How Overnight Shipping Works

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    FedEx 767, Fedex a300, Allegiant Airlines Md-83, Prime Air video courtesy PDX aviation
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  • Wendover Productions
    Wendover Productions  8 months ago +2249

    Hey I hope you enjoy this new video (and the new logo!) As always, this video wouldn't exist without Squarespace's support so make sure to check them out!

    • Zach Michaelis
      Zach Michaelis Month ago

      650,000 Thats a fucking shit load of people in one damn location. i prefer my small town of 2500

    • liltons 1731
      liltons 1731 Month ago

      Wendover Productions this is a good vid

    • Michael Yun
      Michael Yun Month 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
      Isaac Lao 3 months ago

      Banked hub

    • RiverVisDCA
      RiverVisDCA 3 months ago

      TIP: Use USPS for cheaper overnight shipping. USPS outsources their flying to FedEx for Overnight packages.

  • Mystery
    Mystery Hour ago

    1:57 ..... YOUR JOKING RIGHT ....

  • Brandon C.
    Brandon C. 9 hours ago

    Nah its in Memphis cause of Elvis fam

  • Kyudo Kun
    Kyudo Kun Day ago

    FEDex, UPS should be the wealthiest corpations in the world, not Microsoft or Apple.

  • John Petrov
    John Petrov Day ago

    It's crazy to leave the planes sitting for hours doing nothing! Why don't they route the first available plane to the next demanded destination? If the pilot flies a 747 from Anchorage to Memphis, when he arrives there should be a 747 already loaded and waiting to depart back to Anchorage. The pilot gets off the 747 he flew in on and flies the other 747 back to Anchorage immediately. He's back home by lunch. The 747 he flew in on is immediately loaded with cargo to depart for the next required destination that needs a 747. Why would you have these pilots sitting for 17 hours doing nothing when you can keep them working? Crazy! Look, you can even use computers to work out more complicated schedules that save even more money: The pilot might fly a 747 from Anchorage to Memphis, then immediately fly a 757 from Memphis to Dallas, then fly a Bombardier to Las Vegas, then fly a 747 from Las Vegas back to Anchorage. He would still be working 22 hours, but he would be flying a lot more of those hours.

  • Quick History
    Quick History Day ago

    Ayy my dad is an important dude at Fedex

  • Errorfixxer91 ROBLOX & More

    when you hear the tone of his voice change at the near end of the video thats when you know

    this video was sponsored by squarespace

  • Anisa adilsultan shibubyya anj Anjum

    I hear what you're saying, but when is mh shit coming

  • Brittany Golden
    Brittany Golden 2 days ago

    Me and my mom love watching the big fed ex plane land in the morning in Portland, Maine. It’s the biggest plane ✈️ we get here! We live less than 5 minutes from the Portland Jetport which is so cool, we can see planes land and take off from our porch!

  • Anønymøus Víds
    Anønymøus Víds 2 days ago

    Im just thinking about the complexity of the whooe system and how it was possible to create something like this. What is the owner thinking now. I am utterly impressed wow

  • Erik Jakobsson
    Erik Jakobsson 3 days ago

    8:55 747-8F not 747-800

  • Giacomo Carnevale
    Giacomo Carnevale 3 days ago

    This was amazing, I'm really in awe about channels like yours

  • Prop Ability FPV
    Prop Ability FPV 4 days ago

    I live on the other side of the gate at fedex world hq in memphis, not the superhub thats at our airport but the hq that is down the street

  • MinccinoLuna Playz
    MinccinoLuna Playz 4 days ago

    Got a ups ad before this lol

  • Vincent Jackson
    Vincent Jackson 4 days ago

    That's nice and all but when will my package get here fed ex..

  • firey_
    firey_ 5 days ago

    I live near the Miami hub haha and they have a lot of planes

  • Tamu Audwodia
    Tamu Audwodia 5 days ago

    First time I ordered something from the Internett, I noticed that the package were sent from Nashville, Tennesee. It arrived in Oslo 3 days after the order, and at my door on the 5th day. So from a distance perspective, it took more time delivering it within Norway that getting it to Norway.

  • Brofis Brown
    Brofis Brown 5 days ago

    I live in KY and it's Lo-i-ville not LouISville

  • MidnightPikachu
    MidnightPikachu 5 days ago

    Eh its normal shipping but they just do it quickly

  • Anneliese Li
    Anneliese Li 6 days ago +1

    if you're watching this, then you're probably waiting for a package

    PERIKAZO_RUIZ Ruiz 6 days ago

    Great video! But I always get my stuff late even if it's first class SO I'M NOT GOING TO AGREE WITH THIS VIDEO

  • B Haddock
    B Haddock 6 days ago

    Impressive. Great to see private enterprise working so efficiently. Sad so many young Americans long for communism while benefiting from the free market.

  • TJ Bowman
    TJ Bowman 6 days ago

    What will happen to all of this when oil runs out?

