Nigel lol (3 days ago)
oldcracker (3 days ago)
some men take 4 days to drive or fly my 10 dildos from across the country and then a ups dude comes to my front door
Dan Vaught (3 days ago)
fucking genius
turtleh (3 days ago)
Amazon is a juggernaut.
Zach Michaelis (4 days ago)
SO DHL is responsible for the smuggling of shit into North Korea
Isaac Johnson (4 days ago)
Anybody else find it scary how Amazon are entering every market possible?
Naomi Curtis (4 days ago)
I am an information junkie. I just took chance on a video and love these. If I was a business student these would be better than classroom. Great job!
911gp (4 days ago)
The Memphis hub was made possible by SquareSpace
Noukz37 (4 days ago)
Is anyone here smart enough to calculate a carbon footprint of a 1kg package being delivered from Memphis to Hong Kong? My math sucks big time
Robin (4 days ago)
Overnight shipping DOES NOT WORK. At least here in Canada as customs holds everything up for an unreasonably long and nosey length of time. It purposely makes small business ordering from foreign suppliers very difficult, which acts as a great edge to big business. This has only become the case, through subtle procedural and policy changes within the last few years.
Orwa D (4 days ago)
An amazing video with a lot of insider information. How long did it take you to produce it and where did all this information come from, I doubt someone can obtain all this information about FedEx online
Nelson Swanberg (4 days ago)
Chicago did this first with trains.
LR TRUCK WORLD (4 days ago)
Nice 👍🏻 video ! Appreciate the info 👌🏻
Master IsGaming (5 days ago)
A UPS ad just showed LOL
JustAMessenger (5 days ago)
False, the airplanes are not assets, they are liabilities.
CypressGamerJ0Y (5 days ago)
I got a UPS ad during the video
steve b (5 days ago)
Memphis the LEAST fogged-out airport in the central U.S. THAT's why it's their Hub.
Abbas Alatshah (5 days ago)
i like and i like us like i want to ask you some of questions pls sir and thanksful and very respct as w..so hope you have little time to answr me thnx very mush intrst time luv the vid
Gerald O'Hare (5 days ago)
I'm impressed with the pure logic behind the methods used. Old planes are much cheaper and can do the shorter flights easily. The Alaska terminal is a gas station and sorting station for the world, because of its global location. Other centers are located as per human population. Damn we Americans have become Borge. Resistance is futile.
Clarence Eckert (5 days ago)
I didn't know they had 1 in greensboro i live close to greensboro
Lisa Adler (5 days ago)
Um, like normal shipping but faster
Hope Davis (5 days ago)
I come to the comments looking for the Flat Earthers comment
KluelessTV (6 days ago)
and im over here living in a 6k pop town
KickDownDoors (6 days ago)
Shipping to Russia and eastern Europe costs $3,834 per ounce. No one ships to Africa.
Model RC (6 days ago)
What about usps?
Ana (6 days ago)
I just thought truck drivers were hauling ass all night, grand theft auto style lmaooo
C2Lception (6 days ago)
You pronunciation of "Guangzhou" is very cute. It is sadly very inaccurate.
Fuck u Fuck (6 days ago)
1:44 me me big boi
Brent Holt (7 days ago)
There are non-stop flights from Louisville to the west coast. I have been on them.
The Great Fat Buddha (7 days ago)
Fun fact: Applications for FedEx rose a staggering 30% after the release of the film Castaway. Kinda weird if you think about it though, I mean Tom Hanks’ character was almost killed and had to endure years of being stranded on a deserted island all *because* he worked at FedEx, so you’d think the plot would’ve scared people into not applying for the job instead lol
RichManSCTV0 (7 days ago)
I do security at a UPS Air center, its so crazy how fast everything works
Damian Simmonds (7 days ago)
*I got a UPS add on this video*
NWAWskeptic (7 days ago)
Hmm, I don't know. FedEX was supposed to ship me a Wilson volleyball and ice skates almost twenty years ago and I still haven't received them.
Blue Fire (7 days ago)
i luv the Douglas DC-10
charlie warhurst (8 days ago)
lol i ordered something from shanghai, china. UPS is shipping it too me in the uk via there world port... efficiency?
