Sure, Next Day and Same Day Shipping Give Us Instant Gratification, but Is It Good for the Environment?

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Yes, we can get any product whim fulfilled, often the next day, sometimes even the same day. And usually for free. Options such as Prime Now by Amazon and UberRush promise delivery within hours. We know that like many things, if it sounds too good to be true, there usually is a catch or a downside.

In my recent article for Women in Retail, I explore the impacts on resourses and the environment to meet our desire for next day and same day shipping

Posted by Linda Mihalick on: 
Sep 15 2018