Amazon Warns of Potential Delivery Delays

Pilots flying packages for Amazon are involved in a labor dispute, which may affect the company's ability to deliver gifts in time for the holidays.
2:21 | 12/19/16

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Up next, crunch time for holiday shopping. Less than a week before Christmas. Pilots now flying for Amazon warning customers they may struggle to deliver in time for the holiday. Becky Worley joins us with more. Are our packages going the make it on time? It's hard to know, Amy. This is a he said, she said. But the it's the pilots saying there will be delays. Amazon saying, everything is fine. Here's the deal. Amazon is trying to rely less on third party shippers. U.P.S., FedEx. Amazon has been able to contract with cargo companies. The pilot's union for the jets saying they're being mandated to work overtime to get the shipments delivered. The pilots went on strike last month. A federal judge ordered them back on the job. They're now talking directly to consumers by taking out ads saying shipments could be delayed. This is a big but, Amazon said they have rebalanced capacity so ensure no drupgss. They're added they're confident in their ability to serve customers. We'll see. They say they're going to do it. Walk us through the deadlines we're facing right now. It's that crunch time. We all want that free shipping. But, sorry, that deadline has passed. The buzzer. It was last Friday. We may see a few sites offering last-minute shipping. But N but don't count on it. Standard shipping. Tick tock. U.P.S. Cutoff is today for most outlets. Including am don. You'll pay for it. Not as much. Not as much as expedited shipping. Cha Ching. Ouch. Procrastination hurts. Drop dead deadline for most stores, noon, 12/22. Thursday. That is am don prime members, your deadline don't wait. Get her done. I've had the shipg cost more

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