Amazon has officially become the biggest delivery business in the U.S.
The Seattle e-commerce giant delivered more packages to U.S. homes in 2022 than UPS, after eclipsing FedEx in 2020, and it is on track to widen the gap this year, according to internal Amazon data.
A decade ago, Amazon was a major customer for UPS and FedEx, and some executives from the latter two mocked the notion that Amazon could someday supplant them. Amazon’s outsize growth combined with strategy shifts at FedEx and UPS have changed the balance.
Prior to Thanksgiving this year, Amazon had already delivered more than 4.8 billion packages in the U.S., and its internal projections predict that it will deliver around 5.9 billion by the end of the year. Last year, the company shipped 5.2 billion packages.
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