Amazon uses USPS to ship many orders.
Jeff Bezos forced USPS to accept the below USPS's cost shipping rates.
Do you know why I know this?
I just ordered something (big and heavy) from Amazon yesterday and they shipped it already and gave me a tracking number.
(They shipped it within 3 hours of my placing the order. What a great company! No wonder the stock is constantly overvalued. People like grandpas and gandmas love Amazon!)
They printed a shipping label within 3 hours
I doubt the package went anywhere for at least another 3 hours
PS: The postal service is bankrupt because of high fuel prices, they should buy Chevrolet volts to deliver the mail ~ LOL
Sound like a great reason for the Tea Party to get after the US government subsidizing Scamazon...