Sources: NBC News, UPS
quote: the shorter-than-normal timeframe between Thanksgiving and Christmas
quote: They need to get with the times and keep a backup flex staff for this.
quote: Some items I ordered through Amazon which are coming from China also specified they wouldn't make it by X-Mas.
quote: While everyone is at fault here, I'm still facepalming people crying and whining that their holiday is ruined because some gift didn't arrive.
quote: Anyway back to reality, the entire value of Amazon Prime rests on their ability to get packages to me in two days. The whole point of people paying extra for two day delivery, is so the package gets there in TWO DAYS. Same for Next Day Air and so on and so forth.