Video: Why companies are racing for almost-instantaneous delivery

From the Pony Express to Federal Express, the delivery business keeps getting faster and faster. Now there’s an explosion of same-day or sooner services, including the promise of home delivery by drone. But there’s debate about how many customers are really interested in ultra-speedy delivery. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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  • Retired Mail Handler

    Very interesting video. Personally, I have no need for same day delivery. On the other hand, some do and are willing to pay for that service. That’s good as needed revenue will come in to the deliverer, including the USPS.