Woody Martin (8 days ago)
It's not pronounced "Louie" vill it's lovul thats how u pronounce it bruh y'all better get it right
Cadenthor (8 days ago)
I'm not impressed, Planet Express can deliver to the moon in just a second.
FFcossag (8 days ago)
The background music of this video is also used in advertising by an obscure Finnish pizza restaurant, and it's making me long for globally shipped pepperoni.
afootineachworld (8 days ago)
What if I order soemthing overnight at 11:59 pm
G-Mack, 58. (8 days ago)
I can testify that is a modern day miracle, as I went on vacation from Colorado to Arizona and layover in Albuquerque NM where I was in desperation mode for my meds. I’m elderly and got to have those meds, needless to say I set out on my trip and got to far to turn back before noticing that I didn’t have my meds. Well that’s where FedEx came into play, got my meds shipped to Albuquerque overnight and all was well.
Zeridi (8 days ago)
Idc about how it works I just want my package
enricho zucharoff (8 days ago)
i DONT understand the customs part of it ,who checks the packages.
enricho zucharoff (7 days ago)
Yah I suppose but you would thinkthere would be customs people at the Depots
afootineachworld (8 days ago)
enricho zucharoff they get scanned probs
woodman_victory (9 days ago)
I dislike amazon more and more. In other thoughts, I wonder why UPS FedEx and DHL dont buy those older planes then throw on new engines that are more efficient. Probably one of the reasons the USAF hasnt thwon on new engines onto thier B-52's though.
Anonymous User (9 days ago)
Drinking game: Take a shot every time he says "Anchorage". You'll die.
Megadriver (8 hours ago)
I'm Bulgarian... I lived...We are taught from birth to be alcohol resistant XD
Deantoio Austin (9 days ago)
Word play
Slayanta (10 days ago)
Omg i live in presque isle!
sportster1988 (10 days ago)
Tell me something I don't know, will ya?
Beams (10 days ago)
Don't forget us semi drivers for FedEx
habyss (11 days ago)
This is urban legend. Some fat guy with a sleigh and reindeer delivers throughout the night.
airyballoon (11 days ago)
This was really insightful! I just love videos like this
19,897,597 views (11 days ago)
I ordered an exhaust pipe from england and its taken 2 weeks to get it to sweden, and it hasnt even arrived at my house yet xD
MrCorvusC (11 days ago)
People who are in charge of logistics in these companies must be paid an absolute fuckton of money. Obviously they make a mostly stellar job though. Just to think about organizational complexity of these companies. Mindblowing.
Auri Media (11 days ago)
It would probably be more fun flying with packages rather than people... Packages don't cry
Dyllan Torrey (11 days ago)
Teleportation magic clearly.
Hunt Genius (12 days ago)
Shoutout to all the people that got their packages featured in the video 😂
Mitchell Bruce (12 days ago)
Only 650,000 live there
BigSpider379 Comic (12 days ago)
Greensboro? I jumped a mile.
Andrew Moran (12 days ago)
FedEx > US Postal Service > UPS
Silkaz7 (12 days ago)
Jeff Morris (12 days ago)
No mention of FedEx 2nd largest hub at IND. They're investing 1 billion dollars there.
Titanic Truths (13 days ago)
Im guessing youre in anchorage lol.
DarkStar (13 days ago)
Definitely one of the best videos I watched recently!
Jacob Hanna (13 days ago)
I once paid DHL $15 CAD to ship an item weighing less than a lb from tampa to mississauga and it took a month, with tracking updating on average once a week. in fact from pickup location to the first processing centre took 6 days. Never again if i can avoid them
Fist of Rage (13 days ago)
The only hub that matters is pornhub
Mó Lopes (13 days ago)
Nice video.
Kaspars Rozītis (14 days ago)
And the impact to nature because of this... Oh my... And it's all because of some people who want to see their new dildo next day. Pathetic. Disgusting. That's why this planet is gonna die. That's why in Europe, some countries this summer almost didn't see rain at all. Climate change. Why? Because of this bullshit.