  • Natalie Rivera
    Natalie Rivera 7 days ago

    Cool but earth has no curvature because it isn't a damn Globe

  • Mango The Cuddle Conure

    I used to live about 5 minutes away for the Main Fedex place it was amazing to see the planes

  • machenderson
    machenderson 7 days ago

    DHL to North Korea?????????????????????

  • Justmyopinionlol
    Justmyopinionlol 7 days ago

    Another Reason Russia failed lol. Alaska will be more important in years to come since it is so close to Northeast Asia.

  • albert7139
    albert7139 8 days ago

    So that's why my giant black dildo came in the mail so fast 😂. #thankful

  • Allan Hegyes
    Allan Hegyes 8 days ago

    More coverage and concern for the planes than the workers, seems just about the norm these days. Won't be subbing.

  • Omair Ibn Jafar
    Omair Ibn Jafar 8 days ago

    hey bro, what's the meaning of new logo? why does it contain ILLUMINATi symbol? satanism follower?

  • Brady Brooks
    Brady Brooks 9 days ago

    I love watching these videos late at night! For some reason

  • The K-Cutters
    The K-Cutters 9 days ago

    I guess I'm a nerd because this video was porn for me. Logistical porn.

  • terribletrench
    terribletrench 10 days ago

    The map you showed of the FEDEX hub was to small.

  • biggreenmachine2007
    biggreenmachine2007 10 days ago

    This is awesome.
    I ordered some parts from New York on Monday morning.
    The order went to their distribution center in New Jersey Monday evening.
    It was delivered to me in small town Japan on Friday afternoon.
    Not overnight but I’ll take it.

  • Desynchronised
    Desynchronised 10 days ago

    Always nice seeing MD11.

  • Jamal Nizami
    Jamal Nizami 10 days ago

    After watching 4 times i understand the science.

  • Keinlieb
    Keinlieb 10 days ago

    Wow, just watching this makes my head hurts. Props to those who came up with this extremely efficient system and making sure I get my packages overnight.

  • Elder Maxson
    Elder Maxson 10 days ago

    Can we liberate anchorage Alaska with power armor

  • Mind blown
    Mind blown 10 days ago

    bruh these cargo pilots got no passengers yet why they buttering every landing

  • Jonny Orr
    Jonny Orr 10 days ago

    This makes me less annoyed about paying for shipping

  • Poornakumar Das
    Poornakumar Das 11 days ago

    Aaj maine kuch seekha hai !

  • joseph-mario pelerin
    joseph-mario pelerin 11 days ago

    how many babies die every time a plane flight by...?

  • Kii Kii
    Kii Kii 11 days ago

    One more question.... *if the plane crashes....then what happens.......*

  • SuperLubot
    SuperLubot 11 days ago

    I used UPS and FedEx for my packages before until I got Fed UP.

  • Dustin Forbes
    Dustin Forbes 12 days ago

    Greensboro NC!

  • Cody Koch
    Cody Koch 12 days ago

    Fed ex should be renamed wreck ex cause of the trucks they wreck

  • Hjominbonrun
    Hjominbonrun 12 days ago

    great channel. Who are these artsy fartsy's that are down voting your video's?

  • Johan Mattlin
    Johan Mattlin 12 days ago +5

    I've always wondered what happens if you order same day delivery 11.59.59 Pm

    • sk phon
      sk phon 9 days ago

      Theirs cut off times. Generally standard buisness hours.

  • K Jin
    K Jin 12 days ago


  • andrew worley
    andrew worley 13 days ago

    Your videos are good. Thanks for posting.

  • My PSN Sasep-
    My PSN Sasep- 13 days ago

    Bro I’m like high and I after this video ended I noticed that I did not understand none of this shit

  • VengefulSage
    VengefulSage 13 days ago

    worked for both ups and fedex. for all around efficiency and people that know their shit? go with fedex, they are great

  • Surburbanpimp
    Surburbanpimp 14 days ago

    I got a UPS ad

  • Clipz
    Clipz 14 days ago

    Yay Kentucky was mentioned!

  • Cavit Ege Tulça
    Cavit Ege Tulça 14 days ago


  • Beera
    Beera 14 days ago

    Please make a video about why Garuda Indonesia is going to bankruptcy ?

  • Michael Lawn
    Michael Lawn 15 days ago

    square space sucks, only idiots would use it.

  • Al Hodge
    Al Hodge 16 days ago

    very informative...thanks

  • Chubbysumo
    Chubbysumo 16 days ago

    DHL does not deliver to the US, not to residents, they only do freight in the US.

  • Nivaldo Covolan
    Nivaldo Covolan 16 days ago

    That is a fantastic work of art. I believe there are a lot of computer programming necessary to have all of it running up to date.

  • adamgh0
    adamgh0 16 days ago +1

    Blah, blah, blah.....just get my shit delivered by December 23rd. I payed for "overnight shipping" so make it fuckin' so and spare me the pity party excuses.

