Netflix quietly switches to five day delivery

Engadget and several other media outlets report that Netflix has quietly stopped processing DVD shipments on Saturdays- going to a five day a week schedule for mailing the discs to customers.

netflixThe USPS may not have gone forward with its plans to kill Saturday mail delivery, but Netflix isn’t waiting. A few customers have noticed it’s no longer processing shipments on Saturdays, opting for a five day schedule instead. Company spokesman Joris Evers tells Engadget that it’s been transitioning in that direction over the past year and ended Saturday processing (usually a low volume day) entirely in early June.

Read more: Netflix already stopped mailing DVDs on Saturdays, but you probably didn’t notice.