  • San Francisco
    San Francisco 17 days ago

    The big question is how much of what is being shipped is just is unnecessary junk ? Have you noticed the proliferation of Storage locations ? If you can't store all your possessions at your house you have too much junk. The idea of the $40k car sitting in the driveway because of $2K junk taking up the space is ridiculous.

    • terribletrench
      terribletrench 10 days ago

      A lot of what is shipped is industrial parts for manufacturing companies. Also drugs.

  • San Francisco
    San Francisco 17 days ago

    It happens during the day too.

  • christ .R
    christ .R 17 days ago

    fe ex,, reminds me of the movie cast away,,"WILSONNNNN,,WILSONNNNNNN,, his Lil volleyball floating away into the ocean when hes tryna build a raft lol,

  • Nic Tanghe
    Nic Tanghe 18 days ago

    holy shit we realy need fast cargo trains using green energy instead.

  • KillinItGames
    KillinItGames 18 days ago

    shipping... shipping never changes

  • Jorge Castillo
    Jorge Castillo 18 days ago

    Fedex job is the best job I had for 15 years

  • Michael Statia
    Michael Statia 19 days ago

    These guys are the unsung heroes of sociaty

  • Nito
    Nito 19 days ago

    holly shiddddd thats a lot of pakages

  • Dennys Manuel Bulnes Campos

    It's a sad job.

  • Dennys Manuel Bulnes Campos

    I don't mind waiting months... I mind the contamination.

  • Dennys Manuel Bulnes Campos

    It's sad to hear that one plane will fly for one single package... Soo much waste of fuel... Let's save the world.

    • terribletrench
      terribletrench 10 days ago

      Sixteen planes in the air have nothing in them. They're just in case the a plane can't fly.

  • Dennys Manuel Bulnes Campos

    I believe they should work together in order to reduce contaminacion and save the world.

  • Joseph McCoy
    Joseph McCoy 20 days ago

    I live in Mississippi right below Memphis like 15 miles away and I get to see and hear the planes take off and land

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith 20 days ago

    Amazon Kinda Sucks At shipping

  • Scott Sullivan
    Scott Sullivan 20 days ago

    I guess even on slow days those planes have to make their route.
    A very static algorithm.
    But when humans are involved the employees want some consistency.

  • Брэдли
    Брэдли 21 day ago

    They better not break my bong

  • vodqc
    vodqc 21 day ago

    omg thx ... Now i know why it worth 50 usd worth of shipping ... jeez

    IN A FLASH 21 day ago

    I remember my dad getting mail through DHL in Iraq.

  • 3rkid2
    3rkid2 22 days ago

    One day shipping is pretty awful environmental-wise, but man the logistics of it is impressive.

  • Read a book
    Read a book 23 days ago

    and this is why 8 billion dollar walls are dumb

  • 1k subs with no videos

    Who else got a ups add

  • Luis Heredia
    Luis Heredia 23 days ago

    Take me home

  • Ranbum Guy
    Ranbum Guy 24 days ago

    My city has 75000 people that’s what I call small

  • Ecripter1
    Ecripter1 24 days ago

    This is one of the most fascinating things I've learned about.

  • Pure Capsaicin Kool-Aid

    The Fastest Cargo In The West

  • Prerna Kuchhal
    Prerna Kuchhal 24 days ago

    6:01 English Captions *fourth

  • Nyxae
    Nyxae 24 days ago

    So, planes

  • kirbSide
    kirbSide 25 days ago

    Yet it’s gonna take ups 5 days to deliver my iPhone even after pre ordering it the same day pre orders first started :/

  • ll NATE DOGG ll
    ll NATE DOGG ll 25 days ago

    This is amazing ass shit...WOW

  • TheFlexibleMind
    TheFlexibleMind 25 days ago +2

    the music at 7:55 I also use in my podcast!! very cool!

  • Michael Rainville
    Michael Rainville 25 days ago

    This could really benefit from some grammar and wording tweaks. Also, anyone else hearing UBS?

  • Adang Amiarsa
    Adang Amiarsa 25 days ago

    Any of these guys affected by the coming tariffs sanction?

  • Chief
    Chief 25 days ago

    Thanks America.

  • Juan  Garcia
    Juan Garcia 25 days ago

    I just shipped my pants

  • Larvitar Dratini
    Larvitar Dratini 26 days ago +9

    Fed ex has nothing to do with the federal government

  • Mougsy
    Mougsy 26 days ago

    I got a ups ad

    FRASCH 26 days ago

  • Tinny
    Tinny 26 days ago

    I love living in a small town and hearing someone say a city of 650,000 isn't big. I live in a town that has 13,000 people. WE DON'T HAVE FUCKING STARBUCKS. We do have 1gb/s download speed, so that's something.

  • EPM Records
    EPM Records 27 days ago

    I ordered my new iPhone XS Max Overnight shipping